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Post by paulh on 23rd December 2012, 00:43

I had to repot a rose today, would you believe it, there was a big worm in the potting mix. Now i know you get worms in the garden, but pots!
Is this a good thing????
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Re: Ok what tha, worms

Post by neptune on 23rd December 2012, 01:12

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Post by paulh on 23rd December 2012, 01:14

neptune wrote:but of course......[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]

Wow neptune how cool is that worm... how did you do that you clever person lol!
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Post by neptune on 23rd December 2012, 01:32

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Re: Ok what tha, worms

Post by Ozeboy on 23rd December 2012, 09:35

Place your pots on the ground and keep weeds from growing over the top of the pot. Grass growth around the pot is beneficial as it keeps the roots cool.
If the pots have been given a lot of organic things like old manure, fish emulshon etc the worms will go up through the drainage holes to feed on all the goodies in the pot.
Pots on concrete or weed mat don't usually have worm activity.

Worm tea from castings makes a great foliar spray.

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Post by paulh on 23rd December 2012, 12:58

Ozeboy wrote:Place your pots on the ground and keep weeds from growing over the top of the pot. Grass growth around the pot is beneficial as it keeps the roots cool.
If the pots have been given a lot of organic things like old manure, fish emulshon etc the worms will go up through the drainage holes to feed on all the goodies in the pot.
Pots on concrete or weed mat don't usually have worm activity.

Worm tea from castings makes a great foliar spray.

Thanks for that ozeboy
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