University of Florida New Video: Five Tips on Using Vermicompost in Container Growing Media

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Dr. Paul Fisher from the University of Florida IFAS Extension hosts Dr. Dan Jacques of Sun Gro Horticulture in a new YouTube video ( Dan provides tips on using vermicompost as a component in container substrates. Do you know where vermicompost comes from? How it affects pH of your mix? At what rate should you add it to your organic mix? Answer all these questions and more with this new video.

This video is part of the series called “Five Tips for Horticulture” featured on the Greenhouse Training Online channel ( The series highlights technical topics from university and industry experts. Look for upcoming videos on topics such as growing media and running successful trials. The channel is sponsored by the Floriculture Research Alliance (

For more information on related Greenhouse Training Online courses for growers, visit our website ( Course are offered in English and Spanish.

The mission of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is to develop knowledge relevant to agricultural, human and natural resources and to make that knowledge available to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. With more than a dozen research facilities, 67 county Extension offices, and award-winning students and faculty in the UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, UF/IFAS brings science-based solutions to the state’s agricultural and natural resources industries, and all Florida residents.  @UF_IFAS

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