Frequently Asked Questions
The following is a list of some of our most frequently asked questions regarding our mushroom compost products. Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions.
Q: How big a pile of compost will I be getting?
A : A cubic yard is 3’ wide by 3’ long by 3’ high. The carrying capacity for compost is approximately 1 cubic yard for a regular pickup and 1/2 cubic yard for a small pickup. Our triaxle dump truck holds 25 cubic yards. This becomes a pile of compost slightly smaller than 8’ wide by 21’ long by 4’ high. Our walking floor tractor trailer holds 55-60 cubic yards. This becomes a pile of compost approximately 8’ wide by 46’ long by 4’ high.
Q : What does Full Circle use to create their mushroom compost?
A : We are proud to say that we recycle many different organic compounds to bring our compost to the right consistency for our use. We use wheat straw, straw bedded horse manure, hay (most commonly orchard and timothy), poultry manure, cotton seed hulls, cotton seed meal, cocoa shells, gypsum and sphagnum peat moss. Individually, most of these items do not benefit your growing environment, but when mixed together using our precise formula; we are able to obtain an excellent mixture that delivers results.
Q : What are some common uses for mushroom compost?
A: Mushroom compost is used for both personal and commercial use. There are a number of ways to use it. Some examples include:
- Field Crop Farms
- Vegetable Farms
- Landscape Projects as Mulch
- Suppressing Artillery Fungus
- Golf Course and Turf Grass Applications
- Mine Reclamation
- Wet Land Restoration
- Home Gardening
The opportunities are endless. When you think about it, there are probably a couple of ways you could use mushroom compost. You can find different ways to use it around your home, farm, or workplace.
Q : Can I get less than 25 yards delivered?
A : Yes but the price will be the same because the cost is primarily a trucking expense.
Q : What is the cost per yard?
A : We sell compost at $3/cy plus transportation. Please Request a Quote for a total cost.
Q : Why is the product occasionally clumpy?
A : Our Pasteurized Mushroom Compost comes straight from the Mushroom House and is not processed further. The clumps will quickly break apart when applied or mixed with other components (soil, wood mulch etc.).
Q : How far do you ship the compost?
A : We have shipped as far away as North Carolina, Ohio, New England and all states in between. Please feel free to request a quote to determine shipping costs.
Q : Why do you ask about Storage Location?
A : Knowing storage location assists our drivers so they may avoid damage to property or trucks.
Q: Do you allow self-pick-up?
A: Yes – Minimum quantity is 25cy. Call 410-658-0520 for appointment and directions (Monday through Friday, no major Holidays) and payment.