I think I'm having "analysis paralasis" with this - I've read the info loads of times and I think I need to just do it and see what happens.
We're not using a worm composting bin but I have a couple plastic tubs with a lid that nest together, so I can drill holes in one for the worm tea to drip out the bottom and be collected, and drill holes in the lid so they have air.
One thing I didn't know for certain but makes sense is they really like the dark, so as these bins are clear plastic we'll have to paint them black first.
Also, a pound of worms is too much - just starting off with a handfull should do. And one guy who specialises in compost (went to this most fascinating lecture about compost - never knew compost could be so fascinating!) said they need a bit of olive oil from time to time so they stay healthy.
I'll work on getting the worms set up when I get back to my garden in Southern California (I'm up north right now) - I'll let you know how it goes.
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"Don't give up, just keep giving." character Sam on Touched by an Angel, episode Indigo Angel
"Keep Moving Forward" Disney/Pixar's Meet The Robinsons
"There is no problem that cannot be solved by chocolate" - Buffy, the Vampire Slayer
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