In Jeff Lowenfels’ Teaming with Nutrients: the Organic Gardener’s Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition (250 pp, Timber Press, 2013), there’s little grist for teaming or guiding, and its audience is more likely chemists and horticulturalists, not organic gardeners. This is a very detailed description and explanation of plants and how nutrients are used by them. I wish he'd teamed with a co-writer who could help him make it more immediately relevant. I swear I felt like I was back in school again. I was so impressed with the two books I have acquired the kit and will try it out. Grow Your Soil! Timber Press; 5.5.2013 edition (May 7, 2013). This book, combined with the earlier "Teaming with Microbes", should ideally find a place on any organic gardener's book shelf and rapidly become well thumbed as the information they contain is absorbed and put into good use. It is a scientific rather than a gardening cozy book. Reviewed in the United States on September 12, 2017. Great writer, I bought this because I liked the way he makes reading about soil fun and interesting. May 7th 2013 Be the first to ask a question about Teaming with Nutrients. Teaming with Nutrients for In Depth Organic Gardening, Reviewed in the United States on August 2, 2018. wow. another factoid, home gardeners use 3X of commercial fertilizer that commercial farmers do, leading to non-point source pollution of devastating proportions (see dead zone gulf of mexico, or any estuary in western world). Timber Press Release Date: May 7, 2013 Imprint: Timber Press ISBN: 9781604695175 Language: English Download options: EPUB 2 (Adobe DRM) In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. “Von Liebig’s Law of the Minimum states that if one nutrient doesn’t reach the minimum required by a plant, then it doesn’t matter how much more of the others you apply. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Blown away reading Teaming With Microbes but disappointed reading teaming with nutrients. A botany/ microbiology/ chemistry course in one book. Reviewed in the United States on December 22, 2016. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. I am learning more of how to support the plants better so they have a better chance of survival. To get what the author was saying, I. We all learn about cation exchange capacity, CEC, but that always ends up as a discussion of how the soil particle holds nutrients. He is right that all I know is N-P-K. That is all I need! But some hard core information. The only thing I would do differently is to buy the hardback instead of the e-book. Take in what you can and push forward. But taking the time to understand how nutrients work with plants will in the long run provide an understanding of what soil amendments and fertilzers to use, and so save frustration and money. 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