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  • Compost Teas: Controversies and Use

    Presenter:

    Jeff Lowenfels

    Sponsor:

    Sarah P. Duke Gardens

    Location:

    Sarah P. Duke Gardens - Map

    Cost:

    $100; $80 Gardens members or Duke students/staff

    When:

    to

    Contact:

    Smith, Sara

    Email:

    slsmith@duke.edu

    Phone:

    668-1707

    Sorry, this class has been postponed until April 27, 2013. Actively aerated compost teas (AACTs), are easily made at home. Some insist they minimize your use of chemically based fertilizers, pesticides and fungicides, and rapidly build a healthy, productive soil. Others claim they don't work. Jeff Lowenfels, author of "Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web," will discuss the controversy and teach you how to create your own AACT compost tea so you can decide for yourself. Pre-registration required. Parking included. (919) 668-1707.

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