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worm food

Posted by fam62cc (My Page) on
Sun, Jun 27, 10 at 12:34

Wow;Do those worms like watermelon!! I put some watermelon rinds in the top layer of all three towers. I thought that it would take 3 to 5 days for them to ripen to the point that they would attract the worms, but the very next day the worms were already swarming over the rinds.

I will soon have to harvest another tray.

Dave Nelson

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RE: worm food

LOL, I know. I've really enjoyed watching my worms go crazy over some watermelon rinds. This was my first time to put them in. I have 2 triangles of it mid way down and 2 newer pieces on the top. I TRY and pace my self at peeking.

I went to my dad's farm this morning and saw the rind of an entire watermelon out in field. I really wanted to get it, but I have enough rind in my freezer for a year.

RE: worm food

They are sweet freaks! I had some peaches that I spent a few days ripening, they smelled great and had good flavor, but were mealy so I decided just to use them for smoothies. This also meant I could be lazy and not spend the time peeling and cutting them into slices. So I just sliced off chunks as close to the pit as I could get and stuck the rest in the bins. They won't eat the pit, but they sure picked it clean!

RE: worm food

Yup, they went nuts over a paper towel that had peach jam on it in my bin. Huge squirming pile of sugar-mad worms.

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