Landscape Ideas: Tips on Buying Compost
1- Pick a good supplier
In the world of google and web complaints there’s bound to be good or bad stuff on-line about your compost supplier. Do your research.
2-Know what’s in your compost
Ask your supplier where they get their materials for their compost and what the organic content is in their compost blends. The highest grade compost is called Class A or Class I.
3-Be careful with manures
Some compost is made with animal or human waste. There is no regulations for manure and there’s no way to be 100% sure what’s in it.
There are many factors in using manures in your compost.
4-Do not use compost for edibles
Unless you’re 100% sure of what’s in it, do not use compost in food producing gardens.
5-Ask a professional
Most landscapers professionals in Dallas will be happy to supply you with a resource for compost..
6-Ask your neighbor with the great yard
Everyone has that house in the neighborhood that’s lush and gorgeous. Ring the bell, compliment them on their garden and ask them what they are using. Gardeners love to share.
7- Consider making it
The best organic compost is the one you make yourself from materials in your own organic gardens.