Lawn top dressing – evenly applying 0.25″ of rich organic compost to lawn to add organic matter.
*Improve soil structure by increasing aggregation of soil particles which in turn promotes aeration, infiltration, and percolation.
*Furnish 30% to 70% of a soil’s cation exchange capacity. The higher a soil’s cation exchange capacity, the greater its ability to hold onto nutrients until needed by the plant and microbes.
*Increase plant available water
*increasing plant-availability of these nutrients.
*Reduce soil erosion.
*Organic matter is a carbon (food) supply for beneficial soil microbes.
*Nutrients in organic matter are not readily leached from the soil.