Let it Rot!: The Gardener's Guide to Composting (Third Edition) (Google eBook)

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Storey Publishing, Mar 1, 1998 - Gardening - 160 pages
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In 1975, Let it Rot! helped start the composting movement and taught gardeners everywhere how to recycle waste to create soil-nourishing compost. Contains advice for starting and maintaining a composting system, building bins, and using compost. Third Edition. 318,000 copies in print.

  

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Review: Let it Rot!: The Gardener's Guide to Composting (Storey's Down-to-Earth Guides)

User Review  - Kate McKinstry - Goodreads

A quick read in layperson's term about how to start and maintain a compost pile. The book was very readable and helpful in demystifying a lot of the jargon in had come across in my composting research. This book also has a lot of helpful charts and tables to refer to during the composting process. Read full review

Review: Let it Rot!: The Gardener's Guide to Composting (Storey's Down-to-Earth Guides)

User Review  - Anna Engel - Goodreads

This is a great resource for anyone involved in - or considering starting - home composting. We started a compost heap shortly after buying our house in Boston. The next Christmas, our fathers each ... Read full review

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Contents

Art or Science?
2Why Compost?
3How Decomposition Works
4Compostable Materials Are All Around You
5Activators Get Things Cooking
6Composting Methods to Stimulate Your Imagination
7Bins Barrels and Tumblers
8What to Consider Before Building a Compost Pile
10Composting Concerns
11The End Product and How to Use It
12The Times They Are AChangin
Sources
Suggested Reading
Index
Other Storey TitlesYou Will Enjoy
Copyright

9Methods to Speed Decomposition

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About the author (1998)

The late Stu Campbell was an accomplished gardener, writer, and skier who lived in Stowe, Vermont. He wrote The Home Water SupplyThe Mulch BookMulch It!, Let It Rot!, and Improving Your Soil

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