Compost Activator and Inoculator
The purpose of compost Activators and Inoculators, is to help speed the
decomposition process. They do so, by adding nitrogen and microbes, two things
essential to decomposition.
What is a Compost Activator
Compost Activators are basically a dose of nitrogen, with lesser amounts
of other nutrients. Micro-organisms that break down compost, need both nitrogen
A slow acting compost pile usually lacks nitrogen, provided by green, nitrogen
If your compost pile is decomposing at a reasonable rate, no additional nitrogen
is needed. If it is decomposing slowly, you need to add more green materials.
Sometimes, for example in the Spring, there is not a lot of green materials
to add to the compost pile. Compost Activator is useful in these situations.
Most of the year, however, green compost materials are readily available,
and you do not need to purchase Compost Activator. To speed up decomposition,
just add more green materials and mix them in. Fresh cut grass, is the perfect
addition. Mix it into the existing compost.
and Green Compostable Materials - the right mix
What is Compost Inoculator
Compost Inoculators add microbes to compost. The micro-organisms break down
Microbes exist naturally in compost materials. If you feel your composting
project needs, more, simply add a few shovels of garden soil into the compost
We do not recommend spending your hard earned money on Inoculators. Why pay
to add more microbes, when, you can do so with a shovelful of dirt!?
Materials to Compost