A byproduct of the West Coast crab harvest, Down To Earth™ Crab Meal 4-3-0 is a wonderful source of plant nutrients for vegetable gardens, flower beds, and field crops. The coarse texture of DTE™ Crab Meal is ideal for improving aeration, drainage, and overall soil tilth.
Reclaim the ocean for your garden with Down To Earth Crab Meal Fertilizer. After the Dungeness crab harvest in the Pacific Northwest, the remnants are gathered, processed and reclaimed as a garden additive full of chitin, which reduces nematodes and increases beneficial soil microorganisms. OMRI Listed for use in organic production.
Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds: To prepare new gardens, apply 5 lbs per 100 square feet and thoroughly mix into the top 3″ of soil. For new transplants, add 1-2 tbsp per hole, mix into soil and water in well. To feed established plants, side dress 2-4 oz, depending on plant size and desired growth rate, once each month during the growing season.
Containers: For new plantings, add 1-2 tbsp. per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly or add 5 lbs per cubic yard. For established plants, lightly mix 1-2 tbsp. per gallon into the soil surface once each month during the growing season.
Trees & Shrubs: Spread 1-2 lbs per 1″ of trunk diameter around the base outwards to the drip line, mix into soil surface and water in well. For new trees, prepare transplant hole and mix 1-2 cups with the backfill soil. Use amended soil to fill in around the new tree and water in well.
Derived from: Crab Meal
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