• Biodynamic Gardening Calendar App: Planting with Moon Rhythms

    by  • 14 November 2019 • Biodynamics, Gardening • 0 Comments

    Do you want to grow plentiful, better quality fruit, vegetables and flowers? Our new app, the Biodynamic Gardening Calendar: Planting with Moon Rhythms (App Store and Google Play) is here to help. Whether you’re growing in a garden or on an allotment, small-holding or farm, and looking to adopt an environmentally-friendly and sustainable approach, this app will help you find the ideal dates and times to plant, sow and tend your plants.

    The Biodynamic Gardening Calendar app is based on The Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar, which we publish annually.

    The app is available to download now on both the App Store and Google Play.

    What is biodynamics?

    The biodynamic method is used by farmers and gardeners all around the world to improve the quality of their plants. Based on 50+ years of research, it takes into account solar rhythms and the movements of planets, as well as lunar cycles.

    You can find out more about biodynamics on the Biodynamic Association website. We also have a range of books on biodynamics available to order, from guides for beginners to practical manuals for experienced farmers and gardeners.

    The Biodynamic Gardening Calendar App

    The Biodynamic Gardening Calendar app (App Store and Google Play) makes it easy for beginners and experienced biodynamic farmers and gardeners alike to put this tried and tested method into practice.

    Discover what to do and when

    • When should you plant strawberries? What is the best time to harvest lettuce? Click on a date to explore recommended activities for your garden, allotment or farm
    • Daily activities are sorted by Time Type (showing you when to work with Fruit, Root, Flower or Leaf plants) and Special Activities (such as pruning and pest control)
    • View activities on today’s date and past dates for free. Want to look ahead? Plan your gardening in advance – by specific activities or Fruit, Root, Flower or Leaf times – only available with the handy annual subscription.
    • Start the 30-day free trial by clicking on a future date, or going to the Information page (accessed by clicking the ‘i’ icon at the top-right of the app screen) and tap for more info

    Personalise to fit you and your interests

    • Filter activities by Time Type or Special Activity to show only information about the type of plants you’re growing.
    • Consult the handy Crop Index to identify which crops belong to which Time Type. Access the Crop Index via the filter or information screen.
    • View calendar by day (free) or by week or month (subscription)
    • Automatically adjusts to your time zone and the 12hr/24hr settings on your device

    What makes the Biodynamic Gardening Calendar app special?

    • It’s new and improved, building on the success of the Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar app
    • It’s accurate and reliable – the information is based on biodynamic pioneer Maria Thun’s bestselling calendar, which has been published annually for over 50 years and has sold over 100,000 copies in English

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