Worm Composting is the act of using Composting Worms to change mixtures of decomposing plant material or food waste, no meat, as well as bedding materials and other Organic materials to produce worm castings.
The change of debris into healthy soil by a herd of worms. It’s a fact that good fertile soil is full of red worms. It’s also known that poor soil has no worms. but few people realize that adding worms to poor soil, eliminating chemical use and giving the little guys/gals some food and water can quickly turn poor soil into the very best top soil.
This produces an excellent, nutrient-rich organic fertilizer and soil conditioner.
Also it is a method for recycling food and yard waste into a rich, dark, earth soil conditioner. The great advantage of worm composting is that this can be done indoors and outdoors, which provides for year round composting. It can provide apartment dwellers with a means of composting. So to summarize, worm compost is made in a container filled with moistened bedding and red worms. Add your food waste for a period of time, and the worms and micro-organisms will eventually convert the entire contents into rich compost.
Here’s How The Worms Do It
- They make burrows and tunnels that let water and nutrients reach plants root systems. Whereas, night crawlers may go down five feet or more to find a home. This burrowing loosens the soil and aerates it.
- Worms eat and digest their body weight every day, producing a 100% natural fertilizer know as worm castings or worm poop.
- Worms castings are:
- Richer In Nitrogen
- Richer In Phosphates
- Richer In Potash than the average top soil
And what’s more? Worm castings can be brewed into a potent liquid form organic fertilizer and organic insecticide called Worm Tea.
Worm Composting is the Way to Healthy Garden Soil, Naturally! Worm composting makes your garden so healthy with worm compost and its twin, worm tea, that you wouldn’t have to use pesticides or chemical fertilizers ever again?