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100% Pure Earthworm Castings

A natural way to stimulate plant growth

100% Pure Earthworm Castings

A natural way to stimulate plant growth

  • All-natural soil conditioner
  • Encourages germination and plant growth
  • No filler, just 100% pure earthworm castings
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5 lb bag
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Product Description

As a natural soil conditioner, earthworm castings encourage germination and plant growth by aeration and water retention. Our 100% pure earthworm castings are not composted, mixed, or diluted in any way, which means you get over 50% more worm castings by volume than in other brands! Use it liberally to improve soil beds for vegetables, annuals, perennials, shrubs, and lawns, and it's excellent for covering small seeds like lettuce, carrots, and onions at planting time. It also improves germination, getting young plants off to a strong, healthy start. The dry formulation is easy to use, since it won't "burn" even delicate seedlings. See label for complete use instructions, as it varies by type of plant.

Coverage:

• Vegetables & Annual Flowers: Line bottom of planting holes and seed furrows with 1 to 2 inch. of worm castings. Set seeds or plants in place and cover with soil. Once every 2 months during the growing season, side-dress at a rate of 1/2 cup per plant or 1 cup per linear food row.

• Perennials: Work 1/2 cup into the soil above the root zone, taking care not to damage shallow roots. Apply in early spring, early summer and early fall.

• Potted Plants and Seeds/Seed Flats (New) Potting Mix: 1 part worm castings to 2 parts soil.

• Potted Plants, Window Boxes or Hanging Baskets (Established): Add 1/2 to 1 in. worm castings to top of soil. Mix in taking care not to damage shallow roots. Water. Repeat every 2 to 3 months.

• Roses, Trees, Shrubs and Berries (New or Freshly Planted): 1 part worm castings to 2 parts soil, mixed. Surround newly dug home with mixter. Spread roots over a mound of the mix in the hole and cover.

• Roses (Established): 4 cups worm castings into soil 2 to 3 in.below the surface of each plant.

• Lawns (New): 10 lbs. per 100 sq. ft. Work 1 to 2 in. into topsoil. Mix in grass seed and water well.

• Lawns (Established): Distribute as a top-dressing at the rate of 4 lbs. per 100 sq. ft.

• Liquefied Castings: Soak 1 part worm castings in 2 parts water for 1 week. Castings tea watering is excellent for fruiting, flowering or difficult to access potted plants.
Product Details
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Size: 5 Lb
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

Fall 2020 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-4A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
4B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
5A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
5B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
6A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
6B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
7A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
7B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
8A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
9A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
10A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
Last Order Date 10/26/2020

2020 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Nematodes & Encapsulated Worms
1A 5/13/20 - 10/30/20
1B - 2A 5/13/20 - 10/30/20
2B - 3B 4/29/20 - 10/30/20
4A - 6A 4/15/20 - 10/30/20
6B - 7A 4/8/20 - 10/30/20
7B - 8B 3/11/20 - 10/30/20
9A - 10B 2/25/20 - 10/30/20
Last Order Date 10/23/2020

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order--via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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