Worm Castings for Indoor gardening?

Worm Castings for Indoor gardening?

A box of worm castings CHEAP!
What can worm castings do?
What can worm castings NOT do?
A bad seed seller!
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50 Comments

  1. Lee Ann Steinmetz on September 21, 2021 at 11:23 pm

    I enjoyed hanging out in the VooDoo room with you and Rascal tonight.

  2. Isaiah Legrant on September 21, 2021 at 11:23 pm

    Nice Ray

  3. Ruffys OrganicGarden on September 21, 2021 at 11:26 pm

    ask people for bubble wrap in boxes, use pieces of cut up pen to stick larger seeds in and tape ends, if people want sertain seeds sent back to them, SASE with a bubble wrap envelope to return to the. coragated plastic has sections you can stuff seeds into. straws with a q~tip to make stiff. I totally enjoy your videos and would love some seeds. how to we go about this?

  4. Laura C on September 21, 2021 at 11:26 pm

    I’m trying to find the youtube vido from facebook so i can post one word WORM and it’s not working

  5. Denise Matteau on September 21, 2021 at 11:28 pm

    I, too, find worm castings to be a bit pricey. So I bought a pound of worms (about 300 African Nightcrawlers), chopped up some leaves, and set them up in their own 3-level plastic worm farm. I have had them a month, giving them kitchen scraps and a daily sprinkling of water, and they are sooo happy! They have already produced almost a half gallon of castings and they are having babies. As their population grows I will be able to put some into my garden and my containers as well as share them with neighbors.

  6. Diana1226ful on September 21, 2021 at 11:28 pm

    Worms are our friends!

  7. TheSajeffe on September 21, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    And, another thing, eBay seed sellers.  LABEL the freakin seeds!
    Seriously.
    Nice episode, Ray.  Keep up the good work.
    Hi Rascal.

  8. The Abled Gardener on September 21, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    OMG, no barn red, slate blue good, light terra cotta good like adobe. So fun to watch your videos they brighten my day, I love the lap ninja!

  9. lovess 40 on September 21, 2021 at 11:31 pm

    Ok now

  10. rashmi rekha gogoi on September 21, 2021 at 11:35 pm

    Do you find worms in your indoor pots?

  11. Mestiza Tagalog eatery vlogs on September 21, 2021 at 11:35 pm

    Here in Indianapolis Lowes, menards, and Home Depot, never heard of worm casting. I kid you not!

  12. Gingersweets1 on September 21, 2021 at 11:36 pm

    Ray, I would Luv 2 have Ur address so I can send U some seeds. I would Luv 2 see U grow Cherimoya tree & a persimmons tree. Not sure that they will grow there, but I see Ur like myself & Luv a great challenge. I am currently growing so Cherimoya trees & have a couple of Persimmons seeds. The persimmons seeds R very hard 2 come by due 2 the fact that there R no seeds in the commercially grown plants hardly anymore. If U ever come by lime seeds, could  U possibly let me know ??? I’ve been looking 4 those lil buggers 4ever !!! Anyways, I’m excited 2 send U some of these seeds. U R awesome  😀

  13. Larry Levy on September 21, 2021 at 11:36 pm

    I agree, a barn red room would be overpowering and make the room feel small.

    The eBay guy should do a lot better. I always make sure to over pack anything shipped on eBay so that the buyer gets what they bought, the way I listed it. "Robert" was pretty easy to track down, there’s only a few people selling Dwarf Papaya seeds.

  14. Trevor Barron on September 21, 2021 at 11:37 pm

    i actually just bought pretty much a red wiggler farm on Wednesday, great vid. Oh and in my spare i painted one wall a little darker red than barn red but only did one wall (i have a redish carpet) and it looks really good like that just dont do it all red 😉

  15. Laura C on September 21, 2021 at 11:38 pm

    Ray ask us to send SASE don’t spend your money on all of us.  We love you don’t want to be a burden.

  16. Cherry Downs on September 21, 2021 at 11:41 pm

    Thanks for the Rascal fix and Double Thank you for clearing up my dilemma about worm poop! Now I know why I need it. Had a worm bin started but forgot to cover it and my layers had a feast! O well, there’s always next year!  

  17. Bob Von Bruns on September 21, 2021 at 11:41 pm

    I’m with you on the green Ray. I never had pants, but did have appliances and a car in close to that color. How about the gray with barn red trim?

  18. Green Lady Permaculture on September 21, 2021 at 11:43 pm

    Have you ever made super worm tea? Adding the bat + sea bird guano plus some ash and stone dust really makes a great fertilizer. Organic too.

  19. Mushfiq Rahman on September 21, 2021 at 11:44 pm

    don’t you have any orchid??

  20. dymondwillow2 on September 21, 2021 at 11:45 pm

    Red would be a nice contrast to the greenery.  Red is a happy uppish colour. Yellow is an irritating colour.

  21. SanKissJuice on September 21, 2021 at 11:47 pm

    Do you do vermicomposting?

  22. DENISE CLUNEY on September 21, 2021 at 11:48 pm

    can’t wait to see what your chocolate plant if the flowers smell like chocolate I want to get some of them they sound deli shes

  23. TheScientist40 on September 21, 2021 at 11:48 pm

    Hey Ray! Great video! But I wanted to let you know that fish hydrolysate is often made from varieties of small non-edible fish in the oceans. These species of fish are experiencing dramatic population declines due to overfishing, so it is unsustainable to use this product. Help save the biodiversity of the oceans by not using it!

  24. DENISE CLUNEY on September 21, 2021 at 11:49 pm

    why paint but put up pine my basement has pine and it makes me feel relax like I’m in a log cabin, your plants will look good with the wood back ground. beside paint give out toxin to the plants maybe you should ask the plants and see what is best for the room.

  25. tblbaby on September 21, 2021 at 11:51 pm

    Prezaaaghhh! That was very nice, and very smart because close to Christmas the mail is a terrorist.

    Dark color doesn’t reflect heat and absorbs it, but it doesn’t generate it. Light bouncing around the room would retain it’s energy and that translates directly into heat, unless I’m off on that.

    Since you get oxygen from the room the plants probably (not really probably, they do actually) gain CO2 from lil ol you (that rhymed) I wonder if a circulation of CO2 and O2 would benefit both (I don’t really wonder I know, except to the extent of the benefit). If you had small fans where you could send CO2 to the plants through a tube and breathed the O2 offa the plants you could both thrive … except your ability to pull O2 from regular air could be stunted and you could have screwed yourself … probably not though, to any permanence.

    Flora grows as a result of higher CO2 concentrations, a fact. Then it puts out more O2 as a result of respiration of more plant material. Part of what keeps our environmental balance between O2 and CO2, a fact well known (as it was used in Holdren’s (Our current federal science czar)) Ice age (ice collapsing after growing so high that it killed all living beings within many miles of the oceans by tidal waves when it fell down unless you gave the government a lot of power and money, oddly the same remedy government has for global warming, curious) but now currently completely ignored in the (seemingly equally self serving to the power hungry) theory (they call fact, but that’s a total joke in any process employing actual scientific method) of anthropologically effected global warming. The remedy before was more CO2 in the atmosphere, but plants respiration would result in more cooling of the earth so.

    Higher concentrations of oxygen really does make people perk up. Kind of like blood doping. 🙂

  26. Trent John on September 21, 2021 at 11:52 pm

    Ray I seen a person on YouTube grow a coconut palm tree from a coconut they bought from the store you should try it!

  27. darkdragonnasir on September 21, 2021 at 11:53 pm

    you should do a live video

  28. Cathy plant lover on September 21, 2021 at 11:55 pm

    Its easy to raise your own worms either inside or……… outside…….which I prefer! Ive tried it both……ways.

  29. Basic Gardening on September 21, 2021 at 11:57 pm

    Lol you painted it white. 🙂

    I wonder if the leaves taste like chocolate. 🙂

    Yeah it is a really sad story on the praxxus55712 channel. :'(

  30. Tim Robinson on September 21, 2021 at 11:59 pm

    I hope Rascal and the kitten get along.

  31. Linda Long on September 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Hi Ray, just wanted to let you know that Red is a grounding color. It makes me focus better.

  32. Alberta Urban Garden Simple Organic and Sustainable on September 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

    I have said this before and ill say it again.  Your viewers are so kind!  I used worm castings from my brother this last year in the garden and the worms took off 😉  They did a lot of the hard work in my garden 😉

  33. Audra Waddell on September 22, 2021 at 12:01 am

    My name is audra and hearing my name so many times during this video really through me off haha

  34. chance kiki on September 22, 2021 at 12:01 am

    We’re did. U get the worm castings

  35. Candace Chan on September 22, 2021 at 12:02 am

    Hey, sniff that🤣🤣🤣

  36. Random_Human on September 22, 2021 at 12:02 am

    Hi Ray, I was just curious as to what you thought the best bulb type was for indoor plants,are LEDs a good option?
    Thanks.

  37. TheItalian Garden on September 22, 2021 at 12:02 am

    I love that! almost sounds like the guy i bought from that was from texas bought some dragon fruit seeds from the dude they came crushed then i got more and they didn’t germinate at all. =(

  38. oakland002 on September 22, 2021 at 12:05 am

    Hey , I’ve order from that guy too on eBay… Yep, same packaging and same powder crush result!

    I’m 99% sure.

  39. Appalachian Angel on September 22, 2021 at 12:06 am

    Hi Hun,I just love your shows. I noticed the old table there. Are you protecting it? It’s worth a good penny or two. 😀

  40. Trey Koehle on September 22, 2021 at 12:07 am

    Hey Ray you should definitely do a new segment where you buy from and plant or seed seller online and give honest reviews.

  41. Rich Mattisson on September 22, 2021 at 12:07 am

    What he’s not showing you is his Mary Jane growing somewhere.. Tripping

  42. Patricia Brown on September 22, 2021 at 12:07 am

    Hi Ray!! I agree with you about changing the color of the voodoo room.  I’ve been waiting since you moved in!! Happy Holidays to you and yours, friend! 🙂

  43. Gary Card on September 22, 2021 at 12:09 am

    Ray, do you still have your Spanish lime plant? Can you please describe the power output (wattage) of your lighting setup, in terms of the wattage rating of each individual CFL light and the total wattage of all your lights combined? Do you see any ‘legginess’ in your plants? If you are able to successfully fruit a pineapple indoors with those lights, then I am sure that your lighting set up is perfectly adequate. You may find, though, that the addition of a few red spectrum CFL lights will help with flowering and successful fruit set of your fruit-bearing plants, such as your cacoa, robusta coffee, miracle fruit and Buddha hand citron. Have you considered buying some grafted dwarf citrus plants? Grafted citrus mean less wait before you get fruit compared to seed-grown citrus. If you like aromatic plants, try growing lemon eucalyptus, patchouli, bergamot orange (the citrus kind of bergamot), lemon grass, Ceylon cinnamon, clary sage, kaffir lime and tea tree (melaleuca alternifolia). They smell great, especially the lemon eucalyptus. Scratch ‘n’ sniff!

  44. CreativityWithStamps on September 22, 2021 at 12:09 am

    this video was a nice one to watch.  I’m learning so much from you.   I had the same thing happen to me with an ebay vendor who sold me some wax bean seeds…sent them in a regular envelope and most of them were crushed and I got twenty less than I was supposed to get…and I’m pretty sure they were not even wax beans.  Thankfully I got a refund but I was not happy.  The red would have looked nice in the voodoo garden.  I don’t know what color you ended up painting it but any color to give it a more organic look would have been nice.  Even a nice yellow/orange would brighten it up.  Oh…the coke and lollipop…I’m going to be a mom now and say…they’re a no no!!!  I bet if you got rid of your soda, candy and coffee you would buy another 10 acres of land so you can use up all the extra energy you have to plant more stuff.  You have so many greens that you could have a quart of green smoothies every single day…do that and you will not regret it…trust me on this one.

  45. The Abled Gardener on September 22, 2021 at 12:11 am

    Worm castings even though low on the NPK range, each company differs in their levels due to what the worms are fed. They also contain other essential elements, though low, calcium, Mg, zinc, sulfur, etc. which is why I like to use it in my seedling mixture. A nice low fertilizer for my babies to start feeding on. Don’t mean to sound like a know it all. Just my thoughts.

  46. allotmentlazyness on September 22, 2021 at 12:12 am

    thanks for mentioning about how to send seeds through the post, i have not sent any as yet, but may in the future

  47. Grandma Shannon on September 22, 2021 at 12:12 am

    hi Ray, I recognized the seller Robert from the label on your mangled seed package. All I can say is he has not improved any in several years. He advertises to have many exotic seeds, however out of the four or five different seeds I ordered I had a 0% germination and a serious waste of time and money

  48. Sher Thom on September 22, 2021 at 12:13 am

    I thought dogs are not supposed to eat chocolate. Would that include Tootsie Rolls?

  49. Jaleel's garden surprise on September 22, 2021 at 12:19 am

    Grow another chocolate tree

  50. yes350yes on September 22, 2021 at 12:21 am

    I just wanted to add something about worm castings[ I grow my own]. I do a lot of cuttings overwinter inside for economical reasons. But always in the past at a certain point the cuttings would droop and I would add water of fert. or both and they perk back up. But since I started adding worm casting to the potting mix the cuttings never droop all winter. Also the ratio of castings to the mix only need be in the 15-20% range and every time you water they release to the plant some of the goodness they possess. You could add much more to the mix but that would be a waste of the "black gold". I also add about 4-5 cups of the WC to my roses in the spring and water in well and they soon perk up . One other thing I find with castings is it does not have an overnight effect, but 3-4 weeks later you will notice a difference.

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