What’s wrong with my wormery?

Spotted worms at the surface of your wormery? Get to the bottom of the causes in this Quick Tips video with Emma Crawforth, BBC Gardeners' World Magazine.

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Wormeries, or worm bins, are fantastic at breaking down kitchen waste, but occasionally the worms they contain may gather at the surface. Watch this video as Emma Crawforth, BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine, explains the possible causes for this behaviour, and gives her top tips on how to act if you spot it.