How to build, maintain, and use a compost system: secrets and techniques you need to know to grow the best vegetables

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Some of the best fertilizer on the planet can be made with your very own garbage. Starting with something as simple as coffee grounds, old banana peels, bread crusts, and leftover meals, you can start creating a garden with your food waste using the age old secret of composting to build a healthy, happy garden. This book provides a detailed outline of how anyone with a little extra space and a garden can start composting today. You will learn about all of the different ways that composting can be helpful to you, as well as the different reasons why people choose to compost and what you and your vegetables might benefit from when you decide to start composting yourself. You will learn how decomposition works and what the ideal conditions are for decomposition. You will learn which compostable materials are around you right now, from the coffee grounds in your coffee maker to the old fruit in your crisper. Learn about the different kinds of activators and how they get the process started as well as the different composting materials used by home gardeners and professional composters alike, dozens of which have been interviewed for this book. You will be walked through the process of recognizing and using the end product as effectively as possible. For anyone who has ever considered composting as a viable means by which to feed their gardens, this book is for you.
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subject_facet Compost, Electronic books, GARDENING / Organic, GARDENING / Reference, GARDENING / Techniques, Vegetable gardening
title_display How to build, maintain, and use a compost system : secrets and techniques you need to know to grow the best vegetables
title_full How to build, maintain, and use a compost system : secrets and techniques you need to know to grow the best vegetables / by Kelly Smith, How to build, maintain, and use a compost system : secrets and techniques you need to know to grow the best vegetables [electronic resource] Smith, Kelly M., 1969-
title_short How to build, maintain, and use a compost system :
title_sub secrets and techniques you need to know to grow the best vegetables
topic_facet Compost, Electronic books, Vegetable gardening