You can do - they will definitely help work through the material.
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]
Composting is indeed a complete ecosystem but flies don’t need to be tolerated. [more...]
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]
They are not baby composting worms as these are the same colour as the worms, only smaller.. [more info]
Many worms like to remain in the lower trays of stacking tray systems. In fact they are unaware of the tray system really as there are holes in each tray so it's fair to say it is not an exact science. [more...]
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]
Cardboard is great for your worm composter (as is a sprinkling of lime mix) A ratio of 25-30% volume of shredded cardboard or equivalent will ensure the compost doesn't get too wet and there is air circulating. Avoid the really shiny boxes like soap powder and go for newsprint, egg boxes etc.