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Compost Bins and Worm Farms

Worm Farms

Worm farm WormCafe

Cost: $64

Worms turn your food leftovers into rich soil-like ‘castings’ which are great for feeding to house plants, adding to seedling mixes and potting soils or top-dressing around plants.

Worm Farms:

  • can suit almost any household
  • only take a small area
  • can be placed anywhere inside or outside of your home where it is cool and well-shaded.

For more information visit our Worm Farming Guide page or watch the following video tutorial.

Compost Bins


Cost: $32.50

Composting converts organic matter like food waste into material that is rich in nutrients and makes an excellent fertiliser for your backyard or as a substitute for potting mix.

Compost bins:

  • suits households with a yard or garden.
  • need to be stored in a well-drained and shady position.
  • need occasional turning of the compost is required as it keeps it aerated and healthy.

To find out more about composting go to the Composting Guide page or watch the following video tutorial.

Worm Farming Guide

Why not minimise food waste by turning your organic kitchen waste into nutrient-rich fertiliser for your plants and soils. You can learn how to set up your own worm farm using our 6-step guide, including helpful tips on how to keep your worm farm thriving.

View the Worm Farming Guide here. 

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Last updated on 11 May 2020