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Compost for Turfgrass
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|In the beginning, the Earth replenished her own
fertility through the natural decay of plant debris and other organic
matter. This composting process converted organic materials into rich
compost and provided beneficial microorganisms which aided in the
absorption of nutrients by plant roots. Modern gardening practices
have included the removal of organic debris from our lawns and gardens
as well as the over use of chemical fertilizers. These practices have
disrupted nature's cycle and burdened our lawns and gardens with
For over 20 years, ComPRO® has been the compost product of choice
for professional landscapers, contractors, and homeowners for topdressing
turf, seeding and sodding.
Due to a variety of circumstances, the production of the original ComPRO®
compost was discontinued in the spring of 1999. The over-whelming response
from the public to reproduce ComPRO® sent us to the University of Maryland
Turfgrass Research Facility to conduct studies that would enable the
remanufacture of ComPRO® especially suited for turf applications.
A special blend of yard trim compost has been prepared to reproduce the
magical results once achieved through the use of the original ComPRO®. This
product will improve soil structure and aeration, increase the soil's water
holding capacity, microbial action and nutrient availability, loosen clay
soils, and reduce nutrient run-off. This adds up to beautiful and vigorous
lawns and gardens. We are confident that you will be delighted with this
be used as a soil conditioner and enhancer when establishing a new lawn.
On bare earth, use eight bags per 100 square feet of area. Spread evenly,
and mix or rototill to a depth of four to six inches. Rake the area smooth
and seed or sod on top of amended soil. Roll the finished area and water
the area until the new grass is established.
excellent for renovating established lawns. Dethatch and core aerate or
verticut the lawn prior to topdressing. Apply three bags per 100
square turf spreading the ComPRO®
lightly and evenly. Gently rake the area to filter the ComPRO®
down between the grass blades. Overseed, roll if possible, and water the
area until the new grass is established.
When preparing garden area, mix eight to ten bags of ComPRO®
per 100 square feet into the garden soil to a depth of four to six inches.
ComPRO® should be used whenever
garden soil is being prepared for planting.
ComPRO® compost is
an excellent soil conditioner and enhancer for all types of soils. Please
test your soil to determine your specific lime and fertilizer
For additional information please contact -
Ann Bleinberger, Chief of Compost Marketing email@example.com
Nancy Faulkner, Marketing Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org
Washington Metropolitan area (301) 261-8596
Baltimore Metropolitan area (410) 974-7268
Toll Free 1-888-A1-HUMUS or 1-888-214-8687
Fax number (410) 974-7957