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compost book advice (rather than a review!)

Post: #95553 kiwirach
Sat Apr 12, 2008 5:03 pm

could someone recommend a good book on making compost....since i'm about to start, i might as well start with some good information!!.

many thanks.

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Post: #95664 hedgewitch
Sun Apr 13, 2008 8:30 am

What sort of info are you after kiwirach?
I'm sure the guys here could tell you everything you want to know between them...save you buying a book.
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Post: #95747 kiwirach
Sun Apr 13, 2008 1:56 pm

thanks for replying,
i dont know anything about it really other than chucking your scraps on the compost heap!!.

i just wanted something to refer to when i was starting out/stuck, rather than wait for replies to a thread....plus, it feeds my book fetish :roll: :lol:

i'd noticed there were lots of amazon, but didnt know which one to choose, so thought i'd see what you good people would say!.

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Post: #96982 MKG
Fri Apr 18, 2008 1:17 pm

I can't recommend a book, but I can say don't get over-worried by all of the does and don'ts. No matter what you do, your pile will, eventually, rot down into compost - it can do no other. That's your starting point. All of the compost-making techniques are merely methods of speeding up this process or making it more efficient. Basically, then, you can't go wrong.

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Post: #97045 kiwirach
Fri Apr 18, 2008 5:10 pm

thanks MKG.

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Post: #97048 hedgewitch
Fri Apr 18, 2008 5:26 pm

I know what you mean about book fetish...I have one of those too.
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Post: #97121 Millymollymandy
Sat Apr 19, 2008 6:13 am

Don't waste money on a book! I'm sure if you just Google you'll find all the info you could possibly need - even on this site alone there's probably everything you need to know. Save your money for something else! :study:

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Post: #97834 hedgewitch
Mon Apr 21, 2008 6:53 pm

Don't know if this link's any good to you kiwirach

click here

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Re: compost book advice (rather than a review!)

Post: #133578 pete+karen
Sat Dec 06, 2008 11:56 am

Hi there, I have two books just about making compost- the one that showed me all I needed to know is called 'Composting' by Dick Kitto. There are quite a few others, have a look on, - www.abebooks.co.uk, just punch in, in the title box -'composting' and see what comes up.


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