Organimix meets the highest standards for compost and is certified by the U.S. Compost Council and Woods End Agricultural Institute.

Lab results of our product are available by request.

Organimix is listed by the Organic Material Review Institute (OMRI) for use in organic production

Where can I buy Organimix?
Organimix Coverage Calculator

Use this calculator to determine how many cubic yards of compost you need for your project!

Organimix brand compost can be used as a soil amendment, lawn dressing, potting soil component or mulching. Organimix is made from organic materials including leaves, grass, woodchips and cow manure.

Organimix is odor-free and stores well. Organimix has been screened to a fine texture making application easy. We recommend applying a two inch layer of Organimix to the top of the soil and to mix the product into the soil thoroughly. The primary benefits of using Organimix are:

  • Progressively healthier soil
  • Increased water retention
  • Less reliance on pesticides
  • Reduced fertilizer demand
  • Increased microbial population

Organimix is a natural, organic substitute.

Organimix brand compost is sold at our compost site as well as the following locations:

  • Whole Foods - select Midwest locations
  • Country Bumpkin in Mundelein, IL
  • Red's Garden Center in Northbrook, IL
  • Hinsdale Nurseries Inc. in Willowbrook, IL

How Much Organimix Do I Need?

Below is a listing of the recommended cubic yards of Organimix brand compost to cover 1,000 square feet:

3” deep layer: 9 cubic yards
2” deep layer: 6 cubic yards
1/2” deep layer: 1.5 cubic yards

Organimix as mulch for weed suppression – use at a 2” to 3” deep rate.

Organimix as an amendment for establishment of planting beds – use at a 2” to 3” rate in your beds and spade in deeply (6” deep or more).

Organimix as a lawn dressing – use in your spreader and spread at a rate of 1/4” deep up to 1 time per month.

When planting trees, bushes, or flowers, use Organimix to combination with your native soil. Mix at a rate of 25% to 50% Organimix to your soil. Mix until uniform, and then backfill your plants.

George Janowiak, President of the Illinois Giant Pumpkin Growers’ Association, used Organimix to grow one of 2007’s top pumpkins at 1,066 pounds