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  • replied to the topic worm farm in the forum Vegetables 10 years ago

    You’re right about the lime and flies – it works.
    Earthworms actually have a high requirement for lime, that is, for the calcium component – for several reasons.
    1) Calcium is involved in their digestion
    2) Calcium is required in their muscular action; Ca ions zip back and forth in cells to create the movemement that allows them to slither and…[Read more]

  • replied to the topic Why my vegetable garden died… in the forum Vegetables 10 years ago

    thr1lled post=323223 wrote: bluesnip, thanks. Will do that Monday and keep you posted.

    A normal soil test won’t tell you anything about what killed your plants. You’d probably need to specify testing for the herbicide you think was involved, and this will be expensive compared to a general soil test for nutrients. This is probably why you were…[Read more]