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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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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My worms are not moving up into the next tray - Help.

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...]

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]

Can I add cooked food waste to my worm composter?

I would avoid this – first of all there’s the trudge to the bottom of the garden but also this sort of waste has a tendency to attract pests.. [more info]

What Do Worms Need To Survive And Thrive?

Basically worms need food, air, and moisture – all of which are pretty easy to provide. Once you’ve understood that your wormery [more info]

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What do I do about waste shrinkage in the lower trays of the wormery?

It is important to maintain the level of waste in the lower trays of the wormery as the waste is reducing.

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