Heather Gorringe is managing director of Wiggly Wigglers
Earlier this month, Wiggly Wigglers
was crowned Central England British Small Business Champion
Heather Gorringe, managing director of Wiggly Wigglers
, said: "Winning this award is a great team boost and will help us to reinforce our message of positive natural gardening.
has already gained recognition for its work by winning a Royal Horticultural Society Silver Gilt Medal, a Best Show Garden award and a National Farmer's Union award.
As well as supplying live worms for both composting and bird feed through mail order, Wiggly Wigglers
has expanded to sell more than 600 environmentally friendly garden products, from beehive composters and natural pest control products to vintage garden tools, native-grown flowers and bird nesting boxes.
Lower Blakemere Farm, where Wiggly Wigglers
is based, is part of the Duchy of Cornwall estate, so the company tries to buy as many flowers as possible from other Duchy Estate suppliers.
RATING: 1 M&S 94 per cent; 2 Teleflorist 81; 3 Next 79; 4 Lakeland 77; 5 Moonpig 73; 6 Scilly Flowers 70; 7 Waitrose 67; 8 Serenata 66; 9 Wiggly Wigglers
62, 10 Interflora 53
The worm farm is on the premises in a climate-controlled warehouse where they raise African nightcrawlers and red wigglers
Hopefully she'll cut a dash like the wigglers
I repeated this process for a month or two while I was waiting for the Red Wigglers
to become available in spring at the farm stores.
These smaller worms are commonly known as red wigglers
The other pieces are good, old-fashioned finger wigglers
, which feature brilliant tempi and require a fleet, clear technique.