WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COMPOST AND POTTING SOIL?
a mixture of decomposed organic matter that is used as a fertilizer and soil amendment.
Potting soil is a mixture of materials that is used to grow plants in containers.
What goes into compost?
Compost is made of organic matter: - Food scraps - Grass clippings - Leaves
What goes into potting soil?
Potting soil is made from a blend of ingredients including: -Peat moss -Perlite -Vermiculite -Compost (optional) -Pine bark
When to use potting soil
Use potting soil as a growing medium for potting plants and a growing medium for small gardens. Use it to start seedlings also.
When to use compost
Use compost when looking to improve the organic content, fertility, drainage and aeration of your garden soil.
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