Why is my wormery not producing worm tea?

Worm composters, also known as worm bins or vermicomposters, produce a liquid known as worm tea or leachate.

What to do with worms that have gone down into the sump/ bottom section?

Sometimes some of your worms migrate to the sump which is mostly more distressing for you than them to be honest.

My worms are eating the moisture mat, is this okay?

Your moisture mat is just there to encourage your worms to work in the surface of the waste and as it is biodegradable the worms will eventually eat it.

What can you not put in a worm compost bin?

Do not put intensely spicy foods into your worm composter, such as ginger or an excessive amount of citruses, as well as milk products, meat products, bones, oils, lard and other fats.

How much food can my worms eat?

The amount of food that worms can eat depends on the size of your worm bin and the number of worms you have. As a general rule, worms can consume about half their body weight in food per day.

Are normal earthworms suitable for composting?

Normal earthworms, also known as "garden worms" or "lob worms," are not typically suitable for composting.

What can I do about slugs in my wormery?

Slugs can be a challenge in your wormery so good to address them

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