The Mini Farming Guide to Composting
Self-sufficiency From your Kitchen to your BackyardeBook - 2013
Composting has never been easier?learn how to incorporate Brett Markham?s amazing composting techniques to maximize your vegetable output, increase your self-sufficiency, and be kind to the ecosystem. Brett Markham, author Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on Acre, is here to help you get started in his new handbook that covers everything you need to know about composting. Whether it?s your mini farm or flower garden that needs nourishment, Markham explains how to compost just about anything you can grow?and reminds us that developing your own composting practices can not only be fun but saves money and encourages self-sufficiency. Learn to make a backyard compost structure with Brett?s easy-to-follow directions and learn the science behind how your food scraps become food for plants. In The Mini Farming Guide to Composting you?ll find instructions that make composting simple, with checklists, extensive tables, measurements, photographs taken by the author, and diagrams. Topics include: The Importance of Soil Microbiology The Nutrient Cycle Compost and Sustainable Nutrient Cycles Sustainability and a Positive Bottom Line Theory: The Science of Compost Practice: The Technique of Compost Other Sustainability Practices: Biochar and More Indoor Composting: Vermicomposting Limits of Composting, Appropriate Amendments Easy Composting Bins You Can Make.
Publisher: [New York] : Skyhorse Pub., 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill