Written by lifelong gardeners Jeff Lowenfels and Wayne Lewis, Teaming With Microbes: A Gardener's guide to the Soil Food Web is a guide to using natural means to enrich the nutrients in soil and therefore the plants that grow in it, such as compost, mulches, and compost teas, rather than harshly toxic artificial fertilizers that destroy the very microbes that sustain healthy plants, therefore making plants increasingly dependent artificial nourishment
. Color photographs illustrate the highly educational and practical text, which is divided into two parts.
Why do we match the persistent vegetative state with what we frankly should call the persistent medicative state-a relentless use of artificial nourishment
and other treatments to perpetuate unconscious existence?