Secrets to Great Soil

Secrets to Great Soil

A Grower's Guide to Composting, Mulching, and Creating Healthy, Fertile Soil for your Garden and Lawn

Book - 1998
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Good soil leads to thriving gardens. Encouraging you to get to know the unique properties of your garden’s soil, Elizabeth Snell shows you how to properly use composted plant materials and animal manure to amend your dirt so that it is perfectly suited to your growing goals. Covering a variety of mulching and fertilizing techniques, Snell provides all the information you need to give your garden a healthy foundation of rich, nutrient-filled soil that will ensure a bountiful harvest. 


Baker & Taylor
Explains how to create and maintain fertile soil, including advice on choosing fertilizers, improving new sites, fine-tuning for specific plants, and using compost

Publisher: Pownal, Vt. : Storey Pub., c1998
ISBN: 9781580170093
1580170099
9781580170086
1580170080
1580170092
Characteristics: viii, 215 p. : ill., map ; 29 cm

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Apr 09, 2016

Straightforward & easy to read!

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Sep 19, 2009

Good information for composting. Includes info on necessary garden tools and their uses. A number of easy to follow charts on everything from managing problem soils to types of soil amendments with their benefits. Good reference material.

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