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Post  showard on 6/13/2011, 3:01 pm

Hi,

I already made my soil and am thinking ahead, or even to have extra on hand for potting or adding to my existing soil...I found my local waste authority sells a cubic yard of compost for $15. http://www.ohswa.org/quick_links/need_compost/

It says "Screened, cured compost material made from processed leaves, grass clippings and brush - no solid waste or sludge." --So how many kinds would that count as? Could I get that and then add something else to it? I'm probably going to grab some either way and just keep it in a few extra bins regardless. I don't know much about compost and would like to start making my own, probably for next year, but would like to have some now to top-off around my plants.

I guess my question is, how many "kinds" is this yard waste compost?

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Post  martha on 6/13/2011, 10:15 pm

I am thrilled that you have a local waste authority composting! That's the good news.

The slightly less good news is I am pretty sure that would count as 1.

But if I'm wrong I'll be really happy for you!
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Post  sherryeo on 6/13/2011, 11:46 pm

showard,

See the following post:

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t7451-mel-s-mix-how-strong-is-your-backbone

It has great information and explains the 5 kinds of compost! Very Happy
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Post  shannon1 on 6/14/2011, 4:33 am

One. It will be fine I'm sure, but test it for herbicides first.
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Post  kputikka on 6/14/2011, 8:15 pm

how would one test for that??

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