There are many different bedding types to start your worms in. In this article I’ve only put the easiest and most affordable bedding.
This is good especially when mixed with dry leaves or straw.
- No costs.
- Readily available
- It is easy to prepare. Just tear it in strips.
- You recycle the paper
- Ink can get on your hands
Try not to use colored inks. This can be toxic to the worms.
Smaller pieces will hold moisture better than larger pieces.
If you live in a hot area, put some dry leaves on top of the newspaper. This will help to keep the newspaper wet longer.