The classic guide to vermicomposting — using worms to recycle food waste into nutrient-rich fertilizer for plants — is now revised and updated for today’s eco-conscious recyclers and gardeners.
“Mary Appelhof's prescription for saving the world — in your own backyard. ... [My own worms] have proven to be surprisingly good pets: clean, industrious, self-sufficient, and always up for the job of devouring compost and enriching the soil.” — Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist
“Mary Appelhof turned complicated science into understandable and usable advice. She’s sculpted into my Mount Rushmore of the founders of the organic movement.” — Jeff Lowenfels, author of Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web