A guide for keeping compost heaps right in the garden, rather than in some corner behind the garage. compost and plants live together from the beginning in a nourishing, organic environment. Bountiful, compost-rich gardens require less digging, weeding, mulching and even planting. And here's one of the best parts - no more backbreaking trips from compost bin to garden. Learn to identify plants that benefit most from compost and how the elements of a composted garden work together. By Barbara Pleasant and Deborah L. Martin. Paperback.