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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Kay Abbot began writing professionally in 2004. She has written articles for Garden Guides, eHow Home & Garden and Answerbag. Kay has a degree in psychology from the University of Phoenix.