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Worms in bought compost

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Footle Sat 31-Jan-15 17:54:03

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FuckyNell Sat 31-Jan-15 17:55:54

No just put the worm in the bag of compost with his mates!! I'm sure he's missed them grin

MuttonCadet Sat 31-Jan-15 17:59:45

But worms are good, did I miss a memo?

DeliciousMonster Sat 31-Jan-15 18:05:24

That's how compost is made. Worms poo it out. HTH.

Footle Sat 31-Jan-15 19:06:25

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mrsnoon Sat 31-Jan-15 19:15:01

Couldn't you just put them jnto your compost bin then?

PurpleWithRed Sat 31-Jan-15 19:18:42

Which brand? I must go out and buy some! Put them in your compost bin, or just on the flower beds outside. Worms are Good.

Footle Sat 31-Jan-15 19:48:12

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funnyperson Sun 01-Feb-15 08:13:26

worms are good.
is it that you dont like them indoors?
use the compost outside and get new compost for your indoor plants

DeliciousMonster Sun 01-Feb-15 08:55:03

Compost is full of all sorts of organisms and beasties. Thats how it is made. Do you think the manufacturers can round them all up when bagging it up just in case they end up in someone's indoor pots?

Footle Sun 01-Feb-15 10:33:25

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goddessofmuddiness Sun 01-Feb-15 11:48:19

Commercial compost is 'cooked' at very high temperatures and is made by micro organisms, not worms. It's definitely not normal to find them in a bag of shop bought compost and I would have been upset too. No idea how they got there though.

Footle Sun 01-Feb-15 14:40:16

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Blackpuddingbertha Sun 01-Feb-15 21:43:38

They may have made their way in during storage at the garden centre/ shop or where they were bagged. Commercially produced compost, as goddess has said, relies on high temperatures and shouldn't contain worms. Try a different brand of compost designed for indoor use and you should be fine.

Footle Sun 01-Feb-15 22:35:42

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