Benefits of using compost

Organic matter MATTERS

Have you ever wondered what the big deal about organic matter in soil is? Why do gardeners, landscapers and any person growing grass, food and trees care so much about the soil organic matter (SOM)? Let’s put it simply: If you have kids, you want what’s best for them. You want them to grow healthy

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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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