Grow your soil! : harness the power of the soil food web to create your best garden ever
(2020)

Nonfiction

Book

Call Numbers:
631.4/MIESSLER,D

Availability

Locations Call Number Status
Adult Nonfiction 631.4/MIESSLER,D Available

Details

PUBLISHED
North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, 2020
DESCRIPTION
ix, 165 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBN/ISSN
9781635862072, 1635862078 :, 9781635862072
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

The skinny on soil: what makes soil good & how does it get that way? -- Building a house: start with the roof (mulch & cover crops) -- Build the walls: organic matter & the soil food web that sticks it together -- Install ventilation, plumbing & a nice pantry: no-till growing, paths & CEC -- Feed the inhabitants: photosynthesis, minerals & soil testing -- Compost & compost tea: it's not rocket science -- Where do I start?: building a garden that feeds itself -- Housework & home repairs: how not to make your neighbors hate you

"Diane Miessler presents the science of soil health and shares the techniques she has used - including cover crops, constant mulching, and compost tea - to create and maintain rich, dark, crumbly soil that's teeming with life "--

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