Series: Taylor's Weekend Gardening Guides (Houghton Mifflin)
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (May 6, 1998)
Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.2 x 9.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 12 ounces
Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
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This book is in the Taylor's Weekend Gardening Guides series of books. Like most books in this series, it is easy to read and understand. While it touches upon some of the science behind why good soil is important, it doesn't bore the average gardener with laborious explanations. It quickly gets to what most gardeners want to know, that is what to do to improve your soil's quality and have healthier plants.Before you start a new garden it is important to understand the characteristics of your soil and what actions you need to take before you start planting. This book will provide the weekend gardener with all the guidance they need to build healthy soil in their garden. I highly recommend you read this book before you start planting your new garden.
This book came recommended to me by the experts at UConn, so I just bought it and I have already loaned it out to someone who is working on a composting project. She likes it too! Really great information on soil and composting, great photos and illustrations.
Nice textbookperfect conditionThank You!
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