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Composting at Christmas

A huge amount of Christmas waste can be composted this Christmas and it’s a great time to get started as it’s a time of year where we humans do produce a good deal of waste and if you get composting it should free up valuable space in your general bin!  In fact why not ask for a Wormery or a Bokashi kit for Christmas? It’s a great gift and it has all the best ingredients for a present… Instructions - Live WORMS - mess…. https://wigglywigglers.co.uk/collections/urbalive-wormery-kits https://wigglywigglers.co.uk/collections/bokashi-organico-kits Seriously if you are going to send an Urbalive Worm Composting Kit as a...

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Using your Compost - As an Organic Soil Improver

Worm compost is very rich in nutrients and organic matter and can be used as an excellent medium to grow plants in. It is rich in soluble plant foods and its fine crumbly texture will greatly improve soil structure. It is not necessary to sterilise the compost before using it in the garden, its bacterial content comprises beneficial species which will not harm your plants. It can be used in all the situations where compost is normally used, for example when planting seeds or shrubs; or as a top dressing for fast growing plants.

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What will my worms eat this Christmas?

Start Composting at Christmas this year... Our Christmas and New Year festivities deliver lots of occasions involving HUGE amounts of food. Many cultures all over the World make it a point to eat specific meats, fruits and vegetables - YUM. Whilst worms can’t deal with too much meat or fact they do like a huge variety of other foods. Don’t let your worms miss out this year! Cabbage stalks Melon rinds Carrots Coffee Grounds Avocado skins Teabags Bread Cereal (unsweetened) Pasta (plain) Cucumbers Lettuce Squash In fact just about all fruit and veg leftovers (don’t overdo the acidic waste like...

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Meet your New Wormy Friends!

If you're looking to get started with Worm Composting, please Wiggle on over to https://www.wigglywigglers.co.uk/wormeries.html​ and take a look at our Urbalive Worm Composters!

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HOW do I decrease the moisture level in the wormery?

Higher moisture is good for the production of worm tea, but an excess of anything is damaging. You can reduce moisture by adding materials that bind moisture, such as paper towels, newspaper, egg crates and similar dry material.

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