Look what’s trending? Gardenista on all things biodynamic

Biodynamic Wine in Wales – Farmerama Radio talk to David Morris about his vineyard
9th January 2018
Feed your Soil – The biochar revolution
13th March 2018

The ideas that Austrian philosopher and edible gardener Rudolf Steiner proposed nearly a century ago to nourish soil—he recommended burying stag bladders full of flowers, animal skulls packed with bark, and cow horns brimming with dung—never caught on in a big way. (Wonder why.)

But Steiner’s principles of biodynamic gardening are having a moment, among winemakers and organic farmers who say a holistic approach to replenishing the soil promotes healthier crops and ecosystems. Are they right? If so, can biodynamic techniques be useful for the home gardener who grows organic vegetables, herbs, and fruit? Read on to find out everything you need to know: