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compost soil cape town
compost organic soil south africa

In order to grow successfully in South Africa, you need the right soil or compost to feed the soil in your garden. Use high quality compost for best results. Basically, compost puts nutrients back into the soil. Additionally, it will improve soil drainage.

Benefits of Using Compost in South Africa

  • Slow release of nutrients into soil
  • Improves existing soil structure
  • Increases overall soil drainage
  • Attracts beneficial earthworms
  • Reduces soil compaction
  • Adds organic matter to existing soil
  • Feeds microorganisms
  • Feeds macroorganisms
  • Maintains healthy soil
  • Adds nutrients for plant and tree growth

Soil Structure and Nutrients In Compost

Using compost in your garden will improve soil drainage in clay soil. It also increases soil retention found in sandy soils. The soil structure in both types are improved by using compost. Using the right compost in your garden will increase the organic matter in your existing soil. This is a vital step to increasing the nutrients. Some of the micronutrients and macronutrients include:

    • Nitrogen
    • Phosphorous
    • Potassium
    • Manganese
    • Copper
    • Iron
    • Zinc