Posts tagged with: earthworm castings

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Compost Piles

Spread a thin layer of PlantCandy™ 100% pure earthworm castings between each new layer of material to be composted....
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Worm Casting Tea

Soak 1 part PlantCandy™ 100% pure earthworm castings organic fertilizer in 3 parts water for 12-24 hours. Stir well and water as usual. Casting tea is excellent for fruiting, flowering or difficult to access potted plants. Aerate if possible. Best...
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Lawns

New Apply 20-30 lbs. per 1000 sq. ft. Work lightly into the topsoil. Mix in grass seed and water well. Established: Distribute 15-20lbs per 1000 sq. ft. as a top dressing. Add 2-3 times per year....
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Roses, Trees, Shrubs and Berries

New or freshly transplanted Mix 1 part PlantCandy™ 100% pure earthworm castings to 3 parts soil. Surround newly dug hole with mixture. Established: Use 2lbs per inch of tree trunk diameter. Spread evenly over tree root area and water. ...
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Potted Plants and Seeds/Seed Flats

New Potting mix-use 1 part PlantCandy™ 100% pure earthworm castings to 4 parts soil. Established - Add 1" of PlantCandy™ 100% pure earthworm castings to top of soil. Mix in taking care not to damage shallow roots - water - repeat...
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Perennials

Work 1/2 cup PlantCandy™ 100% pure earthworm castings into the soil above their root zone taking care not to damage shallow roots. Apply in spring, early summer and early fall. See Worm Casting Tea to apply as a tea mixture....
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Vegetables & Annual Flowers

Line bottom and sides of plant holes and seed furrows with 1"-2" of PlantCandy™ 100% pure earthworm castings. Set seeds or plants in place and cover with soil. Side dress during growing seasons at a rate of 1/2 cup per...
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Did you know…?

Earthworms need to breathe, they have no lungs; rather, they breathe through their skin.  This is why earthworms surface after heavy rains....
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Did you know…?

Earthworms force air through the underground tunnels they create, thereby aerating the soil as they work and in the process they enrich the soil with castings; they aren’t just nature’s garbage disposals, but also natural gardeners....
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Did you know…?

Earthworms are hermaphrodites. So when two worms mate, both worms produce offspring....
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