Basic Composting Each technique illustrated with color photos
Details on what and what not to compost
Suggested uses for finished compost
This lavishly illustrated guide contains everything the beginner needs to know about creating useable compost--described in clear, step-by-step detail that eliminates all of the guesswork that too often creeps into how-to books. Experts share their knowledge of the proper tools and techniques the novice needs to compost successfully in rural, suburban, or urban settings. Traditional bin systems and an unconventional approach using worms are explained fully. Includes a fascinating look at the science behind the composting process, as well as clear instructions for building a variety of composting bins for the backyard.
About the Author:
All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started
This book includes the contributions of veteran composting experts and soil scientists. Carl Hursh is an environmental educator and composting expert. Patti Olenick is a soil scientist and composting expert. Alan Wycheck is an award-winning photographer. All three contributors live in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
120 pages, 125 color photos.