This group is for anyone who is interested in worm farming as a means of recycling their waste organic materials.

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Where to Buy? 3 Replies

Hi, Wheres is the best place to buy the plastic worm farm boxes from in Auckland? Thanks....GaryContinue

Tags: auckland, wormfarm, buy

Started by Gary and Margaret - Kiwimana. Last reply by Liz Nov 23, 2014.

help please 4 Replies

what is the differance between worm tea and worm wee and the leachade. do you use the liguid the same or use it other ways and can the liquid in the bottom bin can it be used straightContinue

Started by Dorothy Skudder. Last reply by Youcef Nov 23, 2014.

Anyone in Auckland keen to swap some of your worms for some seeds? 2 Replies

Hi, I have just done a reboot of my Hungry Bin and feel that my worm numbers are a bit low for the amount of veggies we seem to go through but the Garden centre worms are painfully expensive. If…Continue

Started by Blair Firmston. Last reply by Blair Firmston Oct 30, 2013.

Lime stone, Slug,snails pallets can kill worms?

Hi Dear,I have some worms sneaked out from the farm area.Does 'Ground lime stone', 'slugs-snails pallets' can kill worms?.JazzyContinue

Started by JAZZY_SUNYA Dec 10, 2012.

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Comment by Victoria McKeown on August 7, 2011 at 8:35am



I am totally new to this and was looking for advice on a good quality resaonably priced worm farm to purchase and how to get worms etc.  I am living on Auckland Northshore.  Someone recommended bunnings one but I wanted to get people in the knows opinion. 



Comment by josephal on June 10, 2011 at 8:11pm
Gidday ben, could do with a few more yes. Thanks for that!
Comment by Ben Cheah on June 10, 2011 at 7:21pm
Hi Josephal, have you got your worms yet? Can spare you some.
Comment by josephal on April 22, 2011 at 8:34pm
Anyone in west auckland have a handful of compost worms spare?
Comment by Jacqui Knight on April 18, 2011 at 8:55am

Thanks Nikki and Megan. Much appreciated.



Comment by Megan on April 18, 2011 at 8:39am
If worms have moved into your compost heap, it's no longer hot enough to kill weeds but should be fine to use in your garden. If the horse &/sheep manure is fresh, use it to start a new pile.
Comment by Jacqui Knight on April 18, 2011 at 8:33am
Thanks Megan - but won't the manure kill the worms in the compost heap?
Comment by Megan on April 18, 2011 at 8:27am
hello Jacqui, ideally, the manure should be composted before spreading on your garden (ie not fresh) or else you'll introduce lots of weeds. After it's been standing a while, you'll notice worms finding their own way into the pile & by that time it'll be safe to spread around your garden. Probably not the definitive answer that you wanted :)
Comment by Jacqui Knight on April 16, 2011 at 8:20am
I have bought horse manure and wondered, if the horses had been wormed, how this would affect my garden worms. Figure that you vermiculturists might know... Also, what about sheep manure if the sheep had been wormed?
Comment by Rachelle McDonald on March 7, 2011 at 9:43pm


I am looking for cheap compost worms for my two wormfarms.  & anyone knows how to grow mushrooms?


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