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Encapsulated Compost Worms

Let these worms turn your trash into treasure

Encapsulated Compost Worms

Let these worms turn your trash into treasure

  • For use with Worm Composting System
  • Easily turn kitchen scraps and trash into nutrient-rich compost
  • Reduces pathogens in waste paterials
  • Worms arrive within a protective cocoons
  • Plant them directly into the compost pile or hatch indoors
50 Encapsulated Compost Worms
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Product Description

These Encapsulated Compost Worms (red worms) can be used with our Worm Composting System, or added to outdoor composting systems and open piles. They're key to rich, organic matter in your compost! Bacteria inside red worms break down any plant fibers, turning the material they leave behind into a fertile amendment for plants. Worms process their own weight in waste each day, and can tolerate high moisture levels. Plus, studies show pathogens can be reduced in waste materials when worms are present. Encapsulated cocoons can be planted directly into the compost pile, or hatched indoors and transplanted to to your compost system later. Eggs hatch in 32-73 days (depending on temperature and humidity) and mature in about 10 weeks. Increase reproduction by adding crushed eggshells to your compost. A great project for kids and adults both!

Product Details
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Restricted States: AK
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zones All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A - 6B 9/14/18 - 10/26/18
7A - 10B 8/31/18 - 11/09/18
Last Order
Zones 1-6: 10/22/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/5/2018

2018 Insects Shipping Schedule
    Zones     Lacewings, Lady Beetles &
Encapsulated Earthworms
1A 5/4/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
1B - 2A 5/11/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
2B - 3B 4/27/18 - 11/2/18 4/27/18 - 11/2/18
4A - 6A 4/13/18 - 11/2/18 4/13/18 - 11/2/18
6B - 7A 4/6/18 - 11/2/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7B - 8B 3/9/18 - 11/2/18 3/9/18 - 11/2/18
9A - 10B 2/23/18 - 11/2/18 2/23/18 - 11/2/18
Last Order Date 10/29/2018 10/29/2018

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order—via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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