My wormery is too wet - what can I do to help this?

Cardboard is great for your worm composter (as is a sprinkling of lime mix) A ratio of 25-30% volume of shredded cardboard or equivalent will ensure the compost doesn't get too wet and there is air circulating. Avoid the really shiny boxes like soap powder and go for newsprint, egg boxes etc.

What Should I Do If I Have A Tray Full?

Once you fill one tray and it looks like worms soon will not have anything to eat, load the next tray as well as at the start. [read more]

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Can I Add Cardboard To My Wormery?

Cardboard is great for your worm composter (as is a sprinkling of lime mix) A ratio of 25-30% volume of..Cardboard is great for your worm composter (as is a sprinkling of lime mix) A ratio of 25-30% volume of cardboard or equivalent will ensure speedier worm composting. Avoid the really shiny boxes like soap powder and go for newsprint, egg boxes etc. [more info]

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What can I use the Bokashi Juice for?

Bokashi juice contains nutrients from the food waste and is packed with micro-organisms so it makes a great free fertiliser! [more...]

How To Look After My Worms

Worms need nurturing just like all of us. There are a few basic requirements that will ensure they eat and breed and therefore make compost for you. ..[more info]

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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]

What shouldn't I feed to my worms?

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'm looking for extra spare trays for my Can-O-Worms - do you have some?

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]

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The Wiggly Wigglers Catalogue

You can either download a PDF copy of our wiggly catalogue, or request a physical copy to be sent to you through the post.

What Should I Do With Excess Compost Or Worm Tea?

Anyone who grows plants will appreciate compost and worm tea. [read more]

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Our composting worms are mixture of species (mainly reds and dendras) selected for their composting ability

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Shop Our Worm Composting Range

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.

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