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Compost, Vermicompost and Compost Tea : Feeding the Soil on the Organic Farm - Grace Gershuny

Compost, Vermicompost and Compost Tea

Feeding the Soil on the Organic Farm

By: Grace Gershuny, Jocelyn Langer (Illustrator)

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Part of the NOFA Guides series. 



Information on composting techniques, including:



  • Principles and biology of composting
  • Temperature, aeration and moisture control
  • Composting methods
  • Materials (additives and inoculants, biodynamic preparations)
  • About costs (site preparation, equipment, labor and time)
  • What do you do with it?
  • Compost tea and other brewed microbial cultures
  • Compost and the law

With extended appendices including a recipe calculator, potting mix recipes, and a sample compost production budget sheet.

1. Why compost?
2. Principles and biology of composting
3. Temperature, moisture, and aeration
4. Composting methods
5. Materials
6. About costs
7. When is compost finished? and how is it applied?
8. Compost tea and other brewed microbial cultures
9. Compost and the law

ISBN: 9781603583480
ISBN-10: 1603583483
Series: Organic Principles and Practices Handbook Series
Audience: General
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 104
Published: 15th April 2011
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Edition Type: Revised and upd