The Organic Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web. Teaming with Microbes extols the benefits of cultivating the soil food web. First, it clearly explains the activities and organisms that make up the web. Next, it explains how gardeners can cultivate the life of the soil through the use of compost, mulches and compost tea.
This revised edition updates the original text and includes two completely new chapters — on mycorrhizae (beneficial associations fungi form with green-leaved plants) and archaea (single-celled organisms once thought to be allied to bacteria). By Jeff Lowenfels and Wayne Lewis. Hardcover, 220 pp.
“A breakthrough book for the field of organic gardening.” – American Gardener