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

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

5.0 2
by Grace Gershuny, Jocelyn Langer
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

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)

…  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603583480
Publisher:
Chelsea Green Publishing
Publication date:
04/15/2011
Series:
Organic Principles and Practices Handbook Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
104
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Grace Gershuny, in addition to her position on the staff of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program, has worked for many years as an educator, organizer, and market gardener. She is nationally known in the alternative agriculture movement, is the author of Start With the Soil, and Compost, Vermicompost and Compost Tea: Feeding the Soil on the Organic Farm as well as co-author of The Rodale Book of Composting and The Soul of Soil. She is on the faculties of the Institute for Social Ecology and Goddard College, and lives in Barnet, Vermont.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >

Compost, Vermicompost and Compost Tea: Feeding the Soil on the Organic Farm 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A must if you are into your own composting and more.