Jamie Durie's Edible Garden Design [EPUB]
01 July 2014, 07:05
2014 | EPUB | 41.46MB
America’s favorite design expert, Jamie Durie, shares his ideas for sustainable, healthy living, showing how to create a beautifully designed, completely edible garden, whether you live in an apartment or a house.
Jamie Durie believes outdoor spaces, including gardens, should be an extension of your home and how you live. But a garden isn’t only about aesthetics. It’s also about functionality. In this lush, gorgeously designed, full-color guide, Jamie offers advice for utilizing outdoor spaces to grow and enjoy delicious foods—healthy fruits, vegetables, and herbs—and to create a more environmentally sustainable lifestyle.
A garden should be as carefully considered and cared for as a room in your home, Jamie advises; no matter if the garden is in your backyard or on a balcony or shared rooftop. With Jamie Durie’s Edible Garden, Jamie presents a cornucopia of ideas and advice to help you design, plant, and maintain an edible garden. Instructional and inspiring, the book is also a complete gardening reference guide packed with information on things like soil and nutrients, light exposure, and tools of the trade.
Growing your own edibles allows you to experience fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs at all stages, will save you money, and provides the satisfaction of knowing your food is free of pesticides and unwanted chemicals. A blend of a gardening handbook, family-friendly activity manual, decorating guide, and cookbook, this exciting volume is sure to become an essential classic for every generation.
Botany for Gardeners, 3rd Edition [EPUB]
05 April 2014, 07:24
2010 | EPUB | 13.13MB
A bestseller since its debut in 1990, this indispensable and handy reference has now been expanded and updated to include an appendix on plant taxonomy and a comprehensive index. Two dozen new photos and illustrations make this new edition even richer with information. Its convenient paperback format makes it easy to carry and access, whether you are in or out of the garden. An essential overview of the science behind plants for beginning and advanced gardeners alike.
Homemade Cleaners [EPUB]
04 April 2014, 01:14
2014 | EPUB + PDF | 387.04/593.75KB
SIMPLE STEPS TO A NATURALLY CLEAN HOME
Toxic chemicals are found in almost all commercial cleaners—the very products you buy to make your home hygenic and healthy. Homemade Cleaners offers a better solution. Its tips, tricks and formulas guarantee to make your home sparkling and germ-free.
Homemade Cleaners features over 150 recipes that are:
- Simple and Affordable
- Highly Effective
- Environmentally Sound
- Kid and Baby Friendly
Using ingredients like vinegar, baking soda, and even vodka, the authors tackle the nitty-gritty of everything from countertop cleaners to air-purifying plants so you avoid using commercial products that can cause side effects including skin irritation, asthma and central nervous system damage.