Worms Eat My Garbage

How to Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting System

Author: Mary Appelhof

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997261400

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The book that started a backyard worm revolution! With more than 150,000 copies sold, this is the bestselling and remains the definitive guide to vermicomposting--a process using red worms to recycle human food waste into nutrient-rich fertilizer for plants. Author Mary Appelhof provides complete illustrated instructions on setting up and maintaining small-scale worm composting systems. Internationally recognized as an authority on vermicomposting, Appelhof worked with worms for over three decades. Topics include: bin types, worm species, reproduction, care and feeding of worms, harvesting, and how to make the finished product of potting soil.

Worms Eat My Garbage, 35th Anniversary Edition

How to Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting System: Compost Food Waste, Produce Fertilizer for Houseplants and Garden, and Educate Your Kids and Family

Author: Mary Appelhof,Joanne Olszewski

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 161212948X

Category: House & Home

Page: 192

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For more than three decades, this best-selling guide to the practice of vermicomposting has taught people how to use worms to recycle food waste into nutrient-rich fertilizer for houseplants or gardens. Small-scale, self-contained worm bins can be kept indoors, in a basement, or even under the kitchen sink in an apartment — making vermicomposting a great option for city dwellers and anyone who doesn’t want or can’t have an outdoor compost pile. The fully revised 35th anniversary edition features the original’s same friendly tone, with up-to-date information on the entire process, from building or purchasing a bin (readily available at garden supply stores) to maintaining the worms and harvesting the finished compost.

Worms Eat My Garbage

How to Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting System, 3rd Edition

Author: Mary Appelhof

Publisher: Worm Woman, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780997261417

Category: Gardening

Page: 208

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The book that started a backyard worm revolution over three decades ago continues to be the definitive guide to vermicomposting--the process of using red worms to recycle human food waste into a nutrient-rich fertilizer for plants. Originally written in 1982 and expanded into a second edition in 1997, Worms Eat My Garbage has sold over 200,000 copies. Author Mary Appelhof excelled at writing scientific information in a format easily understood by the layperson. The book provides complete illustrated instructions on setting up and maintaining a small-scale worm composting system. This new third edition provides more detail on the anatomy of a red worm. The chapter on worm species updates the number of species identified to date as well as expands on the use of scientific names. Other topics covered are the worm bin ecosystem, the care and feeding of worms, setting up a worm bin, harvesting worm castings, and the benefits of castings to plants. Appelhof also provides plans for building wooden worm bins and shows how to make a bin out of a plastic tub along with information on the manufactured bins presently available in the marketplace."

Talking Dirt

The Dirt Diva's Down-to-Earth Guide to Organic Gardening

Author: Annie Spiegelman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101185457

Category: Gardening

Page: 304

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A lively and practical guide to organic gardening from a renowned garden expert. Annie Spiegelman's down-to-earth wit and wisdom create the perfect primer for anyone with a passion for home-grown veggies or fresh-cut flowers, no matter what their skill level, location, or resources. Includes advice on: •Learning to worship the worm and build a compost pile •Landscape designs-start small in order to create a basic plan for a plot •The secret to healthy soil (the only way to have a healthy garden) •Irrigation systems and strategies to conserve water •Proper pruning-from roses to trees •How to combine vegetables to make them thrive •How to let your garden go native and become drought tolerant •Edible landscaping and gardening in small spaces Talking Dirt is a one-stop handbook that features resources for shopping, learning, and promoting environmentally sound garden practices within local communities.

Gardening With Sprouts

A How-to Guide to Understanding Organic Gardening and Design

Author: Daniel A. Atlas

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1438930917

Category: Gardening

Page: 92

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Joe Cynikowski is a fifty-five-year old cynical, Republican conservative who is an investigator for the U.S. Navy. He meets thirty-year-old Frank Goodman, a liberal Jewish post graduate student in a Tempe, Arizona bar. Frank is trying to write a thesis for his doctorate degree in philosophy and has chosen "Cynicism" as his topic. Frank and Joe begin bantering about the current social climate in America and they discuss the views of conservatives, liberals, and the effects of media slants. Frank convinces a reluctant Joe to ride along with him on his business trip to continue the discussion. During the trip, they rescue a battered woman from her violent husband and with the help of the Border Patrol, they save a young Mexican illegal immigrant whose parents have been kidnapped by Mexican coyote slavers. The story contains severe criticisms by Joe about the ethical and moral decay in America, and discusses bigotry, racism, and religion. Joe explains the reasons for his cynicism and Frank counters with a liberal, more positive view. They team up together to do a few good deeds by helping those in distress and hope that their actions will make things better in some small way. It is a story with a powerful message. Certain passages might offend some readers, even though they tend toward moral conclusions.

Teaching Green -- The Elementary Years

Hands-on Learning in Grades K-5

Author: Tim Grant,Gail Littlejohn

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 9780865715349

Category: Education

Page: 256

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A complete resource for teaching green to young people from kindergarten through grade five.

Worms Eat Our Garbage

Classroom Activities for a Better Environment

Author: Mary Appelhof,Barbara Loss Harris

Publisher: Flowerfield Enterprises Llc

ISBN: 9780942256055

Category: Nature

Page: 214

View: 1994

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A curriculum emphasizing worms habitats, needs, physical description, and relationship to other living things by integrating activities in soil science, plant growth studies, and ecological issues.

Lonely Planet Reiseführer Vancouver

Author: John Lee

Publisher: Mair Dumont DE

ISBN: 357544515X

Category: Travel

Page: 600

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Lonely Planet E-Books sind besonders praktisch für unterwegs und sparen Gewicht im Reisegepäck! E-Book basiert auf: 2. Auflage 2017 Mit dem Lonely Planet Vancouver auf eigene Faust durch lebendige Viertel, Top-Lokale und Bars in spektakulärer Lage. Etliche Monate Recherche stecken im Kultreiseführer für Individualreisende. Auf mehr als 300 Seiten geben die Autoren sachkundige Hintergrundinfos zum Reiseland, liefern Tipps und Infos für die Planung der Reise, beschreiben alle interessanten Sehenswürdigkeiten mit aktuellen Öffnungszeiten und Preisen und präsentieren ihre persönlichen Entdeckungen und Tipps. Auch Globetrotter, die abseits der ausgetretenen Touristenpfade unterwegs sein möchten, kommen auf ihre Kosten. Wie wäre es beispielsweise mit Kunst der First Nations? Das beste Museum der Stadt, das Museum of Anthropology zeigt eine verblüffende Sammlung von Kunstgegenständen der Nordwestküstenindianer. Stille Einkehr finden Freunde von Gärten und Parks z.B. im Stanley Park, der nicht nur unzählige Wanderwege durch die Natur und einen tollen Blick aufs Meer, sondern auch schöne Ziergärten bietet. Wo unterwegs übernachten und essen? Für jedes Stadtviertel gibt es eine Auswahl an Unterkünften und Restaurants für jeden Geschmack und Geldbeutel. Abgerundet wird der Guide durch Übersichts- und Detailkarten, einem Farbkapitel zu den 10 Top- Highlights, einem praktischen Cityplan im Hosentaschenformat zum Heraustrennen, Specials zu den Themen Essen & trinken wie die Einheimischen / Stadtspaziergänge / Outdoor- Aktivitäten / Kunst & Kultur, Tipps für Ausflüge, fundierte Hintergrundinformationen sowie Glossar. Der Lonely-Planet- Reiseführer Vancouver ist ehrlich, praktisch, witzig geschrieben und liefert inspirierende Eindrücke und Erfahrungen. Tipp: Erstellen Sie Ihren persönlichen Reiseplan durch Lesezeichen und Notizen... und durchsuchen Sie das E-Book mit der praktischen Volltextsuche!

Save L.A.

An Environmental Resource Directory : the Thinking and Caring Person's Directory of Environmental Products, Services, and Resources for the Los Angeles Area

Author: Nan Kathryn Fuchs

Publisher: Chronicle Books (CA)

ISBN: 9780877018391

Category: Travel

Page: 217

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BioCycle

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Compost

Page: N.A

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Journal of composting & recycling.

Whole Earth

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Appropriate technology

Page: N.A

View: 610

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Environmental Education

Compendium for Integrated Waste Management and Used Oil

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Conservation of natural resources

Page: 224

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"This compendium is an easy-to-use guide to environmental education materials focusing on integrated waste management and used oil"--p. i.

Everyday mathematics

Third grade

Author: Max Bell,University of Chicago. School Mathematics Project

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780075844877

Category: Mathematics

Page: 416

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Instructor

Activities, Insights and Resources for Teachers

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Activity programs in education

Page: N.A

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Doktor Proktors Zeitbadewanne

Author: Jo Nesbø

Publisher: Arena Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3401800825

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 344

View: 8689

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Wer mit dem genialen Professor Doktor Proktor in einer Straße wohnt, dem wird es nie langweilig. Diesmal lernen Lise und Bulle eine weitere verrückte Erfindung kennen: die Zeitbadewanne! Man muss nur Wasser einlassen, warten, bis die Zeitseife ordentlich schäumt, dann untertauchen und - wutsch! - befinden sich die beiden Kinder auf einer unglaublichen Reise durch Raum und Zeit.

Homefires

The Journal of Homeschooling

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Home schooling

Page: N.A

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