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Compost Alive!® Activator with Quick-Start™ for Dry Plant Matter

Make Compost in a Hurry


Quickly convert organic wastes to quality compost while controlling strong odors. Quick-Start Compost Inoculant for Dry Plant Matter is an all-natural mix that combines micro-nutrients and naturally occurring bacteria and fungi. Just add this mix to autumn leaves, straw and other dead fibrous matter—and you can have finished compost in just 8-12 weeks. No need to add manure, soil, lime or nitrogen. Quick-Start Compost Inoculant can be used in an enclosed bin or open pile. 2-lbs. of Quick-Start treats up to 15 bushels of plant matter.

This item ships in both Spring & Fall

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$9.99

For each offer ordered, get 2 lbs

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Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule for Plants
Zones Tomatoes & Peppers Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Onion Plants Bareroot Roses Large Bareroots, Trees & Shrubs Tender Annuals All other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A May 14 - Jun 1 Mar 26 - Jun 8 May 21 - Jun 8 Apr 2 - May 11 Apr 16 - Jun 1 Apr 2 - Jun 8 Apr 30 - Jun 8 Apr 30 - Jun 8
4B May 14 - Jun 1 Mar 26 - Jun 8 May 21 - Jun 8 Apr 2 - May 11 Apr 16 - Jun 1 Apr 2 - Jun 8 Apr 30 - Jun 8 Apr 30 - Jun 8
5A May 14 - Jun 1 May 5 - Jun 8 May 14 - Jun 8 Mar 26 - May 11 Apr 1 - Jun 1 Mar 19 - Jun 8 Apr 30 - Jun 8 Apr 2 - Jun 8
5B May 14 - Jun 1 Mar 5 - Jun 8 Apr 30 - Jun 8 Mar 26 - May 11 Mar 19 - Jun 1 Mar 5 - Jun 8 Apr 30 - Jun 8 Mar 19 - Jun 8
6A Apr 23 - Jun 1 Mar 5 - Jun 8 Apr 30 - Jun 8 Mar 5 - May 11 Mar 5 - Jun 1 Mar 5 - Jun 8 Apr 30 - Jun 8 Mar 5 - Jun 8
6B Apr 23 - Jun 1 Mar 5 - Jun 8 Apr 30 - Jun 8 Feb 26 - May 11 Mar 5 - Jun 1 Mar 5 - Jun 8 Apr 30 - Jun 8 Mar 5 - Jun 8
7A Apr 23 - Jun 1 Feb 26 - Jun 8 Apr 30 - Jun 8

Feb 19 - May 11

Feb 26 - Jun 1 Feb 12 - Jun 8 Apr 2 - Jun 8 Feb 26 - Jun 8
7B Apr 2 - Jun 1 Feb 26 - Jun 8 Apr 30 - Jun 8 Feb 12 - May 11 Feb 26 - Jun 1 Feb 12 - Jun 8 Apr 2 - Jun 8 Feb 26 - Jun 8

8A & B

Apr 2 - Jun 1 Feb 19 - Jun 8 Apr 23 - Jun 8 Jan 29 - May 11 Feb 19 - Jun 1 Feb 12 - May 25 Apr 2 - Jun 8 Feb 20 - May 25
9A & B Apr 2 - Jun 1 Feb 12 - Jun 8 Apr 23 - Jun 8 Jan 2 - May 11 Jan 22 - Jun 1 Feb 12 - May 25 Apr 2 - Jun 8 Feb 12 - May 25
10A & B Apr 2 - Jun 1 Feb 12 - Jun 8 Apr 16 - Jun 8 Jan 2 - May 11 Jan 22 - Jun 1 Feb 12 - May 25 Apr 2 - Jun 8 Feb 12 - May 25
Last Order Date
May 28
Jun 4
Jun 4
May 7
May 28
1A-7B: Jun 4
Jun 4
1A-7B: Jun 4
8A-10B: May 21 8A-10B: May 21

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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