Backyard Composting in the 1990s
Sullivan, Dan M. (Dan Matthew), 1954-
Duncan, Susan K.
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Composting reduces waste and provides an inexpensive treatment for gardens. Whether you have been composting for years or want to start a compost pile, this bulletin can help you. It explains the basic interactions of "fast" and "slow" composting, defines terms, and breaks raw composting matter into categories by moisture, porosity, and nitrogen content. Troubleshooting tips answer your questions and provide health and safety information. Learn how to build and turn a pile, what NOT to add, and how to use your finished compost. 8 pages.