of whether you think the world is quickly using up its supply of peat
whether or not you consider peat moss a renewable resource, there's a
for peat that you AND YOUR WORMS are going to like a heck of a lot
better. It is
quickly renewable, is already a surplus product, and works
Test after test has
shown that in every way it
is superior, or at least equal, to peat. But that's not the full story,
We're talking about
grow-core). The "coir" part is the short name for coir fiber pith, the
of the process that extracts the long fibers from coconuts. Those long
have been used for floor mats, basket liners, and lots of other things,
until recently, the residue was just tossed into piles. In Sri Lanka,
those piles are a hundred years old! Tells you something about the
Growcoir, doesn't it?
Growcoir acts very
much like peat and has a
high lignin content. Lignin is an organic substance that, with
the chief part of woody tissue. It is the lignin that provides the
Growcoir is an organic material that breaks down very slowly. It holds
nutrients beautifully. And it will not waterlog. PERFECT FOR YOUR WORM
briquette (brick) is compressed
8:1 and is designed perfectly for your Can-O-Worms bin (or any worm
weighs 1.5 pounds (650gm). One brick expands to make between 2 to 2.5
worth of coir bedding material. Colorful packaging combined with
shelf life, ease of handling, ease of storage, and ease of use recommend
both the vermicomposter and the casual gardener.
Worms love Growcoir
as a bedding material in
their worm bin. This 100% organic material can also be used for
soil. It is a rooting medium in the greenhouse instead of perlite and
vermiculite. It is a soilless material for planting or a medium for
growing. You use it anywhere you would normally use peat moss, rockwool,
vermiculite, perlite, or pumice.
Like peat, the
material contains no nutrients.
Nutrients from the food you feed your worms can soak into the Growcoir.
resulting material is loaded with nutrients and ready to go. It holds
its weight of water and has a high nutrient-absorption capacity. These
characteristics make it an ideal soil amendment and worm bedding
You'll be excited
with this new product. It
really is the BEST bedding material for your worms and we are proud to
to offer it to you folks at a very fair price.
- Growcoir is very easy to use.
- It has an indefinite shelf
- 1 small Growcoir brick
expands to make 2 - 2.5 gallons of
- It is superior for even water
- It is easily re-wetted and
does not require a wetting
- It has a high water-holding
capacity with excellent
- It has a very acceptable pH,
cation exchange capacity and
- It is a 100% organic
renewable resource with no chemical
- There are no ecological
drawbacks to its use.
- AND WORMS LOVE IT!!!