5 Ways to use compost

New planting of lawns: Apply ½” to 1” of compost with seed on new lawns. Lawn will grow faster than hydroseed with less finish leveling work required. Top dress existing lawns: Apply 1/4-inch of compost as top-dressing to improve vigor of existing lawns Planting bed: Add in layers of compost about 2 inches thick in

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why compost

Improve soil structure: Compost improves tilth, increases water retention and creates air pockets for plant roots to grow. Plant roots are able to penetrate soil deeply for extended drought resistance and stability. This is essential to the health of microorganisms that live in the soil allowing nutrients to pass from soil into plant roots.  

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Going green is the right thing to do

By recycling your organic waste you are keeping tons of waste out of the landfills and incinerators. What does this mean to you – and the world? The organic materials disposed of in a landfill are the main source of methane (a greenhouse gas responsible for global warming). The organic materials also produce a liquid

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compost Or Peat

Many landscapers still use peat for some of these applications, forgoing the benefits of compost.  While compost and peat both will improve soil tilth and moisture holding capacity, there are many benefits to using compost instead of peat: Compost is cheaper Compost provides beneficial microorganisms to the soil-food web. Compost provides nutrients to the soil

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