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A Little Guide To Gardening

Author : Jo Elworthy
ISBN : 9780957490727
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 40. 18 MB
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A garden can be anywhere -- in pots, on a balcony, an allotment or a garden at home or school --and this is the perfect book to get you started! Packed full of simple gardening tips, interesting information, recipes and gorgeous illustrations, learn how to plant, nurture and even eat the things you grow!

The Wildlife Gardener S Guide

Author : Janet Marinelli
ISBN : 188953837X
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 21. 92 MB
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Demonstrates how to transform a backyard into a sanctuary for wildlife such as birds, butterflies, and insects.

Small Period Gardens

Author : Roy C. Strong
ISBN : 084781551X
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 67. 60 MB
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Presents designs, styles, and planting tips for creating gardens reminiscent of periods ranging from the 1400s to the 1900s

Rhs Little Book Of Small Space Gardening

Author : Kay Maguire
ISBN : 9781784724900
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 64. 29 MB
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Make the most of your balconies and windowsills with this handy gardening guide from the author of the award-winning RHS Grow Your Own Crops in Pots. RHS Little Book of Small-space Gardening is packed with practical information and inspirational ideas for anyone who wants to grow plants in a variety of outside spaces, from balconies to stairways, windowsills to doorsteps. Look inside to discover a host of creative step-by-step projects, such as speedy salads, wildlife pots, fragrant baskets and green garden walls. Handy plant profiles tell you what's best to grow in a variety of conditions, such as wind, shade and drought. Whether you choose to start with a simple pot or tackle a more ambitious project, with this beautifully illustrated book you'll soon see how even the smallest spaces can be amazing growing spaces.

The Little Gardener

Author : Julie Cerny
ISBN : 9781616899257
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 74. 99 MB
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The Little Gardener is an engaging illustrated guide for parents, grandparents, caregivers, and educators who want to help children explore the natural world through gardening. Part how–to, part teaching tool, and part inspiration, The Little Gardener is a thoughtful combination of detailed instructions, tips, anecdotes, and seasonal activities designed to connect gardeners to natural systems. With fun projects, useful charts, and creative journal prompts, The Little Gardener shows gardeners of all ages how to envision and build their garden together by making the process an adventure to be treasured, with much to learn along the way.

A Little History Of British Gardening

Author : Jenny Uglow
ISBN : 9781448104963
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 78. 61 MB
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Did the Romans have rakes? Did the monks get muddy? Did the potato seem really, really weird when it arrived on our shores? This lively 'potted' history of gardening in Britain takes us on a garden tour from the thorn hedges around prehistoric settlements to the rage for ornamental grasses and 'outdoor rooms' today. It tracks down the ordinary folk who worked the earth - the apprentice boys and weeding women, the florists and nursery gardeners - as well as aristocrats and grand designers and famous plant-hunters. Coloured by Jenny Uglow's own love for plants, and brought to life in the many vivid illustrations, it deals not only with flowery meads, grottoes and vistas, landscapes and ha-has, parks and allotments, but tells you, for example, how the Tudors made their curious knots; how housewives used herbs to stop freckles; how the suburbs dug for victory in World War II. With a brief guide to particular historic or evocative gardens open to the public, this is a book to put in your pocket when planning a summer day out - but also to read in your deckchair with a glass of cold wine, when dead-heading is simply too much.

The Gardener S A Z Guide To Growing Organic Food

Author : Tanya L. K. Denckla
ISBN : 1580173705
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 60. 15 MB
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A single-volume reference for organic food gardening is arranged in an A-to-Z format that covers planting, watering, fertilizing, harvesting, storing, working in a greenhouse, and preventing and combating plant diseases and garden pests. Original.

The Little Gardeners Guide

Author : Alicat Publishing Staff
ISBN : 1921708158
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 22. 96 MB
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Introducing budding young greenthumbs to the good dirty fun of gardening This adorable little book is crammed fuller than a worm farm with all of the gardening basics - what plants are, what they eat, how they grow, and who the goody and baddy insects are in your garden

Perennial Vegetables

Author : Eric Toensmeier
ISBN : 9781603581387
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 65. 9 MB
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There is a fantastic array of vegetables you can grow in your garden, and not all of them are annuals. In Perennial Vegetables the adventurous gardener will find information, tips, and sound advice on less common edibles that will make any garden a perpetual, low-maintenance source of food. Imagine growing vegetables that require just about the same amount of care as the flowers in your perennial beds and borders—no annual tilling and potting and planting. They thrive and produce abundant and nutritious crops throughout the season. It sounds too good to be true, but in Perennial Vegetables author and plant specialist Eric Toensmeier (Edible Forest Gardens) introduces gardeners to a world of little-known and wholly underappreciated plants. Ranging beyond the usual suspects (asparagus, rhubarb, and artichoke) to include such "minor" crops as ground cherry and ramps (both of which have found their way onto exclusive restaurant menus) and the much sought after, anti-oxidant-rich wolfberry (also known as goji berries), Toensmeier explains how to raise, tend, harvest, and cook with plants that yield great crops and satisfaction. Perennial vegetables are perfect as part of an edible landscape plan or permaculture garden. Profiling more than 100 species, illustrated with dozens of color photographs and illustrations, and filled with valuable growing tips, recipes, and resources, Perennial Vegetables is a groundbreaking and ground-healing book that will open the eyes of gardeners everywhere to the exciting world of edible perennials.

The Woodchuck S Guide To Gardening

Author : Ron Krupp
ISBN : 0915731053
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 76. 92 MB
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RRon Krupp is a master of gardening and storytelling. "The Woodchuck's Guide to Gardening" is a critical resource for beginning and experienced gardners who need seasoned, practical ideas. Ron has a deep respect for the power of the seed, and the importance of healthy soil. He shares his lessons through poetry, wit, and prose.S--Enid Wonnacott, executive director of the Northeast Farming Association of Vermont.

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