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Composting Inside and Out: The comprehensive guide to reusing trash, saving money and enjoying the benefits of organic gardening

Authors: Davies, Stephanie
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: GAR016000, NAT011000, HOM022000
ISBN: 9781440218774, Related ISBNs: 1440214050, 1440218773, 9781440214059, 9781440218774
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 192,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Rethink Your Refuse

Hundreds of millions of tons of solid waste are produced in the U.S. annually, and the landfills simply store it, not eliminate it. Recycling diverts significant amounts of waste, but the fact remains that the majority of landfill space is occupied by organic material. The good news is composting is a natural and beneficial way to eliminate this waste, and anyone can do it.

Whether you live on a farm, in the suburbs or a city apartment, composting is possible. Composting Inside and Out will introduce you to the essentials and explore various methods of indoor and outdoor composting to help you find the perfect fit for your lifestyle.

Inside you'll find:

   • A compete overview of the composting process
   • Advice on finding the right equipment
   • Step-by-step instruction for fourteen different composting methods
   • Ideas for using the soil you produce
   • Quick answers to common problems
Whether you create a compost heap, bury your scraps, ferment them, tumble them or feed them to the worms, you too can be successful with composting. Use the fruits of your labor on you houseplants, your lawn, your flowerbeds or your garden. Put your waste and your energy to good use. Reclaim the benefits of participating in the planet's health through composting—its rewards are simply miraculous.
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