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PNW: Bulk mushroom compost now @ Shorty's

Post  gwennifer on 4/10/2013, 6:20 pm

From Shorty's Garden & Home (in Vancouver) facebook page:

Bulk Mushroom Compost

This fantastic soil amendment comes from a mushroom farm in Lacey, Washington and consists of 60% wheatstraw, 25% poultry litter, 10% gypsum, and 5% dried urea, which are combined and composted. Mushrooms are grown in the material and then picked. The spent compost is then sterilized. This compost is a great additive to improve your vegetable gardens and flower beds. A great value at only $24.99 per cubic yard!

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Re: PNW: Bulk mushroom compost now @ Shorty's

Post  FamilyGardening on 4/10/2013, 7:12 pm

this is the same mushroom compost we got....from a place called *The Barn* in Tumwater WA

comes from the same mushroom farm in Lacey WA Very Happy

$16.97 for a trailer full which I believe is one cubic yard

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Re: PNW: Bulk mushroom compost now @ Shorty's

Post  jewlz2121 on 4/15/2013, 3:55 pm

So glad you posted this picture. I bought bulk mushroom compost this weekend and it looked just like this...stringy and chunky. I was nervous that it was unfinished or had too much straw in it. Thanks.
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Re: PNW: Bulk mushroom compost now @ Shorty's

Post  gwennifer on 4/16/2013, 10:16 am

@jewlz2121 wrote:So glad you posted this picture. I bought bulk mushroom compost this weekend and it looked just like this...stringy and chunky. I was nervous that it was unfinished or had too much straw in it. Thanks.
Glad it helped!
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Re: PNW: Bulk mushroom compost now @ Shorty's

Post  Triciasgarden on 4/16/2013, 7:47 pm

Pretty stuff!
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Re: PNW: Bulk mushroom compost now @ Shorty's

Post  smriti on 4/17/2013, 4:09 pm

$17 for a truck load?!?!? We just bought compost for our new bed and it was the little baggies from McLendon - so expensive! Oh when will the worms turn my garbage into gold :fall:
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