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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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The Mini Farming Guide to Composting: Self-Sufficiency from Your Kitchen to Your Backyard

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Composting has never been easier—learn how to incorporate Brett Markham’s amazing composting techniques to maximize your vegetable output, increase your self-sufficiency, and be kind to the ecosystem.  

Brett Markham, author Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ Acre, is here to help you get started in his new handbook that covers everything you need to know about composting. Whether it’s your mini farm or flower garden that needs nourishment, Markham explains how to compost just about anything you can grow—and reminds us that developing your own composting practices can not only be fun but saves money and encourages self-sufficiency. Learn to make a backyard compost structure with Brett’s easy-to-follow directions and learn the science behind how your food scraps become food for plants. In The Mini Farming Guide to Composting you’ll find instructions that make composting simple, with checklists, extensive tables, measurements, photographs taken by the author, and diagrams. Topics include:  

  • The Importance of Soil Microbiology
  • The Nutrient Cycle Compost and Sustainable Nutrient Cycles
  • Sustainability and a Positive Bottom Line
  • Theory: The Science of Compost
  • Practice: The Technique of Compost
  • Other Sustainability Practices: Biochar and More
  • Indoor Composting: Vermicomposting
  • Limits of Composting, Appropriate Amendments
  • Easy Composting Bins You Can Make

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From the bestselling author of Mini Farming!

Synopsis:

Maximize your vegetable output! Increase your self-sufficiency! And be kind to the ecosystem! Brett L Markham, author of Mimi Farming: Self Suffering on 1/3 Acre, is here to help you get started in his new handbook that covers everything you need to know about composting. Whether it's your mini farm or flower garden that need nourishment, Markham explains how to compost just about anything you can grow - and reminds us that developing your own composting practices not only can be fun but also saves money and encourages self-sufficiency. Learn to make a backyard compost structure with Brett's easy-to-follow directions and learn the science behind how your food scraps become food for plants. In the Mini Farming Guide to Composting you'll find easy instructions that make composting simple.

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<p>Composting has never been easier—learn how to incorporate Brett Markham’s amazing composting techniques to maximize your vegetable output, increase your self-sufficiency, and be kind to the ecosystem.   </p><p>Brett Markham, author <

About the Author

Brett L. Markham is an engineer, third-generation farmer, and polymath. Using the methods explained in his book, he runs a profitable, Certified Naturally Grown mini farm on less than half an acre. Brett works full time as an engineer for a broadband ISP and farms in his spare time. He lives in New Ipswich, New Hampshire.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781616088583
Author:
Markham, Brett L
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Author:
Markham, Brett L.
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
Gardening : General
Subject:
Agriculture - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150 color photographs
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Maximize your vegetable output! Increase your self-sufficiency! And be kind to the ecosystem! Brett L Markham, author of Mimi Farming: Self Suffering on 1/3 Acre, is here to help you get started in his new handbook that covers everything you need to know about composting. Whether it's your mini farm or flower garden that need nourishment, Markham explains how to compost just about anything you can grow - and reminds us that developing your own composting practices not only can be fun but also saves money and encourages self-sufficiency. Learn to make a backyard compost structure with Brett's easy-to-follow directions and learn the science behind how your food scraps become food for plants. In the Mini Farming Guide to Composting you'll find easy instructions that make composting simple.

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<p>Composting has never been easier—learn how to incorporate Brett Markham’s amazing composting techniques to maximize your vegetable output, increase your self-sufficiency, and be kind to the ecosystem.   </p><p>Brett Markham, author <
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