humus

n. rich, dark organic material formed by decay of vegetable matter, essential to soil's fertility.

Sentences

The soil was good for planting crops because of the large amount of humus it contained.


One of the benefits of starting a compost pile is the rich humus it creates.

Synonyms

fertilizer

compost

soil

Antonyms

sand

rocks

Rich Black Humus - Life Within the Soil