cheapest sources for redworms
Posted 30 December 2009 - 10:40 PM
any tips on constructing the bin.
Posted 31 December 2009 - 12:16 AM
Posted 31 December 2009 - 12:43 PM
go to a park after they water it and use worm prods, bring a 5gal bucket, and take em home to a cedar bin :)
Red wigglers aren't normally found in soil, so this wouldn't be of much use. The advice above would net you a ton of earthworms, which are of little benefit for composting.
Posted 31 December 2009 - 01:35 PM
http://www.redwormcomposting.com/ is a reliable source for ordering however just from googling it there are cheaper suppliers available but i dont know anything about their reliability...
Posted 31 December 2009 - 02:14 PM
Posted 31 December 2009 - 04:41 PM
As for construction of the worm bin, the bin-in-bin design works best, imho, as you train the worms to go upwards by stacking layers of compost and then another bin, so that separating the worms from the compost becomes a cinch, the bottom bin ends up being solid castings with very few worms in it.
Here's the thread I made some time ago, still have the same bin!
This is the vault section on composting: