Compost and Potting Soil

Coast of Maine Penobscot Blend™ Compost & Peat
Compost and Potting Soil
Coast of Maine Penobscot Blend™ Compost & Peat
8359 75% composted salmon, mussels and wild blueberries with 25% sphagnum peat. Perfect for mulching trees and shrubs, or topdressing lawns. Adds... read more
Coast of Maine Quoddy Blend™ Compost
Compost and Potting Soil
Coast of Maine Quoddy Blend™ Compost
8356 Blend of composted lobster, crab, peat, bark and cow manure. Rich in micronutrients. Ideal for flower and vegetable beds. read more
Vermont Compost Fort Light™ Potting Soil
Compost and Potting Soil
Vermont Compost Fort Light™ Potting Soil
8374 Blond sphagnum peat, compost, perlite, vermiculite, herbs, and a blend of organic and mineral amendments. Recommended for cell-tray seedlings.... read more
Vermont Compost Fort Vee™ Potting Soil
Compost and Potting Soil
Vermont Compost Fort Vee™ Potting Soil
8371 Blond sphagnum peat, compost, vermiculite and coir with a blend of organic and mineral amendments. Widely used by growers who make soil blocks.... read more
Vermont Compost Plus®
Compost and Potting Soil
Vermont Compost Plus®
8353 Blended from composted manure and plant materials, blond sphagnum peat moss, granite meal, animal and/or protein meal, black rock phosphate, kelp... read more

Amendments and Fertilizers

Animal-based

Poultry Manure Compost
Animal-based
Poultry Manure Compost
8301 (5-4-3 with 9% Ca) From Kreher Enterprises. Composted, pasteurized and processed poultry litter from New York farms provides a good balance of... read more

Library

Books

Compost Teas for the Organic Grower
Book
Compost Teas for the Organic Grower
9530 by Eric Fisher, 256 pages, 7x8, softcover. Finally! A guidebook on compost teas that goes well beyond the bubbler. Drawing on a variety of... read more
How to Start a Worm Bin: Your Guide to Getting Started with Worm Composting
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9639 by Henry Owen, 95 pages, 9x6, softcover. The subtitle says it all—simple, clear instructions for worm composting. Dispells fears about odors and... read more

Compost and Potting Soil

CannaLot
Compost and Potting Soil
CannaLot
8369 Dan K., a faithful OGS customer with a flair for experimentation, developed this mix and was kind enough to share his formula with us. He says,... read more
Compost and Potting Soil
Fine Biochar
8348 Join the carbon-farming revolution. Biochar is the product of heating organic matter in a low-oxygen environment: instead of releasing the carbon... read more
GreenTree Ag Blend™
Compost and Potting Soil
GreenTree Ag Blend™
8365 All-purpose blend, light on the peat, with coconut coir, worm castings and a well-balanced organic nutrient package. pH 6.5 and EC 1.5 mS/cm.... read more
GreenTree Growers’ Blend™
Compost and Potting Soil
GreenTree Growers’ Blend™
8363 A lighter blend of coir, sphagnum peat and organic nutrients. Recommended for small seeds, early growth and any plants that prefer high air... read more
GreenTree Ithaca Blend™
Compost and Potting Soil
GreenTree Ithaca Blend™
8368 A premium high-test potting soil. Coir, sphagnum peat, and worm castings form the base of this top-quality mix; GreenTree’s own biochar is added... read more
Living Acres NP Germination Blend™
Compost and Potting Soil
Living Acres NP Germination Blend™
8377 A light-textured potting soil with extra perlite, screened to ½". Recommended for the smallest flower and herb seeds. Seedlings more than three... read more
Compost and Potting Soil
Superworm Frass
8351 (2-2-2), 16% Chitin. As if “darkling beetle” didn’t already sound like the nightmare invention of a fantasy novelist, the manufacturers of this... read more
Worm Castings
Compost and Potting Soil
Worm Castings
8350 (0.5-0.5-0.3 avg. and trace minerals) Research at Ohio State University indicates that adding 10–20% worm castings by volume to potting mixes... read more
Coir Blocks
Compost and Potting Soil
Coir Blocks
8380 This premium washed low-EC coconut coir is a biodegradable and environmentally sound substitute for peat moss. Compressed blocks of coconut fibers... read more
GreenTree NoFloat™
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8386 Coir goes tech. GreenTree combines different size grades of washed and buffered coir fibers to an exacting formula that results in a high-porosity... read more
Perlite
Compost and Potting Soil
Perlite
8389 Volcanic glass that has been heated until it “pops” like corn, resulting in a lightweight, porous and stable material. Widely used in potting... read more
Rice Hulls
Compost and Potting Soil
Rice Hulls
8392 A great alternative to perlite in your growing medium—carbonaceous, renewable and less dusty to mix. May be included at up to a third of your... read more

Mulches

Buckwheat Hulls
Mulch
Buckwheat Hulls
8397 An attractive economical sustainable mulching alternative. Cover your beds with a thin layer of hulls, ½–1" thick: it will look sparse at first... read more
Chocolate Mulch
Mulch
Chocolate Mulch
8400 The only mulch that might sabotage your diet resolutions—it really does smell like chocolate! The shells of the cocoa bean make an excellent... read more

Amendments and Fertilizers

Amendments and Fertilizers
Custom Mixing
8193 Fedco has a new baby! We adopted a soil mixer from our friends at the Maine Cap N’ Stem Mushroom Co. It’s round and red and adorable, and we are... read more

Animal-based

Feather Meal
Animal-based
Feather Meal
8286 (Approx. 13-0-0) Provides a slow and steady release of nitrogen for 3–6 months depending on soil pH, moisture levels and biological activity. If... read more
Fish Bone Meal
Animal-based
Fish Bone Meal
8295 (N-P-K for current lot: 6.7-11.4-0.4). Fish scraps (a food industry byproduct) are cooked, screened and milled to a uniform particle size. No... read more
Shrimp Meal
Animal-based
Shrimp Meal
8304 (A size 5.7-10-0, B & C sizes 4-5-0, both approximately 14% Ca) From USDA-inspected shrimp processing facilities. Cooked and dried at low... read more

Minerals

Azomite, Coarse
Mineral
Azomite, Coarse
8213 (0-0-0.2, 5% Ca) Named for its A-to-Z of Minerals including Trace Elements; contains over 67 minerals beneficial to plants and animals.

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Azomite, Micronized
Mineral
Azomite, Micronized
8216 (0-0-0.2, 5% Ca) Named for its A-to-Z of Minerals including Trace Elements; contains over 67 minerals beneficial to plants and animals, including... read more
BrixBlend Basalt
Mineral
BrixBlend Basalt
8222 (49.3% SiO2, 13.3% Al2O3, 9.2% CaO, 5.7% MgO, plus trace minerals) A paramagnetic stone powder from the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts for... read more
ZeoMax Garden Aid
Mineral
ZeoMax Garden Aid
8255 Zeolites are aluminosilicate lattices, derived from volcanic ash, that hold up to 55% of their weight in water in the small cavities of their... read more

Planting Mixes

Blueberry Booster
Planting Mix
Blueberry Booster
8321 A blend of granite meal, sulfur, Tennessee brown rock, Penobscot Blend Compost & Peat, and micronutrient-rich rock powder. Brings down the soil pH... read more
Fall Fruit Tree Prep Mix
Planting Mix
Fall Fruit Tree Prep Mix
8333 To prepare your land in fall or winter for spring fruit-tree planting, use this mix. Without digging a hole, spread one bag on an area 4–6' in... read more
Fruition Mix
Planting Mix
Fruition Mix
8330 A balanced fertilizer to keep your bearing fruit trees healthy and productive. Gypsum (to maintain optimum calcium levels to promote disease... read more

Fabrics

Hemp Twine
Fabric
Hemp Twine
8867 Waxed hemp twine. Cut down vines along with the twine and compost the whole tangle. Promote the rediscovery of hemp as a great fiber plant at the... read more

Farm Seed

Alfalfa

Alfalfa
Alfalfa OG
8001 Medicago sativa Perennial legume. Up to 3' high. This fragrant plant with beautiful purple flowers is a favorite for multi-year stands. Home... read more

Inoculants and Probiotics

Microbials

Dr. Higa’s Original™ EM-1 Microbial Inoculant
Microbial
Dr. Higa’s Original™ EM-1 Microbial Inoculant
8185 Microbial Inoculant Concentrated Effective Microorganisms®. Active microbial life in the soil and on plants is a better solution than synthetic... read more

Library

Books

Fermented Vegetables: Creative Recipes For Fermenting 64 Vegetables & Herbs in Krauts, Kimchis, Brined Pickles, Chutneys, Relishes & P
Book
Fermented Vegetables: Creative Recipes For Fermenting 64 Vegetables & Herbs in Krauts, Kimchis, Brined Pickles, Chutneys, Relishes & P
9567 by Kirsten K. Shockey and Christopher Shockey, 376 pages, 8x9, softcover. With more than 140 recipes that excite and intrigue, this book is... read more
Growing and Gathering Your Own Fertilizers: Self-Teaching Mini-Series #12
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9603 by J. Mogador Griffin, Laurent Gaudreau and John Jeavons, 140 pages, 5½x8¼, softcover. A compendium of information gathered by Ecology Action from... read more
The Humanure Handbook: Shit in a Nutshell
Book
The Humanure Handbook: Shit in a Nutshell
9641 4th edition, by Joseph Jenkins, 300 pages, 6x9, softcover. In the opening words to his first edition, Jenkins wrote: “The world is divided into... read more
Lazy-Ass Gardening: Maximize Your Soil; Minimize Your Toil
Book
Lazy-Ass Gardening: Maximize Your Soil; Minimize Your Toil
9647 by Robert Kourik, 240 pages, 8½x11, softcover. In my twenties, I put in my days of stacking 700 bales of hay into the barn in 95° heat with a... read more
The School Garden Curriculum: An Integrated K–8 Guide for Discovering Science, Ecology, and Whole-Systems Thinking
Book
The School Garden Curriculum: An Integrated K–8 Guide for Discovering Science, Ecology, and Whole-Systems Thinking
9746 by Kaci Rae Christopher, 320 pages, 8x10, softcover. My family kept a large vegetable garden when I was a child, and some of my earliest memories... read more
Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web
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9780 by Jeff Lowenfels and Wayne Lewis, 220 pages, 6¼x8¼, hardcover. Part the dusty veil of classic soil chemistry. Move beyond the soil test and mind... read more
Weedless Gardening
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9804 by Lee Reich, 200 pages, 6x8, softcover. “To till or not to till, to mulch or not to mulch, these are the questions. Whether ’tis nobler in the... read more
The Whole Okra: A Seed to Stem Celebration
Book
The Whole Okra: A Seed to Stem Celebration
9815 by Chris Smith, 258 pages 7x10, softcover. Seed sales trends come in waves. For example, last year caraway and luffa seeds flew off our shelves.... read more
Will Bonsall’s Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening
Book
Will Bonsall’s Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening
9819 by Will Bonsall, 400 pages, 8x10, softcover. As a former apprentice of Will’s, I assumed his book would be a nostalgic journey but not especially... read more
The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse: How to Design and Build a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse
Book
The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse: How to Design and Build a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse
9828 by Lindsey Schiller with Marc Plinke, 307 pages, 7¼x8¾, softcover. Is it worth the coal burned to generate the electricity to grow a tomato in... read more

Supplies

Boxes

Sun Sugar Boxes
Box
Sun Sugar Boxes
9353 An environmentally friendly alternative to plastic clamshells (which are difficult even to recycle any more, now that China is understandably... read more

Tools

Biodegradable Tomato Clips
Tool
Biodegradable Tomato Clips
8886 Easy to use and even easier to dispose of! Use these ⅞" (internal diameter) clips made of non-GMO cornstarch, to attach tomatoes (or cucumbers, or... read more
Soil & Seed Sieve Set
Tool
Soil & Seed Sieve Set
8914 A 12" diameter stainless steel frame with 3 interchangeable screens of 4, 5 and 10 mesh per inch. Use the small screen to prepare potting mix, or... read more

Smart Cart

Smart Cart
Smart Cart
9276 The best garden cart on the market today, in our opinion. Weighs only 35 lbs and has a central balance point so that even when fully loaded it is... read more