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Culture and horticulture : the classic guide to organic and biodynamic gardening / Wolf D. Storl.

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Author/Creator:
Storl, Wolf-Dieter.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Updated ed. - Berkeley, Calif. : North Atlantic Books, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xix, 396 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Title Variation:
Classic guide to biodynamic gardening
Culture and horticulture
Culture and horticulture : the classic guide to biodynamic and organic gardening
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-384) and index.
Contents:
  • Historical sketch
  • Voices of concern and reform
  • The pioneers of organic agriculture
  • Basic concepts
  • Transmutation, destruction and creation of matter
  • Goetheanistic science
  • Evolution
  • Heredity
  • A summary of the agricultural lectures of Rudolf Steiner
  • Terrestrial factors: soil
  • Nutrients and fertilizer
  • Cosmic influences
  • Atmospheric factors
  • Composts and liquid manures
  • Companion planting, crop rotation, and weeds
  • Insects and other beasties
  • The garden calendar
  • Teas, preparations, and biotic substances
  • Biodynamic cooking, nutrition, and food handling
  • Seeds and tools
  • Social implications.
Summary:
"First published in 1979, this work is a classic of organic gardening, exploring soil fertility, harvesting and storage, and many other aspects of biodynamic gardening"--Provided by publisher.
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ISBN:
9781583945506
1583945504

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