If you are planning a garden or already have one, then you should know the importance of compost soil. Compost is organic material that helps plants and vegetation grow. Composting ingredients include browns, greens, and water. This includes materials such as leaves, branches, twigs, grass clippings, vegetable waste, fruit scraps, and eggshells.
Adding compost to your soil will enrich the soil, help it retain moisture, and encourage the production of beneficial bacteria and the development of earthworms. It also reduces the need for chemical fertilizers and lowers our carbon footprint by keeping methane emissions from landfills. In short, compost is good for your soil and the environment as a whole.
It is completely possible to produce your own compost, but not all compost is the same. There are varying levels of quality when it comes to compost as some materials are better as compost than others. For instance, dairy products, meats, and fats can attract pests, diseases, and rodents. Coal or disease-ridden plants, meanwhile, contain substances and diseases that can corrupt the resulting compost.
Plus, if you have a large area to compost, then producing compost on your own might call for a lot of time that you do not have to spend. If you prefer to spend your time on actual gardening or other work, then have your compost soil delivered instead. Mulch-It has quality compost ready for delivery. Give us a call to schedule a delivery date today.