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Secrets to Great Soil (Storey's Gardening Skills Illustrated) by Stell, Elizabeth (1/2/1998)
By Storey Publishing, LLC
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
Excellent Book.

The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health
By imusti
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ean: 9780393353372, isbn: 9780393353372,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
''Sure to become a game-changing guide to the future of good food and healthy landscapes.'' ―Dan Barber, chef and author of The Third PlatePrepare to set aside what you think you know about yourself and microbes. The Hidden Half of Nature reveals why good health―for people and for plants―depends on Earth’s smallest creatures. Restoring life to their barren yard and recovering from a health crisis, David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé discover astounding parallels between the botanical

Chemical Gardening For The Amateur: Gardening Without Soil Made Easy
By Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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ean: 9781104838805, isbn: 110483880X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work..

The Potential of U.S. Cropland to Sequester Carbon and Mitigate the Greenhouse Effect
By Brand: CRC Press
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ean: 9781575041124, isbn: 157504112X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
This report assesses the potential of U.S. cropland to sequester carbon, concluding that properly applied soil restorative processes and best management practices can help mitigate the greenhouse effect by decreasing the emissions of greenhouse gases from U.S. agricultural activities and by making U.S. cropland a major sink for carbon sequestration.Topics include:Describe the greenhouse processes and global tends in emissions as well as the three principal components of anthropogenic global

Seed, Soil, Sun: Earth's Recipe for Food
By Boyds Mills Press
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mpn: FBA-|291205, ean: 9781590787137, isbn: 1590787137,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Seed, Soil, Sun. With these simple ingredients, nature creates our food. Once again, noted author Cris Peterson brings both wonder and clarity to the subject of agriculture, celebrating the cycle of growth, harvest, and renewal. Using the corn plant as an example, she takes the reader through the story of germination and growth of a tiny corn seed into a giant plant reaching high into the air, with roots extending over six feet into the ground. This American Farm Bureau Foundation's Agriculture

Improving Your Soil: A Practical Guide to Soil Management for the Serious Home Gardener
By Firefly Books
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ean: 9781770852266, isbn: 1770852263,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Valuable advice from an expert in soil science. Intended for both small and medium-size gardens, Improving Your Soil reveals the steps to take to achieve the perfect soil base in which to grow plants. With directions on amending poor soil, modifying mediocre earth, aerating compacted topsoil and substrates, and testing pH levels, this book enables gardeners to nurture their plants and promote more abundant growth. The features of good soil include proper structure and nutrients that encourage

Healthy Soil (Best of Fine Gardening)
By Taunton Press
SKU: #VI-1561581011
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sku: VI-1561581011, ean: 9781561581016, isbn: 1561581011,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
A guide to soil management for gardeners and horticulturists, this work contains step-by-step instructions for developing, improving and maintaining soil and provides new ways to compost. It discusses problems such as infertile soil and tree roots, and examines regional concerns.Used Book in Good Condition.

Let It Rot! the Gardener's Guide to Composting (Down-to-Earth Book)
By Storey Books
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ean: 9780882666358, isbn: 0882666355,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
In 1975, Let it Rot! helped start the composting movement and taught gardeners everywhere how to recycle waste to create soil-nourishing compost. Contains advice for starting and maintaining a composting system, building bins, and using compost. Third Edition. 318,000 copies in print..

Building Soil: A Down-to-Earth Approach: Natural Solutions for Better Gardens & Yards
By Cool Springs Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781591866190, isbn: 9781591866190,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
This is your down-to-earth, complete manual for achieving great gardening results with your own rich, organic soil!How do you recognize healthy soil? How much can your existing soil be improved? What are the best amendments to use for your soil? Let Building Soil answer your questions and be your guide on gardening from the ground up! Fertilizing, tilling, weed management, and irrigation all affect the quality of your soil. Using author Elizabeth Murphy's detailed instructions, anyone can

Gardening Success with Difficult Soils: Limestone, Alkaline Clay, and Caliche Soils
By Brand: Taylor Trade Publishing
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ean: 9780878337415, isbn: 0878337415,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
Everything you need to know to garden in difficult soils. Includes descriptions of heat-tolerant and lime-loving plant varieties and gardening to attract wildlife: butterflies, hummingbirds, and ticklebees.Used Book in Good Condition.

Start With the Soil: The Organic Gardener's Guide to Improving Soil for Higher Yields, More Beautiful Flowers, and a Healthy, Easy-Care Garden
By Brand: Rodale Pr
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ean: 9780875965673, isbn: 0875965679,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
Describes the composition of good garden soil, stresses the need for humus, and offers advice on solving soil problems for vegetables, flowers, lawns, trees, and container gardensUsed Book in Good Condition.

Teaming with Microbes: A Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web
By Brand: Timber Press, Incorporated
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mpn: BKLM, ean: 9780881927771, isbn: 0881927775,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
Smart gardeners know that soil is anything but an inert substance. Healthy soil is teeming with life-not just earthworms and insects, but a staggering multitude of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms. When we use chemical fertilizers, we injure the microbial life that sustains healthy plants, and thus become increasingly dependent on an arsenal of artificial substances, many of them toxic to humans as well as other forms of life. But there is an alternative to this vicious circle: to

The Secret Garden: Dawn to Dusk in the Astonishing Hidden World of the Garden
By Brand: Simon n Schuster
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ean: 9780671663537, isbn: 0671663534,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Expert science writing and state-of-the-art microphotography describe how most of the mysteries and natural laws of the universe can be witnessed in the microcosm of the garden. 40,000 first printing.Used Book in Good Condition.

Agricultural Research Alternatives (Our Sustainable Future)
By Brand: University of Nebraska Press
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ean: 9780803229013, isbn: 0803229011,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
Clearly, the debate is no longer over agricultural sustainability as a legitimate goal, but about how to fulfill that goal. Research is a vital factor contributing to the creation of a sustainable agriculture. Entrenched ideas about the way agricultural research is conducted have been challenged by farmers, environmentalists, food-safety advocates, rural activists, and others. William Lockeretz and Molly D. Anderson meet these challenges and chart a reasoned course through the fray. They

Agroforestry for Soil Management (Cabi)
By Brand: CABI
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ean: 9780851991894, isbn: 0851991890,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Agroforestry refers to land use systems in which trees or shrubs are grown in association with agricultural crops, or pastures and livestock. From its inception, it has contained a strong element of soil management. Well-designed and managed agroforestry systems have the potential to control run-off and erosion, maintain soil organic matter and physical properties, and promote nutrient cycling. By these means, agroforestry can make a major contribution to sustainable land use. The previous

Soil Science and Management
By Brand: Delmar Pub
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ean: 9780827340503, isbn: 0827340508,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
This revised edition emphasizes two aspects of soils: the science of soils (chemical make-up, biological properties, their place in the ecosystem) and the management of soils. Plaster provides the latest information on soil ecology, soil/water conservation and soil evaluation. Approximately 600 end of chapter review questions, problems and activities are also included for practice in applying basic soil science principles. This book should be of interest to undergraduates on courses in soil

Secrets of the Soil: A Fascinating Account of Recent Breakthroughs- Scientific and Spiritual- That Can Save Your Garden or Farm
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ean: 9780060158170, isbn: 0060158174,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
Explores scientific and mystical developments that renew and enhance the soil, among them rock dust fertilizer, biodynamic agriculture, and other highly unusual fertilizers.

Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers
By Wiley
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ean: 9780471738282, isbn: 047173828X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
The leading one-stop reference for commercial vegetable growers formore than 50 yearsRooted in tradition, branching out to the future. For more thanhalf a century, Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers has providedgenerations of commercial growers with the most timely, accessible,and useful information available on the subject. The Fifth Editionof this highly regarded horticultural mainstay provides readerswith the reliable growing and marketing information they've come toexpect, while

Practical Drainage for Golf, Sportsturf and Horticulture
By Wiley
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mpn: 1575041391, ean: 9781575041391, isbn: 1575041391,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
Practical Drainage is easy to read and presented in a non-technical style generously supported with helpful illustrations. There are three key messages in this book: water moves sideways only slowly through soil--leading to a detailed description of how drains work; the how-and-why of perched water table methods of construction; and sands are different from one another--they must be tested before use in turf root zones. These key messages are preceded by detailed descriptions of how water moves

The Ultimate Guide to Soil: The Real Dirt on Cultivating Crops, Compost, and a Healthier Home
By Skyhorse Publishing
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mpn: 23148104, ean: 9781634507707, isbn: 1634507703,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Grow twice the fruits and vegetables in half the space on the farm, in the backyard, or in your window! Have you noticed the extraordinary flavors and yields emanating from even a small garden when the soil is just right? If you’ve ever been envious of your neighbor’s dirt or just curious about homesteading, then The Ultimate Guide to Soil is perfect for you. The book begins with a personality test for your soil, then uses that information to plan a course of action for revitalizing poor

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