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The Soul of Soilby Joseph Smillie
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All of us involved in the cultivation of plants — from the backyard gardener to the largest farmer — need to help regenerate a "living soil" for only in the diversity of the soil and its creatures can we ensure the long-term health of ourselves and our environment. The Soul of Soil offers everyone a basic understanding of what soil is and what we can do to improve our own patch of it. Seen in this light, this practical handbook will be an inspiration as well.
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Reflecting growing appreciation of the soil ecosystem and a "desire to do more with less," organic cultivation experts discuss soil evaluation and management plus organic certification. Includes 21 tables, a glossary of basic terms, and resources. First published in 1983 (Extension Service, U. of Vermont).
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. -161).
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