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What’s The Nutritional Content Of Vermicompost (Worm Compost)?

What’s The Nutritional Content Of Vermicompost (Worm Compost)?

“What is the nutritional content of, and how to improve the nutritional quality of vermicompost?” ~ Supravo Gupta Hi Supravo, That is a very good question. The short answer is “it depends”, since different vermicomposts will have different nutrient contents. The primary determinining factor when it comes to compost nutrients is of course the starting…

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50 Square Meters Of Worm Composting Beds Producing 11k Liters Of Worm Poo Every 45 Days...

50 Square Meters Of Worm Composting Beds Producing 11k Liters Of Worm Poo Every 45 Days…

Melendres Agricultural Farm is located in Antipolo City, Rizal, Philippines. At the moment they have about 50 square meters of vermicomposting beds with African nightcrawlers under 100 square meters of roof space, and produce 140 sacks (80 liters each), of prime vermicast every 45 days (that’s 11,200 liters in total)… Currently, harvesting is done with a manual screen. However…

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Improving Clay Soil With Composting Worms...

Improving Clay Soil With Composting Worms…

“Our house is in what used to be the Pine Forest part of the camp; as a scout troop we use to camp here. When the bulldozers moved in here they moved the dirt around to the point where the old landscape is barely visible. The dirt around our house is clay fill dirt brought…

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Organic Pest & Disease Control With Worm Composting

Here’s a nice success story sent in from a reader that you might find interesting (and familiar too if you’ve been composting with worms for any length of time)… “We live in a Retirement Village and space is limited so it is not possible to have a compost heap. As an alternative, I started a…

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Beautiful Aquaponics System Design

The brief mention of Aquaponics in the recent newsletter sure got some tremendous feedback. It seems like a lot of you are really interested in exploring it further, and many of you are already doing it which is even cooler. We got some amazing photos sent in (see below) and some great feedback about what some of you…

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Plants Grown In Worm Castings Grew 3 Times Better Than Identical Plants Grown In Potting Mix

Did you know that tomato plants grown in worm castings grew on average 3 times better than identical plants grown in standard potting mix, and nearly 4 times better than those grown in standard soil? Each plant was planted in the same volume of growing medium, was given the same volume of water and sunlight…

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Quick Worm Tea Technique…

The following was sent in by a reader of the newsletter and has been posted here as it may prove useful to others… “About 99% of advice and videos I’ve seen on how to make Worm Tea involve soaking the castings for 24-48 hours in a 5 gal or larger container with air bubblers going…

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