On 2 Sep 01, roberto wrote:
> Here in Southland, New Zealand, I am including a small amount of
> dried, powdered vermicast (worm poo) in some of my batches of seed
> balls. The vermicast adds a plasticity to the ball, making it less
> likely to crumble or fracture when thrown. I believe there are other
> benefits to using the castings also. It has been suggested that they
> will contain beneficial micorrhiza as well. Is this well known to you
> all anyway?
Maybe lignin too... depends what the worms have been chewing? 8<)
I'm still coming to terms with Professor Gilles Lemieux et al's «Ramial
Chipped Wood» research at Laval University, Québec. See:
there are some English papers
amongst the French.
IMO a fascinating verification of what Masanobu Fukuoka has being
telling us for years ie go with Nature's flow.