By Admin | Garden, Garden
24 May 2016

Compost - fertilizer right

Compost - a universal fertilizer, natural and free.That's just the process of its preparation and components look to put it mildly, unsympathetic.Therefore, I have to hide the compost pile in the backyard "economic zone", often quite far from the landing, and then through the whole plot to carry fertilizer to plants.But no construction take it away out of sight, no matter how decorate, it exists, unfortunately, will remind those satellites digestion as peculiar smell and a swarm of flies.

Get rid of this kind of side effects can help modern horticultural tools.For example, a punch.No, not one that punches the tickets on public transport.The same name was given a special container for composting.Yet it is called kompostnitsey.


manicured lawn grass, carrot tops, potato peel, Padalitsa - everything is in motion, it absorbs all unpretentious device, creating first-class fertilizer from waste.In conventional compost heaps layers of organic waste is require

d to pour mineral fertilizers.Composting is quite possible to do without it.The starting material did not necessarily grind.

quality insulation, tight lid allows validating perfectly to accumulate and retain heat (plastic, used to make compost bins, very cold-resistant, endurance limit - -50 ° C).The result is favorable for the maturing compost environment, regardless of external conditions.Therefore, the process is almost two times faster than the old fashioned way, when the waste was covered with foil and pressed down with bricks ... And inside the closed container, he will not stop, even in cold weather.

And that's not all the benefits kompostnits.They can be prepared in peat compost and humus from manure.Moreover, this long process is greatly reduced and the minerals contained in the raw material, are not washed out by snow and rain.

Installation and use

Home - kompostnitsu set in a dry place, on a surface that absorbs moisture (sand, gravel, grass) that drains freely taken out excess moisture out of the composter.It is not necessary to put it on plastic, plywood, oilcloth, or in a puddle.If the area is wet or clay soil, backfill under the composter a layer of gravel or just put it under him cut twigs.

Before first use, the bottom of the composter is well paved with a thin layer (1-2 cm) of crushed branches (with the exception of willow, oak, aspen) or straw to ventilation and drainage holes are not clogged inside the compost mass.

Do not leave the lid open for a long time.Microenvironment for maturation of compost is created by isolating the contents of the punch from the outside world.The temperature and humidity inside the composter is usually higher than outside.You should not pour water into it, excessive moisture slows down the ripening of the compost.

compost mass is not uniform, the lower layers of the more mature, as the composting process it started earlier.To ensure the best breeding ground for microorganisms, it is desirable periodically (every 2-3 weeks) mix the contents of the punch through the lid without removing the body, using forks, spades or regular poles.Compacted compost mass prevents air circulation.

garden ornaments

benefits of use, but also about the beauty should not be forgotten.Manufacturers kompostnits tried to have these plastic containers fit perfectly into the design of the garden.The so-called landscape punch - a neat rectangular box the color of grass.There is a round - in the form of a green sphere or globe, on the basis of truncated.In the summer, these containers will not even be evident, merging with the green garden.A bright winter "summer" spots revive lifeless snow-white space or become a color support of evergreen conifers.

composter usually designed for 300 and 600 l of feedstock.Their cost - from 3300 rubles up to 300 euros.


Every summer resident at the end of the season facing a very serious and unpleasant problem - cleaning toilets.It is expensive, and not all vacuum trucks can be found.

To address these questions again and get into the bargain a useful fertilizer, compost toilets invented.From the usual dry closet, they differ in that instead of the poisonous solution here composting using natural components: peat, sawdust, hay, straw, etc.Natural fertilizers, and without any smell, will be ready by the end of the summer season.

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