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Are Worms Male And Female?

Worms are hermaphrodite which means they have both male and female reproductive cells. However, it still takes two to tango… if you know what I mean!

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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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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What Are The Worms Favourite Foods?

A Worm’s Diet… Try lots of different foods. Just like us they do not thrive on just one food, so all sorts of fruit, veggies.. [more info]

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How Many Worms Are There In The Soil?

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

How Do Worms Breathe?

Worms breathe through their skin which must remain moist to absorb oxygen from the air.

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]

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]

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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Shop Composting Worms

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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