Basic Composting: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started

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Stackpole Books, 2003 - Gardening - 87 pages
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  • Each technique illustrated with color photos
  • Details on what and what not to compost
  • Suggested uses for finished compost

    This lavishly illustrated guide contains everything the beginner needs to know about creating useable compost--described in clear, step-by-step detail that eliminates all of the guesswork that too often creeps into how-to books. Experts share their knowledge of the proper tools and techniques the novice needs to compost successfully in rural, suburban, or urban settings. Traditional bin systems and an unconventional approach using worms are explained fully. Includes a fascinating look at the science behind the composting process, as well as clear instructions for building a variety of composting bins for the backyard.

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    Excellent tips and pictorial guide to composting - well written. Excellent introduction to composting, with practical pictorial guides and useful info about vermiculture.

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