Average Analysis Of Vegan Gardening Amendments

Veganic Amendment

Average Analysis N-P-K

Primary Benefit

Alfalfa meal5-1-2Organic matter
Coffee grounds2-0.3-0.2Nitrogen
Compost (dry-commercial)1-1-1Organic matter
Compost (homemade)0.5-0.5-0.5 to 4-4-4Organic matter
Cottonseed meal6-2-1Nitrogen
Grass clippings (green)0.5-0.2-0.5Organic matter
Greensand0-0-7Potash and trace mineral
Kelp meal1.5-0.5-2.5Potash and trace mineral
Peat moss2-0.3-0.3Organic matter
Rock phosphate0-3-0Phosphate
White clover (green) used as cover crop0.5-0.2-0.3Organic matter
Wood ash (unleached)0-1.5-8Potash

For Comparison:


Cattle manure2-2.3-2.4Organic 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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