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Backyard Composting
Kerry Smith, Dave Williams, Jim Donald, Bill Goff, Tony Glover
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Pages / Length: 4
Publication Date: 09/10/2013

In Alabama, a family of four generates an average of 2.5 tons of garbage per year—nearly a half ton of which is yard refuse and kitchen waste that can be composted. This concise, illustrated publication makes it easy for you to begin. You will learn everything from how to construct your compost pile in layers to how to manage the carbon/nitrogen ratio and regulate temperature, as well as how to use finished compost for adding nutrients to your soil, conserving moisture, and suppressing weeds.