Re: cg] Compost creatures
- Subject: Re: [cg] cg] Compost creatures
- From: "Sandy Pernitz" Sandy.Pernitz@ci.seattle.wa.us
- Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 15:44:07 -0800
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I have extra copies of the "soil biology primer" guide of what jon
speaks drop me your name and address drop me a line.
Thanks for your time,
Community Garden Coordinator
P-Patch Program/Dept. of Neighborhoods
700 3rd Ave, Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98101
"Whenever you find you are on the side of the majority, it is time to
pause and reflect."
>>> "Jon Rowley" <email@example.com> 10/29/02 04:59PM >>>
Does anybody know of any good books/references/guides for the common
not so common) life forms found in the garden and compost piles? I have
slow and a fast compost pile and the number of life forms in the slow
is astounding, and I think it would be quite a fun 'get to know the
around you' thing for kids (and me) to identify some of them and
what they do, their life cycles etc.
All of the suggestions you have received are good ones. Also the USDA
National Resources Conservation Service publishes an excellent well
illustrated booklet entitled "Soil Biology Primer" written by Elaine
Ingham, Andy Moldenke, and Clive Edwards. The first printing was free
but I believe there is now a charge. Well worth the money.
Good luck in the bins,
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