The Complete Book of CompostBook - 1998
Autumn leaves...old tea bags...dandelions and watermelon rinds. This motley assortment adds up to much more than a pile of trash. Smart homeowners know that they can save space and money by composting more than half of their garbage-and give their gardens the kind of nourishment only nature can provide. This simple, illustrated guide is the perfect introduction to the art of composting, with tips on... What to put in (and what to leave out) Simple storage ideas that prevent mess and odor How compost can stimulate root growth, suppress plant diseases, prevent soil erosion, and more Making compost, with simple step-by-step instructions How to get compost faster Tools and accessories that make composting easier Using your compost on lawns, trees and shrubs, houseplants, and moreIt's thrifty, it's practical...and it can even be fun. Start your pile today-your tulips and tomatoes will thank you!
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, c1998.
Characteristics: 163 p. :,ill. ;,18 cm.
Alternative Title: Book of compost