Basic Composting: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started (How To Basics)

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  • Each technique illustrated with color photos
  • Details on what and what not to compost
  • Suggested uses for finished compost

    This lavishly illustrated guide contains everything the beginner needs to know about creating useable compost--described in clear, step-by-step detail that eliminates all of the guesswork that too often creeps into how-to books. Experts share their knowledge of the proper tools and techniques the novice needs to compost successfully in rural, suburban, or urban settings. Traditional bin systems and an unconventional approach using worms are explained fully. Includes a fascinating look at the science behind the composting process, as well as clear instructions for building a variety of composting bins for the backyard.

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    This book includes the contributions of veteran composting experts and soil scientists. Carl Hursh is an environmental educator and composting expert. He lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Patti Olenick is a soil scientist and composting expert. She lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Alan Wycheck is a concrete specialist and former partner in The SO Factory, a concrete design company. He is also an award-winning photographer and lives in central Pennsylvania.

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