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How determine source of compost?

Post  GregReese on 5/1/2013, 8:39 am

The SFG book recommends using compost from five different sources. How do you determine the source of commercial compost? Will the bag have the source (industry) on it?
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Re: How determine source of compost?

Post  H_TX_2 on 5/1/2013, 10:39 am

Not the company or industry source but the organic material that was used to create the compost. Some compost is labeled as mushroom compost or cotton burr compost to signify the source of material used to make the compost. It is still a good idea to always read the ingredients to see it it contains any added peat moss or other ingredients.

If it is just labeled as compost then reading the ingredients should help you to determine what organic material was used to create the compost.

I don't know if this helps or not. When I built my first bed I jumped in without doing all the reading beforehand. I purchased two different brands of cow manure compost thinking this was part of the diversification come to find out I was wrong. If you find one brand that makes 5 different types of compost I think that would be fine.
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