Our Products

These items are available for pick-up from our farm and pick-up locations.

 

Information about what items are available at each location are listed under the "Pickup Site Info" tab.

 

We do ship compost tea bags and worm castings.  So, feel free to let USPS bring them to your door.

 

Please fill out the form at the bottom of the page and we will get everything set-up.

Compost and Compost Blends

We start with a blend of wood chips and food scraps to get the right carbon/nitrogen ratio.  Then, we pile the material into large aerated static piles.  The material is kept above 140F for atleast 72-hours straight during the compost process to kill pathogens and weed seeds.  After 90+ days of composting and curing, the compost is screened and ready for sale.

Organic Compost - $7.00/cubic foot bag

20 lbs of compost

 

This bag of compost brings beneficial microbes, macro-nutrients, and micro-nutrients to your soil.  Made locally in Maryland with 100% American-made ingredients.  It comes in a plastic sandbag that you can reuse or send back to us. 

 


To order, fill out the form at bottom of this page

Organic Compost - Bulk - $35 a yard

Our compost is available in bulk quantities too.  It is typically screened to 1/2", but we can handle special orders.  Available by the yard for pick-up at the farm or it can be delivered.  Send us a message or give us a call to arrange pick-up or delivery

 

(Only available for pick-up at our Aberdeen location.  Delivery available throughout the Baltimore and DC Metro Areas)

Square Foot Gardening Mix - $9.00/cubic foot bag, $175/yard

This container mix is great for anyone using raised beds, especially those doing Square Foot Gardening. It is 1/3 compost, 1/3 peat moss and 1/3 coarse vermiculite.

 

This is THE recipe prescribed for Square Foot Gardening, so if you were looking to make your own, you might want to save yourself some trouble and buy it pre-mixed!

Potting Mix - $4.00/4 quart bag, $9.00/cubic foot bag

Our Organic Potting Mix is great for indoor and outdoor potted plants.  Our mix is a light, airy and will retain water; allowing plenty of room for roots to move around.

 

Our Potting Mix is a blend of our organic compost, peat moss and coarse vermiculite.  Our mix is much lighter than dirt, and won’t get compacted down.  This allows seeds and small plants to become more established and allows for strong root systems to develop.

Seed Starting Mix - $4.00/4 quart bag, $12.00/cubic foot bag

Our Organic Seed Starter mix provides your seeds a head start on the planting season.  It is a light, airy mix that is full of microorganisms and nutrients to feed your seeds and allow for maximum root growth.

 

Great for early planting for vegetables, flowers, and other plants that need time to mature before planting outside.

 

Our Organic Seed Starter is a proven combination of our organic compost, organic worm castings, peat moss and vermiculite.

Worm Castings (Worm Poop)

Worm Castings are one of the best natural materials on the planet for growing plants.  It's the platinum of soil amendments.  And just like hard working miners toiling for Platinum, we work really long and hard to make some great worm castings.

 

It starts outdoors in our aerated static pile compost piles.  After 3-4 weeks of composting, we dig into those piles and pull out some partially composted material for our worm bins.  Our piles have been at 140F for at least 72-hours straight, killing any pathogens or weed seeds in the material.

 

The material then spends a couple of months in our worm bins where thousands of worms work their magic.  Finally, we harvest, screen, and bag the material for your use.

Worm Castings - $5.00/4quart bag, $14.00/20lb bag

These worm castings are an amazing soil amendment.  It can be mixed with topsoil and used as a potting mix.  It can be soaked in water and make compost tea which can then be applied as a liquid fertilizer.  Use it in your garden, use it indoors, or add it to your flowers.

 

We are lucky to have a lot of worms and therefore a lot of worm poop.  We screen the worm castings to 1/4". 

 

For local pick-up, please fill out the form below.

 

If you would like worm castings shipped to you, please follow this link to our Local Harvest storefront http://www.localharvest.org/store/M40201

Compost Tea Bag - $5

Compost Tea is awesome stuff.  Our compost tea bag is filled with our worm castings.  Since the material has been through a pathogen killing process, it is safe to apply directly to vegetable and fruit plants.  It can be sprayed directly onto plants leaves or poured at the base of the plant.  There aren't many substances that can do that!

 

Compost tea packs a punch of beneficial microbes and nutrients that help plants grow and fight some diseases.

 

Each tea bag makes 5 gallons of compost tea.  It also comes with directions on how to brew up your tea and use it on your plants.

 

For local pick-up, fill out the form at bottom of this page.

 

To order via the internet and have it shipped to you.  Please follow this link to our Local Harvest Storefront 

Burlap Coffee Bags - $1 each

We know, its kind of a random thing for a compost operation to have.  But, we work with a coffee roaster who gets coffee delivered in these bags - so we though we should try to find a home for them.  They are made from burlap and are 27" x 38".  If you want to use them at home, in the garden, or for a cool craft project then grab a few.

55 Gallon Plastic Drums

NON Food Grade Barrels - They used to hold soap, bleach, dye, or other cleaners used in laundry facilities and manufacturing. We have blue and white drums available right now. There are two 2" screw caps on top. $10 each

Food Grade Barrels - They used to hold coffee flavoring (French Vanilla or Hazelnut). You would need to wash them out in order to get rid of the nice scent. We have blue and black drums available right now. There are two 2" screw caps on top. $25 each

Available for pick-up in Aberdeen, MD

NON Food Grade - $10 each
Food Grade - $25 each

IBC Totes - $50 Each

We have IBC Totes available for pickup in Aberdeen, MD.  They are sourced from a local manufacturing operation.

They have a nice outlet valve and large screw top to fill through. The metal cage is secured to the wooden pallet base.

Please be advised the the totes used to hold a chemical called "Tinopal" So, we recommend reading up on that before considering what you use the totes for.  We can provide an MSDS sheet if you like.

They have not been completely rinsed out.

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Veteran Compost

328 Bush Chapel Rd

Aberdeen, MD 21001

Open Weekdays 9-5

 

Pick-up Product In:

Aberdeen, MD

Ellicott City, MD

Severna Park, MD

Washington, DC

Fairfax, VA

Kennett Square, PA

 

Phone

443.584.3478



Email

info@veterancompost.com

 

Compost Sites:

Aberdeen, MD

Fairfax, VA

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