The excreta of redworms, known as worm castings,
is a rich, all-natural source of organic matter with
lots of nutrient- and moisture-holding capacity. They importantly, it adds active microbial life to the
also add important plant growth enhancers.
The Yelm Earthworm & Castings Farm has completed
an extensive search of the scientific literature about
worm castings. The research
shows the extraordinary value of worm castings
compared to many other soil amendments.
The markets for all kinds of organic garden and farm
products are growing. The markets for worm castings
are strong and improving each year. And because of
the high cost of shipping, profitable soil markets
can be developed locally with gardeners, nurseries,
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Earthworm castings are a source for many special
benefits beyond what farmers or gardeners can expect
using raw manure or compost. Many experts recommend
using castings as a top soil for the most effective
application of your soil amendments, because the nutrients
in castings are so abundant.
Composting worms thrive in localized pockets of highly
enriched, organic materials. They consume a variety
of organic waste and excrete "worm castings,"
which is a nutrient rich, micro-bacterial saturated
soil conditioner. Composting worms are tolerant of
many different environmental conditions, which makes
them extremely adaptable.
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