Worms can recycle your garbage

Date posted: April 30, 2012

VermicompostingNatalie Hampton photoVermicompost helps plants grow bigger and produce higher yields, and it can reduce the impact of some pests and diseases.

Vermicomposting turns many types of kitchen food scraps into nutritious soil amendments or growth media for plants. When vermicompost is added to soil, it boosts the nutrients available to plants and enhances soil structure and drainage. Learn more in this newly revised publication (PDF) from North Carolina Cooperative Extension.

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