Category Archives: Topsoil

What to use as your soil as well as when and where to use your vermicast and compost material.

What Ratio of Mixture is ideal for Vermicast Versus Soil for planting in pots, garden or a farm?

50% Soil + 50% Vermicast

50% Soil + 50% Vermicast

I have been asking myself and have been asked many times regarding the right composition and mixture of soil to vermicast is ideal for planting and I must admit that I do prefer it much better to answer today. The reason is because I have searched and researched online to find out an ideal ratio and proportion for mixing soil with vermicast and so far, none of them would tell which is best. Today, after visiting a local vermicast production and vermiculture or worm farm in Bay (Bae) Laguna, the TRP Vermifarm, I came to know by asking from the very experience of the people using their own product and surprisingly, here is what I found out. Continue reading

Vermiculture Composting (Vermicomposting) definition and basic principles

Vermiculture, otherwise called vermiculture composting, worm composting or vermicomposting is an aid to self-sustainable system that can be easily done, maintained and set up with the use of 2 factors. They are worms and compost pile combined. It is also a form of organic waste material recycling/ re-processing which is a better alternative compared to exposition of waste material to heat (incineration), thereby releasing harmful aerosol and carbon dioxide to the air that we breathe, eventually destroying little by little, the ozone layer that protects us from ultra violet rays of the sun. Vermiculture is a cycle that uses red worms commonly called as African Night Crawlers (ANC) to decompose material or in processing the organic and bio-degradable waste in our communities. Continue reading

Welcome to Vermiculture and Composting website

Vermicomposting Station

Vermiculture Set Up

Problem of Waste Management

Lucrative is the problem of waste management today because of the cost of taking care of them. The whole world tends to focus attention on how to get rid of excessive waste material but does not apply what is readily available and utilize what is free. This is why I personally want to welcome you to this blog where I am envisioning to discuss all sorts of self-sustainability and recycling ideas. Continue reading