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Building soil : a down-to-earth approach : natural solutions for better gardens and yards / Elizabeth Murphy.

Murphy, Elizabeth, 1976- author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 631.4 MURPHY (Text) 33946003070054 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Rochester Library 631.4 MUR (Text) 33187004086779 Nonfiction - R Available -
Schricker Main Library 631.4 MUR (Text) 30032010658737 ADULT NON-FICTION Checked out 12/19/2016

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781591866190
  • ISBN: 1591866197
  • Physical Description: 200 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Cool Springs Press, Home and Garden Experts, 2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-195) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A soil grower's foundation -- Guiding principles for the soil grower: the secrets of soil organic matter -- Alphabet soup: nutrients and soil-nutrient tests demystified -- Food, water, shelter, air: organic amendments to grow living soils -- A balanced diet: fertilizers and whole-soil fertility -- The dressing on top: mulch, water, and weeds -- Cultivation simplified.
Summary, etc.: Building Soil is a simple book full of practical, up-to-date information about building healthy soils. Simple methods perfect for the home gardener's use put healthy, organic soil within everyone's reach. You don't need a degree in soil management to understand this book; you only need a yard or garden and the desire to improve it at the most basic level.
Subject: Soils.
Soil management.

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