Let it Rot!

Let it Rot! : Gardener's Guide to Composting

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The revised and updated edition of the classic guide praised by "Library Journal" as "a highly successful demystification of an increasingly popular art." The perfect book for a new generation of environmentally aware gardeners.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 12.7mm | 272.15g
  • Storey Books
  • Vermont, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations throughout
  • 1580170234
  • 9781580170239
  • 216,567

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the composter 's bible "Let It Rot" will change the way you look at your garbage. "Horticulture Review" A good general book for setting up a composting system. "Natural Health" This is the book we most often use in our composting classes at the Garden. The content is excellent, easy, and entertaining to read. Brooklyn Botanic Garden 's "Plants & Gardens News" The little classic that introduced thousands to composting. "The Boston Globe" An excellent paperback book an easy read with plenty of clear advice. "The Cincinnati Enquirer" The best book on composting I ve found. Howard Garrett in "The Dallas Morning News" perhaps the most comprehensive book available on composting from a publisher that all serious gardeners should know about. Marke Andrews in the "Vancouver Sun" Campbell is an experienced gardener and the book goes in to great detail but the text remains clear and interesting. "Library Journal" "" This paperback thoroughly covers the subject, touching on various composting methods, types of containers, where to locate the compost heap, procedures and what to do with the finished product. "Fort Worth Star-Telegram" the composting stand-by Salt Lake City "Tribune"show more

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This is the classic guide to turning household waste into gardener's gold! Since 1975, Let It Rot! has helped countless gardeners recycle waste materials like household garbage, grass clippings, and ashes to create useful, soil-nourishing compost.show more
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