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Wormery Rescue Kit for Can-O-Worms

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If you are looking to restart and rescue your wormery, then this kit will give you a great start.

Wormery Rescue Kit contains:

  • 500g Live Worms or a Worm Voucher
  • A Wormery Bedding Block
  • 2kg Lime Mix
  • 2kg Worm Treat
  • A Moisture Mat and Instructions

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Earn up to: 195 Green Points

The included 500g worms will give your composter a healthy population to start with and the wormery bedding block ensures there is a neutral medium to start the worms off in before you start to add your kitchen waste.

The lime mix helps neutralise the acidity in kitchen waste and the worm treat does exactly what it says on the tin - a few handfuls now and again are a great treat for your wigglers :)

    *Please choose whether you would like receive 500g of live Composting Worms or if you are giving the kit as a gift, you can choose to receive a voucher for live worms which you can redeem for free at a later date.

    Shipping Information

    Our standard delivery charge is £3.95

    (Next Day delivery is £5.95)

    *GB mainland only and other exclusions apply. Please see below for full details.

    AreaStandard DeliveryRoyal Mail (Live Orders)Next Working Day Delivery
    Mainland UK (excludes highlands)£3.95£3.95£5.95
    Falkirk, Aberdeen Perth Kirkwall Paisley and Inverness Areas (not islands), Isle of Man and Isle of Wight£14.95£3.95N/A
    For Scottish Islands, Outer Hebrides, Kilmarnock area, Paisley area, Chanel Islands and Northern Ireland£19.95£3.95N/A

    All our orders are now despatched from our farm here in Herefordshire and so we’ve made a few changes. We will always despatch orders as soon as possible, but we do offer a next day delivery service (some restrictions apply) for those urgent orders.

    Wiggly Standard Delivery (3 - 5 day delivery) £3.95 within mainland Britain

    If you don't mind when your order arrives... (within reason of course) Choose standard delivery and we will despatch your order with the best option for us. This may be APC Overnight, DPD or Royal Mail. You need to allow 2 - 5 days for delivery, and we can post to anywhere in mainland Britain. See below if you are in Highlands and Islands.

    Next Week Day delivery for £5.95 to mainland Britain

    If you need a guaranteed Next Day delivery then please choose the Next Day delivery option. If you order on a Friday then the delivery will be with you on the following Monday. Please note there are no deliveries on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays. You must order before 1pm for your order to be sent to arrive the following working day. If you order after 1pm then your order will be shipped on the next working day.

    Important - Highlands and Islands

    IF your order contains JUST live worms and is under 2 kilos - whether that’s composting worms, wax worms or mealworms you will have the option in the checkout to choose standard delivery at £3.95. This is because we can use Royal Mail for this service. Otherwise you will see the extra cost options for a courier to deliver your package – please note there is no guaranteed next day service to these areas so please allow extra time and track your package for information. 


    For Falkirk, Aberdeen Perth Kirkwall Paisley and Inverness Areas (not islands), Isle of Man and Isle of Wight the charge is £14.95


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    For Scottish Islands, Outer Hebrides, Kilmarnock area, Paisley area, Chanel Islands and Northern Ireland the charge is £19.95


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    Damaged or Faulty Goods
    In the unlikely event that you receive an item that is damaged or faulty, we can offer a full refund within 60 days of the customer receiving the order. We simply require photographic evidence of the damaged/faulty item with tracking number within 7 days.

    To return a damaged or faulty item is free of charge, please contact with your name, address & order number and our customer service team will advise on the easiest way to send.

    Once the item has been received and inspected by our customer care team, you will be notified that a refund has been issued and feel free to order the item again from our website.

    In the case of LIVE WORMS these can’t be returned so in the unlikely event that they have arrived damaged please take a photo on the same day and send that photo straight away to our team with a description of what the problem is and ensure you include your name, address and order number.

    Once the photograph and description has been looked over by our customer care team they will get back to you to advise or issue a replacement or refund.


    Returning an Order
    Sometimes it just doesn’t work out. We get that. If you’ve changed your mind and want to cancel your order, we ask that you contact our sales team and return the item in its original packaging within 60 days to:
    Wiggly Wigglers Lower Blakemere Farm, Blakemere, Herefordshire HR2 9PX

    Unfortunately, we aren’t able to cover the cost of returning unwanted items, so the postage cost of returning these items is the responsibility of the customer. Please ensure that you obtain proof of posting as items being returned are the responsibility of the customer until the items reach our farm.

    Once the item has been received and inspected by our customer care team, you will be notified that your refund has been issued. Please note the item must be returned with the original packaging, as new, unused, and free of defects.

    Of course if you cancel your order before the items are shipped out a refund will be issued right away.


    Please email us at if you need any further information.

    Five Simple Steps to Restart A Wormery


    Cleaning and restarting an old, unused wormery with live composting worms and coir bedding is a great way to revitalise the system. Here are five simple steps to guide you through the process:

    1. Empty the Wormery:

      • Remove any remaining compost or bedding from the wormery. Place the contents on a plastic sheet or in a container to contain the mess.

      • Inspect the material for any large debris, non-compostable items, or signs of pests. Dispose of any unwanted material.

    2. Separate Worms from Compost (if you have any left):

      • Carefully sift through the compost to separate the live worms from the finished compost. You can use your hands or a specialised worm composting tool.

      • Be gentle with the worms to avoid harming them. Set aside the live worms in a temporary container.

    3. Clean the Wormery:

      • Thoroughly clean the wormery with water. Avoid using harsh chemicals, as they can harm the worms. A mixture of water and a small amount of vinegar can help disinfect without being harmful.

      • Scrub the surfaces of the wormery to remove any remaining residue. Rinse it thoroughly and let it air dry.

    4. Prepare Coir Bedding:

      • Soak coir (coconut fibre) block in water according to the package instructions. This will expand the coir and make it a suitable bedding material for the worms.

      • Fluff the coir with your hands and spread it evenly at the bottom of the cleaned wormery. Ensure that the coir is moist but not waterlogged.

    5. Reintroduce Worms and Fresh Food:

      • Place the new worms into the wormery on top of the coir bedding. Spread them out evenly.

      • Add fresh kitchen scraps or other compostable materials on the surface. Start with a small amount initially to allow the worms to adjust.

      • Cover the wormery with a lid to maintain a stable environment. Place the wormery in a shaded area to protect it from direct sunlight.

    Remember to monitor the moisture level in the wormery and adjust it by adding water or more dry bedding if necessary. Regularly feed the worms with kitchen scraps and maintain a healthy balance of green and brown materials for optimal composting.

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    Nestled in the heart of rural Herefordshire, within The Duchy of Cornwall estate lies Lower Blakemere Farm – the cherished home of Wiggly Wigglers and founder, Heather Gorringe. From its humble beginnings on Heather’s kitchen table over 30 years ago, our small but dedicated team is working hard on a legacy of sustainability and regeneration. Our farm isn’t merely a plot of land; it’s a dynamic hub where we’re aiming to balance food production with biodiversity and since we started our regenerative journey there’s a real focus on improving soil health and sustainability. Beyond our own endeavours, we’re passionate about sharing best practices and developing products designed to Bring your Garden to life.

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    We’re here to offer a range of sustainable solutions that add fun to composting, boost biodiversity, and make bring your home and garden to live, whilst making the world just a little bit greener.

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