VermiCompost is a dark, crumbly material created when worms break down organic matter. VermiCompost is an excellent soil amendment that improves the health and structure of both sandy and clay soils. When used in a potting mix, blend it with a material that improves the drainage and aeration of the mix such as coarse sand, perlite, or vermiculite, and spagnum peat moss.
Our Compost / Vermicompost has a profound effect on plants. It boosts the nutrients available to plants, helping seeds to germinate more quickly, grow faster, develop better root systems and produce higher yields. That means more flowers or fresh fruits and vegetables.
And lest the abundance of blooms go to waste, vermicompost also helps suppress plant diseases and insect pests. It can be used on gardens, lawns, house plants and around bushes and trees
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Can be used as an organic fertilizer, for top dressing around plants and trees, in a planting or soil mix, plant Food, Soil Amendment.
The Clackamas Coot Mix
Here is the recipe for my personal potting soil mix and this will make 1 cubic foot (which is just a little over 7 gallons).
You'll need a 5-gallon bucket, like the ones you can get at Home Depot. We’ll use this to measure out our base ingredients, which isn’t a long list. This was created for new gardeners so there’s nothing o worry about - it’s easy!
You’ll notice that the soil has a very rich smell like the floor in a forest - humus!
This exact recipe has been used by hundreds and hundreds around the USA and it grows in popularity every year as friends tell friends about what it did for their gardens.
"This mix is perfect for starting seeds or for planting seedlings or transplants that you buy at shows." -Clackamas Coot
Earthworm castings are easy to use. This makes an excellent potting mix or mix to plant in the ground: 25% earthworm castings mixed with 75% soil is a common mix.
PuttingWorm Castings To Use
Potting mixes/seed flats—Mix 1 part worm castings to 3 parts potting mix.
Flower beds, shrubs, roses, vegetables—Top dress with 1 to 3 inches of worm castings and
incorporate into the soil with a fork or spade.
House Plants—Spread 1 /2 to 1 inch of castings around established plants and scratch into the soil, every 2-3 months.
New Lawns—Apply 10 pounds to 100 square feet. Work lightly into the topsoil.
Established Lawns and Greens—Top dress at 4 pounds to 100 square feet.
Perennials—Top dress 1 to 3 inches in spring, early summer, and fall.
All plants and vegetables—Apply every 30 days.
New plants in pots—Mix 10% worm castings with any potting soil, then add %" layer on top before planting.
Plants already in pots—Scratch the top of the soil. Add ½ inch layer of worm castings on top and water thoroughly.
Worm Tea—Soak 1 part worm castings in 3 parts of water for 24 hours or more - mixing several times. Use immediately.
Apply one - 8 ounce cup of tea per plant every 30 days or add 4 ounces of tea to 1 gallon of water for use as a foliar spray. Apply every 30-60 days.