Moon Gardening: Planting your biodynamic garden by the phases of the moon

Moon Gardening: Planting your biodynamic garden by the phases of the moon

by Matt Jackson


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Increase the vitality of your garden by learning the benefits of lunar and biodynamic gardening.

Biodynamic gardening means taking a holistic approach to the garden and being aware of the interrelatedness of the soil, plants, and vegetables. The principles of biodynamics also bring a spiritual aspect to the meditative art of gardening, emphasising the influence of invisible energies, such as the lunar cycles, on the garden. You will discover how to take advantage of the natural rhythms of the moon, by planning your gardening activities to coincide with the most favorable conditions in the sky. For example, during a waxing moon, the earth is exhaling, and it is best to sow non-root plants. During a waning moon, the earth is inhaling, and biodynamic gardeners should water and fertilize their crops. With step-by-step illustrations for 25 projects, explanatory diagrams, and stunning color photographs, it’s easy to see how biodynamic techniques can work for any gardener.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782498179
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Publication date: 02/11/2020
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 615,128
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Matt Jackson has been gardening professionally for over 20 years, having trained with the National Trust. He has spent much of his career with them, becoming a Head Gardener, before reaching the position of Garden Manager at Sissinghurst Castle, Kent, one of the most famous gardens in the world. Matt is now an independent Garden & Landscape Consultant and is highly experienced in gardening using traditional and alternative methods. Matt lives in Kent, UK.

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