What is so great about compost?
Improves any type of soil – clay, sand, and more
Improves water holding and drainage – yes it does both
Produces healthier plants
Reduces pests and disease
Soil that is easier to dig, plant, and weed
Provides beneficial microorganisms and earthworms
Balances pH – soil too acidic or too alkaline? – add compost
Consistent supply of nutrients
Prevents runoff of water, nutrients, and soil
Improves nutrition of food grown in the soil
Reduces trash hauling expenses
Reduces burden on landfills
Do you rake up your leaves, have them hauled away, and then buy topsoil, fertilizers, compost, and/or mulch? Why not save yourself some time and money by spending less time bagging leaves and buying soil additives?