The Mini Farming Guide to Composting (Paperback)

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    Compostinghas never been easier—learn how to incorporate Brett Markham’s amazingcomposting techniques to maximize your vegetable output, increase yourself-sufficiency, and be kind to the ecosystem. 

    BrettMarkham, author Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiencyon ¼ Acre, is here to help you get started in his new handbook that coverseverything you need to know about composting. Whether it’s your mini farm orflower garden that needs nourishment, Markham explains how to compost justabout anything you can grow—and reminds us that developing your own compostingpractices can not only be fun but saves money and encourages self-sufficiency.Learn to make a backyard compost structure with Brett’s easy-to-followdirections and learn the science behind how your food scraps become food forplants. In The Mini Farming Guide to Compostingyou’ll find instructions that make composting simple, with checklists, extensivetables, measurements, photographs taken by the author, and diagrams. Topicsinclude: 

    • TheImportance of Soil Microbiology
    • TheNutrient CycleCompostand Sustainable Nutrient Cycles
    • Sustainabilityand a Positive Bottom Line
    • Theory:The Science of Compost
    • Practice:The Technique of Compost
    • OtherSustainability Practices: Biochar and More
    • IndoorComposting: Vermicomposting
    • Limitsof Composting, Appropriate Amendments
    • EasyComposting Bins You Can Make


    ISBN 9781616088583
    Genre GARDENING / Reference
    Format Paperback
    Pages 211
    Publisher Date 2013-03-06 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Skyhorse Pub Co Inc
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 1.44 lb
    Language English
    Edition Number 1
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Markham, Brett L.
    Country of Origin United States

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