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Old 04-02-2009, 08:34 PM
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Must have books for organics

One of threads going on started talking about books, I get this question all of the time and would love to hear from a diversified group

the ones I always say are:
Dr. Elaine Ingham "a guide to compost tea"
Jeff Lowenfels "teaming with microbes"
NOFA " standards for organic land care" www.organiclandcare.net
Paul Tukey: "The organic lawn care manual" boring read but great reference

Please help me out with others, Paul Sachs I haven't read yet. I think Chip Osborne has one out
He'll kill me if I don't mention Shep Ogden (he is our marketing guy) he has written 6 books on organics

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Old 04-02-2009, 10:16 PM
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I'll transfer the books from that convo sidetrack over here...

cgaengineer said: "Rodale book on composting"

Pro: "Malcom Beck the Secret Life of Compost"
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Old 04-02-2009, 10:17 PM
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I second Jeff's book and the NOFA standards, I've tried three times to finish Tukeys book, boring is an understatement.

Neil Kinsey Hands on agronomy
Paul Sachs Edophos, and the other one about lawns, ecological lawn something I forget the name, both good reads though.
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Old 04-02-2009, 10:55 PM
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I just bought the agronomy book
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Old 04-03-2009, 12:28 AM
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http://www.amazon.com/Plant-Physiolo...8732857&sr=8-1
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Old 04-03-2009, 08:03 AM
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I second Jeff's book and the NOFA standards, I've tried three times to finish Tukeys book, boring is an understatement.

Neil Kinsey Hands on agronomy
Paul Sachs Edophos, and the other one about lawns, ecological lawn something I forget the name, both good reads though.
rly? I thought jeffs book was overall better but much more boring than tukey's. At leasttukey's had a ton of pictures.
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Old 04-03-2009, 08:39 AM
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One of threads going on started talking about books, I get this question all of the time and would love to hear from a diversified group
How about my book ......... Compost Does A Soil Good!
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Old 04-03-2009, 08:53 AM
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Not a organic book but a excellent resource. Turfgrass management by Turgeon.
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Old 04-03-2009, 09:02 AM
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How about my book ......... Compost Does A Soil Good!
Too funny........

That is the title and content, 1 page, 1 sentence
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Old 04-03-2009, 11:03 AM
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I second Jeff's book and the NOFA standards, I've tried three times to finish Tukeys book, boring is an understatement.

Neil Kinsey Hands on agronomy
Paul Sachs Edophos, and the other one about lawns, ecological lawn something I forget the name, both good reads though.
Handbook of $uccsessful Ecological Lawn Care
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