Our compost tea program is now segueing into the summer season with applications of Summer Foods. This means we are quite literally providing food for the large colonies of microscopic life in your soil through the hot weather. These “good guys” are actively seeking sustenance so that they can fulfill their role as predators of “bad guys” that may be lurking.

Summer foods are not actively aerated like the compost tea we supply in spring and fall, but are mixed on site by Plant Health Care Manager Reese or Plant Health Care Technician Roy, then immediately applied to your landscape if you are part of our Plant Health Care Program.

Our soil amending program in the fall provides further slow release food through materials such as lime and greensand that are prescribed by your soil test. We will also pull soil biology tests at leaf drop this fall to see how the levels of microbial life have changed since last year.

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