Close up Farmer hand giving plant organic humus fertilizer to plant

By October 10, 2017Articles

Close up Farmer hand giving plant organic humus fertilizer to plant

By Shelley Pierce I like myth debunking as much as I like gardening. Myths are kind of like plants in a way, they keep growing if you feed it. One myth that we need to stop feeding or circulating is the one where we declare that compost is humus. No. Just no. Stop. The terms ‘compost’ and ‘humus’ cannot be used interchangeably. So “what is the difference between humus and compost” and “how is humus used in gardens,” you ask? Read on to get the dirt about compost vs. humus. And, just in case you are wondering why we are comparing compost to the delicacy in your kitchen right now, I also want to take a moment to clarify that humus is not the same as hummus. Trust me. Humus just isn’t as tasty. Difference between Humus and Compost Compost is the black dirt, or “black gold” as we like

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