Composting for the Absolute Beginner

How to Improve Your Soil for Better Organic Gardening

Dede Cummings


The need for clear, straightforward instruction on organic gardening techniques has never been greater. With Composting for the Absolute Beginner, readers will get the information they need to prepare their gardens for healthy, abundant crops.

Topics covered here include:

  • What you can and can't throw on your compost pile
  • How to balance nitrogen and carbon in your pile for quick decomposition and rich compost
  • Buying or building the best tools and containers
  • Vermicomposting
  • How to compost indoors
  • Troubleshooting smelly compost, dry compost, and other problems
  • How and when to apply the compost to your garden beds


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    230 x 190mm
  • Publisher
    Skyhorse Publishing
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