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Worms eat my garbage : how to set up and maintain a worm composting system / by Mary Appelhof and Joanne Olszewski.

By: Appelhof, Mary [author.].
Contributor(s): Olszewski, Joanne [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2017]Edition: 35th anniversary edition.Description: vii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781612129471; 1612129471.Subject(s): Earthworm culture | Earthworms | Vermicomposting | Refuse and refuse disposal
Contents:
It starts with a worm -- Getting started -- Choosing the right worm bin -- Choosing the right bedding material -- Using the right kinds of worms -- Acquiring your worms -- Setting up your worm bin -- What can your worms eat? -- Taking care of your worms -- Frequently asked questions -- Other critters and pests -- How to use your vermicompost -- Treating waste as a resource.
Summary: Don't let your food waste go to waste! With a little help from a family of worms, you can turn all your kitchen scraps and leftovers into rich, valuable vermicompost for your garden and houseplants. Keeping a self-contained worm bin and harvesting the compost your worms produce is clean, easy, and productive with this classic guide, fully updated.--COVER.
List(s) this item appears in: New to the Library: March 2018
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Item holds
Lending Books Tall Shelves S661.2.E2 A77 2017 (Browse shelf) Checked out 06/19/2018
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-174) and index.

It starts with a worm -- Getting started -- Choosing the right worm bin -- Choosing the right bedding material -- Using the right kinds of worms -- Acquiring your worms -- Setting up your worm bin -- What can your worms eat? -- Taking care of your worms -- Frequently asked questions -- Other critters and pests -- How to use your vermicompost -- Treating waste as a resource.

Don't let your food waste go to waste! With a little help from a family of worms, you can turn all your kitchen scraps and leftovers into rich, valuable vermicompost for your garden and houseplants. Keeping a self-contained worm bin and harvesting the compost your worms produce is clean, easy, and productive with this classic guide, fully updated.--COVER.

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