1. 12/7/2019 Learn everything you need to know about feeding your garden, orchard and smallholding with homemade and chemical free 'teas'. Packed with recipes for creating nutrient-rich, healthy soil, to give you healthy plants and ecosystems, Eric Fisher offers an in depth history of organic agriculture and...
  2. 28/3/2015 This book is for anyone interested in learning more about worm composting or anyone ready to start their own worm compost bin. Each chapter was written to provide worm composting beginners with clear, accurate information about major worm composting topics. You will learn how to build a worm bin,...
  3. This Soils Bulletinprovides training material on composting for extension workers and teachers in countries in the tropics and subtropics. The objective is to promote the use of locally available organic materials to increase soil organic matter content for the improvement of soil fertility, and...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 1/1/1960 This publication discusses the creation of mulch and how to use it.