Worms Wanted

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  1. DaisyDuke

    DaisyDuke Active Member

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    before ordering online I am asking here. I need about five pounds of red wrigglers. I have a variety of sees to trade or can send a money order. The odd thing now is I would like them now, in January!
     
  2. Pyrpup2016

    Pyrpup2016 Well-Known Member

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    There are many sites where you can order anytime - to be sure you get Red Wrigglers, I suggest you go to Bentley Christie, Red Worm Composting site. Some of the sellers have mixed breeds of worms, some not as good at composting as the Reds. There is a good Facebook group with lots of info in their files.
     

  3. anniew

    anniew keep it simple and honest Supporter

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    Go to the Singletree forum...the Mod. Shrek has been growing worms for years...
     
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    Fire-Man Well-Known Member Supporter

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    You can buy them at a bait shop at about $3 for 30 worms. meaning at a bait shop---200 would cost you about what 1000 would cost from a worm supplier.
     
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  6. oldasrocks

    oldasrocks Well-Known Member

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    I hear a lot of NK soldiers have worms they would love to get rid of. Probably the cheerleaders too.
     
  7. HeavyHauler

    HeavyHauler Well-Known Member

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    I would just order some.

    I'm currently expanding my worm colonies. I had a half lb of worms given to me, that was the first colony. About a month ago, I had a lot more worms in there; so I made a new bin for them.

    Now I have to build a couple more bins, to make new colonies.

    I'm not sure how many worms I have now, but every handful of compost has 10-20 worms in it, plus what babies/eggs or whatever is in it.

    I started vermicomposting July 2017, and have about 10-12lbs compost, just feeding veggie scraps. They seem to devour celery, apples and bananas; but seem to dislike potato peeling's.

    I can compost year round with this set up, which for me is great! I keep them in my basement and never had an issue with odour at all.

    I plan on intensifying my efforts to sell the worms and their castings, for some extra money. We'll see how it goes.
     
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    I was thinking she wanted to start a worm bin. Thats why i suggest ed bait shop. My worm bins started with some left over bait in a big tote.