The Complete Compost Gardening Guide

The Complete Compost Gardening Guide

Book - 2008
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Develop mature compost right in your garden. Barbara Pleasant and Deborah Martin explain their six-way compost gardening system in this informative guide that will have you rethinking how you create and use your compost. With your plants and compost living together from the beginning, your garden will become a nourishing and organic environment that encourages growth and sustainability. You’ll also find that the enriched soil requires less tending, weeding, and mulching, so you can do less back-breaking work for the same lush, beautiful results. 


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Explains how to transform one's garden into a nourishing, organic environment with the use of compost customized to the special needs and soil of each garden.

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Compost devotees think outside the compost bin in presenting ways to better utilize this garden resource. After introducing the rationale for and basics of recycling organic materials, Pleasant and Martin present such labor-saving techniques as banner batches, grow heaps, and "catch-and-release" vermicomposting. They also address the challenges of composting such materials as dead fish and old bones, and provide recipes for compost tea and special soils for specific crops. The well-illustrated guide, commended by Mother Earth News, includes safety tips, a glossary, and compost gardening resources (including the authors' Web site). Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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& Taylor

Explains how to transform one's garden into a nourishing, organic environment with the use of compost customized to the special needs and soil of each garden, introducing the authors' Six-Way Compost Gardening System, which integrates compost directly into the garden to reduce weeding, digging, and mulching. Simultaneous.

Publisher: Pownal, Vt. : Storey ; Godalming : Melia [distributor], 2008
ISBN: 9781580177023
1580177026
Characteristics: 318 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Martin, Deborah L.

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Mar 07, 2011

What a useful book. I took many ideas and used them in my own garden. Now I am waiting to reap the results!

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