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What is Compost Tea, Where and How to Use it, Advantages of Application, Dosage / Ratio and How to Make

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Compost Tea Production Set Up

What is a Compost Tea? Where do you use it and how to use it?

By self definition based from my own understanding, compost tea is a brew made out of combining compost either from a vermicast or kitchen waste composted material and dechlorinated water or natural water, less chlorine and ammonia or any other treatment. The combination is achieved and final product which is compost tea is had with the use of basic materials such as a pail and aeration tool (in most cases – aquarium pump). 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