While most soils don't show the customary signs of soil degradation, we struggle to grow strong, pest and disease-resistant plants and nutrient-dense food. And we have trouble growing anything when the weather turns bad! It's difficult to appreciate what we can achieve, as virtually all of us grow food in soil that no longer functions properly. Our soil ecosystems have been in poor working order for so long that we've largely forgotten about the FREE ecological services the soil organisms naturally provide.
Using this Handbook on building healthy soil for gardeners you'll develop simple ways to manage your veggie garden and other food-growing areas to adequately resource your soil organisms to do the job for which they have had millions of years of training! The microbes and invertebrates in your soil will –
The solution is straightforward because it's eco-logical!
Dr Wendy Seabrook is one of the world's leading experts on eco-logical approaches to growing food. Wendy translates the science into an easily digestible format and demonstrates that while ecosystems are complex, repairing them isn’t complicated.
Whether developing in a backyard in Wales, a community garden in California, or a smallholding in India, by applying the well-designed principles in the Handbook, you can get the right essentials to develop practical solutions for your climate and soil.
Use the diagrams and links to videos to help you on this eco-logical journey!