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The Rodale Book of Composting

The Rodale Book of Composting is a comprehensive academic reader for those looking for inspiration in the Ancient Art of composting, beginning as far back as the Arcadian Civilization, all the way up to modern sustainable farms.

The Rodale Book of Composting has easy methods of doing-it-yourself from the small-scale to the industrial scale and uses language that is both inspirational as well as informative.

This book puts all the need to know information right in one 278 page paperback measuring 9 x 6.4 x 0.7 and shipping at 12.8 ounces.

With the history of composting, materials, methods, structures, uses and equipment all put into a half-scientific, half-anecdotal writing style, this is a fun read to say the least.

Chemical reactions are described in detail, the different forms of life that inhabit the a given pile throughout the breakdown procedure, from the initial hot pile to the later cold pile and different ways to get different results with line drawings that makeeverything comprehensible.

Charts and ingredients that indicate the difference between a brown (carbon) and a green (nitrogen), which is which and in what extent will give you what kind of humus are an essential to understanding the deeper scientific principles of composting; The Rodale Book of Composting does all this for you.

The whole art of composting on your own, the easy way, would never be complete without unique and genius ways to build your very own compost bin, this is saved for last.

The Rodale Book of Composting does something incredible for our community, it breaths the magical life of inspiration back into our hearts, putting us once again in touch with the earth, through a natural and easily understood communication vehicle; the written word.

The Rodale Book of Composting provides every comprehensive tidbit of information about this ancient art of low-tech sustainability, for a world that is just now, waking once again to the realities of our way of life.