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WORM FARMING - Keeping it going
  • Worms need a moist environment.
  • Check that their surroundings are damp, add water if needed.
  • Add dry leaves or torn up paper products if it is too wet – the working area should be as damp as a wrung out sponge.
  • Add food scraps regularly.
  • Smaller pieces (no larger than 2cm) will be eaten more quickly and prevent odours.
  • Worms cannot tolerate very hot or cold conditions (10-30° is ok).
  • Small flies or white worms/bugs indicate the worm farm has become too acidic and you should add a sprinkling of lime to neutralise pH.
  • Worms are omnivores and will eat almost anything, however there are some foods that are best left out of your bin.
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