Improving Your Soil: A Practical Guide to Soil Management for the Serious Home Gardener [Audiobook] download free by Keith Reid

Improving Your Soil: A Practical Guide to Soil Management for the Serious Home Gardener Audiobook download free by Keith Reid
  • Listen audiobook: Improving Your Soil: A Practical Guide to Soil Management for the Serious Home Gardener
  • Author: Keith Reid
  • Release date: 2014/9/11
  • Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781770852266
  • Rating: 8.24 of 10
  • Votes: 173
  • Review by: Homer Siler
  • Review rating: 7.66 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/3
  • Duration: 3H41M11S in 256 kbps (60 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-24
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: AC3, WAV, MPEG4, Musepack, WMA, FLAC, MP3, AU (compression RZ, TBZ, ZIP, CBC, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 300
  • Includes a PDF summary of 33 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 25M18S (6.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 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 plant growth. Soil in 'good tilth' is loamy, nutrient-rich and friable because it has an optimal mixture of sand, clay and organic matter that prevents severe compaction. Improving Your Soil shows gardeners how to improve the soil in their garden to encourage good seed bedding and a strong root system for proper nutrient disbursement throughout various soil depths. Flower gardeners and vegetable gardeners will all benefit from the tips and methods in Improving Your Soil.Topics include: What your soil can tell you about how you need to manage it; Soil texture and structure-building soil tilth; Using amendments to correct soil problems, such as clay or sandy soil; Creating a good environment for plant growth in different situations; Providing the right amount of water for plants; The teeming microscopic world of soils; Building soil organic matter; Crop rotations; Types of compost and how to make good compost; Managing soils to minimize pest and disease problems; Feeding the plants - the nutrients they need, and how to get them there; Overcoming common nutrient deficiencies; Organic vs. mineral fertilizers. The detailed information is complemented with line drawings, diagrams and illustrations that demonstrate various soil issues and how to resolve common problems. With information on remedying specific problems with particular plants, Improving Your Soil will be an often-consulted resource for all gardeners.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Gardening Books, Specialized Gardening Methods, Agricultural Science
  • Download servers: Microsoft OneDrive, FileServe, FlowCloud, Google Drive, Uploaded, KickAssTorents. Compressed in RZ, TBZ, ZIP, CBC, RAR
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 28.51 USD
  • Dimensions: 178x254x19.3mm
  • Weight: 811.93g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Ontario, Canada

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