While you can certainly make your own compost with the help of our compost bins, it is often difficult for home gardeners to make enough compost to fill all of their needs. Home compost can also contain seeds for weeds and may not have been cured properly or completed decomposition before use. Composting isn’t difficult, but purchasing some high-quality, ready-made compost material can add a lot to your soil with little effort on your part.
There are different kinds of compost available to consumers, but vary widely, even within one brand from batch to batch. While it can be difficult to sort out exactly what makes up your purchased compost, a high quality brand will give you a good idea of what it contains. Here are some tips on what to look for when choosing your compost:
Compost may mean different things to different people. Manure that has been cured is often used as compost, but so are decomposed plant materials. Both are compost, but have different properties. Here’s a brief list of different compost blends you might come across:
There are many benefits of using compost in your gardening and landscaping. The main benefit is that compost improves your soil’s characteristics so your plants are able to thrive.