Whether you are crazy about compost or just eager to discover the uses of organic plant food, this handy guide will show you exactly how easy compost is to make. The basics of soil science are explained, including details on how to find and maintain composting creatures. Simple schemes for the space-conscious--such as compost-in-a-bag options and indoor wormeries--as well as advanced options for enthusiasts and those with large gardens are all included. Handy tips for overcoming common problems and plans for a feed-and-forget composting system are all included. Packed with practical information, this is the perfect guide to starting your own compost pile.