How many worms does 1 Subpod make?
With regular feeding over time, the Subpod can support 30,000 worms or more. At the start, you will have 1000 worms (or more, depending on how many you order). In time, your worm family will grow and you will have an abundant supply of worms. You may even decide to give some worms to your friends or family to help them start a Subpod :)
Worms will adapt to their environment. So, if there is an abundant supply of food for them they will reproduce and expand out through your garden bed. If there is a lack of food, the worms will reproduce at a lower rate.
How many worms do I need per Subpod?
You will need approximately 1000 worms, but 2000 is better. When you order worms your supplier will most likely be selling worms in lots of 1000. If you are talking to your worm supplier and they are not sure of the size of the Subpod, you can let ...
When the Subpod is full, how do I remove the finished compost, without harming the many worms within?
Compost worms struggle to live in the soil, as they need high levels of organic matter (your food scraps ;) ) so they will always return to their Subpod home. We have thought long and hard about HOW to collect your compost without hurting our worm ...
Do we add scraps during the winter to the Subpod to make our base compost, before the worms are added in the springs?
Food scraps are best added when you have active thriving compost worms in your system, so it is best not to add food scraps until the worms have settled in for a week in their new home; Subpod. When you first start to use your Subpod you will add ...
The importance of worms and microbes in your soil and around the roots of your plants. Why Subpod is great!
Subpod gets worms and microbes around the roots of the plants where they are needed most. Some interesting reading about the science behind it all - https://courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-biology/chapter/nutritional-adaptations-of-plants/ ...
How to make a wooden seat / timber lid for your subpod?
Our Subpod doesn’t come with a wooden seat, you can, however, create a timber lid of your own for your Subpod. Here’s a video on how to make one at home :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7h3sTNqfK4 Here is the Subpod wooden lid template: ...