Granular Humus

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by Keegan, Jan 6, 2008.

  1. Keegan

    Keegan LawnSite Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 614

    Does anyone have a source for this? How were the result's?

  2. Gerry Miller

    Gerry Miller LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 504

    It seems to be a product made from or with humic acid. It's alot cheaper to purchase the humic acid by itself and apply it.
  3. mrkosar

    mrkosar LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 680

    where would one go to find and purchase this then? how much do you pay? what brand do you use?
  4. humble1

    humble1 LawnSite Silver Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,519

    If you dig a little deeper it doesnt do much because anything beneficial is locked up tight. I use a liquid humic acid, it works right away, a small amount goes a long way
  5. Gerry Miller

    Gerry Miller LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 504

    I purchase concentrated dry form of humic acid from KISS, Inc:

    Scroll down to humic acid.
  6. NattyLawn

    NattyLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,643

    Organic Approach has a raw leonardite product called HumAmend, as well as various grades of liquid and dry humates. LC-12, LC 10+7 (with micros) are some liquid products along with SP-85, SP-90 and SP100 (micron sizes) on the dry side.

    I have used HumAmend as a soil amendment. Applied at 10lbs per k (at least), I've seen pretty good results over the course of a few months. It's not going to give instant results (it's not supposed to). It creates a healthy soil structure and to chelate nutrients so the turf can absorb them more readily.

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