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Down To Earth

Author : Margot Rochester
ISBN : 9781589794092
Genre : Gardening
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Down to Earth is a book that speaks to the soul of the passionate gardener of any experience level, exploring and detailing all the pleasures that gardeners enjoy from this hobby. Rochester encourages readers to garden for self-gratification. No hoeing, no tilling, no turning of piles. No chemical insecticides or herbicides, either. The author's goal is to encourage and enable gardeners to simplify tasks, saving time and money, while making their gardens their own. Rochester's refreshing musings and advice invite the reader to take a break, pour a cup of tea, and forge a fine and friendly relationship with a kindred spirit of gardening.

The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : UCSD:31822036342517
Genre : American literature
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The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : STANFORD:36105211722678
Genre : English literature
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Talking Dirt

Author : Annie Spiegelman
ISBN : 9781101185452
Genre : Gardening
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A lively and practical guide to organic gardening from a renowned garden expert. Annie Spiegelman's down-to-earth wit and wisdom create the perfect primer for anyone with a passion for home-grown veggies or fresh-cut flowers, no matter what their skill level, location, or resources. Includes advice on: •Learning to worship the worm and build a compost pile •Landscape designs-start small in order to create a basic plan for a plot •The secret to healthy soil (the only way to have a healthy garden) •Irrigation systems and strategies to conserve water •Proper pruning-from roses to trees •How to combine vegetables to make them thrive •How to let your garden go native and become drought tolerant •Edible landscaping and gardening in small spaces Talking Dirt is a one-stop handbook that features resources for shopping, learning, and promoting environmentally sound garden practices within local communities.

London Encyclopaedia Or Universal Dictionary Of Science Art Literature And Practical Mechanics

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ISBN : NYPL:33433000999072
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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London Encyclop Dia Or Universal Dictionary Of Science Art Literature And Practical Mechanics

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The London Encyclopaedia Or Universal Dictionary Of Science Art Literature And Practical Mechanics By The Orig Ed Of The Encyclopaedia Metropolitana T Curtis

Author : Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
ISBN : OXFORD:600046974
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Solitary Witch

Author : Silver RavenWolf
ISBN : 0738703192
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Featuring everything a teen witch could want and need, "Solitary Witch" includes a magickal cookbook, encyclopedia, dictionary, and grimoire. It relates specifically to today's young adults and their concerns yet is grounded in the magickal work of centuries past.

The Essential Earthman

Author : Henry Mitchell
ISBN : 0253215854
Genre : Gardening
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"The most soul-satisfying gardening book in years." —New York Times (March 1982, reviewing the 1981 cloth edition from IU Press). "Genuinely a classic..." —Los Angeles Times (on the occasion of Houghton Mifflin's paperback edition, which came out in 1994). "Is there anyone alive with the slightest interest in gardening who doesn't know that Henry Mitchell is one of the funniest and most truthful garden columnists we've got?" —Allen Lacy "Mitchell is a joy to read. He has tried and failed, persevered and triumphed, and he has many sound recommendations for us fumblers and failures." —Celestine Sibley, in the Atlanta Constitution. "Henry Mitchell is one of America's most entertaining and enlightening garden writers.... 'Garden writer' fails, in truth, to describe this man. He gardens and he writes—the former, if we take him at his word, with lust and loathing, foolhardiness and finesse; the latter with gentle irony and consummate skill." —Pacific Horticulture "Mitchell mixes practical advice, encouragement, philosophic consolation and wit. He is the neighbor you wish you could talk to over the back fence." —House and Garden Henry Mitchell was to gardening what Izaak Walton was to fishing. The Essential Earthman is a collection of the best of his long-running column for the Washington Post. Although he offered invaluable tips for novice as well as seasoned gardeners, at the heart of his essays were piquant observations: on keeping records; the role of trees in gardens (they don't belong there); how a gardener should weather the winter; on shrubs, bulbs, and fragrant flowers—and about observation itself. Here's one example: Marigolds gain enormously in impact when used as sparingly as ultimatums. Henry Mitchell came to his subject with reverence, passion, humor, and a contagious enthusiasm tempered only by his sober knowledge of human frailty. The Essential Earthman is for all who love gardening—even those who only dream of doing it.

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