Compost Starter. Do you really need it?


So much like compost activator, compost starter is a great thing to have in your corner to speed up the compost process. It is not required for having that perfect compost when all is said and done – compost can still be produced without it. The fact remains though that it can be quite helpful.

Compost starter is typically a natural biological activator that really gets the compost going, and aids in the decomposition process. As a result, you can get to that sweet black gold in no time! Since it is all natural, it is 100 percent safe for the environment, and in some cases a little 4 ounce bottle can be used for up to 1,000 pounds of compost – so you can use it with ease.

If you are looking to speed up the decomposition process right from the get-go, then compost starter is where it’s at.

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Genny January 17, 2011 at 10:14 am

I’m a beginner composter and have been doing a lot of research recently – LOVE your site, it’s the only one I bookmarked! So glad I found you!
I read on a couple other websites that compost starter is basically just urine.
Is this true?
A lady posted on one that she just had her boys pee on the pile every once in a while and it was a fantastic additive.
My son is amused at the idea of peeing in the compost bin, but I’d like to know if there’s any validity to this. Sorry for the crass topic.



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