The North American Maria Thun Biodynamic Almanac

2024

Titia Thun and Friedrich Thun

Price:
£8.99
Availability:
Available to buy

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Are you ordering to use in the UK?
The original Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar would be better for you. This is the North American version of the calendar with North American (EST) dates and times.

Prefer to get the Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar digitally? Download the Biodynamic Gardening Calendar for Apple and Android. Click on the Media tab for more information.

  • The original, and still the best, biodynamic calendar, now in its 62nd year
  • 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 pull-out wallchart
  • Printed on recycled FSC paper, created from 100% post-consumer waste, using plant-based inks, which reduces chemical emissions and makes this almanac easier to recycle
  • Features detailed planting information, information panels and space devoted to thorough explanations
  • A lay-flat spine means it's even easier to consult the Almanac during planning, keep your place and make notes.
  • The perennially popular guide to sowing, planting and harvesting, created by biodynamic pioneer Maria Thun is shown with dates and times for use in North America

The 2024 Maria Thun Biodynamic Almanac adapted for North American (EST) times. The original, and still the best, biodynamic sowing and planting calendar, now in its 62nd year. Shows the optimum days for sowing, pruning and harvesting plants and crops.

Format:
paperback
Size:
234 x 156 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Biodynamics & Organics
Illustrations:
colour charts and illustrations
Extent:
96 pages
ISBN:
9781782508717
Publication date:
14 Sep 2023

Description

The 2024 Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar, adapted for North American (Eastern Standard Time) dates and times.

The original biodynamic sowing and planting almanac, now in its 62nd year. The easy-to-view layout features 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 ultimate biodynamic calendar features:

-- A clear layout making it simpler to plan what to do and when
-- Space dedicated to detailed explanations of the recommended activities
-- Information panels make it easy to use
-- Clear headings and sections for fast look-ups
--- NEW! A lay-flat spine means it's easy to consult the Almanac, keep your place and make notes
-- Detailed planting, tending and harvesting information to maximise the yield and vitality of crops and plants
-- Suitable for both seasoned biodynamic farmers and beginner gardeners
-- Solar and lunar events, plus information on planetary aspects, are given dedicated space

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

Reviews

'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

Titia Maria Thun was born in Marburg, in central Germany. She studied German literature and history of art at Jena University. She has been involved in calculating data and writing for the Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar for a number of years. In 2020, she and her brother, Friedrich, took over the creation of the calendar and the management of the family farm from their late father, Matthias. Titia is the granddaughter of biodynamic pioneer Maria Thun. She lives in Dexbach, Germany.

Friedrich Kaspar Walter Thun was born in Marburg, in central Germany. After attending the Waldorf School in Marburg, he began an agricultural apprenticeship and completed it at Arpshof biodynamic farm near Hamburg. He has been involved in calculating data and writing for the Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar for a number of years. In 2020, he and his sister, Maria, took over the creation of the calendar and the management of the family farm from their late father, Matthias. Friedrich is the grandson of biodynamic pioneer Maria Thun. He lives in Dexbach, Germany.

Media

The Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar is also available as an interactive app called Biodynamic Gardening Calendar. Download it for free from the Apple App Store or Google Play. Today's information is free and you can subscribe to access the data for the rest of the year.

Download on the App Store or Google Play

Links

The Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar is also available as an interactive app called Biodynamic Gardening Calendar. Download it for free from the Apple App Store or Google Play. Today's information is free and you can subscribe to access the data for the rest of the year.

Download on the App Store or Google Play

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