Compost: The Natural Way to Make Food for Your Garden

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Penguin, Feb 19, 2007 - Gardening - 192 pages

Compost - what it is, how to make it and how to use it in the garden.

Making compost isn't just simple and satisfying, it will save you money on expensive soil conditioners and mulches. There's no need for fancy gadgets. Discover how to build a simple bin, find the best tools for the job, and learn what type of mix is perfect for the size of your garden.

From what's hot to rot and discover how to transform your refuse into fertilizer that'll keep your flowers and plants blooming in Compost.


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This book provides gardeners with an easily digested introduction to compost making, with lots of practical advice. It covers how to get the right carbon-nitrogen mix, describes different compost bin ... Read full review

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Short and sweet, this how-to guide presents an easy-to-understand overview of the science of composting and explains how the reader can get started on his or her own compost pile. From what to (and ... Read full review


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