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British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

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Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

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The Garden Organic Book of Compost

Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: Pauline Pears
192 pages, 100 col photos, illus
The Garden Organic Book of Compost
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  • The Garden Organic Book of Compost ISBN: 9781847734372 Paperback Sep 2011 Out of Print #191502
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In recent times, people have become much more ecologically aware and also keener to minimize their carbon footprint. This, coupled with the pressure from governments to recycle household waste, means that creating and using garden compost is becoming almost essential knowledge. This book is aimed at people with and without gardens who want to recycle their kitchen and garden waste in the most environmentally efficient manner, as well as anyone who wants to use compost to improve their garden.

Covering all types of composting method, including worm composting and woody heaps, it gives gardeners all the information they need about starting to make their own compost, storing it and using it. Information on different types of compost - what they consist of, what they are good for and how they are best stored - is given, before moving on to explore in detail how to create your own compost. Case studies cover different circumstances, such as composting on a balcony or in a back yard, composting with children, composting in the office etc. Trouble shooting advice will accompany each section, as well as FAQs and health and safety issues.

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Pauline Pears is Head of Knowledge Transfer at Garden Organic Ryton, part of Garden Organic which is Europe's largest organic membership organization. She and her team answer many thousands of gardening enquiries each year. She has written six books on organic gardening. She and her team are also heavily involved in community composting, giving help and advice to members of the public.

Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: Pauline Pears
192 pages, 100 col photos, illus
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