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Old 10-06-2012, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Smallaxe View Post
I know that, that is the belief system I was more interested in an actual example... I don't know of any well rotted organic matter, that doesn't stink that would be detrimental to the plants...

That was the real world example I was asking about... again thanx for that information...
A client of mine had been using compost for topdressing lawns and was not getting very good results. When he had the compost tested the results showed it was highly fungal which would have been great if he was using it for trees.
Turf prefers a 1:1 ratio of bacteria to fungi. He found another compost source that met this criteria and got much better results.

You can use science to fine tune compost, depends upon what level you want to take it to.
Barry Draycott

The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.
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