Is Peat Free organic compost good for the environment?
What makes organic compost eco-friendly?
Organic peat-free compost is made from natural materials that would otherwise end up in landfill or being burnt. Using organic compost helps to reduce your carbon footprint and do your bit for the climate change and environment. Soil Association certified products are stringently audited every year to confirm that the compost contains no synthetic chemicals or artificial additives.
Many composts are made from coir. What is coir?
It is made from coco-peat, which is a by product of the coconut industry. coir is an excellent soil conditioner and has many great benefits for plants, including improved drainage and aeration. It also helps to retain moisture and nutrients in the soil. Coconut coir is a sustainable and renewable resource, making it an excellent choice for the garden. If you do not want to use green waste then check the information on the bag as some composts do contain green waste mixed with other substrates.
Why is organic compost healthy for plants?
Organic compost is rich in nutrients and beneficial bacteria and helps to improve the quality of your soil. This means that your plants will be healthier and more resistant to pests and diseases.
Does organic compost improve the soil?
Organic compost helps to improve the quality of your garden soil and encourages the growth of healthy plants. This has a positive impact on the environment, as healthy plants help to improve air quality and prevent soil erosion.
Why is Peat free compost ideal for container gardening?
Coir compost is ideal for container gardening because it helps to improve the quality of your soil and encourages the growth of healthy plants. This has a positive impact on the environment, as healthy plants help to improve local air quality. Coir and the biochar in our Carbon Gold Compost , (which also has additional biochar, trace minerals and natural biology including mycorrhizal fungi,) have an increased water-holding capacity so you will not need to water the flowers so often.