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The Maria Thun Biodynamic Almanac 2023

North American Edition

Paperback
August 2022
9781782507949
More details
  • Publisher
    Floris Books
  • Published
    30th August
  • ISBN 9781782507949
  • Language English
  • Pages 96 pp.
  • Size 6.14" x 9.2"
$13.95

The Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar 2023 is adapted for North American (Eastern Standard Time) dates and times.

The original biodynamic sowing and planting calendar, now in its 61st year, features an easy-to-view layout detailing planting, tending, and harvesting information to help growers maximize the yield and vitality of crops and plants. Trusted by generations of farmers and gardeners, this comprehensive biodynamic calendar features:

— A clear layout making it simpler to plan what to do and when
— Space dedicated to detailed explanations of the recommended activities
— Information panels make it easier to use
— Clear headings and sections for fast look-ups
— Detailed planting, tending and harvesting information to maximize the yield and vitality of crops and plants
— Suitable for both seasoned biodynamic farmers and beginning gardeners
— Solar and lunar events, plus information on planetary aspects

The calendar includes a pull-out wallchart that can be pinned up in a barn, shed, or greenhouse as a quick reference. New for 2023 is a layflat spine making it easier to consult the Almanac during planning, keep your place, and make notes.

“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.” —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.” —Bookseller Buyers’ Guide

Titia Thun

Titia Maria Thun was born in Marburg, in central Germany. She studied German literature and history of art at Jena University. She has been involved in calculating data and writing for the Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar for a number of years. In 2020, she and her brother, Friedrich, took over the creation of the calendar and the management of the family farm from their late father, Matthias. Titia is the granddaughter of biodynamic pioneer Maria Thun. She lives in Dexbach, Germany.

Friedrich Thun

Friedrich Kaspar Walter Thun was born in Marburg, in central Germany. After attending the Waldorf School in Marburg, he began an agricultural apprenticeship and completed it at Arpshof biodynamic farm near Hamburg. He has been involved in calculating data and writing for the Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar for a number of years. In 2020, he and his sister, Maria, took over the creation of the calendar and the management of the family farm from their late father, Matthias. Friedrich is the grandson of biodynamic pioneer Maria Thun. He lives in Dexbach, Germany.