The Best Fertilizer for Your Containers - Worms!Yes, plus worm
castings and Worm Teas! If your container garden doesn't fill out and look as great
as those pictured on our site or in magazines, you probably aren't fertilizing
well - worm castings and other worm fertilizers are an easy and organic
solution, along with garden.
Flowers bloom better and colorful leaves look
their best when fertilized. Container gardens need more fertilizer than in the
ground, because nutrients wash down and eventually out when you water.
Composting is a natural biological process. Composting 101 principles state How to Make Compost:
Water + Carbon + Nitrogen = Compost
...but you need to find the best compost bins first! Shop composting bins online and even get a head start on organic composting with our 100% organic fertilizers.
Hooks and Lattice to the rescue!
With worms and worm castings, you need to fertilize your container
gardens only once a year in cold climates. In
warm climates, worms may mean you only need to fertilize once every four years!
And nothing is more organic or effective than worm castings and worms.
Adequate fertilizer also ensures that your plants develop
strong and sturdy roots and stalks, dense leaves with rich color, and, of
course, spectacularly colorful, eye-catching blossoms.
We provide worm castings, worm tea and the
very best live worms. Live worms are ideal because they continue to replenish
your container gardens, leaving you carefree.
Our worm castings are much superior to others,
because we order quantities of worm castings as needed and ship them right to
you. Worm castings on the shelf at a
garden center have been lose more potency every day they sit.
If you haven't used worms, castings or worm
tea, here are a few facts you'll love:
Worm castings, worms and tea never
burn roots, so you don't have to estimate the capacity of each garden
container plus your watering can, and then carefully calculate how much
fertilizer to add.
Organic fertilizers, with worms and
worm castings at the top of the list, help your plants repel diseases and
damaging insects. You'll rarely have to buy insecticides or fungicides.
Worm castings and other worm
fertilizers provide the ideal concentrations of nitrogen, potassium, calcium,
phosphorus, potash, and magnesium, plus trace minerals you often need to apply
separately with other fertilizers. And
some fertilizers just aren't suitable for containers, whereas your friendly
worms and worm castings are always there, working for you.
There's no chemical odor.
Worm castings and worms as
fertilizer increase moisture absorption so you can water less.
You can use worm castings, worms
and worm tea on any outdoor plantings, or any inside house plants.
Hooks and Lattice Organic Fertilizers Are Better Than the Rest
Hooks and Lattice worm products are better
than those you will find in even the best nurseries, because our worms, worm
castings and tea are custom packaged and fresh. You can judge the quality of
worm castings by how fresh and moist they are, so their beneficial organisms are
full strength and go to work immediately in your container gardens.
That's important because worm castings
gradually dry out sitting on a store shelf, and worm tea loses significant
potency in 60 days. You can use them beyond that, but you'll need to apply
more as time goes on. If you elect not to add live worms as well, you will need
to watch the shelf life of even our worm castings and worm teas to keep your
container plants in glorious bloom.
Hooks and Lattice packages worms and worm
castings in just the right sizes for container gardens.
At garden centers, they tend to come in larger quantities than you need.
Why have them take up your valuable storage space and lose freshness at
the same time?
Worms Sound Icky?
Worms seem a bit unappealing to many people at
first, but they will last even longer than worm castings. Worms replenish
themselves indefinitely in warmer climates, and through the entire gardening
season in colder areas. In colder climates you can transfer them to a garden
area or compost pile in the fall. They're tremendous composting aids, coping
with temperatures down to 35 degrees Fahrenheit, so they may work industriously all
winter in a compost pile. If the temp goes lower, they will have laid eggs that
will hatch out as little wormlets in the spring.
And we promise that worms will never do
anything unappealing like invading your home. They have no desire to be anywhere
but in soil. You can also pop your worms in the fridge if they arrive at a busy
time. Worms prefer to be well down into the soil, so you may not even see them very often - no ick!