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Red Wiggler Composting Worms

Third Coast Garden Supply is proud to offer Red Wiggler (Eisenia foetida) composting worms, fresh Worm Castings, and liquid Worm Casting Tea. Vermicompost is regarded as one of natures best 100% natural/ organic fertilizer/ soil amendments produced fresh daily in house here at:

The freshest worm casting in Michigan and the metro-Detroit area.

Vermicompost is the product or process of composting utilizing various species of worms, usually red wigglers, white worms, and earthworms to create a heterogeneous mixture of decomposing vegetable or food waste, bedding materials, and vermicast. Vermicast, similarly known as worm castings, worm humus or worm manure, is the end-product of the breakdown of organic matter by a species of earthworm.

The earthworm species (or composting worms) most often used are Red Wigglers (Eisenia foetida or Eisenia andrei), but European nightcrawlers (Eisenia hortensis) also may be used. Users refer to European nightcrawlers by a variety of other names, including dendrobaenasdendras, and Belgian nightcrawlers.

Blueworms (Perionyx excavatus) may be used in the tropics. However, P. excavatus worms are not suitable for worm compost bins in most of the contiguous United States.

These species commonly are found in organic-rich soils throughout Europe and North America and live in rotting vegetation, compost, and manure piles. They may be an invasive species in some areas. As they are shallow-dwelling and feed on decomposing plant matter in the soil, they adapt easily to living on food or plant waste in the confines of a worm bin.

Composting worms are only available for local pick-up or local delivery at the moment.  These species are not the same worms that are found in ordinary soil or on pavement when the soil is flooded by water.  These little wigglers are voracious eaters.  Red Wigglers will consume their weight in food once every two days, transforming your table scraps and vegetable waste into beautiful nutrient rich castings for your gardens and potted plants.

  • 1 lb. Red Wiggler Composting Worms (app. 1000 worms/ lb.)

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  • 1 lb. Red Wiggler Composting Worms (app. 1000 worms/ lb.)

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