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Buy Redworms

Thanks for checking by! All worms are shipped on Monday or Tuesday via USPS to minimize the time spent in the post office and transit. This helps reduce stress on the worms thereby ensuring they arrive to you as healthy as possible! I'm selling red worms (Eisenia Fetida) but know that there is a very small possibility that another species of composting worm can get in the mix. I've never had this happen, but it remains a possibility and anyone who 100% guarantees a pure breed stock is lying! Even if by small chance another worm does get in there, they are still excellent composters and will add a diversity to the mix!

I will provide a tracking number once shipped. Arrivals are typically Tuesday or Wednesday but sometimes get delayed to Thursday or Friday. I guarantee the worms will arrive alive and healthy. However, if they are left on your front porch with the sun shining on them for 8 hours, this will obviously cause harm to the worms and I won't accept responsibility fo…

How to set up a worm bin.

If you search the internet, you’ll find countless articles on how to set up a worm bin. Many are great, and some not so much. Much of what I’ve learned over the years is reading the same topic over and over again from different sources because each will add a small tidbit that I’ve never seen before. If you’re brand new to vermicomposting or a seasoned veteran, I hope you can take away something from this.

First, you need a worm bin from a rubbermaid tote or something similar like the Urban Worm Bag. The idea is to keep the worms in a dark place that can hold moisture but also allow airflow. If you’re making one from a plastic container, don’t forget that airflow is key and so is drainage. Drill some holes in the bottom so that extra liquid can drain out and many many tiny holes on the lid and around the top of the container for airflow. I recommend a ⅛” drill bit as anything larger can allow worms to escape. (This is a rare occurrence, but it can happen.) Even better than drilling hol…