Wormcastings for fertilizer

I have my plants outside, on my deck. Last night had to move them on the deck under the roof, because the temp went down in the thirties :grimacing:. I read that I could just put worm castings on them for the fertilizer, with out any other kind of fertilizer. Any comments about this? @covertgrower @MattyBear @anon47338222 @Drinkslinger @Randy_Marsh

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Worm castings is a great medium for nitrogen, but PK content is negligible. It shouldn’t be the only “fertilizer” you should use, particularly during flowering when P and K become more important. Micronutrients (copper, boron,…) are important throughout the lifecycle and I’m not sure that worm casting provide any micro nutrients.

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Worm poop is great stuff, but it doesn’t contain everything the plant needs. What soil is she in?

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Wormcastings work great as fertilizer, but they won’t provide everything your plants need.

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Worm castings have great microbes and nutrients, but alas not nearly enough for it too be used solo.

There are many great recipes for all natural/organic growing. A couple years ago I switched over to a soil food web based approach and haven’t looked back.

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Same here :wink: I havent looked back and wish I’d started with it sooner.

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Yeah it’s good but be missing more goodies to be a good soil for cannabis, you you expect just to water if so you can do fox farm soils , just add water

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I will be looking around for some organic fertilizer, and add the worm castings also.

So what kind of soil food fertilizer do you use? Is Happy Frog a good fertilizer for my out door plants? :face_with_raised_eyebrow:

Happy frog is a nutrient packed soil from fox farms. It’s not super rich and usually will feed plants for a month without much needed input other than water.

I build my own soil, with peat, perlite, worm castings, compost, gypsum, neem, karanja, cal carb, kelp, basalt, malted barley, alfalfa etc. I feed teas and only add a few organics here and there.

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Is this the happy frog your referring to? They have different formulas .

I have not used it so I can’t really say. The ingredients look good.

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I didn’t realize they marketed happy frog as a stand alone fertilizer. :+1:

I’m not a big fan of their other nutrient line (it does the job, but so do many others).

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What soil are you using? I can tag some help in, I’m not good at recommending nutes, I use living soil

I know a lot of people are using Jack’s nutrients and I’ve also noticed it is available at numerous garden centers and greenhouses in my area.
@PurpNGold74 @elheffe702 do you have any recommendations?

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I use alot of “organics”

Alaska Fish emulsion (Grow is 5-1-1 and Bloom is 0-10-10)

Build A Soil amendments. They have some EXCELLENT products.

And i cycle in jacks every so often. Havent used any this round though

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Thankyou. I was using coast of Maine for inside, but we live in a wooded area and the raccoons like it too.

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Thankyou. I might use Jacks but not sure. I might make my own stuff. I have fox farm from last year, but that is not all organic. Maybe I will make my own. I just want premade fertilizer for the girls so they what they need and I don’t have to figure it out.

They are gonna love any of those amendments as well. That fish emul will bring all kindsa things outta the woodworks

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I am using Pro mix.

I decided not to use the happy frog. If I use the coast of Maine fertilizer I would need a electric fence around the plants, it worked well in the tent. Do you know anything about Jack fertilize @Drinkslinger

I am going to check out making my own recipe. We have 9 Purple Haze and 10 White Widow Clones sitting on our deck now. I will send pictures later. They out grew the tent and the closet. The plan was to put them in the big tent when the other White Widow was harvested. But they are still not harvested! That was the plan! :roll_eyes: @Drinkslinger @Randy_Marsh @PurpNGold74 @GreenJewels @MattyBear @Covertgrower

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