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2012-04-19 23:03:13

Sancor is proud to introduce the latest addition to their line of advanced composting toilet systems, the Envirolet FlushSmart 800 Series.

2012-04-13 12:07:31

Caltech biologists discover that many nematode species make the same types of small-molecule pheromones.

2012-03-28 23:04:16

Bokashi Life announces the launch of their company, promoting Bokashi composting, an indoor method converting food scraps to

2012-03-08 20:00:00

Web development client of Web Full Circle, launches newly improved website Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 08, 2012

2012-02-03 16:00:00

Anaerobic Digestion Says: According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, “Investment in biomass and waste-to-energy is projected to increase from $14bn in 2010 to $80bn by 2020”.

2012-02-01 08:00:00

Montana Food Bank saves money by turning food waste into compost for local gardens. Great Falls, MT (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 The Great Falls Community

2012-01-02 08:00:00

The Social Network Life-Sciences.net features the latest scientific publications in the Environmental Sciences.

2011-12-02 08:00:00

San Jose’s professional landscaper, Palomares Tree and Gardening Service, offers helpful tips on fall planting. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2011


Latest composting Reference Libraries

Sheet Mulching
2013-08-05 12:36:35

Sheet mulching, or lasagna gardening, is the process of turning barren ground into a more nourishing garden without digging. It is a layered system that can be used for a yard garden or a topical box garden. Starting at the bottom is a weed proof barrier, like newspaper or cardboard. On top of that is a twelve-inch layer of compost or mulch material such as old clothes, yard clippings, and manure, which provides for nutrient rich soil. Weed-free soil is added prior to planting the desired...

Redworm, Eisenia fetida
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The redworm (Eisenia fetida), also known as the brandling worm, the tiger worm, the panfish worm, the trout worm, or the California worm, is a species of earth worm that is classified within the Annelida phylum. This species is native only to Europe, but it has been introduced into every country, excluding Antarctica, for vermicomposting purposes. Unlike other species of worm, the redworm does not prefer to reside in soil. It can be found in manure, rotting vegetation, and compost. The...

Plasticulture
2013-04-01 12:21:33

The term plasticulture is in reference to the practice of utilizing plastic materials in agricultural applications. The plastic materials themselves are frequently and broadly referred to as “ag plastics.” Plasticulture ag plastics can include soil fumigation film, nursery pots and silage bags, irrigation drip tape or tubing, but the term is most frequently used to describe all kinds of plastic plant and soil coverings. Such coverings range from plastic mulch film, high and low...

Vermicompost
2013-03-20 16:04:22

Vermicompost is composting with the use of special earthworms. Red wigglers and white worms are the more common worms used, although European night crawlers can be used as well. Red wigglers can be found living in manure piles and in rotting vegetation and adapt the best in covered worm bins. Common earthworms burrow deeply and are not recommended for use in compost bins. Blue worms are commonly used in the tropics. Worms are used to decompose vegetable and food waste along with bedding...

Compost
2013-03-03 07:19:30

Image Caption: Compost barrel with compost and tools. Credit: Diego Grez/Wikipedia Compost is fertilizer made from decomposed organic matter that is then tilled directly into the soil or used as an additive when transplanting seedlings. Composting can be very simplistic or complex, depending on the amount of compost needed. Compost is widely used in organic farming because of its high nutrient content and natural pesticide abilities. Composting is simply piling, systematically,...

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