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Anyone Supplementing Gardens with Beneficial Nematodes?


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#1 Shroomn

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Posted 21 April 2020 - 09:44 PM

Just applied my annual HB+SC+SF to my raised beds, and a bit in the yard.  Would love to hear results from others.

 

This shit always blows my mind - Nematodes represent 90% of all animals on the ocean floor.[16] In total, 4.4 × 1020 nematodes inhabit the Earth's topsoil, or approximately 60 billion for each human, with the highest densities observed in tundra and boreal forests.[17] Their numerical dominance, often exceeding a million individuals per square meter and accounting for about 80% of all individual animals on earth - Wikipedia.



#2 Shroomn

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Posted 29 April 2020 - 10:26 PM

Alright then, guess I'm the only crazy.  Not the first time.  :)

 

Suggest investigating...Significant potential benefits.

 

Trying to work up a basis for comparison of Beneficial Nematodes in mushroom substrate vs. not. 

 

One benefit I can state without a thought is they are natural enemies of fungus gnats. The nematodes hunt down and kill fungus gnat larvae in the soil, but are completely safe for people, pets and plants.


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