I Have Ants In The Wormery, What Should I Do?

Whilst ants don’t harm the worms as such, they will take the worm eggs.. [more info]

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How do I separate my worms from the compost?

If you are using a tray system and are feeding at a speed the worms can cope with, then the bottom tray should be ready to harvest .. [more info]

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What Are The Worms Favourite Foods?

A Worm’s Diet… Try lots of different foods. Just like us they do not thrive on just one food, so all sorts of fruit, veggies.. [more info]

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HELP! My Worms are Escaping.

Worms in a wormery sometimes try to escape. If it’s just one or two adventurous worms, it’s best not to be concerned.. [more info]

I Have Some Tiny, White Worms In My Bin, Are They Babies Or A Problem?

They are not baby composting worms as these are the same colour as the worms, only smaller.. [more info]

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How do I encourage worms in my garden?

If you can get a healthy population of worms in your soil they will make you an ongoing supply of topsoil so to encourage them to breed..[more info]

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Can I Add Cardboard To My Wormery?

Cardboard is great for your worm composter (as is a sprinkling of lime mix) A ratio of 25-30% volume of..Cardboard is great for your worm composter (as is a sprinkling of lime mix) A ratio of 25-30% volume of cardboard or equivalent will ensure speedier worm composting. Avoid the really shiny boxes like soap powder and go for newsprint, egg boxes etc. [more info]

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What pH level should my wormery be at?

Worms thrive at a pH of 6-8. Most kitchen waste is slightly acidic so do not overfeed with acidic wastes [more info]

What shouldn't I feed to my worms?

Avoid grass clippings (as they heat up), glossy printed paper and cardboard (lots of chemicals) Non Biodegradables (of course), Dog and Cat droppings (can carry human pathogens) and raw meat. [more info]

I'm looking for extra spare trays for my Can-O-Worms - do you have some?

I’m sorry we stopped stocking Can-O-Worms in 2013 so have sold out several of spare trays (although we still stock moisture mats, lime mix, worm treat and complete rescue kits..[more info]

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