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Beginner's guide to earthworm farming

Beginner's guide to earthworm farming

Publisher : Penguin Books (SA) (Pty) Ltd
SKU: 9780143026761
R 180,00
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If you are concerned about the health of our planet then turn your attention to what lies under your feet. In the soil below are creatures at work that play a pivotal role in producing the food we eat and impacting the quality of our food crops.
If you are concerned about the health of our planet then turn your attention to what lies under your feet. In the soil below are creatures at work that play a pivotal role in producing the food we eat and impacting the quality of our food crops. Earthworms were described by Darwin as the most important species on our planet and by Aristotle as 'the intestines of the earth'. The beginner's guide to earthworm farming provides you with all the information you need on these remarkable creatures and how important they are to the functioning of all life on Earth. In addition to this, this title contains simple and easy-to-implement tips on many of the important environmental issues currently facing us, including: How earthworms benefit the environment, your garden and the economy; the role earthworms play in reducing carbon emissions and removing heavy metals and toxins from our soil; how you can set up your own earthworm farm or compost heap; recycling, how waste negatively impacts water and the environment and how to effectively reduce waste and much more.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780143026761
Publisher Penguin Books (SA) (Pty) Ltd
Contributor Mary Murphy
Publication Date 2010-10-28
Language English
Format Book
Pages 0
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 172 X 148 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 144
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If you are concerned about the health of our planet then turn your attention to what lies under your feet. In the soil below are creatures at work that play a pivotal role in producing the food we eat and impacting the quality of our food crops. Earthworms were described by Darwin as the most important species on our planet and by Aristotle as 'the intestines of the earth'. The beginner's guide to earthworm farming provides you with all the information you need on these remarkable creatures and how important they are to the functioning of all life on Earth. In addition to this, this title contains simple and easy-to-implement tips on many of the important environmental issues currently facing us, including: How earthworms benefit the environment, your garden and the economy; the role earthworms play in reducing carbon emissions and removing heavy metals and toxins from our soil; how you can set up your own earthworm farm or compost heap; recycling, how waste negatively impacts water and the environment and how to effectively reduce waste and much more.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780143026761
Publisher Penguin Books (SA) (Pty) Ltd
Contributor Mary Murphy
Publication Date 2010-10-28
Language English
Format Book
Pages 0
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 172 X 148 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 144
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