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4-Tray Wormfarm

R1,200.00 R1,050.00

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Additional worms may be ordered separately
We recommended to start with 250g
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Earthworms will just love this layered wormfarm for producing your own vermicompost and worm tea.

Easy to manage too as it includes everything you need to start with – you do not have to buy anything again. To set up, operate and maintain the Soilsouls Wormbox is very simple – just follow the step-by-step instructions of the Instruction Booklet provided.

The Wormbox is a “layered” compost heap. It consist of several stackable perforated trays made of recycled plastic. Simply add worms, bedding and organic waste such as kitchen scraps and shredded paper to the bottom tray. The worms will start processing the food scraps and turn it into the castings that are an excellent fertilizer.

Once the bottom tray is filled add another tray. On average a new tray is added every month. The worms migrate upward to the newest food leaving the bottom tray full of nutrient-rich compost. The first tray will take about three months to become fully composted by the worms but you will have several layers. After about 3 months you should have a tray to harvest every month.

Once you harvest your finished compost from the bottom tray, you will have an empty tray to stack on top again.  This way you will have compost year-round, indoors or outdoors and is odour-free.

The solid base has a built-in drip tray which collects the worm tea that percolates/drains down from the upper trays. This is a very nutrient-rich, 100% organic liquid fertiliser that can be diluted and sprayed or poured onto your plants or leaves. The tap makes it easy to drain and use (liquid drains towards the tap).

More but smaller trays are also more manageable and expandable up to 6 trays.

What you get:

  • base stand (40cm X 40cm floor-standing space)
  • 2-piece collection tray (liquid drains towards tap)
  • tap and screws
  • 2 cloths to use in tea collection tray to prevent the tap from clogging up and to simplify cleaning the tray
  • 4 working trays (not the usual 3)
  • initial bedding (2 bags or 1 brick of coconut coir)
  • special lid with ventilaion holes and a handle for ease of use
  • a cup of lime powder – not required but useful
  • Detailed Instruction manual

Additional info

A standard worm farm generally starts with 250g earthworms which is about 700-800 earthworms. Alternative coir sheet to use as alternative cover for hot and humid days.

 

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