Your seasonal & practical biodynamic gardening know-how library

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26th February 2020
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16th December 2020

The latest topics are at the top of the list for your convenience
We really appreciate all the info and wisdom from Hans Gunther, our biodynamic gardening expert, who writes them.

  • Harvesting for the highest food and keeping quality (PDF)
  • Bloom Magazine talks to Biodynamic Gardening expert Claire Hattersley on harnessing the power of plants on your plot (PDF)
    Our warmest thanks to Bloom Magazine for letting us share this article and for more information on this great gardening magazine see

  • Benefits of making Nettle and Comfrey ferments (PDF)
  • Companion planting and biodiversity for a healthy garden (PDF)
  • A Dynamic Understanding of Companion Planting  (PDF)
  • From Crop Rotation to Companion Planting: Part 1 (PDF)
  • Working with homoeopathy in your biodynamic garden (PDF)  
  • Equisetum – guidelines to identifying the correct species and how to use in your garden(PDF)
  • How to prevent and cure aphid attacks (PDF)
  • Tips and benefits of biodynamic composting (PDF)
  • How to improve your soil fertility (PDF)
  • Warmth loving plants – half-hardy annuals (PDF) 
  • Seasonal anomalies and considerations for frost protection (PDF)
  • Primer on Indoor Sowing ( PDF)
  • Spring Equinox and soil mixes for module trays, pots and for pricking out (PDF)
  • Growing in small spaces – biodynamic container gardening know-how  (PDF)
  • Deepen your relationship with plants – grow in containers (PDF)
  • The joy of growing your own super tasty biodynamic spuds (PDF) & Growing potatoes in containers – a handy guide from Garden Organic (PDF)
  • Rebugging and harmonizing our world (PDF)
  • Our Slippery Friends – Biodynamic Approach to Slugs and Snails (PDF)
  • Seeds: The Foundation of life and why open-pollinated is best (PDF) 
  • Forest Gardening Small Scale (PDF)
  • Top Fruit and Soft Fruit in your garden (PDF)
  • Bare root fruit tree planting success (PDF)
  • 5 top tips for your biodynamic garden in winter (PDF)
  • Illustrated guide to making recycled earth candles for Imbolc / Candlemas (PDF)
  • Tips for Tools and Tool Care and “weeding” Part 2 (PDF)
  • Tips for Gardening Tools and Tool Care Part 1 (PDF)
  • You reap what you sow – Handy guide to different seed types ( PDF)

    2022 Happy New Year! 

  • Healthy, delicious (and gluten-free!) canapes for the festive season with Daphne Lambert (PDF) 
  • The Three Kings Preparation Gold Frankincense Myrrh or Daily Life Elixir PDF
  • How Gardening and Nature Changed my Life  (PDF)
  • The sun, the 5 moon rhythms and our planets (PDF)
  • Mulching vs Digging and Composting in a Biodynamic Garden (PDF) 
  • Protect your plants from the first autumn frosts (PDF)
  • Autumnal Gifts – The many benefits of leaf mould (PDF)
  • Growing Garlic – Tips for planting bulbs in your biodynamic garden (PDF)
  • Challenges in your garden and practical solutions  ( PDF)
  • Seed baths with biodynamic preparations (PDF)
  • Biodynamic Eating and Growing (PDF)
  • Companion planting chart (PDF)
  • Dealing with Blight the Biodynamic Way (PDF)
  • Seed Saving Made Simple Part 3 – Saving seeds from biennial vegetables (PDF)
  • The Larder is back in Fashion:  An overview of simple food preserving techniques and their benefits from Daphne Lambert  (PDF)
  • Seed Saving Made Simple Part 2  –  Vegetables: Tomatoes and the Cucumber Family ( PDF)
  • Seed Saving Made Simple Part 1  – Flower Seeds (PDF)  
  • Our Slippery Friends – Biodynamic Approach to Slugs and Snails (PDF)
  • Pine Kernal Slug Spray – Youtube Video
  • Defining Food Quality ( PDF)
  • Manging diseases in your biodynamic garden (PDF)
  • The biodynamic garden around the Summer Solstice (PDF)
  • The Moon and the major 5 rhythms we consider in biodynamic gardening (PDF)
  • Why might we garden biodynamically? (PDF)
  • Rhythms in Nature Part 2 ( PDF)
  • Rhythms in Nature Part 1 ( PDF)
    The biodynamic garden – Rhythms and Relationships between your Soil, Flora and the Sun.
  • Childrens biodynamic activity pack ( PDF)