The Great Plant Escape

Case 2 - Resources

Appelhof, Mary. (1982). Worms Eat My Garbage. Kalamazoo, MI: Flower Press. How to set up and maintain a worm composting system.

Appelhoff, Mary, Fenton, Mary Frances, and Harris, Barbara Loss. (1993). Worms Eat Our Garbage: Classroom Activities for a Better Environment. Kalamazoo, MI: Flower Press. A curriculum guide and activity book for worm composting.

Bourgeois, Paulette. (1990). The Amazing Dirt Book. Reading, MA: Adddison Wesley Publishing Company. Two dozen fun projects for home or school.

Campbell, Stu. (1990). Let It Rot. Pownal, VT: Storey Communications. The gardener's guide to composting.

Horton, Robert, Heimlick, Joseph E., Hollyer, James R., and Owen, Bill. (1995). Soils Alive: From Tiny Rocks to Compost. Washington: USDA, National 4-H Council. An environmental source book of activities focusing on the living and non-living components of soil and their relationship to the earth's natural cycles.

Ingram, Mrill. (1993). Bottle Biology. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company. An idea book for exploring the world through plastic bottles and other recyclable materials. Includes a chapter on soils.

Carey's Worm Ranch, 106 Pioneer Drive, Minooka, IL 60447, (815) 467-2668. Source for worm bins, worms, and worm composting manuals. Mark Carey will set up classroom field trips to his worm ranch.

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