www.farmingsecrets.com The Future with Biodynamics and the Need for Some Biodiversity John refers to our politicians as being a monoculture in Canberra! This is part
www.farmingsecrets.com Wider Uses of the Astrological Calendar Listen as Hamish describes one sceptic who set out to disprove the effect of the lunar calendar on
www.farmingsecrets.com Visual results in plant growth when struck at different times in the lunar cycle This is part 3 of 6 of Biodynamic Workshop with
www.farmingsecrets.com Practical applications from observing that it is a Full Moon During the full moon farmers are advised not to mark animals, harvest, cut or
This is Part 3 of 3 of Biodynamic Composting Preparation with Hamish Mackay Hamish recalls an experiment that a year 11 girl did with static
This is Part 2 of 3 of Biodynamic Composting Preparation with Hamish Mackay Hamish introduces his class to biodynamic (BD) preparations. He explains that there
This is Part 1 of 3 of Biodynamic Composting Preparation with Hamish Mackay After the class has very quickly helped build a static compost heap,
Here’s a simple reason as to why we have weeds. This is a snippet from a 1 day course : with Hamish Mackay and John
Here’s a simple reason as to why we have pests and of the essential role they play. This is a snippet from a 1 day
“It is owing to our limitations that a thing appears to us as single and separate when in truth it is not a separate thing
Another science that Hamish became aware of and studied is Goethean science. What is Goethean science? “A spiritual understanding of nature on the basis of
Newtonian science prevails in our education systems and leads us to want proof that things work! This is a snippet from a 1 day course
Surface water run-off is a problem when soils are compacted. Spending dollars on the soil surface are mostly wasted
Feed the soil – invest in soil fertility with green manures – find the time to do it, it is worth the result.
Apply carbon based fertilisers.
Feed soil life with green manures. Joel reminds us that it doesn’t have to be complicated and asks why not add a diversity.
It pays dividends to use practices that enhance the soil biology. This not only reduces expenditure you’ll grow quality crops