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Building Soils for Better Crops (Sustainable Agriculture Network Handbook Series, Bk. 4)

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Healthy soils are key to producing good harvests with minimal pest problems. How to create that balanced soil ecosystem, however, remains a challenge for even the most experienced growers.

Building Soils for Better Crops unlocks the secret of maintaining a diverse ecosystem below ground to foster healthy crops above. Ecological soil management, as detailed by the soil expe

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Paperback, 230 pages
Published April 1st 2000 by Sustainable Agriculture Network (first published 1993)
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Corien
Great book that is free for download as PDF.
Very useful and interesting information on - like the title says - busing soil for better crops. Most what is written is about bigger scale (farms /managing land - improving soil humus, aeration and reverting erosion etc) but it's very easy to downscale the advice to your own (herb/veg/flower) garden.

Completely changes my attempts at gardening, very likely with much better results (will see next year, if I don't mess something up ). Meaning crops that
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Cordelia
Dec 01, 2008 Cordelia rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: farmers and gardeners
Recommended to Cordelia by: laura
this book is amazing - starts with the general, big picture of soil health and gradually gets more specific and hands on.
Jessica
Great intro book, but not heavy on detail for the experienced grower.
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