A Summary of my Biodynamic Preparation posts

A Summary of my Biodynamic Preparation posts

Over the last year, I have introduced each biodynamic preparation and given an explanation of how I make them, and why and when they are used. I have covered the full core range from BD500 Cow Horn Manure, BD501 Horn Silica and BD508 Horsetail Preparation which can be...
What and why Biodynamic Preparation BD508?

What and why Biodynamic Preparation BD508?

Following on from my series on compost preparations, this post looks at a ferment preparation that is preventative and curative, BD508 Horsetail Preparation. What is BD508? BD508 is a biodynamic preparation also known as Horsetail (Equisetum Arvense) Preparation. It...
Drought and the importance of humus creation

Drought and the importance of humus creation

South Africa is suffering from a drought and many farmers are experiencing crop failure, or decreased harvests. Never has the condition of our soil health been more important. Ensuring that the soil is balanced and can provide all the nutrients required for healthy...
What and Why Biodynamic Preparation BD507

What and Why Biodynamic Preparation BD507

My series on compost preparations concludes with this post focussing on BD507, more correctly known as Valerian Preparation. What is BD507? BD507 is a compost preparation made from Valerian (Valeriana Officinalis), a perennial herbaceous plant with triangular or...
What, and Why Biodynamic Preparation BD506?

What, and Why Biodynamic Preparation BD506?

Continuing with my posts on biodynamic preparations, I am focusing on the next compost preparation; DB506 more correctly known as Dandelion Preparation. What is BD506? BD506 is a compost preparation made from the flowers of dandelions (Taraxacum officinale).  As a...
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