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Composting for a new generation : latest techniques for the bin and beyond, Michelle Balz ; photography by Anna Stockton

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Composting for a new generation : latest techniques for the bin and beyond
Title
Composting for a new generation
Title remainder
latest techniques for the bin and beyond
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Balz ; photography by Anna Stockton
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Composting is no longer only in the realm of environmentalists! It's not just about reducing food waste; most composters get their hands dirty because of the benefits it brings to the soil in their garden. All the extra nutrients makes for well-fed gardens with plenty of nutrients and rich moisture. Composting has been under the radar screen until now, and seen as a boutique, West Coast thing, says Jared Blumenfeld, who oversees California as well as two other Western states and the Pacific for the Environmental Protection Agency. But now everyone from Massachusetts to Minnesota has programs starting up, and pretty soon there will be a critical mass. [This book] includes tried-and-true composting methods and new, innovative techniques. You'll learn the science of composting, traditional bin composting (including how-to sections on building your own bin), vermicomposting (with worms), composting with nature, keyhole gardens, organic composting, and using your finished compost. [This] is the most complete book to date for your organic soil needs
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
Dewey number
631.8/75
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
S661
LC item number
.B356 2018
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
S661
NAL item number
.B35 2018
Nature of contents
bibliography
Composting for a new generation : latest techniques for the bin and beyond, Michelle Balz ; photography by Anna Stockton
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Composting for a new generation : latest techniques for the bin and beyond, Michelle Balz ; photography by Anna Stockton
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Copyright
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-179) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The expected and unexpected benefits of composting -- The science of composting -- Composting basics -- Maintaining your compost bin -- In-vessel composting techniques -- Integrated composting -- Vermicomposting -- Harvesting and using your finished compost -- Appendix A: Which composting style is right for you? -- Appendix B: Compost recipes
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Dimensions
26 cm
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Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781591866923
Lccn
2017025810
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
colour illustrations, charts
System control number
(OCoLC)988749670

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