Organic Soil-Fertility and Weed Management [NOOK Book]

Overview

Soil is a living organism that loves to cooperate with farmers and gardeners. A green thumb will appear on those who align themselves with its health and requirements. This book discusses:


  • Soil habitat
  • Sustaining soil fertility
  • The soil food-web
  • Nutrient availability and deficiency


After reading this book, readers will not only have a...

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Organic Soil-Fertility and Weed Management

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Overview

Soil is a living organism that loves to cooperate with farmers and gardeners. A green thumb will appear on those who align themselves with its health and requirements. This book discusses:


  • Soil habitat
  • Sustaining soil fertility
  • The soil food-web
  • Nutrient availability and deficiency


After reading this book, readers will not only have a different view on soil, but on weeds as well. Knowing and utilizing the energies and characteristics of weeds, as Gilman teaches, will make for a more productive garden, and less stressful gardening.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603583602
  • Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/28/2011
  • Series: Organic Principles and Practices Handbook Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Revised and updated edition
  • Pages: 136
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Steve Gilman is a NOFA member and a farmer in New York State.
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Table of Contents

Foreword to part 1
Introduction to part 1
1. The soil habitat
2. Sustaining soil fertility
3. The soil foodweb
4. Crop-nutrient availability and deficiency
5. The farmer's footsteps
Foreword to part 2
Introduction to part 2
6. Weeding out weedy concepts
7. Natural farming
8. Weed-control strategies
9. Ecological weed control
10. Weed-eating machines
11. Conclusion

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