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FAQs

Can I burn my plants with worm castings?

No. Worm Castings are 100% Natural with no synthetic fertilizers that could harm your plants. As a matter of fact, you can start seeds in 100% pure castings. 

Is it possible to use too much worm castings?

No. Seeds have been started in 100% Worm Castings. However, a mix of roughly 50% Worm Castings and 50% compost or potting soil is the most optimal combination. The compost or potting soil adds structure that allows water to flow and roots to grow. 

Are there any plants I shouldn't use worm castings on?

No. Worm Castings can be used on indoor plants, vegetables, herbs, succulents, flowers, roses, trees, and more. 

Do worm castings have a bad odor?

No. Worm Castings are odorless.

What is the pH of worm castings?

The pH for Worm Castings is slightly acidic - in the range of 5.5 - 7.0 Our Seedling Mix has a neutral pH given that it is mixed with compost and perlite.

How should I apply my worm castings?

For starting seeds: Mix your Worm Castings with your existing Potting Soil or Compost and aim for a 50/50 split. 

For repotting: Mix your Worm Castings with your existing Potting Soil or Compost and aim for a 50/50 split. 

For seedlings moving into garden beds: Dig a hole where the seedling will go, sprinkle 2-3 handfuls at the base and along the sides of the hole. Plant the seedling and sprinkle 1-2 more handfuls at the base of the plant and water the surrounding area. 

How often should I apply worm castings?

Apply Worm Castings to the base of your plant once per month. Once planted, sprinkle 1-2 handfuls at the base of the plant and water as specified for the plant.

How long before I have to use my worm castings?

Worm Castings have an extremely long shelf life. Studies have shown that their performance does not decrease until 3-4 years of shelf life.