Teaming with Microbes

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Teaming with Microbes
Teaming with Microbes

There’s a whole lot more going on in garden soil than you could ever imagine. Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web gives you a close-up look at all of the organisms that work together to build a soil structure and dense nutritional composition that naturally feeds plants and fends off pests. By Jeff Lowenfels and Wayne Lewis. Hardcover, 220 pp.

Key topics include:
• Tips for making and adding compost and compost tea
• Application of mulches for soil protection
• Clear explanations on interactions among soil bacteria, fungi and other microorganisms
• The wonders of mycorrhiza
• Indicators of mineral deficiencies
• When to work the soil to preserve optimal composition

“A breakthrough book for the field of organic gardening.” – American Gardener