Raising plants on synthetic fertilizers is like raising a child on candy and crack cocaine.
kahunadm wrote: the microbes in a compost pile most certainly won't like the stuff.
jeremiah bailey wrote:If the chemicals are as inert or decomposable as suggested, then there should be no problem, right?
None of which would be of much concern in a compost pile.
But a compost pile has it's own "soil ecosystem."
kahunadm wrote:It's the same soil microbes and earthworms that break down the material in the pile.