Presenter: Jeff Lowenfels, JD
Format: Audio & Slides
No one ever fertilizes the redwoods. How do these trees live over 500 years and grow over 300 feet tall without the use of Miracle-Gro or other chemicals?? It’s the soil food web and the author off the best-selling, award winning book “Teaming With Microbes: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web,” will help even existing devotees of organic gardening and farming learn better ways to grow healthy, vigorous?and nutritious plants without resorting to chemicals that harm the user as well as our environment.
Manipulating the soil food web is simple when you know?how, and just as important,?when?to do it. The tools are readily available and the results are literally, naturally astonishing. Jeff Lowenfels is known for his amazing ability to simplify complicated science and for his quick sense of humor. Both are employed in this entertaining and informative talk.