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This book is a guide to vermicomposting, the process of using worms and associated organisms to break down organic waste into material containing nutrients for plant growth. Essentially, the author explains how your food waste can be recycled into nutrients for your garden and house plants with the help of some little worms. The author outlines how to build and maintain a worm bin, and gives plenty of purchasing options for those who feel overwhelmed at the idea of building their own bin. Chapters include information on the benefits of having a worm bin, how to set one up, what to put in the bin, troubleshooting techniques, scientific names for worms and what to do with the final product. A glossary, bibliography and index are included.
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