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- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
The best fertilizer for your organic garden is compost. It?s easy to make, economically friendly, and teeming with nutrients. In this highly useful installment of his Bob?s Basics series, Bob Flowerdew takes you through all the steps necessary to make a rich compost pile best suited to your needs. Composting is a highly comprehensive guide that... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2010; US$ 10.99
Whether you live in a flat with a balcony or have a family and garden that generates large amounts of food and green waste, this book shows you how to compost everything that can be composted?at home, work, or school, and in spaces big or small. It covers how to create the right mix for successful garden compost; how to compost food waste safely;... more...
- Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 14.57
Food can be grown just about anywhere, and lack of space should not put you off growing and enjoying the taste of your own fresh vegetables. Not everyone has access to outside space or what we traditionally think of as a garden, but we all have window ledges, doorways, often stairways, sometimes even a balcony or roof space. This book offers solutions... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 37.99
Tells the story of how humans have used their ingenuity throughout history to maintain soil fertility, and to avoid famine through productive agriculture. This work shows how the development of towns and fixed settlements meant that methods had to be found to maintain the fertility of fields exploited year after year. more...
- CABI 2003; US$ 135.00
It is generally assumed that soil fertility decline is widespread in the tropics. In contrast, perennial plant cover provides better protection for the soil. This book reviews these concepts, focusing on soil chemical changes under different land-use systems in the tropics, including perennial crops, annual crops, and forest plantations. more...
- DK Publishing 2010; US$ 14.95
Waste not, want not. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Composting takes readers step by step through the process of selecting the right compost container, filling it with the right "ingredients," maintaining the mix at the right temperature and humidity, and using the end product. ?A concise format, simplified approach, and thrift-conscious... more...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 89.99
The soils of our planet in enabling and sustaining plant growth provide the basis of human existence, as about 98 % of all foodstuff is primarily produced by t- restrial ecosystems. As a consequence of erosion, desertification, and the dev- opment of buildings, roads, industrial estates, etc, the utilizable soil surface area of the world is now decreasing... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 21.24
Rethink Your Refuse Hundreds of millions of tons of solid waste are produced in the U.S. annually, and the landfills simply store it, not eliminate it. Recycling diverts significant amounts of waste, but the fact remains that the majority of landfill space is occupied by organic material. The good news is composting is a natural and beneficial way... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 1995; US$ 3.95
Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence... more...