Compost is decomposed organic material used to add nutrients to soil. Leaf compost is made from leaves contained in a pile or compost bin, watered periodically, turned and mixed until decomposition occurs.
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Karen Ellis has been a full-time writer since 2006. She is an expert crafter, with more than 30 years of experience in knitting, chrocheting, quilting, sewing, scrapbooking and other arts. She is an expert gardener, with lifelong experience. Ellis has taken many classes in these subjects and taught classes, as well.