The Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar

2022

Matthias Thun

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£7.99
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  • The original, and still the best, biodynamic calendar celebrating its 60th anniversary with a refreshed, easier-to-navigate design
  • Reveals the optimum days for sowing, pruning and harvesting plants and crops to help you get the best from what you grow
  • Presented in colour with clear explanations and a handy pullout wallchart
  • Now features more detailed planting information, new information panels and added space devoted to detailed explanations

The original, and still the best, biodynamic sowing and planting calendar, celebrating its 60th anniversary with a new easy-to-use layout. Shows 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:
96 pages
ISBN:
9781782507338
Publication date:
16 Sep 2021

Description

The original biodynamic sowing and planting calendar celebrates its 60th anniversary with a new, easy-to-view layout featuring more detailed planting, tending and harvesting information to help growers maximise the yield and vitality of crops and plants. Trusted by generations of farmers and gardeners, the refreshed design marks a new era for the ultimate biodynamic calendar.

The new-look calendar features:
-- A clearer, easy-to-view layout making it simpler to plan what to do and when
-- More space dedicated to detailed explanations of the recommended activities
-- New information panels make it easier to use
-- Clearer headings and sections for faster look-ups
-- More detailed planting, tending and harvesting information to maximise the yield and vitality of crops and plants
-- Redesigned to work for both seasoned biodynamic farmers and beginner gardeners
-- Solar and lunar events, plus information on planetary aspects, are given dedicated space

A new, refreshed design of the trusted sowing and planting calendar for both seasoned growers and beginners.

Reviews

'The new design looks clear and fresh, with great visual clues to help beginners -- from colour-coded growing advice boxes to information on the constellation of the moon, plus useful practical suggestions of what tasks to do in the garden.'
-- Claire Hattersley, BDA Biodynamic Gardening Club

'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.'
-- Paradigm Shift

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

Author

Matthias Thun (1948-2020) was an international expert on biodynamics. He had a Masters in Beekeeping and lectured at biodynamic conferences and training seminars internationally. He worked with his mother, biodynamic pioneer Maria Thun, on the annual creation of the seminal Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar, until her death in 2012 after which he continued it independently. Matthias lived at his family's biodynamic homestead in Dexbach, Germany, until his death.

Media

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