8/6/2010

Worm composting, or vermiculture, can be an effective strategy for gardening because it can help lower costs for water, help crops and get rid of pesky insects, said Curtis Thomsen, program manager for the Los Angeles County Smart Gardening Program. Even though composting using earthworms is more challenging than regular composting, the payoff is greater because it is the strongest organic fertilizer available, he added.

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