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Stop paying money for compost; create your own organic, nutrient-rich soil with our organic compost starter box today!
Want to convert your yard debris into free compost for your garden? Safer Brand makes it simple with our organic Ringer Compost Plus Compost Starter. With one bag, you can convert an amazing 750 pounds of yard debris into compost.
Start composting and use compost to fertilize flowers or a vegetable garden. Learn how to compost and watch your garden grow with healthy vegetables and gorgeous blooming flowers. Safer Brand's compost starter contains a blend of microorganisms specially designed to start the composting process quickly and efficiently.
The organic matter provided in compost, provides food for microorganisms, whose job is to keep your soil in a healthy, balanced condition. Ringer Compost Plus Organic Compost Starter is specially formulated to compost lawn clippings, brown leaves, wood chips, pine needles, twigs, household organic waste and other materials and will convert 500-750lbs of yard debris into organic gardening compost. Compost can be used to fertilize flowers, or in a vegetable garden.
Composting yard waste breaks down the plant tissue to simple, basic nutrients in a form that plants can use for growth. Yards and gardens can receive the benefits of rich, moist humus when worked into the soil in the Spring or Fall or anytime during the growing season
Composting creates nutrient rich soil, and knowing how to compost can save you a lot of money and produce a healthy organic garden.
Ringer® Compost Plus Compost Maker uses a range of natural microorganisms that are designed and selected for the material that they decompose. In particular, they combine thermophilic organisms that work at higher temperatures. Ringer® Compost Plus contains specially designed nutrient sources that start the compost process more quickly and efficiently.
Ringer Compost Plus Organic Compost Starter, 2 lb. Questions & Answers
What is composting?
Compost is one of nature's best mulches and soil amendments, and when combined with an organic pre-emergent weed prevention product such as Concern Weed Prevention Plus or organic fertilizer such as Ringer Lawn Restore, microorganisms break down organic matter into nutrients used by your plants to grow stronger!
Using compost improves soil structure, texture, and aeration as well as increasing the amount of moisture the soil retains, allowing you to water less often.
Compost can clean and repair contaminated soil, including soils that have been destroyed by harmful synthetic chemicals.
What is Active Composting?
There are two ways to make compost, actively or passively:
Active Composting is highly-involved. The more time you invest, ultimately the more fertilizer it will yield. Being active in the process involves occasional turning of the pile, shredding of the waste material (heats up and decomposes quicker).
Passive Composting is just as it sounds. You place your waste in your compost bin and leave it alone, only adding to the pile. Eventually (usually in a year or two) you have your finished product with minimal interaction.
I would like to start composting. How do I choose a spot for it?
You will need to seek out a level, well-drained area. In wet and cooler regions you will want to store your compost pile in a sunny spot so as to trap in solar heat (for during the colder months of the year). In warmer, drier areas store your compost pile in a shadier spot so the pile does not dry out too quickly. Build your pile over soil or lawn to take advantage of the earthworms, beneficial microbes, and other decomposing organisms. You may want to start with a good compost starter.
How do I use my humus?
Humus is the organic material produced by composting. Using a compost start is essential to maximize the amount of organic humus you can add to your soil for your organic garden.
- Humus enhances the supply and availability of nutrients to the soil
- Improve garden soil by applying a 3 inch layer of humus and turn it into the soil before planting
- Your finished humus makes a great mulch over a bulb garden
- Add to a new lawn-- blend compost into the soil prior to seeding or sodding.