wormcast


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wormcast

(ˈwɜːmˌkɑːst)
n
(Zoology) a coil of earth or sand that has been egested by a burrowing earthworm or lugworm
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Noun1.wormcast - cylindrical mass of earth voided by a burrowing earthworm or lugworm
body waste, excrement, excreta, excretory product, excretion - waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
2.wormcast - fossil trail of a worm
fossil - the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil
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Wormeries are raised up off the ground and have a few tiers with a tap on the bottom that lets out excess water and wormcast.
You add cooked and uncooked food into the top tier, and the worms (you can get as many as 1,000 to 1,800) work their way up to the food, producing wormcast (liquid fertiliser) and compost as they break down your food - they can eat and digest up to half their own body weight each day.
The fertiliser, known as wormcast, is sold to gardeners for pounds 8 a tub.
Wormcast butties, tubes of glue, Pans of slugs in slimy stew, Bogey burgers, brown rat roast, Fat Black tadpoles squashed on toast, Washed down with a cup of string.
The Chris Beardshaw Wormcast Garden incorporates a reflective lily pond, clipped yew hedges and long herbaceous borders, and acts as a platform for the launch of his new educational initiative, Growing For Life, aimed at promoting horticulture to the younger generation.
The Chris Beardshaw Wormcast Garden incorporates a reflective lily pond, clipped yew hedges and long herbaceous borders, and will act as a platform for the launch of his new educational initiative, Growing For Life, aimed at promoting horticulture to the younger generation.
Avoid treading on wormcasts and brush or rake them off the lawn as soon as they are dry enough - wormcast soil is usually quite fertile and can be mixed with potting compost.
The man who can smile bravely when his putt is diverted by one of those beastly wormcasts is pure gold right through.
They are working away beneath the soil, busily digesting, but what goes in must come out and what they excrete are called wormcasts.
They are the broomsticks associated with witches but they are effective outdoor brooms, especially for brushing leaves and wormcasts off the lawn.
In fact, it's Freshfield in the evening sunshine, and the strange objects poking up out of the sand are wormcasts, rather than a bizarre geological formation.