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    Thread: Worm bin soil

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      Worm bin soil

      I've had a this worm bin for a few years. Can I use it's soil for planting? If so, what if I miss taking out all the worms, will the worms start eating my seedlings (baby plant) roots?

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      Worm castings are a great soil addition for the garden. The worms feed on decomposing matter, they will also greatly benefit the garden by breaking down leaf litter and aerating the soil, as well as bringing surface nutrients deeper into the soil. Although if you already have good garden soil, you also already have worms so a few more won't hurt!

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      Thanks for the quick reply. So I don't have to worry about worms in a pot; they only eat decomposing matter. Do I have to worry about worm bin soil being too rich? i hope your pond project is doing well; its a nice looking pond. When is the ETA for the fish?
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      If you are asking about the worm bin soil for potted plants outside the pond, I think it is probably very good and rich. If you are thinking of using it in the pond, it is probably not the best choice. It might be good for lilies, but may be too light and polluting. If you are thinking for marginals, most of them don't need soil, just gravel to hole them upright in the pot. The less actual soil that goes into the pond the better.

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