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What is the best organic store bought compost?

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by OHhappychicks, Feb 29, 2016.

  1. OHhappychicks

    OHhappychicks Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi folks! I am going to plant some carrots in containers for the first time. All the info I have read calls for compost as part of the soil combination. I don't have my own compost. I know that this is the best, but we are just getting started in making our own. But, until that happens, does anyone have a particular brand of compost they would suggest. I want it to be as clean/pure organic as possible. I have been researching a lot about commercial compost and they aren't what I want. Does anyone have any suggestions/alternatives for what I should do until I have my own compost.

    Also, I'm getting ready to start some zucchini seed. What is in your opinion the best seed starting medium? Thanks for your help!!
     
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  2. limited25

    limited25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like Back to Nature, and have had good results with it. Check out backtonaturecompost.com
     
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  3. OHhappychicks

    OHhappychicks Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you so much! I will give them a looksee!!!
     
  4. Tumbling K

    Tumbling K Overrun With Chickens

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    you may also have luck, looking locally. there is usually one or two nurseries, that will sell their own compost.
     
  5. OHhappychicks

    OHhappychicks Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks for getting back! I do have a local guy, but he hasn't got back with me. It's been about 10 days. I did find someone that sells FoxFarm organic compost. I'm going to go pick it up this weekend. I did a lot of research. They seem to have a good product.
     

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