Gardening

Spent Mushroom Compost Enriches Your Garden, Landscape

What is Spent Mushroom Compost?

Mushroom Compost is a totally organic, dark, rich, moist mixture of wheat straw, peat moss, cottonseed meal, cottonseed hulls, corncobs, cocoa bean shells, gypsum, lime, chicken litter and/or horse stable bedding. It is great for preparing new lawns, vegetable & flower gardens and top dressing existing lawns.

What are the uses for mushroom compost?

There are many uses of spent mushroom compost:

  • Establishment of new lawns
  • Maintenance of existing lawns
  • Establishment of new trees and shrubs
  • Maintenance of trees and shrubs
  • Establishment of vegetable gardens.

Get a soil test before using mushroom compost.

Before applying spent mushroom compost to your lawn, garden or trees and shrubbery, get a soil pH test. Then test your soil yearly to make sure you are not duplicating products or adding more nutrients than required by your garden.

To learn how to apply spent mushroom compost, download and consult our handout. 

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