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]

Can we leave the Subpod if we go away on holidays?

To keep the worms happy while you’re away, buy a pumpkin (or use one that is starting to rot), cut it in half and lay the open sides face down on the top of the bedding of the Subpod.

Does Subpod attract pests and rodents?

No it shouldn’t. Subpod’s built-in ventilation panels have small holes that keep out bugs, pests and rodents, whilst allowing air to flow in. Just make sure the ‘worm holes’ in the sides of the Subpod are covered with soil so nothing can sneak in.

What foods do worms prefer in a compost bin?

Your wormery composter is particularly suitable for peelings and leftovers of fruit and vegetables, such as potato peels, apple cores, green tops of vegetables, etc.

How to know if my wormery is too wet

You will soon see if your worm composter is too wet – it looks visibly sodden.

How many Subpods do I need?

The average family generates 7kg (15lbs) of food waste a week, just for reference.

What Do Worms Need To Survive And Thrive?

Basically worms need food, air, and moisture – all of which are pretty easy to provide. Once you’ve understood that your wormery [more info]

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