How to Use Compost

Articles, guides and tutorials on how to use compost to maximum effect, whether it’s improving your grass, growing better veg or preventing disease.

Brewing compost tea.

Compost Tea: What is it, how to use it and does it work?

Both gardening and composting are full of controversy.  Compost tea is no different.  You’ll find experts and scientists that believe compost tea makes no difference to plants – and could even be harmful. You’ll also find other experts that are convinced it can prevent disease and introduce beneficial microbes to your soil.  Let’s take a …

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23 Benefits of Compost Backed by Science

“The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.” Franklin D. Roosevelt There was a time when scientists thought agriculture was simple.  You added fertilisers, plants used the fertilisers to grow.  But the more we study the soil, and the environment, the more we learn about the interconnection between soil, plants and food  It’s a fascinating, …

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