Preparations

Perceiving the Spirit of the Natural World

By Dennis Klocek December 17, 2022
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Perceiving the Spirit in the Natural World – Frey Vineyard Jan 2014 Contemporary science, with its focus on the gathering of abstract data as a means for the perception of natural phenomena, tends to promote the view that nature is simply a resource to be exploited. Earlier civilizations tended to see the phenomena of nature…

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Plant and Soil: Salt and Oil

By Dennis Klocek October 4, 2022
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This workshop explores an alchemical method for understanding plant nutrition. The intimate relationships between soils and plant physiology when seen alchemically allow the grower to adjust the use of soil amendments to better advantage. The alchemical mandalas of the mineral cross of carbon, potassium, silica and phosphorus will be highlighted in the context of the four great groups of the plant cross. We will look at the physiology of legumes, biennials, grasses and medicinal plants in the context of their preferred soil requirements.

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Creating Substances of a Higher Order – Spagyrics and Synergy

By Dennis Klocek September 12, 2022
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The naturalist D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson, who wrote the classic book On Growth And Form, believed that the outer form of an organism is a diagram of the forces that are active within the organism. He took this idea further by stating that germ plasm is always the seat of forces and never the source of…

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Principles of the Biodynamic Preparations

By Dennis Klocek January 8, 2009
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These lectures address the polarities of major plant nutrients, the role of the aster family of plants in the Biodynamic preparations, preparation of chamomile and other substances, and the relationship between valerian, amethyst and the activity of the planet Saturn in the context of plant organs.

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