biodynamic & organic vegetable growing

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Agriculture Course: The Birth of the Biodynamic Method (Classic Translation)
1.  Agriculture Course: The Birth of the Biodynamic Method (Classic Translation) by Rudolf Steiner
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  "The birth of the biodynamic way, given in a series of 8 lectures in 1924 by Rudolf Steiner. Inspiring and challenging, a life time's work ahead of you if you want to take this book seriously."
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Gardening for Life: The Biodynamic Way (Art & Science)
2.  Gardening for Life: The Biodynamic Way (Art & Science) by M Thun
The list author says:
  "Maria Thun's particular angle, researching deeply into cosmic effect on plant growth and pest control.  ."
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The Biodynamic Sowing and Planting Calendar 2008
3.  The Biodynamic Sowing and Planting Calendar 2008 by Maria Thun
The list author says:
  "And you'll need one of these. The Thuns' yearly cosmic sowing calendar, giving precise times for sowing crops."
6.99   Used & New from: 0.01

Organic Vegetable Production: A Complete Guide
4.  Organic Vegetable Production: A Complete Guide by Gareth Davies
The list author says:
  "This is just the bare bone basics for market gardeners and large scale growers. All those when's, what's and how's answered in a concise and well presented way. Helped me out of countless ambiguities!"
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Growing Green: Organic Techniques for a Sustainable Future
5.  Growing Green: Organic Techniques for a Sustainable Future by Jenny Hall
The list author says:
  "A very useful book from very experienced growers who use stockless vegan principles. I found it particularly useful regarding fertility building rotations with green manures."
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The New Organic Grower: Master's Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home and Market Gardener (A Gardener's Supply Book)
6.  The New Organic Grower: Master's Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home and Market Gardener (A Gardener's Supply Book) by Eliot Coleman
The list author says:
  "This is THE craftsman vegetable growers guide. Elliot's in depth sharing of his experience lead one into a sense of how complete a commercial organic garden system can become."
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Valuable Vegetables: Growing for Pleasure and Profit
7.  Valuable Vegetables: Growing for Pleasure and Profit by Mandy Pullen
The list author says:
  "Very useful example of a years sowing plan and a wealth of useful info from a British organic grower."
16.95   Used & New from: 6.01

The Vegetable Gardener's Bible
8.  The Vegetable Gardener's Bible by John Story
The list author says:
  "A little more orientated towards kitchen gardening but loads of really useful info on requirements for all vegetable crops and beautiful photo's from an American master gardener's project."
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The Apple Grower: A Guide for the Organic Orchardist (Chelsea Green's Master Grower Gardening Series)
9.  The Apple Grower: A Guide for the Organic Orchardist (Chelsea Green's Master Grower Gardening Series) by Michael Phillips
The list author says:
  "Nice beard! Nice beret! Just essential reading for all those about to plant or restore an orchard."
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Gardening for the Future of the Earth
10.  Gardening for the Future of the Earth by Howard-Yana Shapiro
The list author says:
  "Full of inspiring people who've developed flourishing inspiring garden systems. Not a how-to type book so much as a call to discover our own unique angle on how we work with the Earth."
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Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners: Seed Saving Techniques for the Vegetable Gardener
11.  Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners: Seed Saving Techniques for the Vegetable Gardener by Suzanne Ashworth
The list author says:
  "This is such a useful book if you're wise enough to try and save your own seed. About every vegetable and seed crop imaginable is in here."
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Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits and Vegetables
12.  Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits and Vegetables by Mike Bubel
The list author says:
  "And how do you store your vegetables? Look no further, ranging from home scale to larger (not quite commercial but would suit a small market garden)."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture
13.  Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture by Ross Conrad
The list author says:
  "You'll probably want some bees too, they'll do much of your pollination and produce a little honey too, and you get to preserve a species that's struggling. I found this a good start as a novice."
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Bees: Nine Lectures on the Nature of Bees
14.  Bees: Nine Lectures on the Nature of Bees by Rudolf Steiner
The list author says:
  "Steiner had some pretty inspiring insights to share about bees. Takes one from the intimacy of the hive to the widest expanses of the cosmos and shows how the processes are entirely inter-connected."
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Bees and Honey, from Flower to Jar
15.  Bees and Honey, from Flower to Jar by Michael Weiler
The list author says:
  "As does Mr. Weiler - a vastly experienced biodynamic beekeeper from Germany. A beautiful insight into the bee colony and  it's relationship to a harmonious landscape."
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The Rodale Book of Composting
16.  The Rodale Book of Composting by Deborah. L Martin
The list author says:
  "I found this a very good starting point for creating compost which you'll need - probably lots! This book isn't biodynamic, but the basic composting techniques are illustrated, a good grounding."
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The Nature of Substance: Spirit and Matter
17.  The Nature of Substance: Spirit and Matter by Rudolf Hauschka
The list author says:
  "Can we reconcile science with subjective experience of matter? Brings creative imagination together with materialistic science & reveals the divine nature of matter.  May even inform your gardening!"
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Elements of the Nature and Properties of Soils
18.  Elements of the Nature and Properties of Soils by Nyle C. Brady Emeritus Professor
The list author says:
  "Useful  for real soil officianado's and those of us with an occasional question or two. A dense, deep and well presented text book."
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The Secret Teachings of Plants: The Intelligence of the Heart in Direct Perception to Nature: The Intelligence of the Heart in Direct Perception of Nature
19.  The Secret Teachings of Plants: The Intelligence of the Heart in Direct Perception to Nature: The Intelligence of the Heart in Direct Perception of Nature by Stephen Harrod Buhner
The list author says:
  "The work of a poet, a seer and a scientist (all in one guy). Encourages us to discover our faculty for heart centred perception where we can learn from plants themselves, their medicinal properties."
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Botany for Gardeners
20.  Botany for Gardeners by Brian Capon
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  "A very good overview, enough detail without getting over technical."
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Principles of Horticulture
21.  Principles of Horticulture by C R Adams BSc (Agric) Hons MIHort Dip Applied Ed
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  "As above."
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Sensitive Chaos: Creation of Flowing Forms in Water and Air
22.  Sensitive Chaos: Creation of Flowing Forms in Water and Air by Theodore Schwenk
The list author says:
  "Awesome. Shows how dynamic life principles underlie all living things and how these shaping forces are revealed in the subtle movements of water, the carrier of life."
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Hidden Messages in Water
23.  Hidden Messages in Water by Masaru Emoto
The list author says:
  "And this chap shows how our thoughts actually affect matter through crystallising water that has had different thoughts projected on it. Wow!"
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Extraordinary Plant Qualities for Biodynamics
24.  Extraordinary Plant Qualities for Biodynamics by Jochen Bockemuhl
The list author says:
  "Really wonderful extension of understanding of the biodynamic preparations; challenging to read at points but who said this stuff is gonna be easy! Beautifully presented."
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Weather & Cosmos
25.  Weather & Cosmos by Dennis Klocek
The list author says:
  "The title says it all really. Shows the formative principles of weather systems and their localised reflections and how they relate to wider cosmic events."
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E. P. Berger (Staffordshire, England)
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Qualifications: Biodynamic grower / educator
Last updated: 04/10/2007
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