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K-State Research and Extension Bookstore

K-State Research and Extension Bookstore

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Manhattan KS 66506-3402

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Lawn and Garden » Care

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  • EP2
    Compost Activators

    Soil adds microorganisms to a compost pile, which promote decomposition. It is also necessary that nitrogen be available, and compost activator materials can supply nitrogen.

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  • EP12
    Leaf Recycling

    Tree and shrub leaves contain nutrients, providing organic matter which should be returned to the soil. A light covering of fallen leaves can be mowed, leaving the shredded leaves on a lawn.

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  • EP3
    Composting Process

    Composting is the biological decomposition of organic materials. It occurs naturally. However, in the composting process natural decomposition is accelerated and improved by human intervention.

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  • EP6
    Quick Composting

    Recipe for quick composting: 4 to 5 parts of organic materials to be composted; leaves, grass clippings, etc. plus 1 part of garden soil, along with nitrogen containing fertilizer.

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  • EP4
    Using Compost

    Compost can be beneficial in horticultural applications: Fertilization and soil improvement with organic matter, compost at planting, mulching, potting mix, top dressing for lawns.

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