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

Balz, Michelle (author.). Stockton, Anna, (Photographer.).
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  • 13 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 631.875 BAL (Text) 36626103907424 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781591866923
  • ISBN: 1591866928
  • Physical Description: print
    192 pages : color illustrations, charts ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Cool Springs Press, 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-179) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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 -- Appendix A: Which composting style is right for you? -- Appendix B: Compost recipes.
Summary, etc.: Composting is no longer only in the realm of environmentalists! 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 makes for well-fed gardens with plenty of nutrients and rich moisture. Composting has been under the radar screen until now, and seen as a boutique, West Coast thing, says Jared Blumenfeld, who oversees California as well as two other Western states and the Pacific for the Environmental Protection Agency. But now everyone from Massachusetts to Minnesota has programs starting up, and pretty soon there will be a critical mass. [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.
Subject: Compost
Organic wastes Recycling
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