COMMON PROBLEMS YOU MIGHT FIND WITH YOUR COMPOST
Compost is organic matter that has been decomposed in a process called composting. This process recycles various organic materials otherwise regarded as waste products and produces a soil conditioner which is rich in nutrients. Below are 6 common problems and solutions from Earthco Soil Mixtures that you might find with your compost.
BENEFITS OF SOIL CELLS
What is a soil cell system?
The soil cell system is a combination of hollow plastic supports (typically cubic in shape) replete with soil. Soil cells, also known as Silva Cells, are typically enclosed at the top and bottom, and most have a top or deck that concurrently acts as a roof to the soil enclosure and as a base for placing aggregates, casting concrete, or placing other hard surface materials on top of the soil cells.
WHAT IS SOIL PH?
Soil pH is extremely important to monitor and control in order to ensure optimal growth and longevity of plants, trees and crops. Soil pH refers to the acidity or alkalinity of soil and is measured in pH units.
5 WAYS IN WHICH SOILS DIFFER FROM ONE ANOTHER
soil experts describe soil as a natural body that forms as the result of these five factors: imate, rganisms (plants, animals, and microorganisms), elief (shape of the landscape), arent materials, and ime. It is these five factors that define soil and show how soil types differ from each other.
COMMON MYTHS ABOUT SOIL AND COMPOST
Soil can be a complex product with many different elements and properties. There are a wide variety of uses and applications and from which people have various opinions. We’re here to try to dispel some common myths about soil and compost.