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by Cuttings
25 Feb 2014, 10:30
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Gardening by the Moon: Tradition Vs Science
Replies: 0
Views: 1853

Gardening by the Moon: Tradition Vs Science

http://astrologynewsservice.com/articles/gardening-by-the-moon-tradition-vs-science/ Researcher Says All Living Things Respond to Motions of the Moon Nick Kollerstrom, PhD In recent decades experiments have shown that the metabolism of plants, indicated by such things as their water absorption or ox...
by Cuttings
25 Feb 2014, 10:30
Forum: Planting by the stars
Topic: Gardening by the Moon: Tradition Vs Science
Replies: 0
Views: 1931

Gardening by the Moon: Tradition Vs Science

http://astrologynewsservice.com/articles/gardening-by-the-moon-tradition-vs-science/ Researcher Says All Living Things Respond to Motions of the Moon Nick Kollerstrom, PhD In recent decades experiments have shown that the metabolism of plants, indicated by such things as their water absorption or ox...
by Cuttings
13 Feb 2014, 21:55
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: W(h)ine
Replies: 0
Views: 2479

W(h)ine

http://www.thewinesociety.com/society-news-and-views-regular-features-what-is-biodynamics-all-about MOONSHINE AND MYSTICISM- WHAT IS BIODYNAMICS ALL ABOUT? Wine writer Caroline Gilby MW who has a PhD in plant science, finds herself unconvinced by the rhetoric and reverence around the biodynamic appr...
by Cuttings
12 Feb 2014, 22:23
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: The Scientific Basis of Biodynamics
Replies: 0
Views: 1802

The Scientific Basis of Biodynamics

http://biodynamics.net.au/the-scientific-basis-of-biodynamics/ By John Bradshaw Rudolf Steiner, in giving his 1924 Agriculture lecture series, which formed the foundation of Biodynamics, was insistent that all his suggestions for a renewal of agriculture be thoroughly scientifically tested. A rigoro...
by Cuttings
07 Jan 2014, 11:04
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: THE INTELLIGENT PLANT Michael Pollan
Replies: 0
Views: 1948

THE INTELLIGENT PLANT Michael Pollan

THE INTELLIGENT PLANT In 1973, a book claiming that plants were sentient beings that feel emotions, prefer classical music to rock and roll, and can respond to the unspoken thoughts of humans hundreds of miles away landed on the New York Times best-seller list for nonfiction. “The Secret Life of Pl...
by Cuttings
03 Dec 2013, 15:14
Forum: General
Topic: CAN BIODYNAMICS SAVE TERROIR?
Replies: 0
Views: 2548

CAN BIODYNAMICS SAVE TERROIR?

http://ediblesantafe.com/think/can-biodynamics-save-terroir-part-1/ CAN BIODYNAMICS SAVE TERROIR? Six or seven years ago I was on a field trip with the Culinary Institute of America’s Wine Education program to a prominent Napa Valley Winemaker’s Estate. The class, taught by Wine Bible Author and Edu...
by Cuttings
23 Nov 2013, 09:11
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Could it be biodynamics actually works
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Views: 1791

Could it be biodynamics actually works

http://biodynamics.net.au/could-it-be-biodynamics-actually-works/ ‘It’s dairying country. We don’t spray,’ the locals said. ‘It’s dairying country. No spray here’, the land agent said. And for 15 years the paddocks surrounding my home were not sprayed. But the bad management of Australia’s waterways...
by Cuttings
14 Nov 2013, 11:34
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Prince Charles and homeopathy: crank or revolutionary?
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Views: 1840

Prince Charles and homeopathy: crank or revolutionary?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/prince-charles/10433939/Prince-Charles-and-homeopathy-crank-or-revolutionary.html His sceptics say it is "witchcraft" and "nonsense", but Prince Charles's faith in the alternative medicine is unwavering The Royal family has long been devoted to the practice of ...
by Cuttings
10 Nov 2013, 16:21
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Using astronomy to guide your planting is a growing trend -
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Views: 1687

Using astronomy to guide your planting is a growing trend -

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/gardening/article-2490993/Using-astronomy-guide-planting-growing-trend--Mary-Greene-finds-why.html - Mary Greene Using astronomy to guide your planting is a growing trend - Mary Greene finds out why Planning to plant your tulips this weekend? You might want to wait un...
by Cuttings
29 Oct 2013, 16:22
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Taste Garden
Replies: 0
Views: 1722

Taste Garden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7vMjQi_O3o

Taste Garden was created by Touchstone collaborations and the Biodynamic Association for The West Country Story telling festival at Embercombe in August 2012.
by Cuttings
28 Oct 2013, 12:02
Forum: Peppers: potentised and traditional
Topic: Some thoughts on peppering
Replies: 0
Views: 1990

Some thoughts on peppering

http://biodynamics.net.au/some-thoughts-on-peppering/ By Shane Joyce. Since coming across the concept of peppering back in the early 1970’s I have made some observations!!! Early on we were located on a farm on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast & watched as a plague of army worms turned the green landscap...
by Cuttings
22 Oct 2013, 09:35
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Does the Future of Agriculture Lie with Agro-Homeopathy?
Replies: 0
Views: 2503

Does the Future of Agriculture Lie with Agro-Homeopathy?

http://cchronicle.com/2010/06/does-the-future-of-agriculture-lie-with-agro-homeopathy/ Agro-what? You may have heard of homeopathy, but how does it apply to crop production? Advocates of agro-homeopathy attest to the modality’s ability to influence the biological processes of plants to affect growth...
by Cuttings
24 Sep 2013, 20:31
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: A quick guide to upgrading from Organic to Biodynamic method
Replies: 0
Views: 1743

A quick guide to upgrading from Organic to Biodynamic method

http://tinyurl.com/b4wcmqs Erika Pepe Increasing amounts of gardeners, farmers and winemakers are seeing very positive results from conversion to biodynamic methods. Here is how to get started... The organic movement has come a long way in recent years and nowadays organically grown fruit and vegeta...
by Cuttings
24 Sep 2013, 20:29
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Biodynamic Gardening
Replies: 0
Views: 1620

Biodynamic Gardening

http://tinyurl.com/p8voag6 Alys Fowler Over the last couple of years I have thought a lot about gardening and rules. And specifically how much I hate the prescriptive nature in which a lot of gardening is taught. For as I travel down this dirt road, the more I realize that there are no such things a...
by Cuttings
24 Sep 2013, 20:26
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Why biodynamic gardening makes sense
Replies: 0
Views: 1554

Why biodynamic gardening makes sense

http://tinyurl.com/lm3jug Biodynamic methods, such as planting by the moon, are a natural progression from organic gardening Last week, eight of us spent a morning filling a 3ft-deep, brick-lined hole in my garden with fresh cow manure. We treated it with seven specially fermented compost preparatio...