Worm Speak

Composting worm, Eisenia fetida
Eisenia fetida have simple requirements.

Q. What is vermiculture?
Vermiculture is the enterprise of growing worms.

Q. What is vermicast?
“Vermicast” is just a fancy word for worm manure, also called castings.

Q. What is vermicomposting?
Vermicomposting is the practice of composting with worms. Unlike conventional “hot” composting in which microbes do all the work, vermicomposting is a “cool” process in which the worms work in concert with other microorganisms to break down organic waste.