Synopses & Reviews
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.
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
The late Stu Campbell was an accomplished gardener, writer, and skier who lived in Stowe, Vermont. He wrote The Home Water Supply, The Mulch Book, Mulch It!, Let It Rot!, 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'