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The Curious Gardener S Almanac

Author : Niall Edworthy
ISBN : 039953377X
Genre : Gardening
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Offers trivia, lore, customs, and wisdom about gardening, covering all aspects of horticulture, from recipes and tips on growing to seasonal changes and equipment.

The Playground Potting Shed

Author : Dominic Murphy
ISBN : 9780852653555
Genre : Education
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Winner of Garden Media Guild Award for Young Gardener Initiative Recommended by BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time In The Playground Potting Shed, Dominic Murphy relates how he helped his local school establish a garden and grow a stunning array of flowers, fruit and vegetables during term-time. Week by week, he describes the small triumphs and inevitable setbacks he encountered while getting the gardening club off the ground, and shares friendly advice on everything from environmentally friendly pest control to avoiding troublesome varieties of vegetables. The result is a timely and inspiring guide that is guaranteed to get young people gardening.

The Family Dinner

Author : Laurie David
ISBN : 9780446584371
Genre : Cooking
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The producer of An Inconvenient Truth, Laurie David's new mission is to help America's overwhelmed families sit down to a Family Dinner, and she provides all the reasons, recipes and fun tools to do so. Laurie David speaks from her own experience confronting the challenges of raising two teenage girls. Today's parents have lots to deal with and technology is making their job harder than ever. Research has proven that everything we worry about as parents--from drugs to alcohol, promiscuity, to obesity, academic achievement and just good old nutrition--can all be improved by the simple act of eating and talking together around the table. Laurie has written a practical, inspirational, fun (and, of course, green) guide to the most important hour in any parent's day. Chock-full chapters include: Over seventy-five kid approved fantastic recipes; tips on teaching green values; conversation starters; games to play to help even the shyest family member become engaged; ways to express gratitude; the family dinner after divorce (hint: keep eating together) and much more. Filled with moving memories and advice from the country's experts and teachers, this book will get everyone away from electronic screens and back to the dinner table.

The Gardener S Almanac

Author : Peter C. Jones
ISBN : 0395827558
Genre : Gardening
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Topics include weather predicting, the astrological gardener, harvest lore, the perfect rose, worms, gardening on the Net, organic gardening, and special gardens

A Catholic Gardener S Spiritual Almanac

Author : Margaret Rose Realy
ISBN : 9781594714856
Genre : Religion
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A Catholic Gardener’s Spiritual Almanac is the first book to offer gardeners spiritual resources and creative projects that connect a love of gardening with their Catholic faith. Margaret Realy, master gardener, retreat leader, and writer, presents this spiritual companion that follows the natural and liturgical seasons and offers gardening tips and easy-to-do projects for each month of the year. A Catholic Gardener’s Spiritual Almanac explores the riches of the Catholic spiritual tradition in conjunction with all things gardening. Realy offers meditations and scripture passages on a spiritual theme for each month, reflections on the liturgical seasons and feasts, and delightful stories of saints who have special relevance to gardening. Readers also will discover the connection between the conversion of St. Paul and the canna seed, how the flight into Egypt was saved by a miraculous growth of seed, and the many miracles that made St. Brigid patroness of farmers. Additionally, there are creative ideas for garden design, practical tips and techniques, suggestions on unique plants, and a table of biblical plants. Gardeners at any level of proficiency and dedication will be enchanted by what they find in this extraordinary book.

Bald Coot And Screaming Loon

Author : Niall Edworthy
ISBN : 9781446463086
Genre : Nature
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Bald Coot & Screaming Loon contains over 1000 entries of remarkable information about birds, birdlife and birdwatching. Chapters include: The Last of the Dinosaurs: How birds evolved and adapted; The Cloaca Monologues: Courtship & Breeding; A Cracking Start: Raising a family; Sing A Song of Sixpence: Why birds sing and call; Why don't birds wee? Birds and their bodies; A Complex Relationship: Birds & man; The Majesty of Flight: How and why birds fly; Pole to pole without a map: The mystery of migration; Bird Brain: Instinct or intelligence?; Weird Birds & Strange Behaviour: A curate's egg of a chapter; and The Battle for Survival: How birds are faring in a damaged world Woven into this wealth of knowledge are famous quotations, anecdotes, traditional sayings, lines of verse, practical advice for attracting and spotting birds, and words of rural wisdom. The spirit and focus of the Almanac is British but the book also travels as far and distant as the world's birds themselves. It is truly an essential handbook for every bird lover.

The Farmer S Almanac And Calendar By C W Johnson And W Shaw

Author : Cuthbert William Johnson
ISBN : OXFORD:555078168
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Book Of Days

Author : Robert Chambers
ISBN : IOWA:31858012779058
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The Curious World Of Christmas

Author : Niall Edworthy
ISBN : 0399534571
Genre : Religion
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Presents a compilation of Christmas trivia, discussing the origin of such traditions as the Christmas tree, decorations, caroling, and Santa Claus, the types of food and drink that have been served on the holiday, and famous Christmas news stories from the past.

The Gardener S Almanac Of Timely Hints For Home Gardeners

Author : Edwin Francis Steffek
ISBN : CORNELL:31924063893808
Genre : Gardening
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