Degrees in Fahrenheit that compost piles can achieve as bacteria and other microorganisms breakdown plant matter such as straw, willow bark, and chamomile into nutrient-rich natural fertilizer. Compost is especially important in biodynamic viticulture, where it is made into “teas” and other preparations that enrich the soil and enliven photosynthesis.

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