The rubbish we throw away everyday is polluting our Earth. A lot of this rubbish comes from our gardens and kitchens and the good news is that this type of natural waste can be easily composted.  Composting is a natural process that involves controlling the decomposition (breakdown) of natural waste and recycling it into a valuable fertiliser for our gardens.  

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Using your compost

Your compost is a valuable and nutrient-rich fertiliser that will improve soil structure, maintain moisture levels, keep soil’s pH balance in check and help prevent plant disease.  It can be spread over flowerbeds, mixed into soil when planting a new plant and mixed with sand to make a great potting soil for growing plants in pots and patio containers. By using a natural compost instead of chemical fertilisers you are further helping the environment.

For plenty of ideas on how to use your compost see: https://www.recyclenow.com/reduce-waste/composting/using-your-compost

 

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