Mike Woolnough has discovered that worms and their by-products improve his crops enormously, making use of household scraps and rubbish that previously went into his bin. So impressed by it all, urban farmer Mike has written a book about it. Starting from a small wormery in the conservatory or garden, hetakes you step by step up to a sophisticated system capable of handling all your garden waste, or processing that huge heap of livestock manure that you were wondering how to dispose of, plus a host of other waste items along the way.
His book, Worms and Wormeries, is a practical guide to looking after the wormery and is a welcome addition to the smallholder/
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Mike Woolnough lives a life of self-sufficiency, growing his own fruit and vegetables on four council allotments, where he also keeps livestock. He is concerned about all aspects of the ‘green’ debate that faces us and future generations and can be frequently be found jumping onto his soapbox in the articles that he writes for various magazines. His 'Urban Farmer's Diary is a regular feature in Home Farmer magazine