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worm farms & products

This is page is intended to display information about businesses (including online and mail order) that offer worms and related products of interest to home gardeners and small farm holders in Qld e.g. live compost worms, prefabricated worm farms or composting system, vermicast or vermiculture consulting services.

Sometimes councils in Qld hold home composting and worm farming workshops as part of their waste management strategies. Check the website of your local council (see Regional pages) or the Queensland Gardening Events Diary, which sometimes has such classes listed too.

Suppliers of worms, worm farms, worm products to Qld


May include online suppliers. For the most up-to-date information on plants in stock, opening hours, prices etc, be sure to visit the seller's website or contact the business directly.


85 McKees Road
Palmwoods Qld 4555
Ph: (07) 5445 9704
Mob: 0410 152 910

worm farm Based on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Worms DownUnder is a commercial worm farm with expertise in organic waste management. We can help you turn organic waste into valuable soil additives, be it on a domestic level or large scale.

Worms DownUnder also sells worms and worm farms direct to the public. Using specially designed packaging, we can post out to most parts of Australia, safely and cheaply. We grow both mixed compost worms and African Nightcrawler bait worms. We are able to supply both large and small volumes of worms at competitive prices.

Visit the Worms DownUnder WEBSITE for more information. Expert, friendly, no-obligation advice is only a phone call away or simply drop in for a chat.

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Other Information Online

The following links are for general information and research
Easy Worm Farming Guide NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (PDF)
Worm farm case study A Gold Coast couple pass on their tips for successful domestic worm farming
Worms for Composting (Vermicomposting) Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas, USA
Worm Composting Texas A&M University, USA
Composting Your Organic Kitchen Wastes with Worms Virginia Cooperative Extension, USA
Worm Composting University of Arkansas
Rearing Tiger Worms to Produce Vermicast Food & Fertilizer Technology Center for the Asian and Pacific region
Vermicompost to improve agricultural soils (Summary of a trial on oats and pasture) NSW Environment Protection Authority

Older News

Sunshine Coast Council releases composting DVD

Sunshine Coast residents who can't attend one of the council's compost and wormfarm workshops can now learn at home with a new DVD. "Compost Worm Farms and Everything in Between" is freely available from Sunshine Coast Council offices, libraries and online at their website. It includes information on setting up and maintaining an organic recycling system and producing free fertiliser at home. More information: Free DVD helping residents recycle in their own backyard (May 2011)

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