The 2017 Maria Thun biodynamic calendar, now in its 55th year, adapted for North American (Eastern Standard Time) dates and times.
This useful guide shows the optimum days for sowing, pruning, and harvesting various plant-crops, as well as working with bees. It includes Thun’s unique insights, which go above and beyond the standard information presented in some other lunar calendars. It is presented in color with clear symbols and explanations.
The calendar includes a pullout wall chart that can be pinned up in a barn, shed or greenhouse as a handy quick reference.
“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.” —David Lorimer, Scientific and Medical Network 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.” —Ysanne Spevack, 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.” —Veronica Leek, The Bookseller Buyers’ Guide