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Let It Rot the Gardeners Guide To Compost 3RD Edition

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In 1975, Let it Rot! helped start the composting movement and taught gardeners everywhere how to recycle waste to create soil-nourishing compost. Contains advice for starting and maintaining a composting system, building bins, and using compost. Third Edition. 318,000 copies in print.

Synopsis:

This is the classic guide to turning household waste into gardener's gold! Since 1975, Let It Rot! has helped countless gardeners recycle waste materials like household garbage, grass clippings, and ashes to create useful, soil-nourishing compost.

About the Author

Stu Campbell is an accomplished gardener and the author of The Home Water Supply, Let It Rot!, Mulch It!, and Improving Your Soil.

Table of Contents

1 Home Composting: Art or Science?

2 Why Compost?

3 How Decomposition Works

4 Compostable Materials Are All Around You

5 Activators Get Things Cooking!

6 Composting Methods to Stimulate Your Imagination

7 Bins, Barrels, and Tumblers

8 What to Consider Before Building a Compost Pile

9 Methods to Speed Decomposition

10 Composting Concerns

11 The End Product and How to Use It

12 The Times, They Are A-Changin'

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Suggested Reading

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580170239
Author:
Campbell, Stu
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Compost
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry - General
Subject:
Agriculture - General
Subject:
Technology-Agriculture - General
Subject:
GARDENING / Reference
Subject:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
GARDENING / Vegetables
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Storey's Down-To-Earth Guides
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6 x 9
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.46 in 0.56 lb

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