Subtitled A Grower’s Guide to Composting, Mulching, and Creating Healthy, Fertile Soil for your Lawn and Garden, this book demystifies the process of creating productive soil anywhere. Learn how soil health affects your garden, and how to evaluate your own soil’s nutrient and organic matter levels, texture, structure, pH, and general fertility. With more than 300 detailed illustrations and at-a-glance charts, Secrets to Great Soil solves your soil problems and gives you techniques for year-round soil building. Written for gardeners, but with practical information for any scale of production. Copyright 1998, softcover, 215 pages.