vermicompost

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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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It's really nice to have a ready supply of homegrown worm castings ready to add whenever your garden soil needs a boost.
The more ULTRAPro is used, the more it fortifies and decompresses the soil, creating effects similar to that of worm castings.
Our worms survived and multiplied in the mild northern Texas winter, and this spring, we were rewarded with wonderful soil enriched with worm castings and compost without the need for a garden spade
This passive aerobic system converts wastewater into two valuable resources for agriculture: clean water which can be used for irrigation and worm castings, a nutritious and microbe rich fertilizer.
Volcanic Solutions produces growing mixes using their proprietary worm castings process, enhancing their mixes with volcanic rock grit from seven different volcanoes around the world.
By volume, T1 was 50% soil + 50% rice husk ash, T2 was 80% soil + 20% worm castings, T3 was 80% rice husk ash + 20% worm castings, T4 was 40% soil + 40% rice husk ash + 20% worm castings, T5 was 100% peat, T6 was 100% Mecplant[R] commercial substrate (formed of pine bark, vermiculite, acidity regulator, and fertilizer), and T7 was 50% peat + 50% rice husk ash.
The worms will remain active through the winter under the mulch, and you'll find worm castings under the leaves even in February.
By spring, they have plenty of worm castings to add back to the very yard they were gathered.
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.
Worm castings will be sprinkled on the ground to promote fertility and a tour of the garden will take place.