This guy gets it.
- Add high nitrogen greens with the high carbon mulch,
- Wet/soak the lot,
- Mix a little to cover it all with microbes.
- Keep adding moisture.
- Soil profit!
You can also premix the mulch with greens and a handful of soil and soak in a container to ensure the mulch absorbs the water and adsorbs the microbes.
Soaking mulch in watered down 5:1 aged urine also adds nitrogen and other minerals, remember to add some soil for microbes.