Turfgrass performs better with compost underfoot. Appearance, durability, rate of growth, water management, player safety -- all this and more is delivered through compost use both before and during the active playing season.
Low to no runoff
from a typical
(1-inch or less)
As much as 125,000 gallons stored per
Water retention at a fraction of the cost per
gallon stored compared to other options
SOURCE: MMSD Green Infrastructure Plan
And an ideal environment for the microbes
that degrade pollutants.
Microbes also convert nutrients to plant-
available form and improve uptake of applied
chemicals, reducing fertilizer needs by 50%,
fight some soil-borne
diseases like dollar
spot and fairy rings.
Higher soil organic matter also
reduces hardness, resulting in
safer fields for athletes while
keeping playability within
How can turfgrass
managers boost soil
If your soil organic matter content is less
than , add compost.
U.S. Composting Council
Look for the
Seal of Testing
Quality composts are certified by the
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