By JIM ROBBINS
SONOMA, Calif. — Under rows of old chicken sheds, Jack Chambers has built an empire of huge metal boxes filled with cattle manure and millions of wriggling red worms.
“My buddies all had planes and boats,” said Mr. Chambers, 60, a former airline pilot. “I have a worm farm.”
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Vermicomposting is not just for large scale outdoor farming.
With the popularity of composting for green living and pesticide free growing it’s no wonder worm castings have become so popular for any form of growing. Worm castings are not only organic, but do not burn roots like some chemical fertilizers which is ideal for indoor and potted plants. Some tests have shown castings have 5 times more Nitrogen, 7 times more phosphate, 11 times more Potash and 3 times more Magnesium.
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By: JOHANNA MILLER
WATSONVILLE — With the growing demand for organic alternatives in every aspect of agriculture, it is no surprise that worm castings have grown so popular with growers in recent years.
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Worm tea may not sound too appetizing but your plants will really love it. You can buy this amazing organic fertilizer here in Watsonville at Whiskey Hill Soils. Worm tea lets you fertilize without adding bulk to your soil and water your garden with something really “nutritious” for your plants. Your garden will practically jump up and shout “Hallelujah!” when fertilized with worm castings tea, and you will be amazed at the growth and flowering that results.
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There are more than 2,700 different types of earthworms residing on the planet.
Earthworms are often known to be workhorses in the garden, helping to aerate and fertilize the soil while filling it with nutrients. Continue reading “Fun facts about the earthworm!”
“Hi John…The soil was incredible!!! Garden is on fire! Thanks, Hayley” Continue reading “Local Organic Grower”