Average Analysis Of Vegan Gardening Amendments

Veganic Amendment

Average Analysis N-P-K

Primary Benefit

Alfalfa meal 5-1-2 Organic matter
Coffee grounds 2-0.3-0.2 Nitrogen
Compost (dry-commercial) 1-1-1 Organic matter
Compost (homemade) 0.5-0.5-0.5 to 4-4-4 Organic matter
Cottonseed meal 6-2-1 Nitrogen
Grass clippings (green) 0.5-0.2-0.5 Organic matter
Greensand 0-0-7 Potash and trace mineral
Kelp meal 1.5-0.5-2.5 Potash and trace mineral
Peat moss 2-0.3-0.3 Organic matter
Rock phosphate 0-3-0 Phosphate
White clover (green) used as cover crop 0.5-0.2-0.3 Organic matter
Wood ash (unleached) 0-1.5-8 Potash

For Comparison:


Cattle manure 2-2.3-2.4 Organic matter
Key: N-Nitrogen P-Phosphate K-Potassium
The above data are from Start With the Soil by Grace Gershuny(1993). Rodale

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