What you should know about Fertilis

Fertilis is registered with the Fertiliser Board (Reg no B3664, Act 36/1947). Fertilis Earthworm Castings is humus – the dark organic matter in soils created by microbial activity. Compost and manure are the raw materials used by soil bacteria and earthworms to produce humus. Humus (Fertilis) is environmentally friendly and feeds the life of the […]

How to start​ Recycling?

So, have 3 bins at home: 1 large one forALL recyclables (Paper, Plastic, Metal, Glass) arrange for it to go to recycling (not Pikitup). 1 compost bin for all fresh cuttings, garden clippings, etc (use that in your garden). 1 small bin for “pee-whew” stuff you absolutely have to toss (this will be very small quantity). For those who are more adventurous, try a Worm Farm, a Doggie-Loo […]

How do we create healthy soil?

We recycle and regenerate our organic wastes: Make compost from garden wasteMulch the soil with leaves, grass clippings, Worm farm our kitchen wasteGrow our own produce organically… Directions for use of fertilis earthworm castings: – – – – Lawns: spread 250m1 (1 cup) per square metre   Shrubs: spread 250m1 (1 cup) around base ofshrub Seedlings; 15ml in the hole when planting Trees & shrubs: 750m1 in the hole […]

One can’t speak about earthworms without using​ words that depict EARTH.

Imagine a model of the earth 300 metres! in Diameter: the surface layer of the soilI would be the thickness of an eggshell! This thin, yet incredibly complex, layer hasformed an ecology that regulates itself,and helps to sustain our life on earth. Plants convert sunlight into biomass, create oxygen, absorb COz, help regulate weather patterns, […]