Kōrero: Earthworms

Worm farm

Worm farm

A worm farm is a man-made worm production system that turns food scraps and paper into fertiliser. The worm casts enrich the soil, encourage plant growth, and improve the soil’s ability to store moisture. Making a worm farm is an excellent school project – this one was made by pupils at Clyde Quarry School in Wellington.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Emily Tutaki

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gregor Yeates, 'Earthworms - Earthworms and soils', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15502/worm-farm (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Gregor Yeates, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008