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By Samantha Ettus. 2004
The Experts' Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do When it comes to changing a tire, scrambling… eggs, telling a joke or doing laundry, author Ettus found the experts, and asked their advice. Former White House social secretary Letitia Baldrige explains how to shake hands; make-up guru Bobbi Brown teaches how to apply lipstick; and tennis champ Jennifer Capriati instructs readers on hitting a tennis ball. 2004.
By Gene Rothert. 1994
A step-by-step guide to barrier-free gardening for people with disabilities and older adults. Provides a checklist for assessing one's gardening… abilities, then offers advice on selecting appropriate structures, tools, equipment, plants, and garden designs. 1994.
By John Festus Adams, Stephanie Adams. 1988
The "epicurean gardener" is one who finds pleasure in all aspects of gardening. The author believes that rigid instructions can… introduce worry and guilt into an otherwise relaxing and joyous hobby. He discusses tilling, planning, fertilizing and weed control. c1988.
By Henry Mitchell. 1981
Selection of gardening columns written for the "Washington Post," offering advice on garden chores, plants to choose, landscape design, and… tips for the novice and seasoned gardener alike. Entertaining and especially pertinent for city gardeners. 1981.
By Patrick Lima. 1987
By Jennifer Bennett. 1982
By Brian Leverett. 1994
Great gardens come down to careful planning. So this guide tells you how to create a superb garden from scratch,… with your favourite flowers, vegetables and fruit, herbs, and effective landscaping. It lists popular species, gives techniques for sowing and maintaining, and controlling pests. 1994.
By Kathleen Yeomans. 1992
Yeomans, a nurse involved in occupational and physical therapy, suggests ways to adapt gardening techniques to a number of physical… challenges, including visual problems. Tips are included in each chapter, and 20 sample gardens provide ideas such as gardens which stimulate all of the senses, indoor and container gardens, and herb and dried-flower gardens. The sample gardens also include lists of plants by sensory categories, such as fragrant plants, plants to listen to, and plants which are pleasant to the touch. , c1992.
Professional organizer Regina Leeds is an expert at uncluttering chaotic lives in only minutes a day. Her magic formula (eliminate,… categorize, organize) transforms small chunks of time into big changes. With hundreds of tips and tricks, Leeds will get listeners tackling their junk drawers, mastering daily routines, and maintaining this momentum with fun projects. 2012.
By Mark Cullen. 1995
Mark Cullen uses a month-by-month calendar to help the reader plan their garden throughout the year. He explains how to… take advantage of Canada's climate to extend the growing season beyond the traditional boundaries of spring and summer. He also provides tips for projects that the gardener can work on during the winter months to prepare for the spring plant. 1995.
By Rick Smith, Bruce Lourie, Sarah Dopp. 2009
To prove that the most dangerous pollution comes from commonplace items in our homes and workplaces, Smith and Lourie ingested… and inhaled these items for one week. They expose the miscreant corporate giants who manufacture the toxins, the weak-kneed government officials who let it happen, and the effects on people across the globe; they also describe the extent to which we are poisoned, from the simple household dust that is polluting our blood to the toxins in our urine that are created by run-of-the-mill shampoos and toothpaste. c2009.
By Boucar Diouf. 2015
" Quels sont les liens entre les humains et les arbres? Qu'avons-nous à apprendre de ces géants? Les entendez-vous nous… parler? Des baobabs de son enfance aux bouleaux du Bas-du-Fleuve, Boucar Diouf a toujours été fasciné par le monde des plantes. Aujourd'hui, après avoir longtemps écouté les arbres, il leur donne la parole dans ce livre où se croisent la biologie, la poésie et l'humour. Sous forme de conte, ce grand humaniste nous parle de la vie, de la mort, de sa famille, de sa relation intime avec les plantes et de ce qu'elles peuvent nous apprendre. " -- 4e de couv.
By Rebecca Spohn. 2007
Practical advice equips children to grow fruits, vegetables, and flowers outdoors or indoors in a milk carton or even a… paper cup. Readers learn how a seed grows, what tools to use, and how to prepare seedbeds; they learn about transplanting, weeding, watering, and dealing with pests; and they can even follow recipes for turning what they grow into what they eat. Grades 2-4 and older readers. 2007.
By Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff. 2010
Teaches young gardeners how to grow plants from seed, how to propagate plants, when to harvest seeds, how long different… plants take to grow, what to do about pests, and much more. Features more than 30 simple gardening projects specially designed to be completed during summer vacation. Grades 2-4 and older readers. 2010.
By Noel Buchanan. 1995
This book is packed with DIY techniques and technology. It gives hundreds of ideas for the home, to fire your… imagination and show you how with step by step descriptions. 1995.
By Jerry Baker. 1992
Baker is an advocate of the five P's of gardening - Pride, Patience, Persistence, Practice, and a little bit of… Prayer. Filled with dozens of home-grown remedies for ailing plants and Jerry's special secrets for sustained gardening success, this readable guide puts everything you need to know about the loving care of your garden at your fingertips. c1992.
By Sara Bonnett Stein. 1997
In this sequel to "Noah's Garden", Stein writes of the many people she has met who, like herself, are attempting… to restore nature to their own backyards. She also tells more about her own ongoing learning experience and gives instructions on gardening. 1997.
By Anne Dufour, Catherine Dupin. 2012
By Jennifer Bennett. 1994
In a series of essays, Jennifer Bennett reflects on the art and science of gardening. She believes that most people… garden because they want to recover a lost paradise, and her essays mix practical gardening advice with reflections on philosophy and ecology. c1994.
By Jean-Pierre Hardy. 2016
" Dans les colonies, et à plus forte raison dans un pays où la végétation est en dormance une bonne… moitié de l'année, l'alimentation est une préoccupation constante. Dans ce contexte, un potager devient vite une nécessité. Alors que certains sont gérés par leur propriétaire, d'autres sont confiés à l'expertise et aux soins de jardiniers de métier. Jean-Pierre Hardy retrace l'origine de ces derniers et évalue leur formation, leur équipement, leurs techniques horticoles, leurs conditions de travail et leur niveau de vie. Les potagers sont-ils aussi nombreux qu'on le dit? Que produit-on et quels sont les légumes préférés? Le potager répond-il aux besoins d'une maisonnée et à combien peut-on l'évaluer? Jardins et jardiniers laurentiens fait le point sur les potagers et les jardiniers des principales villes de la vallée du Saint-Laurent entre 1660 et 1800. "