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$29.99 CAD
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Pub. Date: 2021-03-12
ISBN: 9781897408490
Format: Audiobook
Running Time: 6h 14m
Narrated By: David Skulski
BISAC: GARDENING / Techniques

Soil Science for Gardeners (Audiobook)

Working with Nature to Build Soil Health

by Robert Pavlis narrated by David Skulski

Build healthy soil and grow better plants

Robert Pavlis, a gardener for over four decades, debunks common soil myths, explores the rhizosphere, and provides a personalized soil fertility improvement program in this three-part popular science guidebook.

Healthy soil means thriving plants. Yet untangling the soil food web and optimizing your soil health is beyond most gardeners, many of whom lack an in-depth knowledge of the soil ecosystem.

Soil Science for Gardeners is an accessible, science-based guide to understanding soil fertility and, in particular, the rhizosphere – the thin layer of liquid and soil surrounding plant roots, so vital to plant health.

Coverage includes:
  • Soil biology and chemistry and how plants and soil interact
  • Common soil health problems, including analyzing soil's fertility and plant nutrients
  • The creation of a personalized plan for improving your soil fertility, including setting priorities and goals in a cost-effective, realistic time frame.
  • Creating the optimal conditions for nature to do the heavy lifting of building soil fertility

Written for the home gardener, market gardener, and micro-farmer, Soil Science for Gardeners is packed with information to help you grow thriving plants.

AUDIOBOOK SUPPLEMENT: Soil Science for Gardeners audiobook companion PDF. Includes charts, graphs and photos from the book.

About the Author

Robert Pavlis is the owner and developer of Aspen Grove Gardens, a 6-acre botanical garden that features 3,000 varieties of plants. Specializing in soil science, he has been an instructor for Landscape Ontario and is a garden blogger, writer, and chemist. He resides in Guelph, Ontario. www.gardenfundamentals.com


Audiobook Companion

Soil Science for Gardeners audiobook companion PDF. Includes charts, graphs and photos from the book.


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