How much worm castings per cubic foot of dirt. - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by f0xyrox1e
August 26, 2017
I have a raised bed garden which I've filled with good topsoil in the amount of 24 cubic feet. (6x4x1) I want to use worm castings to jump start it.

Does anyone know how much worm castings would be needed?

Thanks

Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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Answer from dave
August 26, 2017

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How much castings do you have? You hardly can't overuse the stuff since it won't burn your plants; you can use as much as you like.

If you have enough to add a 1 inch layer and mix it into your soil you'd get a great jumpstart. Any more than that would just be increasing the benefit.

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