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Lin Wellford's Painted Garden Art Anyone Can Do
Art Stone Press
Get ready to rock your world! You don't need a green thumb to turn your yard into a work of art! Painted garden art is the perfect, low-cost way to add color and visual interest to your landscape. Lin Wellford makes it easy with these fun, imaginative projects: Vibrant stepping stones Breathtaking focal points and accents Realistic faux fish Ever-blooming borders and flower-filled planters Decorative pieces perfect for any garden, porch, or ...
The Flower Farmer: An Organic Grower's Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers, 2nd Edition
Chelsea Green Publishing
The domestic cut flower business has experienced a renaissance in the past decade, thanks in large part to the first edition of The Flower Farmer: An Organic Grower’s Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers , which helped thousands of small growers start successful businesses. This newly expanded and thoroughly revised edition will be equally as influential for novices and experienced growers alike. With the cut flower business growing at ...
The Brother Gardeners: A Generation of Gentlemen Naturalists and the Birth of an Obsession (Vintage)
Bringing to life the science and adventure of eighteenth-century plant collecting, The Brother Gardeners is the story of how six men created the modern garden and changed the horticultural world in the process. It is a story of a garden revolution that began in America. In 1733, colonial farmer John Bartram shipped two boxes of precious American plants and seeds to Peter Collinson in London. Around these men formed the nucleus of a botany ...
American Horticultural Society Plant Propagation: The Fully Illustrated Plant-by-Plant Manual of Practical ...
The unrivaled priatical guide to the successful propagation of all garden plants -- from trees and shrubs to culinary herbs. Expert Guidance On The Propagation Of More Than 1,500 Plants. Whether you want to increase your plants by the easiest or most reliable methods of propagation, or experiment with more unusual or advanced techniques, or use specialized techniques for a favorite plant group, AHS Plant Propagation contains all the techniques ...
High Tide On Main Street: Rising Sea Level and the Coming Coastal Crisis
The Science Bookshelf
NEW 2nd Edition (10-16-13) of best selling book that described a superstorm hitting Atlantic City and New York City -- exactly one week before Sandy. Just one of dozens of scenarios in this amazing book. Find out the other forecasts. Rave reviews from experts and Amazon readers. Fully updated and revised. New Introduction by Governor Christine Todd Whitman. For 6,000 years sea level has changed little. Now it it has started rising again, moving ...
Love, Ruby Lavender
Harcourt Children's Books
Ruby Lavender and Miss Eula are a pretty good team, for a couple of chicken thieves. What other granddaughter-grandmother duo could successfully drive the getaway car for chickens rescued from a journey to the slaughterhouse, paint a whole house shocking pink, and operate their own personal secret-letter post office? So, when Miss Eula leaves for Hawaii to visit her new grandbaby, Ruby is sure that she will have a lonely, empty, horrible summer ...
The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook
Workman Publishing Company
Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman are America’s foremost organic gardeners—and authorities. Barbara is the author of The Garden Primer , and Eliot wrote the bible for organic gardening, The New Organic Grower . Today they are the face of the locavore movement, working through their extraordinary Four Season Farm in Maine. And now they’ve written the book on how to grow what you eat, and cook what you grow. The Four Season Farm ...
Make the Impossible Possible: One Man's Crusade to Inspire Others to Dream Bigger and Achieve the ...
“ Success is the point where your most authentic talents, passion, values, and experiences intersect with the chance to contribute to some greater good.” --Bill Strickland According to MacArthur Fellowship “genius” award winner Bill Strickland, a successful life is not something you simply pursue, it is something that you create, moment by moment. It is a realization Strickland first came to when, as a poor kid growing up in a rough ...
The Savage Garden, Revised: Cultivating Carnivorous Plants
Ten Speed Press
For fifteen years, The Savage Garden has been the number one bestselling bible for those interested in growing carnivorous plants. This new edition is fully revised to include the latest developments and discoveries in the carnivorous plant world, making it the most accurate and up to date book of its kind. You may be familiar with the Venus flytrap, but did you know that some pitcher plants can—and do—digest an entire rat? Or that ...
Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist: How to Have Your Yard and Eat It Too
Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist is a how-to manual for the budding gardener and experienced green thumb alike, full of creative and easy-to-follow designs that guide you to having your yard and eating it, too. With the help of more than 200 beautiful color photos and drawings, permaculture designer and avid grower Michael Judd takes the reader on a step-by-step process to transform a sea of grass into a flourishing edible landscape ...
Grow Vegetables: Gardens - Yards - Balconies - Roof Terraces
Home-grown vegetables are fresh, healthy, and inexpensive. Here is the manual for growing your own, whether on your balcony, in your apartment, or in a garden, large or small. Even if you have only a few hours a week, Grow Vegetables teaches you the tools and methods you need to produce your own vegetables.
Rosemary Opens Her Heart: Home at Cedar Creek, Book Two
Another spring reminds the Amish of Cedar Creek, Missouri, that for everything there is a season. Zanna Lambright is finally marrying Jonny Ropp, and friends and family have come from far and wide to celebrate. Among them is young widow Rosemary Yutzy, mother of toddler Katie, whose husband was tragically killed last fall. With a willing heart Rosemary has taken over care of her in-law’s family and continued to run a baked goods business ...
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 ...
Life on Mar's: A Four Season Garden
S&J Multimedia LLC
t's a story that will make you feel right at home. It began just over a decade ago when Mar Jennings, banker turned author and lifestyle expert, bought a three-story colonial townhouse, becoming the foundation on which his creativity and passion for design began to sprout. He added a simple sixteen-by-ten-foot garage in the rear of the property to complement the home's architectural style and curb appeal. And that was just the beginning. This ...
Tiffany Blues (A Martini Munrow Mystery) (Volume 1)
J C Vogard Publishing
Meet bodacious Clara Martini and the high maintenance Florilla Munrow, quirky co-owners of Astrobotanics Chocolate Diner and Metaphysical Emporium. When the best friends venture out of Dolly’s Ferry to score some aphrodisiacs to spice up their new Valentine’s Day passion spell, they never imagine that their source of lust provokers, Dr. Duncan McPherson, is about to become the new still life exhibit at the Metropolitan Botanical Gardens. ...
Digging Deep: Unearthing Your Creative Roots Through Gardening
Grand Central Publishing
DIGGING DEEP: Unearthing Your Creative Roots Through Gardening does for gardeners what Natalie Goldberg's Writing Down The Bones and Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way has done for millions of writers and artists: shows them how they can approach their passion with an eye towards freeing their spirit and living a creative and joyful life. It focuses on the process of gardening, not merely the outcome. Its aim is to inspire people to excavate ...
The Cradle Robbers: Bloom (Cradle Robbers Series)
Linda Dominique Grosvenor
Lily Manchester's husband wooed her with carnations up until the day that he enlisted in the Army and never came back. Eleven years later she has picked up the pieces of her life and is quite content with he flower shop Bloom in Bliss, North Carolina, until an irresistable young deliveryman named Alex James sets his sight on her and stops at nothing to win her heart.
Return on Sustainability
Dog Ear Publishing, LLC
"Climate change is the challenge of our generation. Wilhelm offers hope, and his new Return on Sustainability is a groundbreaking process that demonstrates to businesses the qualitative and quantitative benefits of taking action today." Robert F. Kennedy Jr. "Wilhelm provides a comprehensive full-systems perspective that enables executive, managers, and employees to understand how their job is tied to climate change - both from a risk and an ...
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 ...
Addicted to Energy: A Venture Capitalist's Perspective on How to Save Our Economy and Our Climate
Elton B. Sherwin Jr.
Energy House Publishing
Written by the Executive Director of The Carbon Zero Institute , Addicted to Energy outlines practical steps that individuals, businesses, and governments can take to lower their energy consumption. Using graphs and charts, the book presents complex topics in simple, understandable, and sometimes amusing ways. Addicted to Energy received eLit Awards for excellence in digital publishing in three categories: Science, Current Events, ...
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