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Source: Amazon.com

Author - Robert Pavilis
Publisher - New Society Publishers

Summary
New Society Publishers says, "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."


About the Author
New Society Publishers says "Robert Pavlis has been an avid gardener for over four decades. He is the owner and developer of Aspen Grove Gardens, a 6-acre botanical garden that features over 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."

Where to get it?
New Society Publishers
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I think there is an error in your post...it says author is Michael Ableman at the top but apparently not. You might want to fix that?
 
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Looks like a great book with real science! Thanks for posting!
 
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