Anchorage Science Pub: Gardening Expert Jeff Lowenfels Explains How Plants Work [VIDEO]


Title: How to Apply Cellular Biology, Botany, & Chemistry to your Garden
Jeff Lowenfels
 March 13, 2016
Location: Tap Root Public House

“Do you ever wonder what is in a teaspoon of soil? Aren’t bacteria, fungi, worms, and slime and dirt bad? How do plants really eat? Learn how understanding this can help your garden grow!

Jeff Lowenfels is a former editor of the Harvard Lampoon, a lawyer, and a lifelong gardener who has written a weekly gardening column for 40 years. Science converted him to gardening organically. He has written 2 books: “Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to the Soul Food Web” and “Teaming with Nutrients: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition.”

He is in the Garden Writers of America Hall of Fame and is the founder of Plant a Row for The Hungry.”

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Heather Aronno is a Journalism & Public Communications graduate from the University of Alaska Anchorage. Her passion is community involvement, which has found a place within most of the work and projects with which she is involved. A transplant from the lower 48, Heather has lived in Anchorage, Alaska since the summer of 2005. Fortunately, it was a nice summer, and she's considered Alaska her home ever since.

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