According to Wikipedia, vermicompost is a nutrient-rich organic fertilizer and soil conditioner and contains water-soluble nutrients. Vermicompost tea has been shown to cause a 173.5% increase in plant growth by mass over plants grown without castings. Pretty impressive!
If you are interested in a hands-on demonstration, you are in luck!
On Saturday June 18th, 2-4 pm, we are hosting a program Worm Composting 101 with Cathy's Crawly Composters.
This program is open to all, including interested kids with a parent. Learn the basics of wom biology and find out how to set up, harvest and maintain your worm bin.
Please register by calling us at Lillian H. Smith branch, 416-393-7746.