The Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar

2018

Matthias Thun

Price:
£7.99
Availability:
Available to buy

Quick Look

  • The original biodynamic calendar, celebrating its 56th anniversary
  • All the information at a glance with the handy pullout wallchart
  • Includes unique planting and harvesting information not available in other lunar calendars

The original biodynamic sowing and planting calendar, now in its 56th year, showing the optimum days for sowing, pruning, and harvesting various plants and crops.

Format:
paperback
Size:
234 x 156 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Biodynamics & Organics
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Extent:
64 pages
ISBN:
9781782504313
Publication date:
14 Sep 2017

Description

The original biodynamic sowing and planting calendar, now in its 56th 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 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.

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

'Absolutely essential for all organic gardeners and farmers'.
--Cygnus

'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

Matthias Thun is the son of Maria Thun, the biodynamic pioneer who died in 2012. On their farm in Germany, Matthias is continuing her research into the effects of biodynamic agricultural methods.

Media

The Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar is also available as an interactive app for iOS devices such as iPhones and iPads. Download it for free from the Apple App Store. Today's data is free, and you can buy the data for the rest of the year.

Download on the App Store

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