Skip to main content
Search: Casella Resource Solutions
Enter keyword(s) below to search casella.com

Breadcrumb

Hawk Ridge Compost

The secret to maintaining safe, healthy soil that consistently yields hearty root and plant growth is the addition of beneficial microorganisms and vital organic matter – without the use of chemicals.

Benefits:

As compost rebuilds and revitalizes soil, plants will benefit from:

  • High organic content
  • Available nutrients
  • Increased disease suppression
  • Superior water handling capacity
  • Stronger root development

Recommendations:

  • Landscape Mulch

    Apply an even layer approximately 2" deep.

  • Planting Beds/Gardens

    Add 10% - 30% compost to garden and shrub beds. Till compost into top 6" of soil

  • Soil Amendment

    For sand-based root zone mixes, blend 10-20% compost with coarse sand by volume.

  • Topsoil Production

    Mix 10% - 30% compost uniformly by volume

  • Turf Top Dressing

    Apply approximately 1/3". Brush/drag compost info turf. Aerate turf prior to application if possible"

Best Practices:

Proper soil and subsoil drainage should be assured prior to determining compost, fertilizer and lime application rates. Compost application relates and soil amendment requirements are influenced by plant selection, soil/media quality, site characteristics, compost attributes and other factors. Have your soil and soil/compost blend tested by a reputable laboratory and review your test results with a trained agricultural/soil professional.