This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
Biographies of 76 vegetables with detailed accounts of how
to grow them, their climate of origin, their transformation
over time, and their nutritional and therapeutic potential
Joel Morrow began writing down his vegetable “biographies”―scribbled in the margins of a planting calendar―when his first garden teacher, Margareta Leuder, “described how as a child she had raised watermelon in the Sonoran desert in 1905.”
In the 1980s, Joel became editor of the journal Biodynamics. In it, he began his interviews with vegetables, which have continued for 30 years. This book is the result of those “biographies.” As he tell us, “Though these biographies are arranged alphabetically for convenience [from Asian Brassicas to Winter Squash], each chapter reflects my own changing point of view, depending on the date of interview. Some begin historically, some morphologically, and some so imaginatively they seem to reawaken Margareta’s childhood shamanism, which became beautifully elaborated through Rudolf Steiner’s spiritual view of nature, the foundation of biodynamics.”
This book is not only a gardening guide; it also guides the reader inwardly to perceive a vegetable as “a work of art, a journey, a rite of passage into the natural world.” Vegetable Gardening for Organic and Biodynamic Growers is destined to become not just a perennially useful guide, but also a favorite bedside book.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Joel Morrow has been gardening professionally since 1974 in California, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. For a decade, he gardened intensively three acres of vegetables, directing mentally disabled adults, and, for the next 30 years, installed hundreds of flower and vegetable gardens. Today, his seven-acre homestead in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, is covered almost entirely with fruit trees, vegetable gardens, pond gardens, hidden gardens, woodland gardens, and flowering borders. In his spare time, he makes watercolor paintings of local plants, insects, and amphibians.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Lindisfarne Books 2014-10-23, Great Barringron, MA, 2014. paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9781584201670
Book Description SteinerBooks, Inc, United States, 2014. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Joel Morrow was editor of the journal Biodynamics for over thirty years, in which he published regular 'biographies' of vegetables. The 76 biographies in this book address all aspects of the vegetables, including how to grow them, their climate of origin, their transformation over time, and their nutritional and therapeutic potential.Arranged alphabetically -- from Asian Brassicas to Winter Squash -- this unique book is more than just a gardening guide. Inspired by Rudolf Steiner's spiritual view of nature, it offers a complete understanding of the vegetables, revealing their inner characteristics and helping growers to improve plant health and yields. Seller Inventory # ABS9781584201670
Book Description Lindisfarne Books 2014-10-22, 2014. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 6666-GRD-9781584201670
Book Description Lindisfarne Books, 2014. Paperback. Condition: BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # 1584201673_abe_bn
Book Description SteinerBooks, Inc. Paperback / softback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 3 working days. Presents detailed profiles of 76 vegetables, including how to grow them, their preferred climate, their transformation over time and their nutritional and therapeutic potential. Seller Inventory # B9781584201670
Book Description Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST1584201673. Seller Inventory # ST1584201673
Book Description 2014. Paperback. Condition: New. Paperback. Joel Morrow was editor of the journal Biodynamics for over thirty years, in which he published regular 'biographies' of vegetables. The 76 biographies in this book address all.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 382 pages. 0.806. Seller Inventory # 9781584201670