Black Gold Compost

Our STA Certified Black Gold Compost is a nutrient-rich compost that is ideal for incorporation into soils. The application of compost stimulates beneficial microbial activity in the soil. This will create a healthy soil that is particularly important to well-being of your plants. It is a black humus, or mature composted material, that is ideal for water retention. Our Black Gold Compost can hold up to 6 times its weight in moisture.

Black Gold Compost is a green sustainable material manufactured from grass clippings, leaves, small brush, and food residuals. It is a weed-free and stabilized organic matter source.

Our Premium Gold Compost is STA Certified and listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI). Produced to the stringent requirements of OMRI through expert, independent, and transparent verification of input materials, we have the certified organic grower in mind! Organic compost is recommended as an amendment to local soils for vegetable and fruit gardening and farming.

Premium Gold Compost is an organic green-sustainable material manufactured from grass clippings, leaves, and small brush. It is a weed-free and stabilized organic matter source.

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Available for pick-up at Valley ParkFlorissant, and Belleville, IL locations.

This finely-screened compost is ideal for use on lawns, playgrounds, athletic fields, greenways and golf courses. Field and Turf Enhancer encourages the growth of beneficial, safe microbes which are essential for plant growth and development. Topdressing with our Field and Turf Enhancer can increase the water holding capacity of your soil, making it more drought resistant. Topdressing over time can change the structure of your soil to a nutrient-rich soil with improved aeration.

Field and Turf Enhancer is a green sustainable material manufactured from high-quality nutrient-rich compost, finely screened in size which is ideal for top dressing. It is a weed-free and stabilized organic matter source. For most turfgrasses, an application rate of 1.5 CY per 1,000 sq. ft. is ideal.

Available for pick-up at our Valley Park and Belleville, IL locations.

Our Premium Field & Turf Enhancer is listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI). It is produced to the stringent requirements of OMRI through expert, independent, and transparent verification of input materials.

This finely-screened OMRI Listed compost is ideal for use on lawns, playgrounds, athletic fields, greenways and golf courses. Field and Turf Enhancer encourages the growth of beneficial, safe microbes which are essential for plant growth and development. Topdressing with our Field and Turf Enhancer can increase the water holding capacity of your soil, making it more drought resistant. Topdressing over time can change the structure of your soil to a nutrient-rich soil with improved aeration. An application rate of 1.5 CY per 1,000 sq. ft. is ideal.

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Available for pick-up at the Valley Park location.

Oak Bark is considered the landscape standard of quality mulches. It consists of shredded and composted bark from hardwood trees. The bark is obtained from sawmills, aged at least 6 months, and then shredded.

Oak Bark is a green sustainable material manufactured from 100% oak logs that are de-barked in sawmills. It contains no wood fiber, only the bark of the tree. Wood fibers are used in creating other St. Louis Composting products so that no material goes to waste.

Available for pick-up at all locations.

Black Forest is a very fine-grained, triple ground, and aged mulch mixed with our Black Gold Compost. This mulch is finely textured with a brownish/black “coffee grounds” appearance and is ideal for mulching perennials and flower beds. Black Forest does not contribute to perennial crown decline.

Black Forest is a green sustainable material manufactured from brush, logs and wood chips with the addition of our Black Gold Compost.

Available for pick-up at Valley ParkFlorissantBelleville, ILMaryland HeightsPacific and St. Peters locations.

A by-product of bark mulch and wonderful for flower beds.

Available at Valley Park and Belleville, IL locations.

Color Enhanced Dark Walnut Mulch is a premium color-enhanced mulch that St. Louis Composting is proud to offer. With a little raking, this double-ground mulch will retain its color and texture for up to 18 months (depending on weather conditions and exposure). To minimize fading of color-enhanced mulches, do not spread in the rain or when rain is forecasted within 48 hours of application.

Color Enhanced Dark Walnut Mulch is a green sustainable material manufactured from logs collected from downed and removed trees throughout the area. It is colored with an organic colorant that is safe for plants, pets, and children.

Available for pick-up at all locations.

Color Enhanced Magic Black Mulch is a premium color-enhanced mulch that St. Louis Composting is proud to offer. With a little raking, this double-ground mulch will retain its color and texture for up to 18 months (depending on weather conditions and exposure). To minimize fading of color-enhanced mulches, do not spread in the rain or when rain is forecasted within 48 hours of application.

Color Enhanced Magic Black Mulch is a green sustainable material manufactured from logs collected from downed and removed trees throughout the area. It is colored with an organic colorant that is safe for plants, pets, and children.

Available for pick-up at all locations.