How do worms breed?

Red worms are hermaphrodites which means they are both male and female (although it does take two to tango). [read more]

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Will i end up with too many worms in my worm composter?

The worms will breed to match your food supply. They regulate their numbers and size to match the conditions. As the adults eat the waste and move upwards the eggs hatch out so to make best use of your wormery you need to add waste really regularly.

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What Is The Average Life Expectancy Of Composting Worms?

Without predators to chomp them in the wormery worms will live for upwards of three years! [read more]

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Does The Urbalive Worm Compost Smell?

The worms like to eat the food when it has gone soft, but before it rots. [read more]

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Is The Wormery Composting Method Different At The Beginning From Later On?

Yes, and it's very important to remember this. Give your worms enough time to settle and reproduce, don't swamp them with food from the get-go. [read more]

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Should I Rake My Wormery Compost Regularly?

Not at all. The nosy among you beware and also make your children understand this - it's not useful to disturb the compost ..[read more]

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How Can I Dilute And Use Worm Tea?

Worm tea is an excellent liquid fertiliser for herbs and indoor plants as well as the garden. [read more]

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Where do I put my wormery? Indoors or outdoors? Which temperatures are optimum for my worms?

Composting with worms operates year-around. You can place your wormery either indoors or outdoors.. [read more]

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What should and shouldn't I put into my wormery?

Composting with worms operates year-around. You can place your wormery either indoors or outdoors.. [read more]

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What Are The Worms Favourite Foods?

A Worm’s Diet… Try lots of different foods. Just like us they do not thrive on just one food, so all sorts of fruit, veggies.. [more info]

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