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MAKING WORM BEDDING
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MAKING WORM BEDDING
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The function of bedding is to provide the worms a habitat, a place to live and breed. The bedding will also provide a partial food source, along with the food scraps that you add to your worm bin. The best material I have found to make bedding is newspaper. It's FREE, and it's EVERYWHERE.

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Take about a sunday paper and place it into a five gallon bucket. Fill the bucket full of water and let set 24 hours

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Use forward and reverse to break up the paper as best as possible.

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Roll the paper up in the window screen, like rolling a cigarette.

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Unroll from the window screen and now you have cakes of paper. You can break it up by hand, but there's a quicker way.

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You must set the drill on reverse for this process to work.

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You should only be able squeeze a drop or two of water out of completed bedding.

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This is a mud mixer for mixing drywall, place it in the bucket and let it rip.

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Once the paper is broken up, dump the contents out onto a piece of window screen.

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proceed to walk on the rolled up newspaper to force the excess water out, try to get as much water out of it as you can.

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Take about half the paper and place it back into the bucket, you can use the mixer to break it up.

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break the paper up as fine as possible. dump off the top half when broken up and work on the lower half.

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If your bedding is too wet, let it age outside for a couple of days to evaporate excess water.

 
McCrawls Redworms
6029 Orange Ave.
Cypress, Ca 90630
714-220-9282