The Organic Book of Compost: Easy and Natural Techniques to Feed Your Garden

The Organic Book of Compost: Easy and Natural Techniques to Feed Your Garden

by Pauline Pears
     
 

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This is a book for people with and without gardens who want to recycle their kitchen and garden waste in the most environmentally efficient manner, as well as anyone who wants to use compost to improve their garden. The Organic Book of Compost will teach you all you need to know about composting – what it is, how to make it, store it, and use it.

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Overview

This is a book for people with and without gardens who want to recycle their kitchen and garden waste in the most environmentally efficient manner, as well as anyone who wants to use compost to improve their garden. The Organic Book of Compost will teach you all you need to know about composting – what it is, how to make it, store it, and use it. Packed with trouble-shooting advice, you will soon be able to produce rich, fertile soil for growing healthy, beautiful fruit, vegetables, and flowers.

The author covers all types of composting methods, including wormeries and woody heaps. Detailed information is provided on building structures to hold different kinds of compost, along with useful troubleshooting advice and FAQs. Case studies explore composting in varying circumstances, such as composting on a balcony, in a town garden, composting with children, composting in the office, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462112395
Publisher:
Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
Publication date:
02/11/2014
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,386,568
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Pauline Pears is head of knowledge transfer at Garden Organic Ryton, part of Garden Organic, which is Europe's largest organic membership organization. SHe and her team answer many thousands of gardening queries a year. She has written six books on organic gardening and is heavily involved with community composting, giving help and advice to members of the public.

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