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Manure vs. Vermicompost

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Manureverb

To cultivate by manual labor; to till; hence, to develop by culture.

Vermicompostverb

To employ worms to break down organic waste into soil or humus

Manureverb

To apply manure (as fertilizer or soil improver).

‘The farmer manured his fallow field.’;

Vermicompostnoun

the product of worm composting; worm castings

Manurenoun

Animal excrement, especially that of common domestic farm animals and when used as fertilizer. Generally speaking, from cows, horses, sheep, pigs and chickens.

Vermicompost

Vermicompost (vermi-compost) is the product of the decomposition process using various species of worms, usually red wigglers, white worms, and other earthworms, to create a mixture of decomposing vegetable or food waste, bedding materials, and vermicast. This process is called vermicomposting, while the rearing of worms for this purpose is called vermiculture.

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Manurenoun

Any fertilizing substance, whether of animal origin or not.

Manurenoun

(euphemism) Rubbish; nonsense; bullshit.

Manureverb

To cultivate by manual labor; to till; hence, to develop by culture.

‘To whom we gave the strand for to manure.’; ‘Manure thyself then; to thyself be improved;And with vain, outward things be no more moved.’;

Manureverb

To apply manure to; to enrich, as land, by the application of a fertilizing substance.

‘The blood of English shall manure the ground.’;

Manurenoun

Any matter which makes land productive; a fertilizing substance.

Manurenoun

any animal or plant material used to fertilize land especially animal excreta usually with litter material

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Manureverb

spread manure, as for fertilization

Manurenoun

animal dung used for fertilizing land

‘plenty of fully rotted horse manure can be dug in this fall’;

Manurenoun

any compost or artificial fertilizer

‘artificial manures’; ‘organic manure might be animal or vegetable derived’;

Manureverb

apply manure to (land)

‘the ground should be well dug and manured’;

Manure

Manure is organic matter that is used as organic fertilizer in agriculture. Most manure consists of animal feces; other sources include compost and green manure.

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