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How to Make and Use Compost: The Ultimate Guide

Handbook / Manual

By: Nicky Scott

200 pages, 8 pages col plates

Green Books

Paperback | Feb 2010 | #184093 | ISBN-13: 9781900322591
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NHBS Price: £9.95 $13/€12 approx

About this book

Composting is easy, fun, saves you money and helps you to grow lovely plants. Whether you live in a flat with a balcony or have a family and garden that generate large amounts of food and green waste, this books shows you how to compost everything that can be composted - at home, work or school, and in spaces big or small.

'Clearly written and cross-referenced, this book obviously draws from a wide range of composting experience. I would certainly recommend it.' Sue Stickland, gardening writer, author of Back Garden Seed Saving.


Contents

Introduction.
Why make compost?
How does it work?
Making successful compost.
Choosing the right composting system.
Composting with worms.
Using your compost.
Community composting.
A-Z Guide.
Composting food waste on a large scale.
Composting in schools.
Resources.
Index.

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Biography

Nicky Scott is the Co-ordinator of the Devon Community Composting Network and has written the best-selling pocket guide, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

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