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The Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar

  • ISBN-13: 9781782507932
  • Publisher: FLORIS BOOKS
    Imprint: FLORIS BOOKS
  • By Matthias Thun
  • Price: AUD $22.99
  • Stock: 0 in stock
  • Availability: Book will be despatched upon release.
  • Local release date: 14/12/2022
  • Format: Paperback (234.00mm X 156.00mm) 96 pages Weight: 0g
  • Categories: Sustainable agriculture [TVF]
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The original biodynamic sowing and planting calendar, now in its 61st 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 easier to use -- Clear headings and sections for fast look-ups -- 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.
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.
'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
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