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Diary of a Compost Hotline Operator

Edible Essays on City Farming

by Spring Gillard

  • 80 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by New Society Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardening,
  • General,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Agriculture - Agronomy,
  • Essays,
  • Gardening / General,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8326600M
    ISBN 100865714924
    ISBN 109780865714922
    OCLC/WorldCa53253901

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      I have a book on composting to help guide me. I suggest beginners contact their local Extension office for help with composting from their Horticulture specialist or Master Gardeners. Now I just need sun to heat up the compost. Reply. Patricia Gay says. Ap at am. Book: Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin owner and operator Hoolaulea Street Hilo, HI () during business hours email: [email protected] Our book selection is growing. Piper's book on composting in Hawaii is due out in .

    Diary of a Compost Hotline Operator: Edible Essays on City Farming: Spring Gillard (1) Diary of a Rose Lover: Henri Delbard (1) Dictionary of Garden Plants: Lance Hattatt (1) Dictionary of Horticulture: National Gardening Association (1) Dictionary of Plant Names: Allen J. Coombes: Dig, Plant, Grow: A Kid's Guide to Gardening: Felder Rushing (2). The middle of a compost pile can be degrees Fahrenheit! Hot Composting. The hot process is a batch process that differs from the compost bin or compost pile methods in that it creates one big batch of compost (rather than a continuous trick of usable soil, as with other methods).


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It details how to set up a recycling/composting service. The Compost Diaries Once upon a time I worked for an urban agriculture group called City Farmer and wrote a book about my adventures there.

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In some ways this book picks up where Gillard's last book (Diary of a Compost Hotline Operator, Edible Essays on City Farming, New Society, ) left off. It is an account of her life after leaving City Farmer, a non-profit urban agriculture group and the compost demonstration garden in its charge.

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