Synopses & Reviews
Great compost is one of the most important secrets of successful organic gardening. In this comprehensive guide, youand#8217;ll learn everything you need to know about the various methods of composting and how to adapt them to your home and garden. With full-color photographs and easy-to-follow instructions, this will be a welcome addition to every organic gardenerand#8217;s library. Topics covered include:
and#149; What you can and canand#8217;t throw on your compost pile
and#149; How to balance nitrogen and carbon in your pile for quick decomposition and rich compost
and#149; Buying or building the best tools and containers
and#149; How to compost indoors
and#149; Troubleshooting smelly compost, dry compost, and other problems
and#149; How and when to apply the compost to your garden beds
With growing concerns about the use of pesticides, herbicides, and GMOs in mainstream gardening practices, more and more families are turning to their backyards to grow their own food using methods they know are safe. The need for clear, straightforward instruction on organic gardening techniques has never been greater. With The Organic Composting Handbook, readers will get the information they need to prepare their gardens for healthy, abundant crops.
About the Author
Dede Cummings is the coauthor of Living with Crohnand#8217;s and Colitis: A Comprehensive Naturopathic Guide for Complete Digestive Wellness and Cooking Well: IBS.