Yarrow

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) or common yarrow, is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Asia and Europe and North America. It is used in organics and Biodynamics in plant-based sprays such...

Dandelion tea

Dandelion tea | A plant-based spray used in organic and Biodynamic farming, gardening and wine-growing to prevent downy mildew (peronospera). Dandelion roots are used in remedies to treat humans, notably to relieve skin ailments. For vines and other crops however the...

Dandelion cold extract

Dandelion cold extract | A plant-based spray used in organics and Biodynamics. Dandelion cold extract is derived from dandelion. The same plant is also used to make the Dandelion 506 compost preparation, one of nine preparations used by Biodynamic growers. Why used |...

Essential oils

Essential oils | These are plant-based sprays used in organic and Biodynamic viticulture. They can be added to copper- and sulfur-based sprays (for downy and powdery mildew respectively). Rates are around 10ml per hectare. The use of essential oils of the type used in...

Prepared Horn Manure 500, 502-507

Prepared horn manure 500P-502-507 | A soil spray used by some practitioners of Biodynamics. It was created by Alex Podolinsky, Australia’s best-known biodynamic thinker and practitioner. Podolinsky’s preferred name for his preparation is 500P; but here and to be...