Book - 2007
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Explains how to create compost, describing how to build a simple compost bin, select the best tools, and create the perfect mix for optimum garden soil, and exploring the benefits of compost.
Publisher: New York : DK, c2007
Edition: 1st American ed
Branch Call Number: 631.875 T473c
Characteristics: 192 p. : col. ill. ; 20 cm


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Jun 21, 2013

This is an informative book for the beginner. Thompson demystifies the process of composting and is very clear about his own biases and reasons for them, leaving it to the reader to make his/her own decisions.

Highly recommended for anyone interested in this topic.

Jun 28, 2010

Clearly written, this is an easy read that can be finished in one night. The author provides all the basic information to start composting, and also serves as a great reference.

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