Enrich Environmental - Products - General Purpose Compost

By: Enrich Environmental  05/12/2011
Keywords: compost

Directions of use for:

  • Creating a flower or shrub bed
  • Establishing a lawn area
  • Preparing the soil for roll-out turfgrass
  • Cultivating soil for growing vegetables
  • Reenergising tired and poor performing flower and shrub beds.
  1. Prepare area. Remove all grass, weeds and stones.
  2. Layer 5-8cm of compost on the area.
  3. Fork/rotovate area to a depth of 15-20cm. The Compost must be thoroughly mixed with soil.
  4. Rake area to finish and remove all unwanted debris. Water area after completion

The benefits of General Purpose Compost are:

  1. Supply of slow and stable nutrients for plants when needed
  2. Improved cation exchange capacity(CEC), resulting in greater uptake of nutrients
  3. Energises tired and poor performing soil
  4. Increased water holding capacity, leading to increased water uptake during dry periods
  5. Provides food for soil microbes which cycle nutrients and fight plant diseases
  6. Greater workability than regular soils
  7. Elevates compaction and improves drainage

Keywords: compost

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