How Does Your Victory Garden Grow? Make Sure It Grows SUCCESSFULLY With Compost
Millions of Americans are taking to their trowels and their plants while they are home during the COVID-19 emergency. Whether it’s a container garden on your balcony or patio or a raised bed in your backyard, we want to be sure you know how
to prepare your soil for success with compost! We can help you learn where and why to find compost to build up organic matter for your plants’ health.
Using these resources you’ll find:
Why it’s important to use compost
How to use compost for best success
Where to find compost, and other gardening supplies
The US Composting Council and International Compost Awareness Week, a program of the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation, have teamed up to bring you these resources.
Buy from Seal of Testing Assurance (STA) Certified Compost manufacturers! You can count on these compost manufacturers for healthy compost because the STA program requires permits that are up-to date, which include adhering to processes
to further reduce pathogens. Ask for STA’s Compost Technical Data Sheets (CTDS) to see the test results for
the compost you are buying. All STA Certified Compost participants will have one from within the last 3 months, many from within the last month, depending on how much compost they produce
With these socially-distanced teachers, you will be able to start a healthy vegetable garden from scratch, even if this is your first garden! The first step is a strong foundation built on amending your soil with STA Certified Compost.