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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