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How does my compost look?

Post  newstart on 1/5/2012, 3:18 pm

Does my compost results look ok. I couldnt help but take a look at the bottom I have been slightly turning and always adding stuff to my two piles. Also I Cool found 10 big bags of leaves that I added to my piles and other flower bed as mulch. also are the worms earthworms or wrigglers? or even something else. I hope they are good i moved about 25 to some of my potted flowers.

under the pile

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one of my two piles. I know it may not look very tall but whe I started it I dug down quick a bit so it wouldnt blow away. I am going to put some kind of fencing around it soon .

are these earthworms wrigglers or what. Found them at the bottom of my piles


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Post  quiltbea on 1/5/2012, 3:30 pm

They might be earthworms. Red Wigglers are smaller and reddish.

Your piles are lookin' good.

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Post  martha on 1/6/2012, 11:22 am

Yes, your piles are looking good. Those worms are beauties!

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Post  newstart on 1/6/2012, 11:27 am

Well thanks, One pile had a huge pile in the middle of just pretty dirt Laughing SO i moved it out then piled a mix if leave and half composted stuff put my pretty compost on top and added more leaves on top and watered it down

My worms hopefully have another home they can love and make the flowers happy

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