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Unleashing Nature's Recyclers: My Wiggly Wigglers Wormery

Unleashing Nature's Recyclers: My Wiggly Wigglers Wormery

In today's world, where sustainability and eco-consciousness are at the forefront of our minds, finding efficient and practical solutions for recycling kitchen scraps is super important to me. Say 'Hello' to my new wormery, courtesy of Wiggly Wigglers (other wormeries/outlets are available)! With its humble inhabitants, the wiggly worms, this wormery transforms my organic waste into nutrient-rich compost in super quick time!

Helen Round worm composting from Wiggly Wigglers

How Does It Work?

This ingenious wormery consists of a sturdy, stylish and compact container that can be easily placed on your doorstep, balcony or even in your kitchen or workplace . It provides an ideal habitat for composting worms, such as red wigglers, to thrive. You can add your kitchen scraps, including fruit and vegetable peels, coffee grounds, and crushed eggshells, directly into the wormery. The worms will diligently process the organic waste, breaking it down into nutrient-rich castings.

Helen Round wiggly wigglers compost contents

The Wiggly Wigglers Experience

When it comes to worm composting, Wiggly Wigglers stands tall as a leading authority in the field. As I embarked on my journey to set up my wormery, they proved to be an invaluable resource. Their user-friendly website provided an array of information, guiding me through the entire process, from selecting the right wormery to troubleshooting any issues that arose. They did gift me my wormery, since I explained that I was writing this article, but we don't have an ongoing commercial arrangement!   Regardless of this, I genuinely valued their expertise and great customer service so I would heartily recommend them!

Building My Wormery

Armed with knowledge and a sense of excitement, I unpacked my Wiggly Wigglers Worm Composting Kit, which included everything I needed to get started. The kit came with a sturdy wormery bin, high-quality composting worms, bedding materials, and detailed instructions. Setting up my wormery was a breeze, thanks to the comprehensive and easy-to-follow guidelines and videos provided by Wiggly Wigglers.

Adding water to the wormery with Helen Round

Feeding and Caring for the Worms

Once my wormery was up and running, it was time to introduce my new wormy friends to their new home. I began by providing them with a balanced diet of fruit and vegetable scraps, tea bags, shredded paper, and occasional additions of crushed eggshells for calcium. Wiggly Wigglers stressed the importance of avoiding certain foods like meat, dairy, and oily items, which can be detrimental to the worms' well-being.

The Magic of Vermi (worm) composting

As the weeks have passed, I continue to marvel at the incredible efficiency of my new found worm family! The worms work tirelessly, devouring the organic waste and transforming it into rich, nutrient-dense castings. The process is not only fascinating but also immensely rewarding, knowing that I am contributing to the reduction of food waste and the creation of a valuable resource for my garden.

compost worms in Helen Round's hand

Harnessing the Benefits

The benefits of worm composting extend far beyond the joy of witnessing the transformation of waste into nutrient-rich soil. Worm castings are a powerhouse of nutrients, microorganisms, and enzymes that enhance soil fertility, improve plant growth, and suppress diseases. I eagerly incorporated the worm castings into my garden sharing the first lot of compost with lettuces grown from seed.I look forward to experiencing firsthand the remarkable results in the form of healthier plants and bountiful harvests.

A Grateful Journey with Wiggly Wigglers

My journey with Wiggly Wigglers and my wormery has been a really great experience. From the initial setup to the ongoing support provided by the Wiggly Wigglers team, I have felt both empowered and inspired to make a positive impact on the environment. The symbiotic 'new family' relationship between myself, the worms, and the earth has deepened my understanding of the interconnectedness of our ecosystem.

Composting with Wiggly Wigglers in Helen Round's garden

If you're intrigued by the idea of worm composting, I wholeheartedly recommend Wiggly Wigglers as your go-to resource. Their commitment to sustainability, expertise, and dedication to customer satisfaction make them the ideal partner on your vermicomposting journey. Together, let's embrace the wonders of worm composting and contribute to a greener, healthier planet.

Remember, the power lies within those wiggly little creatures, waiting to transform our waste into a fertile oasis. Let's join hands with Wiggly Wigglers and embark on our own remarkable wormery adventure!

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