This compost starter is specially formulated to promote fast composting. It is the first fast-acting organic fertilizer for results you can really see. Jobe's organics granular fertilizers with Jobe's Biozome® is a new and unique family of 100% organic fertilizer formulas. The secret is in Jobe's Biozome®, a consortium of three microorganisms - bacteria, mycorrhizal fungi plus a unique species of Archaea - an extremely aggressive microorganism that quickly breaks down even complex materials and minerals into basic nutrients and trace elements that plants can readily absorb. With Jobe's Organics you will see results faster. Application rate: Liberally sprinkle 2 cups of Jobe's Organics compost starter per cubic yard of organic waste. Turn compost and add water to moisten. DO NOT SOAK. You should begin to see results in 2-3 weeks.