Composters & Wormeries

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Jab Multi Purpose Compost & John Innes No3JAB Multi Purpose Compost John Innes No3
Biotal Compost Maker 250mlBiotal All Purpose Compost Maker (250ml) - An optional addition to your Compost Bin. This organic mixture will help to regulate the environment in the bin for a perfect composting yield. Also available in 500ml bottle!
J Arthur Bower's Garotta Compost Maker 1kgGarotta compost maker is a biological formulation with added microbes and enzymes which basically accelerates the natural process of composting all garden and kitchen waste.
Composting Worms 250gQUICK DISPATCH
Elixir 1 X Coir Wormery Bedding Block Expands To 10-11ltsBuy Elixir 1 X Coir Wormery Bedding Block Expands To 10-11lts from Amazon. We check everywhere online for the lowest prices for Elixir 1 X Coir Wormery Bedding Block Expands To 10-11lts. The best price is £5.73
Burgon & Ball Compost Accelerator 1.5kg - Eco GardeningPart of the new ECO GARDENING range from Burgon & Ball, bringing you eco-aware, functional products. Helping you to take positive steps towards more environmentally conscious gardening. KEY FEATURES:Significantly speeds up compostingFree from chemica...
250 Tiger Composting Worms Plus Bedding250 TIGER COMPOSTING WORMS PLUS BEDDING
Be Green Odour Control 5lt Compost Caddy With FilterDark green kitchen caddy 5.5 litre capacity.Measures 25cms x 20cms x 20cms
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What is a Wormery?

A Wormery is a highly effective unit that converts ordinary kitchen food waste (and other organic matter) into a useful liquid feed and rich organic compost, all through the natural action of the tiger worms that live inside.

They can vary in size and visual appeal, but are generally made from plastic or even wood,  and have compartments in which special worms live and convert your regular food waste into valuable liquid gold - fantastic fertiliser for your plants which you tap off from the unit, and also compost from their casts once they have eaten and processed the wood waste.

You can even get wormeries to process dog and cat faecal waste, although of course the fertiliser from these wormeries should not be used on edible crops.

However, the clean and pest free fertiliser produced by worms in normal kitchen and table waste wormeris is perfectly safe for your veggie and other edible crops.

Take a look at our wormeries today - there are also books and articles available and some of our reatilers have excellent resources explaining the differences to you. You will never regret having a wormery at home, and your whole garden will ebenefit from the rich fertilisers they produce. What's not to like?

Wormeries will accept your ordinary kitchen waste such as peelings, cooked and uncooked scraps, tea bags, eggshells, paper kitchen towels, even shredded newspaper etc. In fact virtually any organic kitchen waste can go into a Wormery. The worms will even eat their way through shredded newspaper, egg cartons and toilet roll tubes!

As the waste material you put in starts to decompose in the Wormery, it is consumed by the worms thereby effectively eliminating the possibility of odour.

This article is from Original Organics who supply superb worms and wormeries and have done so over many years:

Which Worm And How Many? - Original Organics

Which worms are the best and how many should you start with?

This is a subject which has come up over recent months as new entrants to the Wormery market have caused some confusion about the best types of composting worm to use and the quantity required to start up your Wormery successfully.

I should start by saying that, as the inventors of the Wormery and as suppliers of nearly half a million Wormeries to end users - we do, in all modesty, think we know quite a bit about their needs, features, designs, processes and their optimum running conditions! Perhaps even that bit more than many of our newer competitors!

Tommy Tiger WormWhen it comes to worms, a plentiful amount of quality worms is better than a big quantity of larger, cheaper worms. We supply all of our Wormeries with an appropriate plentiful initial stock of small-medium sized young (and therefore hungry) Tiger Worms (Eisenia Fetida). After lengthy research and trials by ourselves and others (including the sponsorship by us of a Ph.D University Student) these have proven to be noticeably the best native species of worm for use in a Wormery and in over 20 years of using them, they continue to be our species of choice. Tiger Worms breed exceptionally well, are hungrier, and are more tolerant of a wider temperature, moisture and acidity range than their close cousins Dendrobaena which seem to be preferred by our competitors (probably because of their wider availability and lower cost - due to their use as bait by anglers). Tiger Worms will eat around twice as much (per body weight) than Dendrobaena.

We are not worm breeders and we don't have a surplus of worms to shift. We insist on only the best quality Worms from the independent worm farm we have worked closely with for a number of years. In supplying tens of thousands of Wormeries to users every year - startup problems are rare and indeed if they really were an issue we certainly wouldn't choose to offer a 30-day 'no-quibble' moneyback guarantee.

We are the Wormery experts and have held this position for almost 20 years and it is disappointing that newer entrants to the Wormery market have tactically attempted to muddy the water. This kind of practice only results in consumers being even more confused about what is a new concept already to many people, when they really needn't be.

When it comes to worms only the best will do, so don't settle for second best!