Calcium factor

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Compost process require the emphasizes of nitrogen ratio, the C:N ratio and calcium. So what makes calcium to be important at composting process? One product of the breakdown of organic matter by bacteria is organic acids.

These organic ingredients could be found for free inside the soil, usually hidden under the stone. Stone itself have many different function, one of it is for your basic home structure foundation. Instantly improves the appearance of your landscape and building home with natural and manufactured stone.

In a well aerated compost pile, these organic acids are themselves broken down in the later stages of the composting process, but if there is any shortage of oxygen, they can begin to accumulate, making the compost acidic. This is a problem because bacteria do not like acidic conditions at all.
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Basic Compost

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Ultimately, animals and microorganisms that turn plant material into compost need to eat the same things that you do. They need energy, most conveniently supplied by carbohydrates. In your case, this means starch and sugars from bread, potatoes, rice, and fruit. The main carbohydrate in plants is cellulose you can’t break this down, but compost microorganisms can. They also need nitrogen and phosphorus, to make proteins and other vital molecules.

Carbohydrates contain carbon, which provides energy and is the main structural element of living organisms. In practice, anything that contains plenty of nitrogen usually also has lots of phosphorus and other essential elements. A useful, shorthand way to describe compost ingredients is therefore by referring to their carbon:nitrogen, or C:N, ratio.
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Compost, what is it?

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Compost are coming from organic decomposing process. These organic are coming from living things, or at least used to be. It comes from dead animal and plants. The body of an adult human, if exposed to the elements, is reduced to a mere skeleton in about three weeks. The bones last longer, but not a great deal.

Humus is a mixture of the highly altered remains of the original organic matter whether from plants or animals that arrives at the soil surface, as well as new compounds made by bacteria and fungi. But only a small fraction of the original material is destined to become humus. Most simply disappears, turned back into the carbon dioxide (CO2), water, and mineral salts from which it was first made.
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Scree

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Scree in nature is an area of loose rock at the bottom of the gully or cliff. Small stone predominate, but there may be some sizeable boulders.

A number of splendid alphines flourish and there are several ways in which scree can be created in a home garden. The most satisfactory method is to dig out a strip of a soil from a well drained, shade-free part of a rock garden.
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