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John Ivens commented on Keridwen's group The Joy of Simple Living
"Hi Folks,  This group reminds me of a quote attributed to St. Francis.  "Live simply, so others can simply live."  But I feel joy when I get the clutter out of my space."
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The Joy of Simple Living

Simple living is the art of appreciating things that bring us joy and letting go of extra activities and stuff that bring nothing to our lives. It's the act of living intentionally, which means that you have only the things you need and you live according to your values. See More
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Paul V Jensen replied to Peter Rickis's discussion What compost to use when starting a worm farm in the group Worm Farming
"the don't list, meat, fat/grease/oil, bones, citrus, fresh coffee grounds. these are all too hot the do list everything else, freeze first to help break down the cells and mix with 2 parts decade leaves start a leaf pile and only add coffee…"
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Susanna Bensman replied to Peter Rickis's discussion What compost to use when starting a worm farm in the group Worm Farming
"Table scraps are typical non animal scraps. Manure is also a favorite of some worms. In US the earthworm will mostly break down tree leaves, while the red worm will eat / break down more of a variety of vegetation and manure."
john vance left a comment for Peter Rickis
"Peter,  I switched to horse manure for bedding some time back and it make the worms FAT - i still feed them a regular veggie scraps diet but the HM is THE WAY to GO!!! Make sure any manure you get is from horses who have not had worm shots or…"
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What compost to use when starting a worm farm

Can anybody advise what compost i should use when starting a worm farm?I have looked on the internet though everybody seems to advise something different. Please help!It needs to be something i can purchase in Britain. Any help is greatly appreciated. Kind regards PeteSee More
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robert manion left a comment for Sarah Cochran
"hi sarah i am robert just dropped by to say hi. i am mover to north carolina in the spring. so i thought you folks might be able to help me i want to get into goats,beekeeping,aquaponics,and worm farming on a small scale. i was forced into…"
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Mark Massingill replied to Brian Gross's discussion How to get started? in the group Aquaponics
"Silicon it well before tightening.  I cut my beds from the sides of the tanks rather than the top and bottom, that way I didn't have to worry about the lid or the drain, the only holes my beds had were the ones I made.  Good luck!"
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