If there is one thing that can make a huge impact to the short and long-term success of your garden – it’s compost!
Working in generous amounts of compost to your garden soil each season keeps it teeming with the nutrients and organisms that eliminate the need for using synthetic fertilizers and chemicals. (see: 5 Ways to Use Compost Effectively in the Garden!).
Fertilizers not only cost a fortune, but over time – can deplete your soil’s structure and affect other nutrients in the soil – requiring, you guessed it – the need for yet more chemicals and synthetic fertilizers. It’s a vicious cycle that can be completely eliminated by replenishing your soil with nutrient-rich compost each year – and when combined with other simple organic practices such an annual cover crop – your garden will flourish! ( see : All About Cover…
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