Worm Castings Are The Best Known Soil Amendment

worms on a squash

The popularity of worms has grown along with the castings they produce. Stores like Walmart, Farm and Fleet, Tractor Supply, as well as many nurseries now offering pure earthworm castings. Sure, I was a skeptic at first. Does worm manure actually work or is it all hype? Worm Manure is Not Fertilizer Using worm castings will not instantly make your plants burst out of the ground. While it does contain Continue reading Worm Castings Are The Best Known Soil Amendment

Kill weeds and make lasagna

Pulling weeds is no fun especially when your dealing with the long rooted perennial type. ?I like to take a different approach to weed control. ?Block out the sun and the weeds can’t grow. While some people cover weeds with plastic to block out the sun, I like to use a slightly different approach. ?My method takes a little longer but also improves the soil. You go away on vacation Continue reading Kill weeds and make lasagna

Worm Castings Are Like Organic Plant Steroids

worm castings

Plants Grow Like Weeds In This Stuff Call it worm manure, vermicompost, vermicast, or plain-ol dirt. ?Grow a plant in worm castings and you have a plant on steroids! Results don’t happen overnight due to the fact that worm dirt doesn’t work like fertilizer. ?While fertilizer has a tendency to be washed away with rain, no leaching occurs with worm castings. It releases nutrients to the plants?slowly over time building Continue reading Worm Castings Are Like Organic Plant Steroids