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Oregon Worm Works Earthworm Castings .5 cf .5 cu FT ( Approx. 17 lbs)
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Annual and Perennial Flowers
Mix 1/2 cup into the soil above the plant's root zones. Use more for larger plants. Apply castings 3 times a year -- spring, early summer, and early autumn. For planting beds, mix 6 inches of compost into the soil and add worm castings at a rate of 8 Liters per 100 square feet.
Line bottom and sides of plant holes and seed furrows with 1 to 2 inches of worm castings. Set seed or plants in place and cover with soil. Side dress during growing season at a rate of 1/2 cup per plant or 1 cup per linear foot of row once every 2 months.
Simple Non-Aerated Tea
Soak 1 part castings in 25 parts water for 12-24 hours. Casting tea is excellent for fruiting, flowering or difficult to access potted plants. Use as a leaf spray and/or root drench.
(Using a tea brewer) Follow tea brewer instructions carefully and use the tea within a few hours.
16 Quarts = 64 Cups (US) (Example: 1 cup per linear foot of row crop = 64 feet of row per 16 Quart bag)
8 Quarts = 32 Cups (US)
1 Quart = 4 Cups (US)
1 Gallon (US) = 16 Cups (US) and 1 gallon weighs about 5.5 pounds
Established Plants and Potted Plants
(Indoors or out): Side dress during growing season at a rate of 1/2 cup per 6 inch pot or 1 cup per linear foot. Repeat every 2-3 months. You can also use worm castings as a top dressing by placing on top of your plants' root zone 1-3 inches of castings annually
Lawns, New and Established
For new lawns, apply worm castings at a rate of 8 quarts per 100 square feet of lawn area and work lightly into the topsoil. Mix in grass seed and water well. For established lawns, apply worm castings at a rate of 8 quarts per 100 square feet and repeat every 45 days during the growing season.
Roses, Trees, Shrubs, and Berries
Mix 1 part worm castings to 4 parts soil or planting mix.
Spread a thin layer of worm castings between each new layer of material to be composted.
About Oregon Worm Works
WE'VE ALWAYS LOVED WORMS
Michael Buck grew up in Roseburg, and after some time in the military and college moved back to Douglas County with his Texan wife and their young son. They have lived on their off-the-grid homestead for the last 20 years, learning about permaculture farming, solar power, and ditch-digging, all while raising three kids, a dog, a cat, 30 chickens, and a gazillion worms.
Out of a desire to create a successful small business that would remain in and benefit Douglas County, Michael started Oregon Worm Works in 2013 on a shoestring budget. He has worked tirelessly to engineer the business and build a future for Oregon Worm Works right here in Roseburg.
Our core values include creating the highest quality of product, a commitment to sterling integrity in our customer relationships, creating a positive and empowering workplace, and eventually creating 'green' jobs in Douglas County, with a focus on hiring and mentoring people with special needs or who need a second chance in their lives.