This compost conditions soil and improves aeration, drainage, water & nutrient-holding capacity. It is also a helpful addition for heavy clay soils, and is an effective pre-plant conditioner for new drought tolerant gardens. This compost if produced from 100% recycled yard trimmings, so it qualifies toward LEED certification points. Can also be used in organic farming because it is listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI).