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Composting and worm farming are different ways of turning food scraps into soil and fertiliser. Choose which one will suit you best depending on your household, space and garden situation.

Composting

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Compost works by aerobic decomposition (breaks down with air). It needs garden materials as well as food scraps.

Composting suits if you

  • have garden materials (you need twice as much as your food scraps).
  • have space on bare earth to put the compost bin.
  • are in a household with more than two people.

The benefits are

  • you can add a greater variety of food and other materials than in a worm farm including garlic, onion and citrus.
  • you can recycle your garden materials.
  • you can add larger volumes of materials.

Wormfarming

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Worm farming works by worms and other micro-organisms eating the food scraps you put it. You don’t need to add garden materials.

Worm farming suits if you

  • don't have any garden materials to get rid of.
  • don't have access to any bare earth.
  • have a small household or you don’t produce a lot of food scraps.

The benefits are

  • you can collect the worm juice and worm castings from your worm farm to use on your garden.
  • you can keep your worm farm in a garage, courtyard, on a balcony or even inside.
  • you don’t need to add garden materials.