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.

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 do I know if my worm compost is ready?

Here are a few tell-tale signs; The majority of your compost has a deep, rich color - it will also have the same texture throughout.

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}

What Happens If I Cut A Worm In Half - Does It End Up As Two?

If you cut a worm in half you do not end up with two surviving worms [more info]

Why use worms to compost.

In the UK it's estimated that households throw away about a third of the food they buy.. [more info]

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How Long Does It Take A Wormery To Compost One Full Container?

Creating quality composts takes approximately 2-3 months. It mainly depends on the number of earthworms and the quality of 'food'. [read more]

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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.

How Many Worms Are There In The Soil?

A really good soil has up to 1 million worms per acre!

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