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NPK IN VERMICAST

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We’ve been exploring NPK in organic and chemical fertilizers; a quick look at today’s diagram shows a simple view of the Nitrogen cycle that makes the whole deal work.  The question for you is whether or not to support chemical … Continue reading

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO LET WORMS INTO YOUR LIFE

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Here we are in the heart of summer, lazy days and hot, hot nights bring on thoughts of lakeside picnics and fireside celebrations.  Maybe you’ve finished all the hard work of putting a garden in or perhaps your perennials are … Continue reading

USING CASTINGS IN YOUR GARDEN

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If you haven’t used castings as an organic fertilizer before, the first thing you need to know is that worm castings are a slow release feeding system.  http://www.naturesperfectplantfood.com/2015/07/17/its-not-too-late-to-show-your-garden-some-vermi-love/ They will keep working in the soil structure for an entire season … Continue reading

VERMICAST, WHAT’S WHAT IN THE COMPOST WORLD

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VERMICAST….WORM CAST….WORM COMPOST….What’s what in the soil world?  Are there different names for the same thing?  Yes….and no.  Let’s get the whole deal cleared up once and for all shall we. Vermi –meaning worm from the Latin, Vermis.  Vermiculture;  all … Continue reading

THE DAWNING OF THE AGE OF THE WORM

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Worms are cool!  They are the masters of bacteria and have harnessed it to become one of the only living creatures capable of breaking the strongest chemical bond in the natural world, the nitrogen bond.  Nitrogen absolutely loves itself, when … Continue reading

ARE YOU IN IT FOR THE WORMS?

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Busy, busy, busy, whew, this time of year has all the attractions doesn’t it. Garden preparation, seeding, transplanting the whole deal.  Back to outdoor composting and building the soil we go.  What’s your favorite area of concentration in spring, are … Continue reading

IN THE COMPANY OF WORMS

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It’s time for our annual report; this one’s a trip down memory lane. Many years ago when we began our business we aimed to provide excellent quality raw vermicast to anyone who needed it with a focus on sustainable organic … Continue reading

ITCHY FINGERS STRIKES AGAIN

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Longing for the sight of something green?  Deep sighing at the touch of snow flakes on your cheek?  Sniffing back a tear when the cold air hits your face?  These are all signs of “itchy finger” syndrome.  If you’re the … Continue reading

SAVING INSECT HABITAT

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How is your garden growing now that it’s time for the snow to fly?  If you think there’s no action during the frozen months you’re wrong. Plants may be finished for the year if perennial or forever if annual, but … Continue reading