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Bedding Prep

 

Ingredients:

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Shredded newspaper

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Straw

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Cut up cardboard

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Sawdust

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Aged horse manure

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Small wood chips

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Dead leaves

Process:

Pre-soak your ingredients (any combination) for a few minutes.  The result should be damp, as in a moist sponge.  Then, fluff (encourage air) and then place in your bed

 

 

 

Potting Mix

Ingredients:

§ Any retail potting soil

§ Worm compost

Process:

Mix your potting soil with your worm compost.  Ratio range to mix worm compost with potting soil can vary from 20 parts of potting soil to 1 part worm compost to 4 parts potting soil to 1 parts worm compost.  Results vary widely depending on your plant material, quality of compost, and ratio.  More is not always better.


Liquid Worm Poo Recipe (Compost Tea)

 

1.
9 parts "local" water to 1 part "local" worm compost (castings) *No other additives recommended

2.
Stir or shake often for 1-5 days

Objective:  Dissolve as much of the solids as possible

Use:  As a s soil drench, or filter solids out and use as a spray to cover sufaces of leaves.  For best results use immediately.