1. 1/9/2005 This is the third edition of a self-published book. No respectable publisher would touch it with a ten foot shovel. Nevertheless, the book has now been sold around the world, translated into over a dozen languages and published in foreign editions on four continents. It has been talked about on...
  2. Composting is the breakdown of organic wastes by simple plants and animals to produce humus. This manual describes the basic process and its dependence upon the proper provision of moisture, airsupply and heat conservation. The different materials suitable for composting, and provenmethods of...
  3. Although it's not too easy, good garden soil has to be achieved and then maintained by a continuous program of good growing practices. The first step in this program is to find out the specific needs of your soil through soil testing. This booklet starts at the beginning and explains how to have...
  4. 15/6/2015 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #24 Tricho-compost is the material that results when spores of a beneficial fungus, Trichoderma sp. are used in the composting process. Trichoderma sp. are natural competitors against a wide range of harmful fungi; when it is added to compost, the latter can...
  5. The object of the book was to draw attention to the loss of soil fertility, brought about by the vast increase in crop and animal production, that has led to such disastrous consequences as a general unbalancing of farming practices, an increase in plant and animal diseases and the loss of soil...
  6. 1/1/1956 The purpose of this monographis to present methods and processes by which organic waste materials, which constitute a health hazard and a source of disease communication, may be treated for sanitary disposal and utilization in agriculture. These important objectives-sanitary treatment for the...
  7. 1/1/1960 This publication discusses the creation of mulch and how to use it.
  8. The reception and enthusiasm for straw bale gardening, introduced in 2013, has proved revolutionary in vegetable growing. Why? Because the bold promises in the book are kept:grow vegetables anywhere,earlier in the year,with no weeding. Gardeners everywhere are excited. Straw bale gardening works!...
  9. Thie handbook shows readers how to make compost easily in a rodent-resistant bin. Information about compost bins is included, along with methods of making compost and gardening information on what to do with their finished compost.
  10. The Soul of Soil explains how soil organisms supply plants with the necessary nutrients at the right time, in the right form, and in the right amount. The goal of ecological soil management is to enhance conditions for the billions of microbes found in every gram of healthy soil, without reliance...