Using Worm Castings

Using Worm Castings

How to use worm castings in a soil mix?

Worm castings can be used in a multitude of ways – mixed into a soil mix, a soilless mix, or as a tea or slurry.

Usually worm castings is thought of as an additive. Recommendations vary wildly, but I would recommend […]

Harvesting Worm Castings

Harvesting Worm Castings

When to harvest?

In my bins, the finished worm castings are actually dark brown muddy paste. There are no other visible decomposer insects present, and the worm population also has usually started to decrease in size, imho. This happens usually one or two months after I stop adding more food […]

Five Most Asked Questions About Earthworm Castings

Five Most Asked Questions About Earthworm Castings

1. What are Earthworm Castings?

Earthworm castings are the material deposited by the earthworm after the material passes through the digestive track of the worm (worm manure)

2. Why Use Earthworm Castings?

With the exception of water and sunlight, nothing could be more natural for your […]

Producing Worm Castings

Producing Worm Castings

by AngelOfDeath

Introduction

This FAQ details how to produce home-made worm castings.

It is a lengthy process and takes anywhere from 6 months up to 2 years, depending on comparison to how much decomposed matter vs number of worms you have. This method takes […]

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