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Compost : Green Guides : How to Use - How to Make - Everyday Tips - Rachelle Strauss


Green Guides : How to Use - How to Make - Everyday Tips

By: Rachelle Strauss, Heather Gorringe (Foreword by)

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Compositing is one of the easiest ways you can prevent rubbish from going to landfill, return nutrients to the soil and treat your gardens. Of course, it is only easy when you know how.

This book discusses why we should compost and explains in practical terms how to make and what to do with compost.

It includes types of compost bins, what you can and can't compost and composting techniques.

Written by an expert in the field, this informative and accessible guide takes you step-by-step from kitchen scraps to blooming flowers.

About the Author

Rachelle Strauss has been writing about gardening, environmental and green issues for a number of years. She is the author of Self Sufficiency : Household Cleaning and writes for various magazines about ecological issues. Rachelle lives with her husband and their daughter in rural England.


Worth it's weight in compost!


A great reference, easy to read, easy format to follow.

Sydney AU.



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Foreword p.8
Introduction p.10
Why Compost? p.18
What to Compost p.36
How to compost p.58
Compost Bins and Composting Systems p.98
Other Types of Composting p.134
Using Compost p.160
The Compost Year p.180
Composting Problems and Solutions p.220
Checklist p.246
Websites and Further Reading p.252
Index p.254

ISBN: 9781847865311
ISBN-10: 1847865313
Series: Green Guides S.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st May 2009
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 17.5  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.491
Edition Type: New edition