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Bonnie Johnson, April 3, 2009 (view all comments by Bonnie Johnson)
I'm a garden book junkie. As a kid I spent many an Alaskan winter pouring over every single gardening book I could get my hands on. If only this book had existed then!

This is exactly the kind of composting book I had always looked for and never found, until today!

It's comprehensive, detailed, and entertaining to read. It covers everything including bins, pit composting, vermicomposting, and even growing plants in your compost pile! There are instructions for making your own tumble composter, making your own worm bin, and how to make that banner compost heap for quick composting.

The pictures are fantastic, yet not overwhelming. The author's writing style is fun and informative. I just can't praise this book enough!

The ultimate compost book - hands down!
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dullheat, April 13, 2008 (view all comments by dullheat)
This book describes in detail the benefits of setting up a composting site. Composting not only benefits you, but benefits the environment. It is critical to our world's future that we act now in taking simple steps such as composting to reduce the amount of waste that goes into our landfills. Please educate yourself, your children, and anyone else around you of the benefits of composting, you can better a life and a world!
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ISBN:
9781580177023
Author:
Barbara Pleasant and Deborah L. Martin
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Author:
Martin, Deborah L.
Author:
Martin, Deborah
Author:
Pleasant, Barbara
Author:
Martic, Deborah
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Organic
Subject:
Protection
Subject:
NATURE / Environmental Conservation and Protection
Subject:
Compost
Subject:
Gardening-Organic Gardening
Subject:
Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Agronomy / Soil Science
Subject:
GARDENING / Vegetables
Subject:
GARDENING / Organic
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Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
March 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
10.87 x 8.5 in

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After obsessing over house projects, it's refreshing and lovely to go outside and play in the dirt for a while. Barbara Pleasant and Deborah L. Martin's Complete Compost Gardening Guide is the best book on composting that I've ever read. Full of color photos and useful information, this book is a fantastic resource for making your own "black gold." Pleasant and Martin introduce the reader to different kinds of composting, such as "comforter compost" and banner batches, and explain how to "activate" your compost with dry dog food and kill pesky weed seeds. They also give the lowdown on tools, explain what materials to put in your pile, and tell why sifting compost is a good idea. If you think that composting is just putting kitchen scraps into a black plastic Metro bin, you'd better read this great book.

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Turn the compost bin upside down! The nutritious, organic diet your garden craves is as simple as creating compost heaps right in the garden. Plants and compost live together in labor-and time-saving harmony, producing bright, sweet, juicy vegetables all season long.
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