Avoid grass clippings (as they heat up), glossy printed paper and cardboard (lots of chemicals) Non Biodegradables (of course), Dog and Cat droppings (can carry human pathogens) and raw meat. [more info]
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]
Worms thrive at a pH of 6-8. Most kitchen waste is slightly acidic so do not overfeed with acidic wastes [more info]
Basically worms need food, air, and moisture – all of which are pretty easy to provide. Once you’ve understood that your wormery [more info]
I’m sorry we stopped stocking Can-O-Worms in 2013 so have sold out several of spare trays (although we still stock moisture mats, lime mix, worm treat and complete rescue kits..[more info]
Anyone who grows plants will appreciate compost and worm tea. [read more]
It is important to maintain the level of waste in the lower trays of the wormery as the waste is reducing.
Worms breathe through their skin which must remain moist to absorb oxygen from the air.
Our composting worms are mixture of species (mainly reds and dendras) selected for their composting ability
The Urbalive Worm Composter is a home wormery kit that can be used indoors or outdoors for composting kitchen waste with the red worms. The perfect wormery for households, classrooms or offices.