vermiculture


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Related to vermiculture: red wigglers

vermiculture

the cultivation of bloodworms, earthworms, etc., for use as bait or in composting

vermiculture

(ˈvɜːmɪˌkʌltʃə)
n
the use of earthworms in making compost
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You can walk through greenhouses, check out vermiculture and other agri activities, and marvel at the animals for sale--rabbits, love birds, hamsters, goats, turkeys, etc.
The seminars include: Organic Farming for Newbies (February 09); Urban Agriculture I: Making Your Own Concoctions (February 23); Herbs and Spices: Production and Processing (March 09); Urban Agriculture 2: Composting and Vermiculture (April 13); Mango Production and Processing (May 11); and Vegetable Production and Processing (June 08).
The gardens are fertilized by in-house vermiculture and trash composting.
Master Gardener Bonnie Houston will demonstrate several soil-building methods, including hot and cold compost, lasagna (layers), and vermiculture (worms), and how to keep hot and cold compost going in the fall and winter.
The practice of using worms to enrich gardening soil is called Vermiculture and is the healthiest and most cost-effective way to ensure that soil receives the nourishment that it needs.
Worms at Work: Harnessing the Awesome Power of Worms with Vermiculture and Vermicomposting belongs in science and gardening collections alike, as well as many a culinary collection, as it provides gardeners with a guide to making better soil using worms.
He showed me one vital part of the outfit, its vermiculture operation, which uses earthworms to break down organic waste into humus.
Vermiculture (latinvermes = worm,cultura =culture) refers to multiplication of eartworms for various uses and is done on compostable or decomposable organic matter while as vermicomposting is a technology were in earthworms are used as natural bioreactors for the production of vermicompost which is a mixture of worm castings, organic material, humus, living earthworms, their cocoons and other micro organisms.
It will involve new science, such as production and application of biological software for sustainable agriculture, including biofertilisers, biopesticides, vermiculture, drip irrigation and soil health enhancement.
We integrate interdisciplinary curriculum with hands-on agriculture systems, such as aquaponics, mushroom growing, and vermiculture into high school and K-8 classrooms throughout the Twin Cities metro.
Kids will have the chance to learn all about red wigglers (that's vermiculture to you and me), discover the wonders of bees with the hands-on educational programme Plan Bee, and also indulge in an orgy of crafting and painting activities.