What is Compost Used For?
Adding compost to a garden can improve the soil. It does this by enriching the garden soil and improving plant growth.
How exactly does compost accomplish this? It has a lot to do with the organic materials that compost is made of. If you do not know what compost is, this article will explain it to you.
What is Compost?
Compost is a mixture of varied materials that break down over time. These materials can include things such as grass, kitchen scraps, some manures, twigs, and more. They all break down to make compost that is full of nutrients that are great for gardening and lawn care.
Compost can be made through several different methods. Generally, people compost with one of the following methods:
- An outdoor compost pile.
- A compost bin.
- Indoor electric composters.
What Are the Benefits of Composting?
Not only is using compost beneficial to your gardening and lawn care needs, but it is also good for the environment. Composting allows you to repurpose materials, return them to the earth, and limit the amount of garbage you send to landfills.
According to The World Bank, over 2 billion tons of waste is generated worldwide each year. It is also estimated that about ⅓ of that is not managed with the environment in mind. Those are staggering statistics to think about when you consider how small our planet really is.
The hope would be if more people chose to compost that we could see those statistics drop. That would help our environment and allow us to make our planet a cleaner place to live.
If you are interested in composting but don’t have the yard space or know how to start a pile, we offer electric composters that can be used indoors. They provide you with nutrient-rich compost for your yard quickly. Whether you are looking to compost kitchen scraps, pet waste, or yard waste, either of these composters will work for you.
Kitchen Waste Composter
If you are looking at composting kitchen scraps, check out our electric Kitchen Waste Composter, which has the capacity to compost everyday items such as food scraps, coffee grounds, wood shavings, grains, yard waste, and more.