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Barron's AP Environmental Science, 5th Edition
Gary Thorpe M.S.
Barron's Educational Series
This updated test preparation manual presents: A brand-new diagnostic test to pinpoint the test taker's strengths and weak areas Two full-length practice exams with all questions answered and explained A detailed review of all test topics, supplemented with practice questions and quizzes with answers An overview of the test plus helpful test-taking strategies Hundreds of diagrams and illustrations BONUS PRACTICE TEST: Students ...
Aquaponic Gardening: A Step-By-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together
New Society Publishers
Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilizing them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system. A combination of aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponic gardening is an amazingly productive way to grow organic vegetables, greens, herbs, and fruits, while providing the added benefits of fresh fish as a safe, healthy source of protein. On a larger scale, it is a key solution to mitigating food insecurity, ...
DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner: 25 Ways to Build a Self-Reliant Lifestyle
Cool Springs Press
Build your way to a more self-sufficient lifestyle with step-by-step projects for backup and supplementary utilities--including independent water, heat, and electricity--growing and storing food, raising small livestock, beekeeping, and more. Many of the projects require basic materials available at your everyday home center, but this book also provides valuable DIY resources for solar, hydro, greenhouse, and gardening needs. This book will help ...
The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year, No Matter Where You Live
Storey Publishing, LLC
The first frost used to be the end of the vegetable gardening season — but not anymore! In The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener , Nova Scotia–based gardener and writer Niki Jabbour shares her secrets for growing food during every month of the year. Her season-defying techniques, developed in her own home garden where short summers and low levels of winter sunlight create the ultimate challenge, are doable, affordable, and rewarding for ...
Sunrise (Ashfall Trilogy)
The Yellowstone supervolcano nearly wiped out the human race. Now, almost a year after the eruption, the survivors seem determined to finish the job. Communities wage war on each other, gangs of cannibals roam the countryside, and what little government survived the eruption has collapsed completely. The ham radio has gone silent. Sickness, cold, and starvation are the survivors' constant companions. When it becomes apparent that their home is ...
The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-scale Organic Farming
New Society Publishers
Les Jardins de la Grelinette is a micro-farm located in eastern Quebec, just north of the American border. Growing on just 1.5 acres, owners Jean-Martin and Maude-Helène feed more than two hundred families through their thriving CSA and seasonal market stands and supply their signature mesclun salad mix to dozens of local establishments. The secret of their success is the low-tech, high-yield production methods they’ve developed by focusing ...
Going Up and Going Down (Goings On)
Eva Bielby, 2014
Helen Pawson is intelligent, well-spoken, beautiful, dark-haired, and at 5ft 10in she has a figure to die for. She has had a very privileged upbringing with the most loving and attentive parents. Attending private school, she learned to appreciate the finer things in life, classical music, art and literature. She has had so much, and has wanted for nothing - or has she? Why did she suddenly drop out of University? What traumatic circumstances ...
Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden
Storey Publishing, LLC
Vegetable gardens can be designed for flavor AND fun! Niki Jabbour, author of the best-selling The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener, has collected 73 plans for novel and inspiring food gardens from her favorite superstar gardeners, including Amy Stewart, Amanda Thomsen, Barbara Pleasant, Dave DeWitt, and Jessi Bloom. You’ll find a garden that provides salad greens 52 weeks a year, another that supplies your favorite cocktail ingredients, one ...
Marijuana Grower's Handbook: Your Complete Guide for Medical and Personal Marijuana Cultivation
Quick American Archives
The all new Marijuana Grower’s Handbook shows both beginners and advanced growers how to grow the biggest most resinous, potent buds! This book contains the latest knowledge, tools, and methods to grow great marijuana indoors and out. Use the most efficient technology and save time, labor, and energy. Ed Rosenthal has been teaching people how to grow marijuana for more than 30 years. Let him help you cultivate bountiful buds and lots of ...
Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor/Outdoor Medical Grower's Bible
Van Patten Publishing
With 512 full color pages and 1120 full color photographs and illustrations, Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor/Outdoor Medical Grower's Bible is the most complete cultivation book available. The Fifth Edition of the former Indoor Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor Bible was originally published in 1983, when it immediately became a best seller. More than 500,000 copies of the Indoor Bible are in print in Dutch, English, French, German ...
The Winter Harvest Handbook: Year Round Vegetable Production Using Deep Organic Techniques and Unheated ...
Chelsea Green Publishing
Choosing locally grown organic food is a sustainable living trend that’s taken hold throughout North America. Celebrated farming expert Eliot Coleman helped start this movement with The New Organic Grower published 20 years ago. He continues to lead the way, pushing the limits of the harvest season while working his world-renowned organic farm in Harborside, Maine. Now, with his long-awaited new book, The Winter Harvest Handbook , anyone ...
Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space
"FASCINATING . . . MEMORABLE . . . REVEALING . . . PERHAPS THE BEST OF CARL SAGAN'S BOOKS." --The Washington Post Book World (front page review) In Cosmos, the late astronomer Carl Sagan cast his gaze over the magnificent mystery of the Universe and made it accessible to millions of people around the world. Now in this stunning sequel, Carl Sagan completes his revolutionary journey through space and time. Future generations will look back on ...
The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet
Thousands of years of poor farming and ranching practices—and, especially, modern industrial agriculture—have led to the loss of up to 80 percent of carbon from the world’s soils. That carbon is now floating in the atmosphere, and even if we stopped using fossil fuels today, it would continue warming the planet. In The Soil Will Save Us, journalist and bestselling author Kristin Ohlson makes an elegantly argued, passionate case for "our ...
5 Steps to a 5 AP Environmental Science, 2014-2015 Edition (5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement ...
Get ready for your AP exam with this straightforward and easy-to-follow study guide, updated for all the latest exam changes! 5 Steps to a 5: AP Environmental Science features an effective, 5-step plan to guide your preparation program and help you build the skills, knowledge, and test-taking confidence you need to succeed. This fully revised edition covers the latest course syllabus and provides model tests that reflect the latest version ...
Modern Rustic: Greenhouses and Gardening: A homesteading guidebook for subsistence gardening, heirloom ...
Modern Rustic: Greenhouses and Gardening is a complete homesteading guide to selecting the right type of greenhouse, growing vegetables from seedlings or starts, and choosing the best heirloom seeds for your garden. Whether you are a first time gardener or an experienced homesteader looking to expand your skills the Modern Rustic series is informative, entertaining to read and has the wisdom of been-there, done-that experience. Quotes from ...
Gardening Indoors and Under Glass A Practical Guide to the Planting, Care and Propagation of House Plants, ...
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Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long, 2nd Edition
Chelsea Green Publishing
If you love the joys of eating home-garden vegetables but always thought those joys had to stop at the end of summer, this book is for you. Eliot Coleman introduces the surprising fact that most of the United States has more winter sunshine than the south of France. He shows how North American gardeners can successfully use that sun to raise a wide variety of traditional winter vegetables in backyard cold frames and plastic covered tunnel ...
Five-Plant Gardens: 52 Ways to Grow a Perennial Garden with Just Five Plants
Nancy J. Ondra
Storey Publishing, LLC
Selecting perennial plants can be overwhelming – there are hundreds of choices, and it’s difficult to know when your plants will bloom, whether they’ll thrive in sunny or shady spots, and which ones will look well together. In Five-Plant Gardens, Nancy Ondra eliminates the guesswork and the stress, offering 52 garden plans that each use only five plants! These plans are simple, inexpensive, and sure to look beautiful all season long. ...
Extending Your Growing Season: An Integrated Approach to Year-Round Gardening in Cold Climates
What comes to mind when you think about gardening? A rush to get seeds planted in spring? Harvesting a big batch of crops for an autumn feast? Do you ever think of growing kiwis and citrus trees in a cold climate? How about pomegranates, guavas, papayas, bananas, figs? All of this is possible and more with the right tools and strategies. As you'll notice, this is a short book. It is not designed to be a comprehensive book on all aspects ...
Greenhouse Gardening the Easy Way!: Learn to Greenhouse Garden: What plants grow best, how to use vertical ...
Julie White and Paul White, 2013
~Your complete guide to growing in a seasonal and year round greenhouse. Learn what plants grow best, how to make your greenhouse efficient as possible, and how to make it an enjoyable experience. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of a seasonal and year round greenhouse and how to extend both seasons. ~Learn how to control the environment in your greenhouse, improve your soil texture and test your soil's pH. ~Learn how to grow ...
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