Welcome to our weekly podcast with longtime Anchorage Daily News garden writer and author Jeff Lowenfels and co-host Jonathan White. Think of it as a companion to Jeff’s weekly columns and his popular series of books. Each week, Jeff and Jonathan dive deep into organic gardening and the soil food web, breaking down science, providing expert gardening advice — and busting some long-held myths about how to help your garden grow.
This week, Jeff and Jonathan talk about the art of tree planting, sharing insights and techniques the ‘Teaming With Microbes’ way. They also discuss the impact of forest fires on gardening, discussing their implications for soil health, plant growth, and garden recovery. Finally, the team dives into a grab-bag of listener questions, including managing daddy long legs and slugs effectively.
Have a question? Ask Jeff and Jonathan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hosts: Jeff Lowenfels and Jonathan White. Produced by Evan Phillips.
This podcast is a collaboration between the hosts and Anchorage Daily News.
Read Lowenfels’ weekly columns on gardening and growing at ADN.com.
Read Jeff’s books: “Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web,” “Teaming with Nutrients: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition,” “Teaming with Fungi: The Organic Grower’s Guide to Mycorrhizae,” among others.