Grasp The Nettle
Making biological farming & gardening work
by Peter Proctor with Gillian Cole
2002 edition 176 pages
In Grasp the Nettle, Peter Proctor outlines how to apply biodynamic methods of farming and gardening to a wide range of conditions in New Zealand and in other countries. Biodynamic Farming is an ecological, self-supporting farming system. It has no adverse environmental effects and it promotes soil enrichment and conservation.
Peter Proctor provides practical observations and biodynamic techniques, tips on how to recognise healthy soil and pasture, and how to make biodynamic preparations. he also features farms that are successfully employing biodynamic methods.