Micro Food Gardening
  • Author : Jennifer McGuinness
  • Publisher : Cool Springs Press
  • Genre : Gardening

Tiny plants are poised to take over the gardening world. And no category of tiny plants is as welcome and wildly embraceable as tiny edibles. Not only are they cute as a button, but they’re tasty and nutritious too! In Micro Food Gardening, author and small-space gardening pro Jen ...

Houseplants
  • Author : Lisa Eldred Steinkopf
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Gardening

What's the best way to nurture your green thumb when you don't have a yard or space? Houseplants! When you want to raise plants but just don’t have the space, then it’s time to turn to houseplants! Houseplants is the definitive guide to the millions of varieties that ...

The Old Farmer s Almanac Vegetable Gardener s Handbook
  • Author : Old Farmer's Almanac
  • Publisher : Old Farmer's Almanac
  • Genre : Gardening

Grow the best vegetable garden ever with timeless, tried-and-true methods and advice from The Old Farmer's Almanac! Created for new gardeners, green thumbs, and old hands alike, The Old Farmer's Almanac Vegetable Gardener's Handbook is loaded with advice and inspiration to help plants--and growers--thrive. -Step-by-step advice for success with more ...

Gardens in the Modern Landscape
  • Author : Christopher Tunnard
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Genre : Architecture

Between 1937 and 1938, garden designer Christopher Tunnard published a series of articles in the British Architectural Review that rejected the prevailing English landscape style. Inspired by the principles of Modernist art and Japanese aesthetics, Tunnard called for a "new technique" in garden design that emphasized an integration of form and purpose. "...

The Cambridge Concise History of Astronomy
  • Author : Michael Hoskin
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Genre : Science

This is a textbook on the history of astronomy focusing on the topics of prime importance....

The Seed Garden
  • Author : Lee Buttala
  • Publisher : Seed Savers Exchange
  • Genre : Gardening

Winner of the American Horticultural Society Award for Excellence In Garden Book Publishing Winner of the Silver Medal for Best Reference from the Garden Writer’s Association Filled with advice for the home gardener and the more seasoned horticulturist alike, The Seed Garden: The Art and Practice of Seed Saving ...

The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm
  • Author : Peg Schafer
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Genre : Gardening

Providing detailed profiles, growing information and medicinal uses for dozens of herbs, a guide for cultivating high-quality herbs at home draws on new scientific data while sharing complementary recipes and coverage of such topics as conservation, crop integration and how to avoid invasive species. Original....

The Peach
  • Author : Desmond R. Layne
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Genre : Gardening

Summarizes our knowledge of peaches and their production worldwide and includes a colour plates section. This book includes chapters which address botany and taxonomy, breeding and genetics of cultivars and rootstocks, propagation, physiology and planting systems, crop and pest management and postharvest physiology....

Ornamental Plants
  • Author : Sabina George
  • Publisher : New India Publishing
  • Genre : Gardening

This is a sincere effort to record the major ornamental plants raised in gardens and landscapes of today. The main classes of plants are described in the introductory chapter. A comprehensive account of trees, shrubs, herbs, climbers, creepers and taxonomic groups that share characteristics such as bulbous plants, cacti, succulents, ...

Building Your Permaculture Property
  • Author : Rob Avis
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Genre : House & Home

The best person to design the property of your dreams is you. This book gives you the tools to succeed. Building Your Permaculture Property offers a revolutionary holistic method to overcome overwhelm in the complex process of resilient land design. It distills the authors' decades of experience as engineers, farmers, ...

Jerry Baker s Green Grass Magic
  • Author : Jerry Baker
  • Publisher : American Master Products, Inc.
  • Genre : Gardening

How to grow grass....

Green Desire
  • Author : Rebecca W. Bushnell
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Genre : Gardening

For Rebecca Bushnell, English gardening books tell a fascinating tale of the human love for plants and our will to make them do as we wish. These books powerfully evoke the desires of gardeners: they show us gardeners who, like poets, imagine not just what is but what should be. ...