Composters Columbia SC

Compost is decomposed organic material that is often used as fertilizer, landfill cover, and as a natural pesticide. It can act as a soil amendment and can counteract erosion control and is an important component of organic farming. Compost types include compost tea and vermicompost. See below to learn more and to gain access to garden supply stores in Columbia, SC that provide compost.

Rebekahs Garden Inc.
(803) 783-1994
1001 Bluff Road
Columbia, SC
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Rebekah's Garden , Inc
(803) 799-0660
Sc Farmers Market 1001 Bluff Road
Columbia, SC
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Annuals

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Seven Oaks Plant Shop
(803) 772-3330
4522 St. Andrews Road
Columbia, SC
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Garners Ferry Landscape Supply
(803) 783-4717
7726 Garners Ferry Road
Columbia, SC

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Woodley's Garden Center
(803) 407-0601
2840 Dreher Shoals Road
Columbia, SC
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Case Plants
(803) 799-3301
1001 Bluff Road
Columbia, SC
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Lake Murray Landscape Supply
(803) 732-4101
1637 Lake Murray Blvd
Columbia, SC
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Rubber Mulch

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Mill Creek Greenhouses
(803) 776-0441
2324 Leesburg Road
Columbia, SC
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Woodley's Garden Center
(803) 788-1487
10015 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC
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Reese's Plants
(803) 691-3035
10418 Wilson Blvd
Blythewood, SC
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Composting | Options for composting in your garden

Options for composting in your garden

Composting is a great way to enrich your soil, garden and plants while simultaneously helping the environment by reducing waste. When you compost, you use a special receptacle to discard certain types of home food scraps, such as fruit and vegetable peelings and remnants. Dead leaves as well as lawn and yard clippings also make great additions to your compost bin.

Over time, the materials in your compost bin naturally degrade, creating a healthy fertilizer and mulching material that can be used anywhere in your yard or garden. Because most of the materials you add to your bin or drum are plant-based, composting produces no smell. Gardening composting is not only simple and enjoyable; it also helps you save money on expensive fertilizers, mulch and soil conditioners.

Bin and Drum Composting

There are many different types of receptacles in which you can store and produce your compost. The simplest storage units are composting bins. These bins feature special chambers to aerate and store compost at various stages of decomposition.

Another popular unit is the composting drum, which is a simple container that is designed to reduce compost maintenance. You simply add compost material, wet it down, then seal the drum for a specified period of time. Later, it can be unsealed and rotated to aerate and mix the compost.

Alternative Composting Equipment

An unusual method of composting is called worm composting, and it involves using earthworms to do the work of producing and maintaining your compost. Just as they do in nature, worms eat and tunnel through your compost, transforming it into light, fluffy, mineral-rich humus.

Another possibility for people who are simply interested in producing compost for their lawns is a "green" or composting mower. They look and handle like regular lawn mowers , but instead of removing grass clippings, they grind them up and redistribute them back to the lawn itself. The result is rich...

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