Frass Bacteria and fungi cell count:240 million colony forming units (CFU) per gram.
Blending into potting mix
Mix through 15-20 tablets per litre of potting media. Water in to activate
Top dress above rootzone
One tablespoon (approx. 8-10 pellets) every 6-8 weeks for best results. Alternatively, sprinkle a few pellets around the root ball every two weeks.
Turn through garden beds
Incorporate into soil for best results. Turn through 3L per 10m2. Water in to activate. Apply mulch to retain moisture
Hydroponics and root drench
Brew tea 24 hours prior, and strain for drip systems
1/2 cup per 100L water
Can be applied all year round
Can I use this with The Plant Runner Indoor Plant Food?
Sure can. For best results, feed you plants with the Plant Runner Indoor Plant Food once a month while your plants are actively growing, and apply Bio Pellets as directedall year round.
Can I use this with The Plant Runner Soil & Microbe Booster?
Yeah yeah! We suggest using the Soil & Microbe Booster once when repotting, and then using the Bio Pellets as directed every 6-8 weeks
My pellets have puffed up and gone all white and fluffy. Have I done something wrong?
No no, all good! These pellets are literally packed with life, so once exposed to heat and water the microbes, bacteria and fungi get to work breaking down. If they seem a bit, not your vibe, simply cover them with a bit of top soil so you won't need to think about it.
You use seaweed? Does this mean Ican go collect my own and throw it on my plants?
Well you could! We've done a blog post about the benefits of seaweedhere but grabbing your own and throwing them on your plants might be a little smelly. The real difference between the seaweed used in our Bio Pellets and the seaweed you might find washed up on shore is that we have used a combination of three specific types of kelp chosen for their nutrient and hormonal profile and their unique benefits for plants.
Let's talk Frass. Never heard of it.
That's ok - you have now! Frass is an organic and natural fertilisermade from insect manure. It...
Wait what? Insect manure?
Yup! Produced right here in Melbourne, our Frass comes from black soldier fly larvae. It's production process is carbon-negative and is a unique plant fertiliser. Our Frass is more microbially diverse than other natural fertilisers like worm castings and compost. It has an NPK of 4:2:2 and is full of trace nutrients. It is also an excellent source of Chitin.
What is Chitin?
The Chitin in our Soil and Microbe Booster comes from the exoskeletons of the black soldier fly larvae that are shed during the production process. Chitin can help defend plants from pathogens and promotes the populations of microorganisms that consume pathogenic microbes,like those that cause root rot. Chitin has also been linked to the higher capture of atmospheric nitrogen and improved plant performance. Furthermore, studies have found that exposure to chitin in plants increases the expression of genes involved in the resistance of phytopathogens.