Worm Castings can be added to potting soil or mixed into the soil of house plants that are existing. They can also be top dressed on household and inside plants and the nutrients will soak down thru the soil each time they get watered. Repeat every 2 – 3 months as the plants use up the nutrients.
We recommend our Worm Castings and our Casting Teas for indoor uses
Worm Castings can be used when starting your seeds indoors. The size and growth of vegetable seedlings and transplants will be noticeable improved with the use of Worm Castings.
Mix 1 part worm castings to 3 part soil or seed starting mix.
In the Garden:
When using in the garden, spread and incorporate them into the surface soil levels of your raised beds. Use anywhere from 1″ to 4″. Worm Castings can also be added to the bottom of the planting hole when setting out transplants, or worked into the soil surrounding established flowers and vegetables. When planting seeds, put a few teaspoonfuls in each hole and plant your seed. Side dress with during the growing season at a rate of 1/2 cup per plant every 2 months.
Worm Castings will not to burn your seeds or the roots of your plants and there is no need to flush before harvesting!!!
Mix 4 cups of Worm Castings into the soil 2 – 3 inches below surface of each rose bush. You can also top dress the roses if you are afraid of damaging the roots.
Work in 1 cup of worm castings into the soil above the roots, taking care not to damage them. Apply in Spring, early Summer and early Fall. If you are afraid of damaging the roots you can also top dress. They will not burn your plants if it touches them.
Problems with garden snails??? We recommend topdressing with our Slug and Snail Schitt - our special blend of worm castings and crushed eggshells to help win the battle.
Spread a thin layer of Worm Castings in between every new layer of compost. The worm castings help to start the composting action going.
Apply 10 lbs. of Worm Castings per 100 sq. ft. of lawn. Work into the top 2″ of the topsoil, then mix in your grass seed and water well.
Need castings in BULK? Call or email us to ask about our 1 cubic yard totes that can be delivered right to your driveway! This service is provided within the GTA only.
Broadcast Worm Castings as a top dress at a rate of 10 lbs Worm Castings per 100 Sq. feet of lawn.
Trees, Shrubs and Berries:
Mix 1 part Worm Castings to 3 part soil. Dig your hole and surround the hole with the mixture. Then make a mound of the mixture in the center of the hole and spread the plants roots over the mound. Then fill the rest of the hole with topsoil.