Through composting you are producing rich humus for use on your lawn and garden which will give nourishment to your plants and boosts the soils moisture retention characteristics.
Producing growing medium in this fashion is an excellent lazy person’s gardening project. Compared with weeding and double-digging, which will require plenty of time and physical effort, a compost heap virtually manages on its own. Construct it correctly, and it will transform your garden beyond belief.
Composting is at the very centre of organic gardening; feed the plants, take care of the soil, and there after the plants will be able to look after themselves. The extremely complicated topic of soil preservation can easily be summed up in one word, 'composting'.
Composting can easily utilize as much as a third of the domestic waste that would normally go into your dustbins, plus the microorganisms in compost assist in aerating the soil, improve the soils organic content while reducing the chances of plant disease as well as reducing the need of chemical fertilizers.
Time or money invested in your garden’s soil continually delivers good results: healthier and more vigorous plants as well as bountiful harvests. You will also be keeping gardening waste as well as your kitchen scraps away from the landfill sites so you are doubly rewarded.
You can buy organic compost to help give yourself a kick start although it is very simple and economical to create your own with the correct ingredients along with a good compost bin.