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Microbes...you gotta see this one !!!

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Post  has55 on 5/29/2016, 11:02 am

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Post  has55 on 5/31/2016, 11:46 pm

I went back and found I didn't do a good job showing the boogie brew compost tea formula for those who might want to make their own compost tea with this formula.  He has made it open source. Go further down the page to see pt one and part 2 formula. It's a lot of stuff. I noticed he uses fungal dominated compost, unless I misread it.

Boogie Brew Open Source Compost Tea formula

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Post  has55 on 6/14/2016, 2:16 pm

Brewing and Using Vermicompost Tea

The Strawberry Store Vermicomposts- the good info is after the last video.

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Post  has55 on 6/30/2016, 7:40 pm

order this to to hold and use larger amount of my vermicompost in a 30 gallon to 50 gallon garbage can when i make the compost tea.

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Post  jimmy cee on 6/30/2016, 10:01 pm

I've decided no more anything other than simple items to use in the tea. A sediment builds up while brewing the tea and it's a bugger to get rid of if it dries. That $35 frame with 1/2 inch soaker hose worked nicely until it clogged up, took apart and cleaned it ok, but a bugger to get back together..nothing but airstones, tubing, and the cheap pumps.

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Post  has55 on 7/25/2016, 8:55 pm

HEATHER FROM TEAXAS WORM RANCH, posted these pictures on july 23,2016. I don't how to get the direct link from the specific post here. If someone knows , please share the method.

Living soil is the key to healthy plants and food production.
It started at the "worm Farm Alliance " group on Facebook, then I link to the Texas Worm Ranch for more info.





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If anybody was following David Murphy's post and saw my comment about continuous Organic Matter (OM) and Microbes (from vermiproducts) being equally necessary--this is what I meant. My philosophy is what I call "Carbon Gardening". Any Central Texan can tell you this is not what our soil normally looks like and not what the average garden looks like in 100 degree heat--without any fertilizer (organic or conventional). If you're wondering how productive we are right now--my husband complained that he thought I "broke the refrigerator and he can't see anything but vegetables"--that's after filling 5 bountiful CSA Shares and giving another 2 large sacks to neighbors.
PS--We never bring a shovel to the garden (let alone a tiller)--we can usually move our soil to plant with nothing but a hand or simple trowel at most. Typical Central Texas Clay is hard as concrete.


















on june 23, she posted this for her class-This is an example of what we teach in our Carbon Gardening class. Using microbes, mulch, edible cover crops, dense and diverse crops and rainforest style plant layering--if you want to learn how to reduce fertilizers and pesticides while increasing food production, sign up for this Wednesday's class!




Angela Wiggins How do u break up the garden if u dont till it?

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Texas Worm Ranch Add several inches of compost to top of garden. Always have mulch on top of garden. Always have something growing in garden-year round. Keep bare soil mulched. We don't even use shovels in our gardens.


Austin Smith . how often are you using the worm wine tea? Do you do the foliar feed with it or just soil drenching? Are you using the worm casting in the beds? you said you don't use fertilizer. awesome!

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Texas Worm Ranch  We foliar feed Actively aerated worm tea every week.

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Texas Worm Ranch And use castings in soil at planting and maybe 1 other time mid-season.

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Post  has55 on 7/25/2016, 10:02 pm

heather also wrote this for her non SFG-
John Bonitz How much carbon do you reckon you add to your gardens each year, Heather? How many cubic yards per area? How frequently? Annually or seasonally?

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Heather Rinaldi That's really hard to measure. It's more a measure of inches. On active garden area, we apply 1-6 inches of either leaves or composted
Wood chips and have constantly. Walkways have 8-18 inches which is put on 1-3 times a year. In our other garden, we don't have raised beds and walkways become next grow seasons growing area, while we compost wood chips in place to restore where we just grew.

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Post  has55 on 7/27/2016, 12:24 pm

Heather, Owner of Texas Worm Ranch, was kind enough to send me a new picture of her garden in texas heatwave. I 'm trying to set up a time to see  it and the soil and what she see has happen since using her compost tea.

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