Worms Eat My Garbage

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Flower Press, 1982 - Compost - 100 pages
How to set up and maintain a worm composting system.

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User Review  - leabharlainne - LibraryThing

I liked this book it was a simple guide to keeping worms that gave very easy to follow practical guides. I really liked that the author knew people would have different goals for their worm bins and created several different plans that accommodated those different goals Read full review

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User Review  - hjjugovic - LibraryThing

For anyone interested in urban homesteading, gardening, recycling, composting, or just making your garbage smell less, this is the perfect book for you. Appelhof introduces vermicomposting (worm ... Read full review


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About the author (1982)

Mary Appelhof was recognized as an international authority and lecturer on small-scale vermicomposting. As owner of Flowerfield Enterprises and Flower Press, she dedicated over 20 years to the research, development, and marketing of products related to the earthworm, such as the Worm-a-way worm bin for which she held both Canadian and USA patents. Mary received many honors including a National Science Foundation grant, was an invited speaker at the Global Assembly of Women and the Environment, and received special merit recognition as one of Renew America's Environmental Success Stories. Mary also coordinated the international research conference workshop on the Role of Earthworms in the Stablization of Organic Residues and compiled its proceedings. An award-winning photographer, she held master's degrees in education and biological sciences, and taught high school biology. Mary passed away in 2005.

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