03 Feb '12, 8pm

New Compost Labels Help Home Gardeners

New Compost Labels Help Home Gardeners

The U.S. Composting Council is making it easier for home gardeners to decide which store-bought compost is right for them by labeling compost products according to proper use. Photo: Flickr/stevendepolo The U.S. Composting Council is taking the guess-work out of choosing the right kind of compost by launching its Consumer Compost Use Program – a labeling system that will identify the types of uses that a compost product is best suited for, including trees, shrubs, flower and vegetable gardens and lawn care. “We now have an easy way for the homeowner to identify quality compost products that can be applied to their specific gardening needs,” said Frank Franciosi, USCC president. Each compost classification is represented by icons that reflect the compost’s use. Only compost producers in the USCC’s Seal of Testing Assurance (STA) program can use the icons, as they are tied t...

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