The 2013 calendar, now in its 51st year, adapted for North American (Eastern Standard Time) dates and times.This useful guide shows the optimum days for sowing, pruning, and harvesting various plant-crops, as well as working with bees. It includes Maria and Matthias Thun's unique insights, which go above and beyond the standard information presented in some other lunar calendars.
It is presented in colour with clear symbols and explanations.The calendar includes a pullout wallchart that can be pinned up in a barn, shed or greenhouse as a handy quick reference.Includes a memorial to Maria Thun who died in February 2012.
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|Crossing to the Other Shore|
|Maria Thun: A life Dedicated to Plants and Stars|
|Background to the Calendar|
|What are oppositions, trines and conjunctions?|
|The effects of the Moon|
|Groupings of plants for sowing and harvesting|
|Explanations of the calendar pages|
|Sowing and felling times for trees and shrubs|
|Biodynamic preparation plants|
|The care of bees|
|Feeding bees in preparation for winter|
|Maria Thun (continued)|
|Further reading & Biodynamic Associations|
Maria Thun and her son, Matthias, base this calendar on over forty years of biodynamic research and experience at their farm in Germany.