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2014-01-06 23:03:02

Garden Tower Project, LLC released the latest version of the innovative composting Garden Tower, a space-saving patio farm that allows gardeners to grow up to 50 plants vertically and compactly

2013-10-18 23:24:43

In response to an article published by HortiDaily, Advancing Eco Agriculture, a regenerative agriculture products and services company, discusses the role worms play in soil improvement.

2013-07-30 23:25:55

No Regulation for “Organic” Soils and Orange County Still Supports its Use in the July Newsletter, Announces Holy Cow Soils Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 30,

2013-01-04 05:03:34

Founder of Scout Girl, LLC, Joy Nagel, is enthused to announce the launch of her new website, JoyToTheWorms.com; the website carries composting worms, composting worm bins, and other useful composting

Heavy Metal Soaked Up By Earthworms
2012-08-20 14:52:08

Using Worms For Bioremediation Of Toxic Metals

2011-11-17 15:48:47

Marketable yields of organic horticultural crops frequently fall below those of conventional crops; this and other factors restrict widespread adoption of organic production.

2011-06-24 17:24:25

When natural ecosystems are replaced by roads, homes, and commercial structures, soil is negatively impacted.

2010-04-21 06:00:00

LINCOLN, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rogers Family Company (www.rogersfamilyco.com) - a California-based, international roaster of "Fairly Traded" gourmet coffee - is deploying a 'green' army of billions of red earthworms to create nutrient-rich, organic fertilizer to help small coffee farmers and promote organic coffee production in Central America and Africa.


Latest Vermicompost Reference Libraries

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...

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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Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.