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Bentley’s Vermicomposting Planter – 2-02-2018

@#%%!! it’s cold!

The End.


P.S. Happy Groundhog Day!
🙂

Written by Bentley on February 2nd, 2018 with 3 comments.
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#1. February 2nd, 2018, at 9:34 PM.

Are there worms in that box, hibernating? Was it a contained system? Do you think they’ll survive? We don’t get that kinda snow/cold here in SoCal, but I’m curious how resistant these little guys are too those temps.

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#2. February 3rd, 2018, at 11:51 PM.

Haha – yes indeed there are. And they are likely mostly fine. I am amazed how little I need to do to keep worms alive in systems like this over the winter.
If you check out the top few links in the “Related Posts” section down below you can learn more about this “vermicomposting planter”.
Something I always recommend with these sorts of outdoor systems is digging a pit or trench underneath. That definitely helps to protect the worms from extremes.

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#3. February 10th, 2018, at 10:02 AM.

How deep is your pit?

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