making compost question 2

Asked January 19, 2016, 9:38 AM EST

what should be added to a pile of leaves and grass clippings to make it decay into compost faster? In addition, why do some people add ammonium sulfate?

Charles County Maryland compost

1 Response

See our publication for the composting process. If you are properly composting, it is not necessary to add fertilizer. Some may fertilizer as a nitrogen source but should not be a sole source.
http://extension.umd.edu/sites/default/files/_images/programs/hgic/Publications/HG%2035%20Backyard%2...
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