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Koepf's Practical Biodynamics Soil,Compost,Sprays and Food Quality

By: KOEPF HERBERT H

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 12314

ISBN: 0863159265


Herbert Koepf was a pioneer of biodynamics in Germany, the USA and in the UK. He was an expert teacher, and drew on his own practical background in farming. This book is a collection of some of Koepf's writings on key aspects of biodynamics. It includes practical guidance on building soil structure, preparing and applying biodynamic sprays, crop rotation, compost and composting methods. He also considers ways of researching the effectiveness of biodynamic methods, and me... View more info

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Biodynamic Farm, The Agriculture in Service of Earth and Humanity

By: KOEPF, HERBERT H.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Steiner Books:

Seller ID: 1081

ISBN: 0880101725


Bankrupt farmers, erosion of topsoil, and poor food quality owing to pesticides, hormones, and other additives. These are the well-known realities of the modern crisis in farming. This problem is the outcome of the limited vision of conventional methods and a system that focuses exclusively on quick results and profits. The need for changes is clear, and Koepf provides a vast array of research data and results, as well as many helpful details on animal feeding, crop rota... View more info

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Planetary Influences upon Plants A Cosmological Botany

By: KRANICH, ERNST MICHAEL

Price: $19.90

Publisher: Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association Inc:

Seller ID: 10321

ISBN: 0938250205


This book describes correspondences between rhythmical patterns in the movements of the planets as seen from the earth and rhythmical patterns in plant growth. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 10321] View more info

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Plant Propagating Gardener's Guide

By: LONGPAUSE

Price: $14.50

Seller ID: 13575

ISBN: 0980843324


Propagating plants does not have to be a mystery. This Guide presents the 34 most commonly employed propagating methods. Each method is illustrated and described in easy-to-follow detail. The best propagating methods for garden trees, perennials, bulbous plants, shrubs and climbing plants, cacti and succulents, roses, orchids, bromeliads, grasses and water plants are given. In full colour, protection coated. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 13575] View more info

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How Plants Grow

By: LONGPAUSE PTY LTD

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Acariaguides Publishing:

Seller ID: 12729

ISBN: 0977577198


NEW EXPANDED EDITION! A substantial overview of biodynamic process that is reputed to produce food with maximum vitality and nutritional qualities. Initiated by the visionary Rudolf Steiner, biodynamic agriculture is now practiced around the globe. This Guide provides an essential overview of both, the practical and the esoteric aspects. Now in its third print-run. Ideal for all who wish to understand this extraordinary way of looking at the growing process.
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Elements of Nature, Gardener's Knowhow, Good Compost Making Three in One Guide

By: LONGPAUSE PTY LTD

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Acariaguides Publishing:

Seller ID: 12723

ISBN: 0980713455


A concise and informative overview of three fascinating subjects, presented in one eight page fold out chart with many colourful illustrations. The fascinating and grand 'Elements of Nature' section of this guide sets out the principles of dynamic growth, as-above-so-below, the water cycle, the carbon cycle, explains why we need to look after our soil, about top soil, soil layers and the food chain. 'Gardener's Knowhow' covers soil structure, Moon Planting, pos... View more info

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Spiritual Foundations of Beekeeping

By: LORENZEN, IWER THOR

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Temple Lodge:

Seller ID: 14782

ISBN: 1906999988


The honey bee has lived in close association with human beings for millennia. Tragically, however, humanity’s once intimate connection with this unique creature has been harmed by our increasingly utilitarian and exploitative dealings with the natural world. We are now in urgent need of re-establishing a deeper relationship, not just for the sake of the bees themselves but for the whole of nature – and of course for ourselves. Lorenzen – a true mast... View more info

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Bees and the Ancient Mysteries

By: LORENZEN, IWER THOR

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Temple Lodge:

Seller ID: 15231

ISBN: 1912230194


In an extraordinary exposition, Lorenzen - an expert beekeeper and student of contemporary spiritual science - describes the Logos mysteries, based at the ancient temple of Artemis in Ephesus, where priestesses were known as "Melissas" (honeybees), while the sacrificial priests were called “"Essenes" (bee kings). These cultic mysteries, he says, bore remarkable parallels to the workings of a bee colony—specifically in the relationship between ... View more info

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Herb and Medicinal Plants Growing Guide

By: MAGER, STEFAN

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Acariaguides Publishing:

Seller ID: 12971

ISBN: 0980594839


THIS GUIDE introduces 72 useful herbs. Most of them can be grown in the home herb garden. Knowing what to grow, where and when will make the garden more productive and enjoyable. All the important information is provided in a format that even a novice gardener can follow easily. With a little effort it is possible to grow herbs throughout the year. Features: 8 x A4 pages, 72 herbs, position and soil, medicinal properties, plant and row distances, uses, warnings, clim... View more info

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Botanical Field Guide

By: MAGER, STEPHEN

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Acariaguides Publishing:

Seller ID: 13076

ISBN: 0977577147


Revised edition This Guide offers, in symbol and keyword format, a substantial overview of the plant world. Comprehensive and robust, a companion wherever you live, city or country. Use it to look for and to check plant details; to classify, to reference, to compare and to remember keywords for later research. A useful reference and learning tool, popular with students, gardeners and plant lovers. Scientific adviser: Associate Professor Dr Geoff Burrows, School of Agricu... View more info

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Sensitive Crystallization Visualizing the Qualities of Wines

By: MARCEL, CHRISTIAN, MOORE, C. J.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2011

Seller ID: 10391

ISBN: 0863158021


120 colour illustrations Ehrenfried Pfeiffer, who introduced biodynamics into North America, developed a method in the 1930s to visually demonstrate the presence of formative forces -- that is, forces acting on living organisms which emanate from the Earth, the Sun and other planets. He arrived at the sensitive crystallization method using copper chloride crystals mixed with samples of the particular plant. Sensitive crystallization is of great consequence to winem... View more info

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Biodynamic Manual, A Practical Instructions for Farmers and Gardeners 2ed (New Revised Edition)

By: MASSON, PIERRE, BLAIS, MONIQUE

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Floris Books: 2014

Seller ID: 13216

ISBN: 1782500804


For anyone already practising, or turning to, biodynamic gardening and farming methods, numerous detailed questions arise, such as: * How do you choose your seeds? * What fertilisers should you use? * Which natural products are most effective? This manual, fully illustrated with explanatory diagrams and photographs, provides the answers. The book covers * all aspects of making and using biodynamic preparations and composts * managing the health of plants View more info

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Basic Biodynamic Agriculture in 9 Meetings

By: NASTATI, ENZO

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Lindisfarne Press:

Seller ID: 15234

ISBN: 1584209313


“Humanity has no other alternative before it today than either to learn again about the whole web of natural and cosmic connections, or to let both nature and humanity degenerate and die out. As in the past it is imperative that our knowledge should penetrate to the actual structure of Nature.” —Rudolf Steiner, Koberwitz, 1924 CHAPTER TOPICS THE EARTH AS A LIVING ORGANISM: The four kingdoms of Nature, The etheric world in ancient philo... View more info

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Gardening as a Sacred Art

By: NAYDLER, JEREMY

Price: $40.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2011

Seller ID: 11427

ISBN: 086315834X


50 colour illustrations This beautifully illustrated book presents a unique history of how people have worked with nature. For the ancients, gardens served as the home of spiritual and divine beings. The idea that gardens were sacred places continued in the European Middle Ages. Since the seventeenth century, however, nature has been seen more as a physical resource to be exploited. The change in gardening styles reflects this development, with the creation of gran... View more info

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Fertile Soil

By: PARNES ROBERT

Price: $74.50

Seller ID: 10946

ISBN: 0932857035


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Weeds and What They Tell Us

By: PFEIFFER EHRENFRIED

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Floris Books: 2012

Seller ID: 14266

ISBN: 0863159257


Weeds are weed only from our human egotistical point of view, because they grow where we do not want them. In nature, however, they play an important and interesting role.” Thus begins this classic text written by a pioneer in the field of sustainable agriculture who, through his work with Rudolf Steiner and a lifetime of research, wielded a vast knowledge of plant and animal biology. This important book was written in the 1950s, yet no other book contains the over... View more info

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Bio-Dynamic Gardening and Farming III

By: PFEIFFER, EHRENFRIED

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Mercury Press:

Seller ID: 7608

ISBN: 0936132671


Includes: Green Manuring, Organic Fertilizer, Compost in Spring; Compost Fertilizer on Peas; Raw Materials Useful for Composting; The Bacterial Treatment; The Addition of Nitrogen Fertilizers to Compost; The Biological Role of the Earthworm; Does Bread Nourish? [When referring to this item please quote our ID 7608] View more info

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Earth's Face, The Landscape and Its Relation to the Health of the Soil

By: PFEIFFER, EHRENFRIED E., STAPLETON, R.GEORGE

Price: $24.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Lanthorn Press: 2008

Seller ID: 1282

ISBN: 090615524X


60 b/w illustrations Ehrenfried Pfeiffer was a pioneer of biodynamics, first in Switzerland and then in the USA in the pre- and post-war years. This wide-ranging book reflects his concern for the different landscapes of the earth, and the effects of industrialisation and mechanisation on our environment. He studies various landscapes, including plains, mountains and woods as well as urban centres, parks and gardens, and explores what factors - natural and artificia... View more info

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Biodynamic Orchard Book, The

By: PFEIFFER, EHRENFRIED, AND MALTAS, MICHAEL

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Floris Books: 2013

Seller ID: 12809

ISBN: 1782500014


This book brings together the best advice for cultivating fruit trees, berries and shrubs using biodynamic methods, with the aim of harvesting healthy fruit free of pesticides. Ehrenfried Pfeiffer, a pioneer of biodynamics in North America, discusses the principles of tree biology before describing the measures that can be taken to develop a pest-free orchard without the use of chemicals. He discusses soil preparation, the selection of trees for planting, issues... View more info

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Pfeiffer's Introduction to Biodynamics

By: PFEIFFER,EHRENFRIED

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 13127

ISBN: 086315848X


Ehrenfried Pfeiffer was a pioneer of biodynamics in North America. This short but comprehensive book is a collection of three key articles introducing the concepts, principles and practice of the biodynamic method, as well as an overview of its early history. The book also includes a short biography of Ehrenfried Pfeiffer by Herbert H. Koepf. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 13127] View more info