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Convert (plant remains) into humus:‘plant material added to the soil has first to be humified’
dampen, wet, damp, dew, water, soak, irrigate, humidifyView synonyms
- ‘Composting radically transforms various organic substances, it mineralizes the readily assimilable materials and humifies them into more complex compounds.’
- ‘Wormcast has been ‘processed’ by our worker earthworms which humify the soil enabling the nutrients within the soil to be made available to the plants but slowly released.’
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