Originally Posted by 32vld
There is no sandy compost. You put down sand or you put down compost.
Adding organic matter is the way to improve a soil. Top dressing with 1/2" of organic matter and aerating every year will continually improve the soil. Eventually the soil and organic matter will mix together.
Why can't you "cut" the compost with sand? This is what I do with my compost pile, I let it rot down and then mix it 3/1 with screened sand.