what is compost
Compost is a soil conditioner, mulch and fertilizer all wrapped into one package.
it is must have ,materials for bonsai soil.Without the compost bonsai soil is not complete.as in our are Pakistan,compost do well job for bonsai to have moisture fertilizers nutrition and oxygen for roots.materials used for compost
remember a simple rule to make compost.2 parts of browns + one part of greenswhat are the green ?
kitchen wastagewhat are the browns?
saw shred( wooden)
remember you can use every green or brown waste of your home or kitchen as
egg shells crushed
and every thing that you have as waste in your kitchenbut dont use
diseased plantshow to start the compost
1-first off all take a bin or any other container for composting.
plastic or metal bin or pot can be used.you can also use a garden container or pitcher pot(matka)
2-put and mix your compost materials 2 parts of brown + 1 part of greens in the bin or pitcher
3-pure some water in it to give it moisture
4-put some garden soil or ready compost to start the composting
5-cover it with some hard board or plastic cover
6-keep it moist if it dries out compost will take a more time to complete.
7-turn the compost weakly if you can easily. things to remember
keep it moist
dont let it dry out
add greens and brown to maintain the ratiowhen it will complete
it will be take about two months if did it right.
it will be complete when you cant identify the materials you used for it.
it will be complete if it did not heat up
it will smell earthly
it will be dark brown