The Biodynamic Compost Preparations:

These six Preparations are placed in your compost pile together, enriching and preparing compost for your fields and gardens. Use One Compost Preparation Set per a 15 tons or less compost pile (approximately 20 feet by 6 feet by 5 feet).  Wait up to a year before using the compost.  No turning of the pile is necessary.

For use in compost piles, in purchased compost and in potting/seed starting mix. 

BD #502 – Yarrow (Achillea millefolium flowers) assists with potassium and sulphur and with plant growth.

BD #503 – Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla flowers) is a stabilizer of nitrogen and strengthener of plant growth. 

BD #504 – Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica stem & leaves) is a stimulator of iron, potassium, magnesium, sulphur and calcium.

BD #505 – Oak Bark (Quercus alba bark) assists in phosphorous and calcium development and fungal resistance.

BD #506 – Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale flowers) stimulates boron, selenium and magnesium.

BD #507 – Valerian (Valeriana officianale flowers) stimulates phosphorous activity and soil warmth.