vermicompost tea

wrigglerJune 5, 2013

Does anyone know if you can make tea without the added ingredients, fish hydrolsate,and Solu-plks and kelp? I bought a "Dirt Simple" areator but those ingredients are on back order and I want tea now!

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11otis

Molasses

    Bookmark   June 6, 2013 at 1:42AM
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mendopete

You can use just castings and water.

    Bookmark   June 6, 2013 at 11:18AM
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chuckiebtoo

The 2 purposes of worm tea are to be able to get the critters on plant surfaces and, most importantly, to multiply the critters exponentially so you'll be getting more bang for your buck.

As the life in the brewing tea expands, it needs something to grow on and unsulfured molasses is the simplest thing to use. It works well, too.

I quit brewing AVCT in large containers (5 gal pails, etc) long ago. Gallon jugs give me more vertical air flow and I don't use tea bags either. Of course, I'm only brewing for my lawn and small garden area. I do, however, brew tea about every other day during spring/summer.

    Bookmark   June 6, 2013 at 1:00PM
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klem1

I usualy add nothing other than rain water , molasses and air.

    Bookmark   June 6, 2013 at 10:04PM
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wriggler

How much molasses per 5 lb bucket?

    Bookmark   June 8, 2013 at 9:54AM
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