Compost: The Natural Way to Make Food for Your Garden

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Dorling Kindersley Limited, Feb 1, 2011 - Gardening - 192 pages
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Compost-making doesn t need to be hard work, costs almost nothing, and the only secret ingredient you need is patience. Ken Thompson

Making compost isn't just simple and satisfying, it will save you spending 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, to bins and wormeries, discover how to transform your refuse into fertiliser that'll keep your flowers and plants blooming.

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I think this is a really good book for someone like myself that's just getting interested in composting. It's photo heavy which is easy on the eyes but also shows exactly what they mean when they talk ... Read full review

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Really comprehensive and easy to understand guide. Now to start my vegetable garden! Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Ken Thompson is a plant ecologist and senior lecturer at the University of Sheffield. He writes regularly for gardening magazines, promoting the science behind gardening to the general reader. His previous books include An Ear to The Ground and No Nettles Required.

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