Dec 292009
 

[podcast format=”video”]http://learn.compostmania.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/Earth-Worms-Are-Natures-Plow.m4a[/podcast]

Texas radio host and author Bruce Deuley introduces us to Nature’s perfect plow — earthworms, which can plow acres of land each year, able to till 3 to 5 feet deep!

In this 10 minute podcast, you’ll learn:

  • How many earthworms you should have in a 6-inch deep square foot of healthy soil
  • How earthworms till both vertically and horizontally, literarlly eating their way through the dirt
  • Why vermicompost produced by earthworms is Deuley’s number one preferred supplement for feeding flowers, fruits and vegetables, including how they can cut your irrigation cost by as much as 50 percent

Deuley also shares the details of a fascinating experiment that proves just how surprisingly effective earthworms can be at destroying deadly E. coli bacteria.

The author of the Never Ending Guide to Living and Gardening Naturally and How to Make Your Own Compost Tea Maker, Bruce Deuley hosts a radio talk show on KGNB 1420 AM in New Braunfels, Texas, every Saturday from 10 am to noon. You will also be able to find his podcasts on all things composting published here at CompostMania.

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