Beautifully illustrated, this is a good introductory guide for gardeners interested in learning about the biodynamic principles, methods, and techniques that will nurture and care for the soil and allow the growth of quality produce with vitality and the highest flavor. Whether you are an experienced gardener or not, this book offers accessible tips on:

  • Favorable times for planting, harvesting and growing
  • Ways of combating pests and diseases
  • Building soil fertility, crop change and rotation
  • How planets and stars affect plant growth.

This is a Board favorite: "Very helpful when first trying to understand biodynamic farming." (Paula Manalo)

Author Bio: Maria Thun has gardened all her working life and is an authority on biodynamics. Her annual sowing and planting calendar is published in 18 languages and is available for the first time this year in North American time zone version (available in the calendar section of this on-line catalog).

Author: Maria Thun
Paperback: 128 pages
Illustrations: Color photos
Publisher: Hawthorn Press (1999)
Dimensions: 8.3 x 6.4 inches