Garden compost is made up of a mixture of vegetables fruits foliage and other organic material. It is dug up into the soil to fertilizes it. Compost also attracts worms and they help plants grow.
For many years compost source was a compost heap. the compost heap would had a bad odor and attracts flies. Also the compost heap took long to break down.
In 1973 a Perth inventor Peter Whiteside invented the Compostumbler . The Compost Stumbler was a drum that had a lid to put the organic material. The drum would be turned 5 times once a day for 2 weeks for the compost to be ready to be spread along the garden bed. by 1977 Whiteside had been selling the Compostumbler 600 sales a week.