Composting builds healthy soil simply – Golden State Newspapers: Tracy Press Our Town

By Jeff Ramsey/For the Tracy Press

Compost is a rich, dark and earthy-smelling organic soil amendment that is easy to make and has great benefits for your garden.

Compost adds nutrients to your soil that are released slowly, becoming available to your plants as they are growing and helping reduce the need to add commercial fertilizers. It also helps the soil retain moisture and improves soil texture, which allows for easier root growth.

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