Mushroom soil is made up of a wide variety of organic material composted down to make an excellent choice to improve the soil in your garden, flower beds, or yard. It helps grass take root and vegetables to grow. It has been a favorite of many to improve their gardens.
How does Mushroom Compost benefit my garden or flowerbeds?
Mushroom compost is a fertilizer and also helps to retain water and moisture. Non-woody plants such as vegetables and flowers love this sweet soil. It can be placed up to 3 inches thick being careful to let it thinner or none at all around your plant stems because it can burn them, in gardens its is recommended to till it in to avoid this problem. Used year after year Mushroom compost tilled in will help loosen and soften the soil.
When is a good time to use mushroom soil?
Mushroom soil or (Mushroom compost) needs to be used in the spring before planting. Mushroom compost is normally placed 1 inch thick as mulch in flower beds or 3 -4 inches on gardens where it is tilled in.
Can mushroom soil hurt my plants and bushes?
Yes it can! Mushroom soil is compost that heats up or can be still hot when loaded out of our bins. You have to tiller it under like in a garden or raised bed or if used as mulch kept away from the stems of plants 2 -3 inches.
Does mushroom soil contain weed seeds?
No. Mushroom soil is a compost so it gets very hot when it’s decomposing. It gets hot enough to kill any germinating weed seeds. Once it is put down there can be wind born seeds that can make it appear to have some seeds in it.
What delivery options to you offer?
We have a single axle dump truck and a tri-axle dump truck to be able to deliver for you any amount you will need. Please give us a call for their availability and pricing.
To calculate the amount of material needed for your project, type in the length and width of the area you need to cover. From the drop down menu, choose the depth you would like to apply. Then click ‘calculate’ to determine the approximate needed amount.