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WORMS EAT MY GARBAGE - SECOND EDITION
Item #9780942256109
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Author: Mary Appelhof
Publisher: Flower Press, 1997
Soft Cover, 5.25"x8.5", 162 pages

Prepared by master's degrees in biology and education, Mary Appelhof has written the definitive guide to vermicomposting-a process using redworms to recycle food waste into nutrient-rich food for plants. Newly revised and updated, this 162 page manual provides complete illustrated instructions on setting up and maintaining small-scale worm composting systems. Topics include different bins, what kind of worms to use, sex life of a worm, preparing worm beddings, how to meet the needs of the worms, what kinds of foods to feed the worms, harvesting worms, and making potting soil from the vermicompost produced. A 5 page bibliography, 24 annotated references, a glossary,and comprehensive index make this a valuabe reference book as well as a practical manual.