Composting for a new generation : new techniques for the bin and beyond

Book
Published 2018
Item Details
Summary:

This book covers the modern composting techniques, vermicomposting, composting with nature, keyhole gardens, organic composting, and using compost. Environmentalists aren't the only ones to compost anymore! It's not just about reducing food waste; most composters get their hands dirty because of the benefits it brings to the soil in their garden. All the extra nutrients make for well-fed gardens with plenty of nutrients and rich moisture. This book includes tried-and-true composting methods and new, innovative techniques. You'll learn the science of composting, traditional bin composting (including how-to sections on building your own bin), vermicomposting (with worms), composting with nature, keyhole gardens, organic composting, and using your finished compost. This is the most complete book to date for your organic soil needs.

ISBN:
9781591866923
1591866928
Description:
192 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
The expected and unexpected benefits of composting
The science of composting
Composting basics
Maintaining your compost bin
In-vessel composting techniques
Integrated composting
Vermicomposting
Harvesting and using your finished compost.
LCCN:
2017025810
Subjects:
Compost.
Other Authors:
Stockton, Anna, photographer.
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