What on earth have I done wrong? I read everything and since NOTHING stated what to actually keep the worms in, I chose a new Sterlite huge container which I tore up newspaper (no color) in and had sprinkled cow manure soil. On one end I had the food and egg shells that I had prepared for the worms..looks like they never even touched it, but instead spent all night escaping...well about 30 of them did anyway, the rest are all huddled in a heap on one end with a few in between the layers of newspaper strips which are moist but not dripping. I am freaking. Now I have to clean my bedroom floor including under the bed grrrr, and the living room floor because the grandbabies are coming this evening GRRRR don't want the littlest eating worms!!!
Oh me, I am not going to give up...my mother said just go dump them in the garden and be done with it. I said I am not giving up just because of one nights partial failure.......! So if anyone can figure out what I did wrong please tell me quick. I have the lid cracked again outside, they can hide under the newspaper and soil the container is in the shade on the back porch its about 3 feet long and 1 1/2 feet wide...isn't that big enough?? I got three containers of worms, the woman didn't tell me how many was in there she said she did not know.
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