Wholesale prices available for businesses only. Please call Sandra Tuthill: 248-207-6201
All prices subject to change, materials subject to availability
Farm Compost Ingredients: grass, leaves, paper lawn bags, brush, woodchips, manure, food waste
Leaf Compost (100% leaves) available while supplies last
our compost organic? No detectable levels of pesticide residuals have
been found in our compost tests. No chemicals are used in producing our
farm or leaf compost. Leaves, grass and manure are the organic
materials used to produce our finished farm compost. After heating to
165 degrees weed seeds are killed but this is not a sterilized product. Stable compost does not reheat,
smell, or burn plants. Average Age: 2 years old. Average pH 7.8
Blend compost in at a ratio of up to 50% compost to 50% existing soils. Or use as a mulch applied at 1-2 inches, it helps soils retain moisture and decreases the need for frequent watering while additionally preventing weed growth. We like spreading corn gluten or Preen (available at most garden centers) over the bed to prevent weeds from sprouting throughout much of the growing season. For new beds or filling in spots we recommend our topsoil which has our farm compost already blended in. See the calculator below to estimate how many cubic yards of compost, topsoil or mulch you need. The first loader pictured contains 1 cubic yard of compost.
1 cubic yard of farm compost or topsoil weighs approx . 1800 lbs.
Pickup truck capacities: most 1/2 ton pickup trucks and short bed pickup trucks have a capacity to hold 1.5 cubic yards but most don't have the weight capacity to safely haul more than 1 cubic yard.
3/4 and 1 ton pickup trucks have the capacity to hold up to 2 cubic yards.
Coverage for spreading compost or topsoil
1 cubic yard @ 1" depth covers 324 square feet
2" depth covers 162 square feet
3" depth covers 108 square feet
4" depth covers 81 square feet
5" depth covers 64 square feet
6" depth covers 54 square feet
Or use the calculator on the link below to estimate how many cubic yards you need. Our bagged compost or material may be the smaller amount that you need or easier to handle.