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Harvesting your Worm Compost!

Gradually add waste until the top tray is completely full. This will take longer than you think because every time you add waste and the worms process it - it drastically reduces in volume. At this stage most of the worms will be in the Top Tray - the Bottom Tray will contain fully worked waste, ie worm casts. Now is the time to take out the Bottom Working Tray and harvest the rich casts. Once you have emptied this Bottom Working Tray it goes back on the top of the pile becoming the new Top Working Tray and you start adding scraps here to begin the process all over again.

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New Blog from Simon Sherlock about our Urbalive Wormery

If you're looking for more information on our Urbalive Worm Composter - look no further!

The lovely Simon Sherlock has a Wormery which he has unboxed, reviewed and provided lots of tips on how to setup on his blog!

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Kitchen Scraps to Rich Compost the Easy Way!

If you're looking to get started with Worm Composting, please Wiggle on over to​ and take a look at our Urbalive Worm Composters!

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The 5 Tips for great Worm Composting 1

The following tips represent the result of a great deal of experience in worm-assisted composting. Please read them carefully and try to follow their advice. If you follow them properly you will have a contented stock of worms which, in due course, will produce for you a steady stream of rich dark compost.

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Common Wormery FAQ's 1

Which worms are used for composting?

Our composting worms are a mixture of species (mainly reds and dendras) selected for their composting ability. Available with or without bedding. These types of worms are productive at consuming organic leftovers. Common garden earthworms don't perform as well in the same conditions.

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