Weeds and the Minerals they provide

Weeds and the Minerals they provide

In our last article in this series of posts about biodynamic ferments and peppering, I explained how to make and use a problem weed ferment.  But we can use weeds in ferments for much more than just keeping a challenging one in check. Weeds are naturally full of...
How to make and use Cow Pat Pit

How to make and use Cow Pat Pit

Over the past months, I have been writing about some of the different plant-based ferments and peppering used in Biodynamic farming.   Cow Pat Pit, known as CPP, is also a ferment.  It is not one of Steiner’s Biodynamic Preparations, but was developed by leading...
Liquid Tonics

Liquid Tonics

In our previous article we looked at how to make a problem weed ferment used in Biodynamic farming to keep unwanted grasses and other plants in check.  However, ferments are not only used to help solve issues.  There are a great variety of beneficial ferments that you...
Problem Weed Ferment

Problem Weed Ferment

In this third article in our series of articles about the use of ferments and peppering in the biodynamic system of farming, I am going to share the essential information of how we make and use ferments to help to keep problem weeds in check at Avondale. It is...
Lucerne – Tea or Ferment

Lucerne – Tea or Ferment

In this next couple of posts I will be looking at some very useful teas and ferments used in biodynamic farming. Also known as Medicago sativa or alfalfa, Lucerne is a wonderful legume as it binds nitrogen and is a wonderfully rich food to help breed up protozoa,...
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