Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web (Revised)

Wayne Lewis (Author) Jeff Lowenfels (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$24.95  $22.95
Publisher
Timber Press (OR)
Publish Date
February 24, 2010
Pages
220
Dimensions
6.25 X 1.0 X 9.25 inches | 1.38 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781604691139

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About the Author

Wayne Lewis is an avid gardener and the co-author of Teaming with Microbes.
Jeff Lowenfels is a well-respected and popular national garden writer. The former president of the Garden Writers of America, he was made a GWA Fellow in 1999. He is also the founder of Plant a Row for the Hungry, a program that advocates for food donation and has led to over a million pounds of produce being donated to the hungry every year. He currently resides in Anchorage, Alaska.

Reviews

"A breakthrough book. . . . well worth owning and reading. No comprehensive horticultural library should be without it." --American Gardener

"Digs into soil in a most enlightening and entertaining way." --Dallas Morning News

"Required reading for all serious gardeners." --Miami Herald

"The authors have given gardeners an inside scoop on the scientific research supporting organic gardening." --Pacific Horticulture

"This intense little book may well change the way you garden." --St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Exceptional. . . . A brief, clear overview of scientific information with which every gardener should be familiar." --Monterey Herald

"Sure, it's a gardening book, but it has all the drama and suspense of an extraterrestrial thriller. A cast of characters without eyeballs or backbones. Battle scenes with bizarre creatures devouring one another. Only this book is about as terrestrial as it gets." --Anchorage Daily News

"All good gardeners know healthy plants start with healthy soil. But why? And how? In Teaming with Microbes Lowenfels and Lewis reveal the new research in the most practical and accessible way." --The Oregonian

"Read this book and you'll never think of soil the same way." --Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"Sure, it's a gardening book, but it has all the drama and suspense of an extraterrestrial thriller. . . . Read this book and you'll never look at soil the same way." --B&B Magazine

"A must read for any gardener looking to create a sustainable, healthy garden without chemicals." --Virginian-Pilot

"It takes readers underground to meet the critters that live if you let them under the garden." --Rockland Courier-Gazette

"[Teaming with Microbes] was one of those 'aha' moments for me, where I realized I had been growing wrong this whole time." --Matthew Frigon (Founder of Lazy Bee Farms) in Dope Magazine