Black Castings are Mother Nature's Purest form of slow release natural organic plant food produced by earthworms. Derived from a proprietary process and blend of pure organics, Black Castings are raised in a controlled vermiculture feeding process and microbial enhancements, resulting in a consistent, bio-diverse, living organic fertilizer and conditioner for safe use in everything that grows. No human, animal or food wastes are used in the process. Black Castings poses no risks to the end user. No Odor!
High-purity earthworm castings, produced by earthworms fed a quality-controlled diet under ideal conditions. Vermacast provides concentrated organic matter to hold moisture and nutrients, as well as naturally-occurring soil microbes, which help improve soil structure and mobilize nutrients.
Vermacast is an all-natural and organic fertilizer that enhances soil through readily-available organic matter.
• 100% organic.
• Produced by earthworms that are fed a high-quality diet.
• Adds organic matter to the soil.
• Improve soil structure.
• Are not produced with yard waste.
• Free of E. coli and Salmonella, making them safe to handle.
• Will not burn plants or trees.
• Breaks down slowly, reducing the need for repeated applications.
Initial Application: Apply up to 1,750 pounds of Vermacast per acre. (40 pounds applied per 1,000 ft².)
Established Application: Apply up to 875 pounds of Vermacast per acre. (20 pounds applied per 1,000 ft2.)
Blending Rate: Mix 20% of Vermacast to 80% of the native soil or blending material. The 20/80 ratio should be based on weight of the fertilizer and/or soils blended total weight.
Garden Soil Preparation: Mix 40lb./1000 ft² of Vermacast into the top 3 in. of your garden soil in the Spring before planting.
Potting Soil: Mix 1 part Vermacast to 4 parts of your potting soil or soil medium.
Fruit Trees and Vegetable Gardens: Mix 1-2 cups of Vermacast with your garden soil in transplant hole.
Established Landscape: In Spring & Fall, mix 1-2 cups of Vermacast per 1 inch diameter from trunk out to the drip line into the top 3 inches of soil.
Lawn Installation: Spread 40lb/1000 ft² of Vermacast over entire area to be seeded and rake in.
Established Lawns: Sprinkle 20lb/1000 ft² of Vermacast over entire lawn surface as a top dressing during Spring and Fall.
Turf: Apply 20 lbs./1000 ft²of Vermacast twice a year, topically in the Spring and in the Fall.
Sod: Apply 40 lbs./1000 ft² of Vermacast at the time of installation underneath the sod.
Total Nitrogen (N) . . . . . . . . . . .1.1%
0.3% Ammoniacal Nitrogen
0.1% Nitrate Nitrogen 0.7% Water Insoluble Nitrogen
Available Phosphate (P2O5) . .0.2%
Soluble Potash (K2O) . . . . . . . . 0.1%
DERIVED FROM: Earthworm Castings.