Quite simply, compost is a nutrient rich soil amendment made from organic waste, which can be anything from your kitchen salad scraps and coffee grounds to yard cuttings. This rotting plant matter is then transformed into extremely rich and useful soil amendment as it’s slowly broken down by various micro-organisms like bacteria and fungi. In the wild, it’s nature’s way of recycling.
Healthy soil is teeming with life! There are upwards of four billion tiny organisms in healthy soil. Cascade Compost provides food for these organisms which result in soil teeming with microbes.
· Microbes help provide the nutrients to plant roots to help them thrive.
· Retains moisture but allows for drainage by increasing pore space.
· Compost which is rich in nutrients ,reduces the need for fertilizer.
· Adds much needed Organic matter back into the soil.