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Tiger worms

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Polarbear2 Sun 28-Feb-21 14:13:07

Hi. Has anyone used tiger worms in the compost and if so is it worth it?? Thanks.

Blossoming Thu 04-Mar-21 21:02:46

No, can’t say I’ve heard of them. If they’re not a native species isn’t there a danger of them becoming invasive?

Polarbear2 Thu 04-Mar-21 21:17:40

It’s ok they’re native. They’re used in wormeries but I’ve discovered they are also ok in composters. 👍

rubysong Thu 04-Mar-21 21:32:37

Anyone with an active wormery or compost heap would be able to give you some and you would soon have lots of them.

midgey Thu 04-Mar-21 21:35:23

I have a wormery with tiger worms, I put all the waste from the kitchen (apart from fat and meat) in and I end up with worm juice and lovely rich compost. The worm juice I water down and use it as feed. You can buy wormeries on line or you could build your own, the worms you can buy on line. I think they are well worth the minimal effort.