Biodynamic gardening
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Written in English


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Biodynamic gardening is a totally organic approach to revitalizing your garden. It improves plant health and makes your garden more naturally resistant to pests and diseases. It aims to increase the yield and intensify the flavor of your produce, makes your flowers vibrant and colorful, attracts beneficial wildlife, and is kind to the environment.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-247) and index.

StatementMonty Waldin
LC ClassificationsSB453.5 .W35 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination253 pages
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27183300M
ISBN 101465429867
ISBN 109781465429865

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