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Composting at Christmas

A huge amount of Christmas waste can be composted this Christmas and it’s a great time to get started as it’s a time of year where we humans do produce a good deal of waste and if you get composting it should free up valuable space in your general bin!  In fact why not ask for a Wormery or a Bokashi kit for Christmas? It’s a great gift and it has all the best ingredients for a present… Instructions - Live WORMS - mess…. Seriously if you are going to send an Urbalive Worm Composting Kit as a...

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Using your Compost - As an Organic Soil Improver

Worm compost is very rich in nutrients and organic matter and can be used as an excellent medium to grow plants in. It is rich in soluble plant foods and its fine crumbly texture will greatly improve soil structure. It is not necessary to sterilise the compost before using it in the garden, its bacterial content comprises beneficial species which will not harm your plants. It can be used in all the situations where compost is normally used, for example when planting seeds or shrubs; or as a top dressing for fast growing plants.

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In this video, Heather provides you with a whole heap of facts and information about our wiggly Composting Worms PLUS a tonne of tips on how to look after them and how to know if they are happy :)

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Meet your New Wormy Friends!

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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In this video, Heather explains how to get started with composting with Bokashi, what you'll need, what to expect and how long it will take. (Spoilers: It's super simple!)

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