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ver·mi·com·post

 (vûr′mĭ-kŏm′pŏst′)
intr.v. ver·mi·com·post·ed, ver·mi·com·post·ing, ver·mi·com·posts
To make compost by providing organic waste as a food source to earthworms and then collecting their excrement.
n.
Compost created in this manner.
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Worm castings are extremely rich in nutrients but costly when used in large volumes.
Microorganisms use the worm castings that are neutralized by the worms.
The father-son team first sold worm castings in 2012 and opened a retail store this year.
The website provides an extensive FAQ section which further explains how worm castings benefit one's garden.
Worm castings will be sprinkled on the ground to promote fertility and a tour of the garden will take place.
become worm castings caught up on the wind, mixed in far places: even to
Father Paul Taylor, 56, commented: "The worm castings and composts we provide can take some time to produce, so it was essential that Eden Worms and Compost was set up to offer a variety of complementary services.
Worm castings, though expensive, are worth the price.
These involved ascertaining whether the effect of wind-blow on worm castings would have formed a thicker layer of mould on one aspect of the surrounding 'trenches' of two low barrows (Figure 3) (1881: 290-3).
However, since worm castings are actually more effective than conventional fertilizers, they would also appeal to conventional gardeners who just want their plants to grow bigger.
Worm castings are Mother Nature's original fertilizer.
The worm castings are high in nutrients and one of the best fertilizers you can give a plant,'' he says.