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What is humus?

Humus is decayed organic matter in the topsoil of mature soils. Humus helps the soil to hold water better, by providing nutrients, and by keeping the soil from getting packed (MORE)

What is a humus?

  A dark colored stable form of organic matter that reamains after most of plant or animals residues have decomposed.

Why is humus important?

That it's a source of nutrients and that it improves soil structure are two reasons why humus is important. Humus is dark brown, fresh smelling, nutrient rich organic matter. (MORE)

How is humus made?

  Organic matter transformates into humus. For more information on this process, check this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humus
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Is humus a mixture?

Humus itself is basically mashed chickpeas. You either boil them long enough that their skins come off and you process it in a food processor. However to adjust the taste, ol (MORE)

What does humus contain?

Based on the spelling, I'm guessing you'd like to know about thehumus that's present in soil. If not, typing in "What ishummus?" in the white bar at the top of the webpage w (MORE)

What does humus do?

Humus is decayed organic matter in the top soil of mature soils. Humus helps the soil to hold water better, by providing nutrients, and by keeping the soil from getting packed (MORE)

Does humus have Gluten in it?

yes im pretty sure it does Hummus is made from chickpeas, tahini, and seasonings. Check the label if you buy it ready made. It's not likely to have gluten.
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Is humus organic?

No food item is just "organic." Organic refer to the process the ingredients were grown, so if the garbanzo beans were grown organic then yes the humus is organic. There is no (MORE)