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.
- Total Nitrogen (N) 4.0% -1.0% Water Soluble – 3.0% Water Insoluble
- Available Phospahte (P2O5) 3.0%
- Calcium (Ca) 14.0%
Derived from: Crab Meal