Secrets to Great Soil: A Grower's Guide to Composting, Mulching, and Creating Healthy, Fertile Soil for Your Garden and Lawn

Secrets to Great Soil: A Grower's Guide to Composting, Mulching, and Creating Healthy, Fertile Soil for Your Garden and Lawn

by Elizabeth Stell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1580170080

ISBN-13: 9781580170086

Pub. Date: 01/02/1998

Publisher: Storey Books

Create productive soil anywhere with step-by-step instructions for making compost and fertilizers.  See more details below

Overview

Create productive soil anywhere with step-by-step instructions for making compost and fertilizers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580170086
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/02/1998
Series:
Gardening Skills Illustrated Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
751,474
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.55(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction

1 Get to Know Your Soil

2 Creating Fertile Soil

3 Soil-Building Techniques

4 Making and Using Compost

5 Mulches, Amendments, and Green Manures

6 How to Choose and Apply Fertilizers

7 Improving New Sites and Problem Soils

8 Fine-Tuning Tips for Specific Plants

9 A Soil-Care Calender

Appendixes

Earthworm Suppliers

Soil Analysis Laboratories

Recognizing Nutrient Deficiencies

Additional Reading

Useful Conversions

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