What Is the Purpose of Composting?

Composting enriches the soil by adding much needed microorganisms. Where it would take nature hundreds or even thousands of years to make rich soil, composting good soil only takes about a decade. Sometimes even less time is required to achieve the desired results with compost.

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Becka Freday first made her love of writing into a career in 2004 with articles written for Triond. Becka is a second year psychology student with the University of Phoenix.