A finely screened and uniform texture, high organic compost. Orgro is ideally suited as the organic component in topsoil blending and soil remediation.
Great for adding to beds with low nutrients
Great for adding to lawns with low nutrients
RECOMMENDED USES & APPLICATION RATES
Turf and Sod:
Establishment - For bed preparation or to establish a stand of turf, apply 2 to 3 cubic yards of ORGRO Compost per 1,000 sq.ft. of existing soil. Mix well, to a depth of 4 to 6 inches.
Renovation – to renovate existing turf, apply 0.5 to 1 cubic yards of compost per 1,000 ft 2 . Spread uniformly throughout existing turf. Irrigate evenly avoiding runoff.
Sod - For sod installation apply approximately 0.75 cubic yards per 1,000 sq. ft., spread evenly over prepared soil prior to laying sod. Irrigate evenly avoiding runoff.
Landscaping and Planting - For soil improvement before planting, mix one-third ORGRO Compost, to two-thirds soil by volume in the planting bed. Mix to depth of 4 to 6 inches. To fertilize or topdress established plantings, evenly apply 1 cubic yard of ORGRO Compost per 1,000 sq. ft.
To produce a high quality topsoil, mix one- third compost, to two-thirds soil, by volume. Test resultant salt levels and adjust accordingly.
Container Media and Potting Mixes
For nursery container growing media and potting mixes, blend equal parts of ORGRO Compost with other recipe components (i.e., peat, vermiculite, perlite, screened styrofoam, pine bark fines or sandy loam) to a maximum rate of 33%, based on desired salt levels. Water thoroughly after planting.
Weed Suppressant and Moisture Retention
Apply a 2"-3", uniform layer of ORGRO Chips on surface of beds and around the base of trees and shrubs. Repeat applications as necessary to suppress weeds and provide enhanced moisture retention.
ORGRO contains 4% iron. Cattle and other ruminates can develop a health condition from a diet too rich in iron, therefore, ORGRO is not recommended for use on pastureland. ORGRO shall not be distributed for use in growing food crops or tobacco products.
The following requirements have been set forth by the Maryland Department of the Environment and must be adhered to by customers purchasing, distributors or users of ORGRO High Organic Compost