The Rodale Book of Composting: Easy Methods for Every Gardener

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Deborah L. Martin, Grace Gershuny
Rodale, Jan 15, 1992 - Gardening - 278 pages
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The essential guide to composting for all gardeners and enviromentally conscious people

From Rodale Press: The publishers of Organic Gardening magazine

Composting is fast becoming a household word. Gardeners know it is the best way to feed the soil, while others look to composting as a way to dispose of grass clippings, autumn leaves, and tree trimmings. The Rodale Book of Composting offers:

* Easy-to-follow instructions for making and using compost
* Helpful tips for apartment dwellers, suburbanites, farmers and community leaders
* Ecologically sound solutions to growing waste disposal problems

Recycle household and yard wastes in soil-enriching compost.

"Lovers of compost. . .will be able to polish their techniques, and beginners will experience a whole new adventure."--Eddie Albert, Award-winning actor and avid gardener
 

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My husband couldnt be happier with this book. He was trying to figure out on his own how to compost what to compost how to build a composter but couldnt find anything that told him what he tought he ... Read full review

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This is an update of Jerry Minnich and others' The Rodale Guide to Composting ( LJ 5/1/79), which itself updated J.L. Rodale's Complete Book of Composting (Rodale Pr., 1960. o.p.). The broad spectrum ... Read full review

Contents

Composting throughout History
1
The Benefits of Compost
10
Life inside a Compost Heap
29
Compost and Plant Health
47
The Frontiers of Composting
65
Materials for Composting
74
Using Manure
121
Methods
130
Compost Structures
179
Shredders and Other Equipment
203
Using Compost
216
LargeScale Composting
228
Equipment Sources
263
Recommended Reading
267
Index
269
Copyright

Composting with Earthworms
166

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