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Why Compost?   

Handful of Compost
Handful of Compost

  • It is nature's way to turn fruit, vegetable, and yard trimmings into soil amendment.
  • Benefits the environment by recycling organic resources and extending the life of landfills.
  • Improves water holding capacity of soil, and helps prevent water runoff and erosion.
  • Promotes soil fertility, and stimulates health root development.
  • Helps clay soil from compacting and adds structure to both clay and sandy soils.

Check out these informative publications:

Composting for the Home Gardener (EHN 98)   

Composting Tips and Tricks (GN 142) 

Compost in a Hurry (UCANR 8037)

Composting with Worms -Publication Oregon EM 9034

Worm Composting (GN 144)