Complete Book of Compost

Complete Book of Compost

by Robert Francis, Dick Francis
     
 

Autumn leaves . . .old tea bags . . .dandelions and watermelon rinds. This motley assortment adds up to much more than a pile of trash. Smart homeowners know that they can save space and money by composting more than half of their garbage - and give their gardens the kind of nourishment only nature can provide. This simple, illustrated guide is the perfect…  See more details below

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Autumn leaves . . .old tea bags . . .dandelions and watermelon rinds. This motley assortment adds up to much more than a pile of trash. Smart homeowners know that they can save space and money by composting more than half of their garbage - and give their gardens the kind of nourishment only nature can provide. This simple, illustrated guide is the perfect introduction to the art of composting, with tips on . . .

  • What to put in(and what to leave out)
  • Simple storage ideas that prevent mess and odor
  • How compost can stimulate root growth, suppress plant diseases, prevent soil erosion, and more
  • Making compost, with simple step-by-step instructions
  • How to get to compost faster
  • Tools and accessories that make composting easier
  • Using your compost on lawns, trees and shrubs, houseplants, and more

It's thrifty, it's practical . . . and it can even be fun, Start your pile today - your tulips and tomatoes will thank you!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425162644
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Pages:
163
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.74(h) x 0.53(d)

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