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As if you couldn't hear enough good stuff about compost...

 
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Here's more:

http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/green/pubs/compost.pdf

Talks a lot about roadsite uses (instead of other means) for fertilization, pest control, and erosion control...and how cost-effective it is.  Also mentions just how peachy it is for home use.

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Speaking of compost:

Is there a bad time to topdress a thin layer?  I heard of people topdressing 4-5 times a year, just giving enough time for the compost to "work in."  Some guides even suggesting winter (maybe for warm season grasses?).

Just curious,

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Put it down just when the grass is about to start doing a lot of growing.

Winter is good for those places where the grass would grow a lot in the winter.

 
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