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What wonderful creatures composting worms are. I first set up my wormery compost container about 15 years ago, and it has been converting kitchen waste into compost ever since. Unlike traditional compost bins where you simply pile in and mix-up your
I'm a great fan of wormeries. I feed all my kitchen waste to the hungry brandling worms inside the wormery bins, which turn it into wonderful compost.There's been a definite chill in the air for the past few days, so I'll move the bins into my
One of the most efficient ways of recycling kitchen waste is to use a worm bin. These purpose-built containers house a colony of brandling worms, which consume fruit and vegetable waste, producing a nutritious worm compost.As well as producing a rich compost, worm bins also gener...
for spring. Wormeries also need insulating from the cold. In winter, worms tunnel to the centre of compost heaps (earthworms tunnel deep in the ground), but wormeries tend to be a little more exposed and the worms can freeze if they're not insulated. If you
is drawn down into the earth by worms. We love worms in our compost heap and many of us have specifically designed wormeries to turn kitchen waste into super-concentrated plant food.Happy Birthday Charles Darwin and Long Live the Earthworm.