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Compost is a bio-fertilizer that feeds the soil first, by replenishing and invigorating the soil food web. The diversity of microorganisms present in soils that are regularly enriched with compost helps plants resist diseases and grow better, but the levels of major nutrients in homemade compost is usually quite low (below 1-1-1 when subjected to fertilizer analysis). This is not good enough for most vegetables, which require much higher levels of nitrogen, the growth nutrient, than is typically found in homemade compost that does not include animal manure. To grow great vegetables, you need bioactive compost for your soil and organic fertilizer for your plants. Why not put them together to create a high-energy organic soil fertilizer? Lately this has become one of my favorite hobbies.Read More...