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Compost Alive!® Compost Activator with Quick-Start

An all-natural compost activator for green and dry plant matter

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Compost Alive!® Compost Activator with Quick-Start

An all-natural compost activator for green and dry plant matter

  • Helps jumpstart decomposition
  • Eliminates strong odors
  • Works great in enclosed bins or open piles
  • Contains naturally occurring fungi, bacteria and micronutrients that break down compost more efficiently
  • Use with kitchen scraps, fresh weeds and other green materials
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Product Description

Compost Alive!® combines specially selected micronutrients and naturally occurring bacteria and fungi in a powerful activator that provides the energy needed to jumpstart decomposition while controlling odors. Strong smells aren't just covered up--they're actually eliminated by the bacteria and fungi in Compost Alive! This activator is intended for use in an enclosed bin or an open pile. Microorganisms are in spore form to ensure long shelf life. No need to add soil, manure, lime or nitrogen. 2 lbs treats up to 15 bushels of plant matter.

Activator for Green Plant Matter

Use with kitchen scraps, fresh weeds and other green materials for finished compost in 2-4 weeks.

Activator for Dry Plant Matter

Use with autumn leaves, straw and other dead fibrous matter. Makes compost in 8-12 weeks.

Product Details
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Size: 5 Lb
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

Fall 2020 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-4A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
4B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
5A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
5B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
6A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
6B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
7A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
7B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
8A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
9A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
10A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
Last Order Date 10/26/2020

2020 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Nematodes & Encapsulated Worms
1A 5/13/20 - 10/30/20
1B - 2A 5/13/20 - 10/30/20
2B - 3B 4/29/20 - 10/30/20
4A - 6A 4/15/20 - 10/30/20
6B - 7A 4/8/20 - 10/30/20
7B - 8B 3/11/20 - 10/30/20
9A - 10B 2/25/20 - 10/30/20
Last Order Date 10/23/2020

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order--via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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