Transforming Yard Waste into Compost

Compost 2 darcy copyThe use of compost helps to improve the soil structure, allowing roots to easily penetrate the soil and increase water retention. Nutrients in compost are released slowly and are less likely to leach out of the root zone. You can make your own compost from yard waste and kitchen scraps. Compost is also commercially available for those who want the benefits without the work of creating their own compost.