Luke Besmer

Luke Besmer, with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Humboldt State University, is an extra-dimensional gardening philanthropist. His ultra-efficient inventions and intuitive methods are moving the probiotic farming movement forward. Luke’s compost tea supply company, TeaLAB, has established a fund to help coastal islands in Third World countries manage their waste streams more effectively.

Articles by Luke Besmer


Eating the Hand that Feeds You: Rhizophagy and Plant Nutrition Eating the Hand that Feeds You: Rhizophagy and Plant Nutrition Eating the Hand that Feeds You: Rhizophagy and Plant Nutrition Eating the Hand that Feeds You: Rhizophagy and Plant Nutrition


In a nut-shell, rhizophagy relates to a plant’s ability to consume entire microbes and yeast cells.

Waging War on Pests Waging War on Pests Waging War on Pests Waging War on Pests


Here are some pest control tips, based on the teachings of Tzu, to help you develop your battle plan and wage war successfully.

What are Plant Growth Hormones? What are Plant Growth Hormones? What are Plant Growth Hormones? What are Plant Growth Hormones?


Plant hormones, or phytohormones, are chemicals that regulate plant growth and development. They shape the development of plants, from seed...

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