Barefoot Soil Earthworm Casting Application Rates

 

Garden Soil Preparations

Mix 1-4 into the top 3-8 of your garden soil in the spring before planting.

 

Transplanting of Vegetables and Annuals

Mix -1 cup in transplanted hole.

 

Perennials

Spread 1 around plants and work in first 3 with cultivator every spring.

 

Potting Soil

Mix part with your potting soil or use our Barefoot Soil Deluxe Potting Mix.

 

Fruit Trees and Berries

New: Mix -1/3 part with your garden soil in transplant hole.

Established: Mix 1-2 around circumference out to the drip line into the first 3 in Spring.

 

Roses

Mix 4-5 cups around plants and mix in first 3 in Spring.

 

Lawns

New: Spread 1 over entire area to be seeded and rake in.

Established: Sprinkle over entire lawn surface as a top dressing during Spring and Fall.

 

Compost Tea

Place 1/5 part in bucket filled with water, add molasses and kelp powder, stir and aerate by pouring back and forth between 2 buckets. Do this twice a day for 5 days and let sit in a warm place. Spray liquid extract onto soil and plants.

 

Cubic Feet (1 cu. ft. bags) required for coverage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Square Feet of Area to be Covered

 

 

 

25

50

100

200

500

1000

 

0.5

1.0

2.1

4.2

8.3

20.8

41.7

Depth

1

2.1

4.2

8.3

16.7

41.7

83.3

of

2

4.2

8.3

16.7

33.3

83.3

166.7

Coverage

3

6.3

12.5

25.0

50.0

125.0

250.0

(in)

4

8.3

16.7

33.3

66.7

166.7

333.3

 

5

10.4

20.8

41.7

83.3

208.3

416.7

 

6

12.5

25.0

50.0

100.0

250.0

500.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For Cubic Yards, divide by 27