Thank you for ordering red wiggler composting worms from BIGTEX Worms. They will ship on the soonest Monday or Tuesday from the date you ordered them. You will receive a confirmation email with more info within 24 hours of your payment
But are you ready for them?
Got the right bin? The right bedding? Nope, you can't just throw them in a bucket with some soil, leaves and table scraps and wish them well. Well, you CAN but you will waste your money 'cause the worms will likely die.
Here are some steps to prepare for your worm arrival and to ensure success.
It needs to be opaque (not clear)
It needs air holes
It needs to be size appropriate for your order (1 square foot of space per pound of worms)
To learn more about wormbins follow
Use a starter bedding of EITHER coconut coir or peatmoss with some crushed eggs shells. NO paper/cardboard/leaves as starter bedding unless you plan on NOT feeding your bin scraps for 6-8 weeks while they work through the coarse materials.
Step By Step Guide
for days 1-90 with your bin/worms. Print it off and keep it handy.
Also, read this very important article:
Starting a Worm Farm
Last but not least. Join the wormbincomposting.com YAHOO group. It is a place you can ask composting questions 24/7 and I or other composters will answer.