Composting is one of the easiest ways you can prevent rubbish from going to landfill, return nutrients to the soil and treat your gardens. Of course, it is only easy when you know how. This book discusses why we should compost and explains in practical terms how to make and what to do with compost. It includes types of compost bins, what you can and can't compost and composting techniques. Written by an expert in the field, this informative and accessible guide takes you step-by-step from kitchen scraps to blooming flowers.
Heather Gorringe founded her natural gardening company Wiggly Wigglers (www.wigglywigglers.co.uk) 20 years ago. Today they sell many products and offer advice on sustainable living. The company has produced a series of 'How to' videos, runs a Facebook group and broadcasts an award-winning weekly podcast. Wiggly Wigglers was the UK's Small Business Champion of 2005 and in 2008 won the Dell Global Small Business Excellence award for using technology. Rachelle Strauss has been writing about gardening, environmental and green issues for a number of years. She is the author of Self Sufficiency: Household Cleaning and writes for various magazines about ecological issues. Rachelle lives with her husband and their daughter in rural England. Check out her blog and website http://myzerowaste.com