Earthworms Revitalize Dead Soil



The lowly earthworm has the ability to bring dead soil to life. With just a little help from humans, soil that has been void of healthy nutrients can be brought back to productivity by earthworms.

In Havana, Cuba, Specialists at the Center of Environmental Studies and Research have initiated environmental programs to bring life back to the island where drought and desertification have taken a toll.

The scientists are using all natural methods including earthworms. The scientists have concluded that "earthworm humus is one of the most efficient and cheapest fertilizers used in bioorganic agriculture.

"If earthworms can bring lifeless soil back to life just imagine what earthworms can do for your vegetable or flower garden.

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