What is the aerator made out of? How long will it last?
The aerator is made from 303 stainless steel. It will be quite corrosion resistant and should last at least as long as the Subpod. The handle will be made of a safe,durable and recyclable plastic.
What is the Subpod Grow Bed made out of? How long will it last? Dimensions?
The Subpod Grow Garden Bed is strong and stylish, made from high-quality steel with an anti-corrosion coating of aluminium and zinc for long life. The expected life of this type of steel is at least 15 years. It is 4 times stronger than galvanized ...
Can I use a pitchfork instead of an aerator?
A pitchfork will work, however, the tines of the pitchfork will most likely scrape the plastic walls and floor of the Subpod, accelerating wear as the bedding is being turned. We recommend that you use the Subpod Compost Aerator instead which is ...
Can I put Subpod in a raised bed which has wooden sides? Will it cause the untreated wood sides to decompose more quickly?
Subpod will be fine in a raised garden bed made from wood. Make sure you leave at least 2 cm/1 inch distance between the front of the Subpod and the garden bed wall. To make the wood last longer, we have 2 recommendations: Block the worm tea ...
What does the aerator do?
The aerator helps to mix the waste through the Subpod so that it is processed faster by the worms and microbes. It also helps to aerate the system so that it is an aerobic environment, which means a non-smelly composting system. It is possible to ...
What is the Subpod made out of? Why plastic?
It’s great to be concerned about the use of plastic, and we have put a lot of energy into this. When designing the Subpod we have considered many factors, and one of the main things that are important to us is a circular life economy. We have found ...