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.