Biodynamic gardening. Biodynamic agriculture is a form of alternative agriculture very similar to organic farming but it includes various esoteric concepts drawn from the ideas of rudolf steiner 18611925. Biodynamic gardening methods seek to preserve the balance of the natural ecosystem biodynamics is truly a holistic approach to gardening. Topics include soil preparations lunar charts composting cycles of rest rich and healthy soil organically controlling pests ripening plants and more.
Though more complex in some ways biodynamic gardening is a natural extension of organic gardening. Visit our biodynamic stories blog to read inspiring and informative stories of biodynamic farming and gardening across north america and the world organizations doing extraordinary work issues of concern to the regenerative agriculture community and updates on biodynamic association programs and projects. Biodynamic gardening was developed in germany in the early 1920s by philosopher dr.
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This encourages a view of nature as an interconnected whole a totality an organism endowed with archetypal rhythm. A foundation of the biodynamic method of farming is a goethean observation of nature and its application to a farming system. Steiner believed that the soil plants animals and everything in the solar system is.
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