Recommended reading list

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Biodynamic Resource Manual Vol I + II – 5th edition

This manual is provided as part of a new membership.

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Culture & Horticulture

Culture and Horticulture

By Wolf D Storl. An introduction to gardening in its wider aspects linking it to historical and philosophical contexts.*Reviewed by Alan in the winter edition of News Leaf #95 . On Sale was $ 36


Biodynamic Pasture Management

Biodynamic Pasture Management

By Peter Bacchus. The foundation principles of ecological agriculture – balanced and complete soil fertility, ample humus, building soil life, and paying heed to the energetics in nature and farming – work for standard crops. But they really work for grass. With this book readers will gain an understanding of the powerful effects of using biodynamic preparations in their grass-based farming operation.  Biodynamics works with and enhances natural forces in an inexpensive, non-toxic way.

Available from Book Depository and Amazon

a-biodynamic-manualA Biodynamic Manual

A very popular book by Pierre Masson.

Practical instructions for farmers and gardeners fully illustrated with diagrams and photos.


agriculture-lecturesAgriculture lectures

By Rudolf Steiner. A course of lectures in 1924.



agricultureasanartThe Biodynamic Orchard Book

By Ehrenfried Pfeiffer & Michael Maltas This book brings together the best advice for cultivating fruit trees, berries and shrubs using biodynamic methods, with the aim of harvesting healthy fruit free of pesticides.  This is an invaluable book with practical advice on all aspects of planning and maintaining a healthy orchard.



Biodynamics for the Home Garden

By Peter Proctor. A spiral bound booklet by Peter covering lots of useful and easy to understand information on biodynamic gardening.


Gardening for Life

Gardening For Life – The Biodynamic Way

By Maria Thun.

Beautifully illustrated practical introduction to the Biodynamic way of gardening.


Grasp The Nettle

Grasp the Nettle

By Peter Proctor & Gillian Cole.

Making Biodynamic Farming & Gardening work for you