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Old 11-21-2012, 08:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Rick13 View Post
Are the general group of people who use Tim Wilson's recipes happy???

Anything different or any other tips or personal experiences you've seen better?

Yes, I'm getting Time Wilson's brewer to start with.
If you look closely at Tim's site under "Where's your data" you will find a link to a Soil Foodweb Lab analysis of AACT I brewed with Tim's 50 gal brewer.
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Old 11-26-2012, 02:05 AM
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Looking to Setup Organic Tea Brewer & Organic Tea Sprayer, need help!!!

I have a compleat set up if your interested, geo tea 250, 200 gallon skid sprayer with a 400 ft electric reel and a 60 gallon sprayer for a gator let me know if its something you'd be interested every thing is in very nice condition
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:21 PM
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Originally Posted by jonthepain View Post
You might consider adding some worm castings in with your compost when brewing.
How long will those worm castings last when stored in a plastic bag?
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:42 PM
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my worm farmer puts them in sacks, the same kind of material that 50lb bags of lesco turf seed comes in.

i suspect they'd last for years like that.
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Old 01-01-2013, 07:13 PM
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Hi Rick-
Interestingly enough I had a client suggest I look into this service. One part I'm not sold on is how can such a little concentrate be very efficient compared to the 1 pound of compost per square foot we're applying when topdressing? Are there any special licenses necessary? I'd like to see an existing compost tea spray company's brochure.
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Old 01-02-2013, 10:44 PM
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Yeah, Adam... I know what you mean.

I'm not sure how big of a market here in Northern IL for the compost tea spraying.

I think I will list my ad this year in the paper for "Lawn Renovation with Organic Compost Spreading". Then have my website listed underneath with my phone number also.

I would like to come up with a spraying system for My ExMark Aerator. I was thinking of making a metal frame over the engine so I could sit a 30 gallon sprayer above the engine, so I could spray organic compost tea.

This way, I can see if there is a market for organic tea without spending too much money on something that isn't very well know around here.

It might take a year or two before it takes off??? Not sure???
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:47 PM
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a few years ago i was the only one doing this... now almost all the big guys offer it.

i was glad when NC State started doing research on organic lawn care, but since they started releasing results, everybody is jumping on the bandwagon.
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