FAQS


What are worm castings?
Natural soil conditioner that encourages plant growth, improves aeration and water-retention capacity of soil.

How do you use worm castings?
Vegetable and Annual Flowers:  Line bottom of plant holes and seed furrows with 1-2 inches of worm castings.  set seeds or plant in place and cover with soil.  During the growing season sprinkle with 1/2 cup of castings per plant once every 2 months.  

Perennials:  Work 1/2 cup into the soil above the root zone, taking care not to damage shallow roots.   Apply in early spring, early summer and early fall.
Potted Plants and Seeds:  Use 1 part worm castings to 2 parts soil.  
Window Boxes or established Hanging Baskets:  Add 1/2 to 1 inch to top of soil every 2-3 months
Roses, Trees, Shrubs and Berries:  Mix 1 - part worm castings to 2 parts soil.  Surround newly dug hole with mixture.  Spread roots with a mound of the mix in the hole and cover.
Lawns (new):  Apply 10 lbs, per 100 square feet.. Work 1-2 inches into the top soil.  Mix in grass seed and water well.
Lawns (established):  Distribute as a top dressing at the rate of 4 lbs. per 100 square feet.
Compost Piles  Spread a thin layer of worm castings between each new layer of material to be composted. 
What species of worms do you sell?
At this time Bluebonnet Worm Farm is only  selling the the African Night Crawler species
*Species disclaimer - At this time we only raise ANC however our original herd was purchased from a worm vendor so it is impossible for us to guarantee 100% pure worm species with any type of composting worms.