27th April 2016

The compost preparations

compost preparations These are made from six well known medicinal plants – yarrow, chamomile, stinging nettle, oak, dandelion and valerian. Their specific properties are enhanced […]
27th April 2016


Historically, in the UK, seed was produced by small local seed companies. Many farmers, throughout the world, also practised seed saving, and relied on their own […]
27th April 2016

Modern bee keeping – what’s wrong?

Much of modern beekeeping, like intensive farming, is geared to maximum production, and, like modern agriculture, its husbandry relies on chemical solutions to man-made problems. This […]
26th April 2016

Biodynamic research

Rudolf Steiner, whose agricultural lectures in 1924 gave birth to the biodynamic movement was a scientist as well as a philosopher and spiritualist. He emphasized that […]
26th April 2016

The spray preparations

These are field sprays made from cow manure and quartz meal, known respectively as ‘Horn Manure’ and ‘Horn Silica’. Horn Manure is cow manure that has […]
26th April 2016

Biodynamic viticulture: the basics

In viticulture, two separate processes are involved, growing the grapes, and making the wine. Grapes: The same rules of growing biodynamic grapes are followed as for […]