We use pumped ground water - are worms fussy with the water they get exposed to?
Pump water is fine. However, in some extreme cases, the salinity of pump water can be above normal. If this was the case, then no, the worms won’t like the water.
I am based in a cold climate where the ground freezes in the winter time. Can I still use Subpod?
The material used to make Subpod can withstand temperatures up to -20 degrees celsius. We have tested the Subpod in temperate, subtropical and tropical environments. We have consulted with people who use in-ground worm farms in climates where the ...
Where do I get worms from? Can I buy/purchase worms off you?
I’m sorry but we are not selling worms at the moment. You can purchase from worm suppliers. Generally, compost worms can be bought from community gardens, nurseries, worm farmers or home hardware stores. There are also worm suppliers online. You ...
Where are my worms? My worms have disappeared.
It can be a bit of a surprise to pop open your Subpod, ready to give your worms their first meal, and discover that they’re gone! If this has happened to you, don’t panic. Even if your Subpod is installed directly into the ground, your worms won’t ...
Can I keep my worms in a bucket for 2-3 months before the Subod arrives?
Yes, your worms will survive in a bucket if you need to get your worms ASAP. Because the worms will be above ground in your bucket while you’re waiting for the Subpod to arrive you’ll need to keep your bucket of worms out of temperature extremes, ...
How do I care for composting worms in extreme heat?
Composting worms that fare the best in hot conditions are Esenia Fetidas (aka red wrigglers or red tigers). Shade and maintaining a moist worm blanket are helpful. I would also make sure the soil of the raised garden bed is moist if the Subpod is ...