Are your wormeries rodent proof?

The great thing about a tray system wormery is that a: It's off the floor so very unlikely to be attacked by rodents and B: Worms compost waste as you add it so they really help to neutralise the odours. We have had no problems with rodents with Urbalive or other tray system worm composters.

What’s the difference between worm leachate and worm tea?

We often refer to the liquid that you get out of your worm composter as worm tea but technically it’s leachate – the run off from making your worm casts. [more...]

My worms are not moving up into the next tray - Help.

Many worms like to remain in the lower trays of stacking tray systems. In fact they are unaware of the tray system really as there are holes in each tray so it's fair to say it is not an exact science. [more...]

What pH level should my wormery be at?

Worms thrive at a pH of 6-8. Most kitchen waste is slightly acidic so do not overfeed with acidic wastes [more info]

I Have Ants In The Wormery, What Should I Do?

Whilst ants don’t harm the worms as such, they will take the worm eggs.. [more info]

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What do I do about Maggots in my wormery?

The flies are attracted to food, in particular meat, and lay their eggs directly on the food waste.. [more info]

Can I add cooked food waste to my worm composter?

I would avoid this – first of all there’s the trudge to the bottom of the garden but also this sort of waste has a tendency to attract pests.. [more info]

What do worms do in the soil?

They can consume their own body weight per day in food and so this means that they are processing 90 kilos a year..[more info}

How do I encourage worms in my garden?

If you can get a healthy population of worms in your soil they will make you an ongoing supply of topsoil so to encourage them to breed..[more info]

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Are composting worms - Earthworms?

The worms you need for domestic composting are still earthworms but are often termed surface litter worms:..[more info]

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