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The Famous Calcium-Boron Connection

THE CALCIUM – BORON CONNECTION Soil Boron levels are seldom correct. Most of the world experiences Boron deficiency, however, there are notable exceptions. Woodland, Ca. is the largest in our area followed by small pockets such as in Butte City and Princeton Ca. where soil excesses are caused by groundwater high in Boron applied thru […]

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The Magic of Sulphur in the Soil

THE MAGIC OF SULFUR Our shared goal at Compost Solutions, Inc is to reduce synthetic inputs that negatively affect soil biology. One major obstacle is excess soil Magnesium because it effects how much Nitrogen is needed to grow your crop. Good soil Calcium levels mitigate this somewhat but it’s difficult to have good Calcium levels […]

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Grow Your Own Nutrient Rich Living Soil

How to GROW YOUR OWN Nutrient Rich Soil No matter whether you are a home garden enthusiast or a “for profit” grower, your first goal should be to create “biology rich” soil to improve and increase your end product. This is accomplished by gaining an understanding of what materials to avoid for your particular soil, […]

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2018, Nitrogen Management in California

NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT PLAN   The state of California is now (2018) requiring growers to present their own nutrient management plan for reducing synthetic nitrogen fertilizer that may appear in runoff and groundwater. (Today nitrogen, next year it may be Phosphorous). This is forcing you to consider the amounts, types and the timing of nitrogen applications. […]

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The Role of Sulfate Sulfur in Crop Production

What is the role of Sulfate Sulfur in Crop Production? Sulfate Sulfur (SO4-S) has two major roles in production agriculture. First Role: It’s the only form of the nutrient Sulfur that is available to the plant. As fertilizers have been scrubbed of the contaminant sulfur, it’s no longer a free component. It’s now seen as a […]

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Soil Health in Established Orchards

SOIL HEALTH IN ESTABLISHED ORCHARDS The Need For Cover Crops Poor soil and personal health issues are quite similar in that they are caused largely by faulty fertilizer regimens, poor human  diet and personal habits– mainly self inflicted wounds, mostly preventable.  With soil it is choices in how we fertilize (diet), and failure to keep […]

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Growing Tomatoes with Compost Solutions, Inc

Testimonial for Compost Solutions, Inc’s Compost I want to share some results in my home garden using your compost. We did not intend this to be an experiment but it turned out that way.  During the first week of May, we planted Ace Tomatoes (that we started in your compost from seed) in a new […]

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Wonder of the World- Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis Only because most people don’t understand Photosynthesis is it not listed as one of the wonders of the world. It takes CO2 from the atmosphere along with soil moisture and sunlight and creates energy in the chloroplasts of green leaves to form sugars. These plant sugars are the basis for all plant life. Let […]

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“Living Soil Will Keep Your Plants at Their Best” 

“Living Soil Will Keep Your Plants at Their Best”  We Thank Joe Lamp’l for this Informative article explaining how Compost Solutions Inc. can provide you with LIVING SOIL Did you ever wonder why good, healthy soil smells so wonderful? You can thank actinomycetes (ac-ti-no-my-cetes) for that. But don’t worry about how to pronounce it. Just know […]

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