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December 9, 2011

Christmas Catalogue for Good Life Gifts

by Val Reynolds
The Wiggly Team!

The Wiggly Team!

Wiggly Wigglers is a feel good story. Heather and Phillip Gorringe live and work at Lower Blakemere Farm in Herefordshire and while Phillip runs the farm Heather runs Wiggly Wigglers, the company that started off selling worms to compost food waste.  They do live the good life, with cattle, pigs and hens, and they grow their own fruit and veg.

We bought one of the first Wiggly Wigglers composters years ago when Heather was at one of the RHS shows. We have three Wiggly Wiggler composters now, all different styles and they all work well.

Oak sapling infused with truffle spores

Oak sapling infused with truffle spores

Our favourite Christmas catalogue is the Wiggly Wigglers Christmas catalogue. It’s full of stuff we really want! From truffle spores infused in sapling oak trees – harvest your truffles in 5-7 years’ time, to spore infused logs to harvest your own exotic mushrooms.

Then there is the apple peeler and corer – named on the recent Channel 4 programme Stephen Fry’s 100 Greatest Gadgets as one of the top gadgets of all time. We really must have one! Processing the apples is such a messy, sticky job, but this gadget promises to make it more fun next year. Click here to see it in action.

Apple corer and peeler

Apple corer and peeler

There’s loads of other stuff, bird food, bird feeders, shelters – the catalogue is available by post – phone 01981 500391. However if you are cutting it a bit fine go to their website where everything is available. Remember though that date for last orders is Wednesday 21 December.

Happy Christmas!

Val Reynolds Brown, Editor

See our experience of the latest composter we bought from Wiggly Wigglers.

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