Noun(1) a mixture of decaying vegetation and manure; used as a fertilizer
Verb(1) convert to compost
(1) Amend soil regularly with compost and apply organic mulches continually to enrich your soil.(2) As another continuing farm project, Mark uses worms to compost cow manure and coffee hulls.(3) I recycle all my fruit and vegetable scraps to make compost for my garden.(4) The only environmentally acceptable way to improve the earth is to compost banana peels and recycle soy milk cartons.(5) At this time of year it's also important to regularly remove dead flowers and leaves from plants and then compost this material for later return of the nutrients to the beds.(6) Garden compost is not really suitable for this purpose because it contains weed seeds.(7) Mulch with an organic material such as compost or alfalfa hay.(8) Mulch in late winter with any organic material such as home-made compost , leaf mould or composted bark.(9) They share a powerful shredder, and compost all healthy plant material.(10) There are plenty of bacteria, fungi, and other critters in a shovelful of soil or finished compost to get things cooking.(11) Add a little compost to the soil and fork in lightly, mulch and water.(12) Used only in a do-it-myself mixture of seed compost , a single bag of peat lasted nearly a decade.(13) They bent their shoulders and backs to compost hay, manure, and field stubble, and transplanted plants from the woods into their own yards.(14) Finally, the district will soon be getting a grant for vermi-composting, which uses worms to compost organic matter.(15) If it's bad, mix 1 cubic foot of compost into the backfill.(16) don't compost heavily infested plants
(1) compost heap :: komposhoop
(2) potting compost :: potgrond
1. fertilizer ::
2. mulch ::
3. manure ::
5. fish meal ::
6. blood meal ::
7. guano ::
8. humus ::
9. peat ::
10. plant food ::
compost, composted, composting, composts
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