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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What Should I Do With Excess Compost Or Worm Tea?

Anyone who grows plants will appreciate compost and worm tea. [read more]

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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.

What do worms do in the soil?

They can consume their own body weight per day in food and so this means that they are processing 90 kilos a year..[more info}

How Do Worms Breathe?

Worms breathe through their skin which must remain moist to absorb oxygen from the air.

How Many Worms Are There In The Soil?

A really good soil has up to 1 million worms per acre!

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