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Gardening for Life - the Biodynamic Way: A Practical Introduction to a New Art of Gardening Sowing Planting Harvesting

by Maria Thun Hawthorn Press
Pub Date:
08/2007
ISBN:
9781869890322
Format:
Pbk 128 pages
Price:
AU$39.99 NZ$39.12
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Biodynamic techniques recognise that plant life is intimately bound up with the life of the soil: that the soil itself is alive and vital and that the degree of vitality has a direct bearing on the health of the crops. Through the nurture and care of the soil you will soon be able to grow quality produce which possesses vitality and has the highest flavour. Sharing its principles, methods and techniques with organic farming, biodynamic agriculture additionally acknowledges that the plant's growth is also affected by planetary influences like the waxing and waning of the moon. Whether you are an experienced gardener or not, whether or not you have used permaculture or grown organic produce before, this book offers accessible tips on: favourable times for planting, harvesting and growing: ways of combating pests and diseases: building soil fertility - crop changes and rotation: how planets and stars affect plant growth. 'This beautifully illustrated, comprehensive guide is must for all thoughtful gardeners wishing to work in harmony with heaven and earth.' --- Jean Westlake, gardener and author Maria Thun has gardened all her working life and is an authority on biodynamics. This is a collection of her tried and tested methods. Her annual sowing and planting calendar is published in 18 languages.