Composters Petal MS

Compost is decomposed organic material that is often used as fertilizer, landfill cover, and as a natural pesticide. It can act as a soil amendment and can counteract erosion control and is an important component of organic farming. Compost types include compost tea and vermicompost. See below to learn more and to gain access to garden supply stores in Petal, MS that provide compost.

Sticks And Stones Garden Center
(815) 895-1872
6925 Us Hwy 49 N Suite 1
Haddiesburg, MS
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Annuals

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Stewart Plant Farm
(601) 477-5257
44 Walters Rd
Ellisville, MS

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Standing Pine Nursery Inc
(601) 878-5933
4450 Parsons Rd
Raymond, MS

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Morgan Nursery & Plant Farm
(601) 632-4374
6593 Lauderdale Toomsuba Rd
Toomsuba, MS

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Barrett's Garden Center Inc
(601) 736-0495
127 Old Highway 98 East
Columbia, MS
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Perennials, Plants

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The Flower Pot Designs
(601) 270-5300
20 Montrose Court
Hattiesburg, MS
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Annuals

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Morning-Glory Mulch
(601) 270-5313
724 Morriston Rd
Petal, MS

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JDS Nursery
(601) 673-0107
245 Agricola Latonia Road
Lucedale, MS
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Nurseries - Wholesale, Perennials, Plants, Tradeshow Exhibitors

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J D S Nursery, Llc
(601) 947-2598
245 Agricola Latonia Rd
Lucedale, MS
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Annuals

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K & M Flowers & Things
(601) 328-4225
1328 Shady St
Columbus, MS
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Composting | Options for composting in your garden

Options for composting in your garden

Composting is a great way to enrich your soil, garden and plants while simultaneously helping the environment by reducing waste. When you compost, you use a special receptacle to discard certain types of home food scraps, such as fruit and vegetable peelings and remnants. Dead leaves as well as lawn and yard clippings also make great additions to your compost bin.

Over time, the materials in your compost bin naturally degrade, creating a healthy fertilizer and mulching material that can be used anywhere in your yard or garden. Because most of the materials you add to your bin or drum are plant-based, composting produces no smell. Gardening composting is not only simple and enjoyable; it also helps you save money on expensive fertilizers, mulch and soil conditioners.

Bin and Drum Composting

There are many different types of receptacles in which you can store and produce your compost. The simplest storage units are composting bins. These bins feature special chambers to aerate and store compost at various stages of decomposition.

Another popular unit is the composting drum, which is a simple container that is designed to reduce compost maintenance. You simply add compost material, wet it down, then seal the drum for a specified period of time. Later, it can be unsealed and rotated to aerate and mix the compost.

Alternative Composting Equipment

An unusual method of composting is called worm composting, and it involves using earthworms to do the work of producing and maintaining your compost. Just as they do in nature, worms eat and tunnel through your compost, transforming it into light, fluffy, mineral-rich humus.

Another possibility for people who are simply interested in producing compost for their lawns is a "green" or composting mower. They look and handle like regular lawn mowers , but instead of removing grass clippings, they grind them up and redistribute them back to the lawn itself. The result is rich...

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