The North American Biodynamic Sowing and Planting Calendar

2011

Maria Thun and Matthias Thun

Availability:
Out of print

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The 2011 calendar adapted for North American (EST) dates and times, showing optimum days for sowing, pruning and harvesting.

Format:
paperback
Size:
210 x 148 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Biodynamics & Organics
Illustrations:
colour illustrations with pullout wallchart
Extent:
64 pages
ISBN:
9780863157561
Publication date:
23 Sep 2010

Description

The 2011 calendar adapted for North American (Eastern Standard Time) dates and times.

This useful guide shows the optimum days for sowing, pruning, and harvesting various plant-crops, as well as working with bees. It is presented in colour with clear symbols and explanations.

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

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.

Media

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Links

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

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