Worm composting and worms

Bumblebee, butterfly and flowers. What have they to do with a WasteBuster wormery? From this…… This was a team effort by pupils and staff at Lyminge School in Kent – the children came up with the designs. The adults then drew them onto the wormery and painted it during the holidays. I think all involved have grabbed […]

Waste Buster Worm Tower Don’t have room for a compost bin or a wormery? Want to recycle your food waste and make a valuable enrichment to your garden soil? Then the Waste Buster Worm Tower is ideal for you…   Waste Buster Worm Towers house earthworms in your soil as they feed upon your kitchen […]

All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. “Hi ,  I’m Walter the Worm and a member of the Waste Buster gang. I used to live in a garden compost heap. I lived here all my life, from egg, to baby worm, teenager, adult and […]

Slugs and home made slug killing soup with nematodes I was made aware of a recent press article in the Daily Telegraph about a home made slug killing soup!  The article recommended making a homemade slug killing ‘soup’ by collecting 10-20 slugs and putting them into a bucket of water, add leaves and seal them […]

All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. A few species of UK earthworms, many used rightly and in some cases wrongly for composting purposes! Dendrodrilus rubidus This small earthworm ranges in colour from dark red to pink on the upper surface, being paler […]

Worm composting All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. Ecologist………..27th January, 2006 Worm composting is fun and easy. George Pilkington offers some advice and encouragement for those wishing to take it up. ALL ABOUT WORM COMPOSTING Worm composting your BDW uses no energy […]

Why Waste Your Waste? All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. I was asked the other day why I wrote my last book. “It’s such a bizarre topic to write a book about”. I suppose if you do n’t know the benefits of […]

There are many UK native predators of earthworms here in the UK. Unfortunately many more have been introduced such as the australian flatworm, a specimen of which I found on an allotment site in Liverpool recently.

Nurturing Nature Environmental Education and Consultancy

Over the coming weeks and months we’re going to be getting a lot more information up on the site to help you nurture your bit of nature.