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compost
American English: /ˈkɑmˌpoʊst/
British English: /ˈkɒmpɒst/

Translation of compost in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • abono (masculine) orgánico or vegetal
    compost (masculine)
    (before noun) compost heap o (American English) pile
    (lugar donde se amontonan desechos para preparar abono)
    Example sentences
    • Mulch with an organic material such as compost or alfalfa hay.
    • Amend soil regularly with compost and apply organic mulches continually to enrich your soil.
    • There is no fertilizer better than compost, and you can make it yourself for free!

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (make into compost)
    (grass)
    convertir en abono
    1.2 (fertilize with compost)
    (garden)
    Example sentences
    • When planting tulip or daffodil bulbs in a formal display it pays to make sure that the soil has been well composted and forked over beforehand.
    • They like shade and composted soil and plenty of water.
    • He saw how well the tomatoes flourished in that dark composted soil.
    Example sentences
    • You can compost fruits, vegetables, tea bags and coffee grounds, as well as leaf and yard waste.
    • During the composting season, check your bin regularly to assure optimum moisture and aeration are present in the material being composted.
    • At this time of year it's also important to regularly remove dead flowers and leaves from plants and then compost this material for later return of the nutrients to the beds.

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