PROSPER Guide to Compost Making

This pamphlet will show you how to make compost in a few easy steps. Compost is made by adding layers of different organic materials. As it rots, the layers of material become compost.

There are many different ways to make compost.

We will show you two ways to make compost

  • Making compost in a pit
  • Making compost in a heap

Why use compost?

  • Compost is a free organic fertilizer.
  • It improves soil structure and helps soil to hold water.
  • It provides nutrients to the plants.
  • Compost increases yields.
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