Bio-Dynamic Farming and Gardening: Soil Fertility, Renewal and Preservation

by Ehrenfried Pfeiffer

Hardcover, 1943




Anthroposophic Press (1943), Edition: Second revised, 240 pages


At a time when the organic method of agriculture was referred to by the establishment as 'muck-and-mystery', this exposition of Rudolf Steiner's indications on bio-dynamic farming and gardening was one of the books that blazed a trail of a new direction in this field.


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LibraryThing member juniperSun
I wanted to learn from this, hoping going back to one of Pfeiffer's earlier works would be more basic. Not so. It's a bit rambling, and very didactic. He put a lot of effort into performing various experiments to prove the benefits of biodynamics, but that didn't really help me in putting it into
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practice. Some mention of different plants reflecting the condition of the soil, but those were scattered throughout and seemed to be mostly European plants, so not useful in the USA.
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