Worm Castings – Part IV – Disease Suppression

Hopefully I didn’t frustrate to many people with all the scientific article references in the last newsletter. If I did, let me apologize in advance, since there will be some more coming your way this week. 🙂 As promised, we’ll be looking at worm castings as agents of plant disease suppression. Over the years there…

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Worm Castings – Part II – Plant Growth Promotion

Last newsletter we started our coverage of the topic of ‘worm castings’ which, as mentioned, can commonly be referred to as vermicompost (although technically a different material). This week we’ll be jumping right in to the sub-topic of worm castings as a plant growth promoter – there is plenty of ground to cover, so I…

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Worm Castings In A Worm Tower System…

“I have a query about castings. I have a tower bin system where the bottom bin has a tap and collects the worm tea. How should I be feeding the worms in order to be taking off the worm castings. Currently my bin looks more like compost and I do not see any worm castings.…

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Worm Castings – Part I

As promised, this week we are going to dive into the topic of ‘worm castings’ – it is a fascinating topic (well, for me anyway – haha) and there is a LOT of ground to cover, so this is definitely going to be a multi-part newsletter feature. In fact, I’m going to leave it completely…

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