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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)

Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers

Published: 1st May 2009
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RRP $29.99

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.



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Worth it's weight in compost!


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  • Easy To Understand
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    A great reference, easy to read, easy format to follow.

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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
    Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 17.5  x 2.2
    Weight (kg): 0.491
    Edition Type: New edition