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Worm casting offers alternative to fertilizers

Provides up to six times more nutrients to plants than prepared potting or gardening soils

Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 5:00 am

SHOW LOW — With the price of produce rising faster than the rate of inflation more people are turning to home gardens to provide fresh healthy vegetables. Organic gardening is gaining popularity and people are more and more interested in getting chemicals out of their food.

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  • wes alderson posted at 9:44 am on Tue, May 31, 2011.

    wes alderson Posts: 9935

    It's great that this concept supports a new business opporunity. It's also wonderful that so-called natural products can eliminate some of our dependence on man-made manufactured fertilizers.

    The one serious thought error here, is that we area avoinding "chenicals." Everything in our World is made up of chemicals. In fact, everything IS chemical. This is not merely a matter of "Wes's Opinion," it is scientifc truth.

    Water is a chemical - it is the combination of hydrogen and oxygen.
    The muscle in your body is a complex chemical consisting of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen.

    In addtition, there are many manufactured chemicals that are exact duplicates of those which occur in nature. Ammonia is one such. It is great to seek natural methods such as what this article involves. But let's not deceive ourselves into thinking that natural means "NON-chemical." Don't take my word for it. Check the chemistry textbooks.


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