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The ultimate guide to soil : the real dirt on cultivating crops, compost, and a healthier home / Anna Hess.

Hess, Anna, 1978- author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

7 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 631.4 HES (Text) 36626103776811 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland 631.4 H586 (Text) 76383000444385 Movies In transit -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 631.4 HESS (Text) 33946003170201 New Books . 2nd Floor On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781634507707
  • ISBN: 1634507703
  • Physical Description: xv, 275 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-268) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part 1: Personality tests for your soil -- The big picture -- Soil aggregates -- Soil type -- Organic matter and drainage -- Professional soil tests -- Part 2: Small-scale no-till gardening basics -- Two ways to start a no-till garden -- Correcting soil problems as you build new beds -- Solarization -- No-till garden management -- Beyond the in-earth garden -- Part 3: Balancing nutrients and acidity -- Correcting soil pH -- Remineralization basics -- Biological methods of nutrient balancing -- Part 4: Organic soil amendments -- Choosing amendments with biology in mind -- Compost -- Manure -- Tree products -- Biochar -- Leaves and more.
Subject: Soils.
Compost.
Organic gardening.
No-tillage.

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