Austin Worm Poo

Austin Worm Castings

How to use Austin Worm Poo

Sprinkle worm castings on the top of your soil and water as normal.

Mixing isn't necessary (though you can!) If mixing we recommend the 33-33-33 mix: 33% castings, 33% aeration (ex. pumice, perlite), 33% substrate (ex. coco coir, peat).

Small potted plants: ~1/2 cup

Large potted plants: ~1 cup

Garden beds: 1 cup per cubic foot

How often should I use Austin Worm Poo?

You can't really overdo it, but we recommend about once a month. 

About Worm Castings 

Worm castings, also known as vermicompost or worm poop, are the nutrient-rich excrement produced by earthworms. They have a number of benefits for plants, soil, and the environment, including:

  1. Rich in nutrients: Worm castings are a natural fertilizer that is rich in essential nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and other micronutrients. This makes them an excellent source of nutrition for plants, helping them to grow strong and healthy.

  2. Improves soil structure: Worm castings can improve the structure of soil, making it more porous and better able to retain moisture. This allows for better drainage and aeration, which can help plants grow better.

  3. Increases soil microbial activity: Worm castings contain beneficial microbes that can help to improve soil health by increasing the population of good bacteria and fungi. This can lead to better nutrient uptake by plants and less disease.

  4. Eco-friendly: Worm castings are a natural, organic fertilizer that is safe for the environment. They do not contain harmful chemicals that can leach into the soil and waterways.

  5. Cost-effective: Worm castings can be made at home with little to no cost, using simple materials like kitchen scraps and earthworms. This makes them an affordable alternative to chemical fertilizers.

Overall, worm castings are an excellent natural fertilizer that can improve soil health, increase plant growth and yield, and help to protect the environment.