Composting for a New Generation: Latest Techniques for the Bin and Beyond
Whether you garden on a small city lot or on a large country property, Composting for a New Generation covers everything you need to know to make great compost quickly. Composting is not just about reducing food and yard waste ; it's also about improving the health of your soil and the productivity of your garden . Compost is full of nutrients and beneficial microbes that help plants thrive, but store-bought compost is expensive and often comes packaged in non-recyclable plastic bags. Instead of running to the store to purchase compost, learn how to make your own rich, earthy compost and watch your garden thrive . Composting for a New Generation explains the complex science behind effective and efficient composting in layman's terms and includes detailed information on tried-and-true composting methods right along with new, innovative techniques. From traditional bin composting (including step-by-step instructions for building your own bin) and vermicomposting , to keyhole gardens and trench composting , you'll close the cover with all the knowledge needed to be an expert composter today . Plus, you'll learn how to use all that home cooked compost successfully. Composting for a New Generation is the most complete book to date on organic composting.