There are 2 translations of compost in Spanish:

compost1

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːmpəʊst; ˈkɒmpɒst/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • abono (m) orgánico or vegetal, compost (m) (before noun/delante del nombre) compost heap o (American English/inglés norteamericano) pilelugar donde se amontonan desechos para preparar abono
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    • 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!

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 2 translations of compost in Spanish:

compost2

vt

  • 1.1 (make into compost) [grass] convertir* en abono
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    • 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.
    1.2 (fertilize with compost) [garden] abonar
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    • 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.

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.