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6th - 12th

The Soul of Soil

Grace Gershuny, Joe Smillie

Categories: Conservation & Natural Resources , Gardening , Soils

Resource Description

This a sensible book, well-focused, and highly readable handbook that provides essential information on the care of our most precious resource, our soil. Soil-building techniques include: organic matter management; on-site composting; cultivation and weed control; green manures and rotations; nutrient balances and soil testing; planning for organic certification. The Soul of Soil is more relevant than ever as the importance of organic certification is becoming widely recognized. This book needs to be returned. 

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