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Dk Pub, Feb 27, 2007 - Gardening - 192 pages
An expert on organic gardening explains how to create the finest compost from ingredients found around the house, in a handbook that includes step-by-step photographs and instructions on practical composting tools and techniques.

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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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Dr Ken Thompson recently retired as Senior Research Fellow and Honorary Senior Lecturer of the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences at the University of Sheffield. He is author of several books, including "The Book of Weeds, An Ear to the Ground: Understanding Your Garden" and "No Nettles Required: The Reassuring Truth about Wildlife Gardening", and co-author of "The Ecology of Seeds".

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