The Biodynamic Sowing and Planting Calendar

2013

Maria Thun and Matthias Thun

Availability:
Out of print

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  • The original biodynamic calendar, now celebrating its 51st anniversary
  • All the information at a glance with the handy wallchart
  • Also includes a memorial section to Maria Thun, who died in February 2012

The original biodynamic sowing and planting calendar, now in its 51st year, showing the optimum days for sowing, pruning, and harvesting various plant-crops.

Format:
paperback
Size:
210 x 148 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Biodynamics & Organics
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Extent:
64 pages
ISBN:
9780863159176
Publication date:
20 Sep 2012

Description

The original biodynamic sowing and planting calendar, now in its 51st year.

This useful guide shows the optimum days for sowing, pruning and harvesting various plants and crops, as well as working with bees. It includes Maria and Matthias Thun's unique insights, which go above and beyond the standard information presented in some other lunar calendars. It is presented in colour with clear symbols and explanations.

The calendar includes a pullout wallchart that can be pinned up in a barn, shed or greenhouse as a handy quick reference.

Includes a memorial section to Maria Thun, who died in February 2012.

Reviews

'This annual publication is the book for those who want to farm and garden biodynamically. There are useful notes for new readers and a number of special features, including this time the care of bees with monthly notes for beekeepers, how to work with biodynamic preparations, a recipe for rye bread and answers to questions from readers concerning potato and tomato culture.'
-- David Lorimer, Scientific and Medical Network Review

'This little paperback is essential for all organic gardeners. It is the original annual biodynamic planting guide. Incredibly condensed amounts of information are available [here] … Illustrated throughout with some lovely photos and clear diagrams.'
-- Ysanne Spevack, Organicfood.co.uk

'This little paperback calendar is the original of its kind and essential for all organic gardeners. An established following ensures good sales of this useful guide, which has a special feature on the care of bees.'
-- Veronica Leek, The Bookseller Buyers' Guide

Author

Maria Thun is a Floris Books featured author. Read all about this author's life and work on our dedicated author page.

Maria Thun and her son, Matthias, base this calendar on almost fifty years of biodynamic research and experience at their farm in Germany.

Links

Find out more about Maria Thun and her work on our Maria Thun Life and Work page.

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