Latest topics» The Research Journey:Back to Eden Organic Gardening 101 Method with Wood Chips VS Leaves Composting Garden Soil
by sanderson Today at 3:02 am
» The Research Journey:Composting Leaves Only
by sanderson Today at 2:36 am
» California's Drought
by sanderson Today at 2:24 am
» Second Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson Today at 2:22 am
» CANADIAN REGION:What are you doing in October 2016
by Kelejan Yesterday at 10:47 pm
» Can i just mix up the Mel's mix right in the garden box?
by Kelejan Yesterday at 6:15 pm
» Fall garden push
by Cajun Cappy Yesterday at 5:44 pm
» Testing MM Calculator
by pforrester1 Yesterday at 5:09 pm
» Sweet Potatoes
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:40 pm
» Tomato Tuesday 2016
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 4:06 pm
» When do I prep potted raspberries for winter?
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 1:19 pm
» Please Welcome Our Newest Forum Moderator!
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 12:07 pm
» who has chickens
by bigdogrock Yesterday at 7:12 am
» N&C Midwest: October Happenings!
by MrBooker Yesterday at 7:05 am
» Sanderson's experiments with Bio-Flora Ag Products
by dstack Yesterday at 6:13 am
» Flowers that easily reseeded
by yolos Yesterday at 12:07 am
» Jade Plant
by Scorpio Rising 10/25/2016, 11:21 pm
» Microbes...you gotta see this one !!!
by Scorpio Rising 10/25/2016, 9:53 pm
» Fun Spider addition to Home Page
by Scorpio Rising 10/25/2016, 9:49 pm
» The Research Journey:Growing in a Raised Wood Chip Organic Gardening Bed
by has55 10/25/2016, 7:16 am
» The Research Journey:Building Healthy Soil
by has55 10/25/2016, 7:13 am
» the Research Journey:How to Grow Large Healthy Organic Tomatoes
by has55 10/25/2016, 7:07 am
» Bountea Compost Tea - Got it!!!
by sanderson 10/25/2016, 3:23 am
» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson 10/25/2016, 1:28 am
» Straw Bales with Seeds?
by donnainzone5 10/24/2016, 11:50 pm
» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by jimmy cee 10/24/2016, 10:44 pm
» Notice: Gluten-free Recipes Sub-Forum- Up and running!
by BeetlesPerSqFt 10/24/2016, 9:20 pm
» Our Newest Regional Hosts!
by Scorpio Rising 10/24/2016, 8:56 pm
» Indian Solar Gardening Calendar
by Scorpio Rising 10/24/2016, 8:52 pm
» Asia Region -Showcase of Gardens - Show Us Yours
by rajmahendra 10/24/2016, 8:36 pm
The best compose is the one you make yourself. Tractor supply has my composter I use on sale for 129.00. Takes about 16 days to have more than enough compost for a 4x4 box for mels mix. Many people in your town will want your black gold. Just my thoughts on compost I used my compost back in 06 when i started SFG i didn't go by mels mix (5 different types of compost) I did add about 3 shovel fulls of 1 yr old cow manure to my homemade compost.
- Posts : 11
Join date : 2011-04-20
Age : 53
Location : Central NH
I made a pallet bin last week and filled it with stuff from around the house. I have a friend who owns a coffee shop so I added a bunch of buckets of grounds. I still have yet to get some manure for my compost pile, but will get some soon. I read somewhere (maybe on this forum) that urine was good for starting your compost pile so my son has been "helping" by peeing on the pile. I turned the pile for the first time this morning. It was steaming so it's off to a good start.
Absolutely! It is one of the best composts available in New England! I love the lobstah compost best, it's wicked good!@Tril wrote:The Quoddy compost has aspen bark added... is it okay to use??
Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher
- Posts : 13981
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a
I used it in my mix. The Maine Coast products are really good. I also bought some Jolly Gardener products, but I thought they had too much sand in the mix - not sure how that will affect my mix. I also found a shrimp & seaweed compost made by Fafard that looked pretty good.
Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum