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Compost science for gardeners : simple methods for nutrient rich soil / Robert Pavlis.

Pavlis, Robert, (author.).


"Compost Science for Gardeners demystifies the full range of composting methods and helps readers determine or select the best technique for their situation. This comprehensive, plain-language, science-based book covers everything from the inputs required to the beneficial impacts on the environment and soil health."-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 0865719764
  • ISBN: 9780865719767
  • Physical Description: x, 205 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Gabriola, BC : New Society Publishers, [2023]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The role of compost in soil -- The science of composting -- Compostable material -- Managing the composting process -- Piles, bins, and tumblers -- Easy composting -- Vermicomposting -- Bokashi composting -- Eco-enzyme (garbage enzyme) -- buying compost -- Compost tea -- Selecting the best composting method -- Using compost -- Epilogue: beware of garden myths.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Issued also in electronic formats.
Subject: Compost > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Garden soils.
Gardening > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.

Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Festus Public. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Festus Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Festus Public Library 631.875 Pavlis (Text) 32017000083978 New Adult Books Checked out 06/15/2023

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