Do woodlice cause a problem in my wormery?

No. Woodlice are primary composters so eat organic waste and produce compost so they can live along side your worm population.. [more info]

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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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How Much Waste Can I Add To My Worm Composter?

Volumes of Waste It will take a few months for the worms to make their first usable batch of worm compost .. [more info]

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Should I Rake My Wormery Compost Regularly?

Not at all. The nosy among you beware and also make your children understand this - it's not useful to disturb the compost ..[read more]

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What is the problem with woodlice in your wormery

Woodlice, also known as sowbugs or pillbugs, are crustaceans that are commonly found in damp environments, such as gardens and compost piles. While they are not harmful to the worms or the composting process in a wormery, they can be a nuisance.

What should and shouldn't I put into my wormery?

Composting with worms operates year-around. You can place your wormery either indoors or outdoors.. [read more]

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How do worms breed?

Red worms are hermaphrodites which means they are both male and female (although it does take two to tango). [read more]

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Does my food waste need to be broken up into small pieces before adding to the Subpod?

​You don’t need to chop everything up small for the worms, but it does speed up the process so your food will break down even faster.

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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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