Garbage Helps Our Garden Grow: A Compost Story by Linda Glaser

By Linda Glaser

What's that rubbish doing subsequent to the backyard? it isn't rubbish. it truly is compost! awesome issues occur inside of a compost bin. In pass banana peels, grass clippings, or even an previous jack-o'-lantern. Out comes compost. The compost is going into the backyard to make the soil wealthy for brand new crops. Compost is nice for the earth. Composting additionally is helping us make much less rubbish. during this e-book, you could watch as one family members makes compost for his or her backyard and in addition how one can begin your personal compost bin!

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They’ve turned into compost. Now you can plant something in the compost and soil mixture. WHY IS COMPOSTING IMPORTANT? Much garbage thrown away each year is organic matter, which can be composted. The more we compost, the less garbage we’ll have. Plus, compost is valuable. It puts important nutrients back into the soil. It makes the earth richer and helps plants grow. So composting helps the earth in many ways. To John, my composting partner year in and year out, summer and winter, rain and shine.

Title. 048975—dc22 2009023483 Manufactured in the United States of America 1 – JR – 12/15/09 eISBN:978-0-7613-5983-8 The text of this book is printed on Lustro Offset Environmental paper, which is made with 30 percent recycled postconsumer waste fibers. Using paper with postconsumer waste fibers helps to protect endangered forests, conserve mature trees, keep used paper out of landfills, save energy in the manufacturing process, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The remaining fiber comes from forestlands that are managed in a socially and environmentally responsible way, as certified by independent organizations.

Text copyright © 2010 by Linda Glaser Photographs copyright © 2010 by Shelley Rotner All rights reserved. International copyright secured. , except for the inclusion of brief quotations in an acknowledged review. 30% Millbrook Press A division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. A. com Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Glaser, Linda.  Garbage helps our garden grow : a compost story / by Linda Glaser ; photographs by Shelley Rotner. p. cm. ISBN: 978–0–7613–4911–2 (lib. bdg. : alk.

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