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Post  themonitor999 on 8/16/2010, 7:40 pm

My local garden centers don't see to carry organic compost, I am seeing lots of humus, composted manure, and humus/manure blend.

Is Humus acceptable for making Mel Mix?


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Post  camprn on 8/16/2010, 8:55 pm

Have you tried a farm and grain store? They may have compost OR they may be able to point you in a direction of a local compost producer OR a farmer with some composted manure.

In my opinion, (which ain't worth all that much) if I was to use it in MM, the humus could be used as one of the 5 recommended composts. The composted manure would count as one. If there are different animals the manure comes from, those count separately.
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Post  Chopper on 8/16/2010, 10:17 pm

Unless you are really adamant about it, I would not hold out for "organic" compost. I found when you read labels it gets easier to find a variety of composted ingredients for the mix even if the label doesn't specifically call itself compost.

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Post  Odd Duck on 8/18/2010, 3:26 pm

"Humus" is basically very, very finished compost. I would say it should certainly count as 1 of the 5 composts.

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Post  Icemaiden on 8/18/2010, 4:41 pm

I read this as though it was "mm"... I was going to contibute a recipe using sundried tomatoes Embarassed I think I need my eyes tested!

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Post  Chopper on 8/18/2010, 4:55 pm

@Icemaiden wrote:I read this as though it was "mm"... I was going to contibute a recipe using sundried tomatoes Embarassed I think I need my eyes tested!

I thought the same thing when I first read it! LOL. However, don't hesitate on putting your sundried tomato recipe in the recipe section.

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Post  chocolatepop on 8/18/2010, 4:58 pm

now I'm hungry!

Yup, I'd count it as one of the 5!
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