The definitive guide to vermicomposting – a process using red worms 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 63 page bibliography, 24 annotated references, a glossary,and comprehensive index make this a valuable reference book as well as a practical manual. Paperback.