by Mary Appelhof
How to Set up and Maintain a Vermicomposting System
The definitive guide to vermicomposting–a process using redworms to recycle food waste into nutrient-rich food for plants. Provides complete illustrated instructions on setting up and maintaining small-scale worm composting systems. Internationally recognized, the author has worked with worms for nearly three decades. 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.
Newly revised and updated, this new edition gives even more information on how to set up and maintain a worm composting system than the popular first edition which sold over 100,000 copies. This book is useful for the home vermicomposter. It tells how to construct a simple worm bin, and what kinds of foods you can feed your worms. Harvesting worms and castings, making potting soil from the vermicompost, and growing healthy plants from recycled food wastes are all covered here.
Worms Eat My Garbage by Mary Appelhof