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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Harvesting Worms From Old Bedding…

“I read all the articles that you send to me and just want to say thanks for all the info. I don’t know if I missed some info about harvesting. I have a plastic system – the top container for the worms and their food – the bottom container for their urine. I would like…

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Worm Castings – Part III – Pest Suppression

Welcome back everyone. I hope you enjoyed the holiday season! As you may recall, back in December we started talking about ‘Worm Castings’, and have already dedicated two editions of the newsletter to this subject. Hopefully, this is a topic of interest for everyone – we’ve got three more installments (including this one) coming your…

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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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Harvesting Vermicast

“It is said that we can continuously add raw substrates to the worm bin to feed the worms, while it is also said that we can harvest vermicast after 30 to 45 days.  Question:  If we continue adding raw substrates, how can we harvest vermicast after 30 to 45 days? My doubt is based on…

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