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DID YOU KNOW?

  • During composting micro-organisms convert nitrogen into a less volatile form allowing longer material storage times and the ability to use the compost at your convenience.
     

  • Compost encourages healthy plant growth and provides organic matter
     

  • Quality finished compost produced is a slow release, nutrient rich material and when added to soil will improve soil structure, texture, aeration and water holding capabilities.
     

  • Compost encourages a green and lush lawn.
     

  • 3 for 30 – 3” of compost reduces 30% of your water needs.
     

  • It improves soil aeration for root development.
     

  • 60% of waste going to landfills is organic and can be composted! By composting, we are able to reduce the amount of waste going to landfills and reduce greenhouse gases.
     

  • Compost can control soil-borne diseases and insects.  The  thermophilic temperatures that naturally occur during composting destroy pathogens and weed seeds (just like in milk pasteurization).
     

  • Mixing compost with soil will control erosion, increase soil fertility, maintain proper pH balance and promote healthy root development in plants.
     

  • Compost has higher nutrient levels than peat moss.