Synopses & Reviews
Composting is green gardening at its best: it helps protect plants from diseases and pests, creates especially rich soil, and releases its nutrients slowly as plants need them. Now completely updated and redesigned, Brooklyn Botanic Garden's essential, bestselling guide contains the latest information on modern composting techniques, from what to put in the pile to how best to use your compost in the garden. An expanded resource section features special advice for urban gardeners.
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden produces authoritative, illustrated books that help readers in all parts of North America create gardens that are both beautiful and ecologically sensible.
"Easy Compost" is an essential guide to composting -- from food components to garden usage. Gardeners will also find instructions for building compost bins, tips for composting in different climate, and guide to purchasing composting equipment.