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I’m finding worms in the Collector Tray or outside the composter. What’s wrong?

The earthworms shouldn’t be crawling into the collecting container on their own, just as they shouldn’t be outside the wormery. If they do, it means they don’t like something inside the container. It could be excess food, so take some away. It could be the lack of air. Check that the moisture level in your wormery isn’t too high. 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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WHY ARE MY WORMS DETERMINED TO ESCAPE? | WIGGLY WIGGLERS VIDEO

In this series of videos, we'll be answering some of the frequently asked wormery questions and sorting your common wormery problems.

In this video, Heather explains what can cause your worms to try to escape and why you shouldn't worry too much about it :)

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Common Wormery FAQ's 2

What should I do if I have a TRAY full?

Once you fill one tray and it looks like worms soon will not have anything to eat, load the next tray as well as at the start composting. Compost from the bottom of the tray can then be used as fertilizer or dry it for later.

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Here's what The Telegraph think of our Urbalive Composter

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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USING YOUR WORM COMPOST - As a Fertiliser

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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