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  • Check Out These Great Ways to Get Kids to Love Their Veggies

    It’s an eternal struggle that gets played out at dinner tables everywhere. On the plate, along with some macaroni and cheese and a couple pieces of fried chicken, sit five lonely broccoli florets, steamed to a bright green and lightly seasoned with sal…

  • Gardening Helps Your Mind And Body

    If you’re like most Americans, you probably spend too much time inside. That’s a problem because humans need to get outside. It’s where our species evolved. In fact, spending too much time indoors can be bad for your mental health. Thankfully, there is…

  • The Vegetable Garden

    Illustrations, descriptions and culture of the garden vegetables of cold and temperate climates, written by Mm. Vilmorin-Andrieux of Paris. Written originally in 1885, this edition has been translated into English and contains additional varieties.

  • Esther Deans’ Gardening Book

    Esther Deans, poet, writer, gardener, conservationist, became famous in the 1970-1980s for her books which developed a no dig method of gardening in Sydney Australia. Esther tells the story of the transformation of her backyard garden. “You couldn’t di…

  • Remineralisering je bodem zoals die van Hunzaland

    De Intelligente Tuinier. Hoe Men Voedingsstoffenrijk Voedsel Laat Groeien Hoe Men Voedingsstoffenrijk Voedsel Laat Groeien. Deze omvangrijke maar samenvattende handleiding begint met een overzicht van de voedingsstoffendichtheid van de bodem, waarna de geschiedenis van de biologische agricultuur, en daarna  volgt een begrijpelijke fundamentele inleiding in de bodemchemie, en demonstreert zo hoe de thuis-tuinier de resultaten van een eenvoudige niet-dure bodemtest kan gebruiken voor een voor eigen bodem individueel aangemeten voedingstoffenvoorschrift. De auteur bespreekt stap voor stap de essentiële mineralen terwijl hij tegelijkertijd de verkeerd ontstane misleidende informatie van zowel de conventionele als ook de biologische landbouw bewegingen recht zet.

  • Gardening In Tasmania: a handbook

    A thorough treatment of Tasmanian gardening as it was in the 1970s by the state’s “Gardener Laureat” of the era. Covers fruits, vegetables and ornamentals, a full planting schedule, all the usual pests and problems.

  • Henley’s Twentieth Century Formulas, Recipes and Processes

    Containing ten thousand selected household and workshop formulas, recipes, processes and money saving methods for the practical use of manufacturers, mechanics, housekeepers and home workers.

  • Remineraliseer je Bodem zoals die van Hunzaland

    De Intelligente Tuinier: Hoe Men Voedingsstoffenrijk Voedsel Laat Groeien. De smaak van voedsel is direct proportioneel aan de voedingsstoffendichtheid er van. Als de tuingrond in het juiste evenwicht wordt gebracht, dan smaakt het voedsel er van veel beter, complexer, interessanter; dit voedsel is dan tevredenstellender. In dit boek wordt uitgelegd hoe men een laboratoriumrapport moet interpreteren, om daarvan een remineralisering uit te werken waardoor er voedsel in die bodem kan groeien dat

  • Why The Best-Laid Investment Plans Usually Go Wrong

    You might think an investment guide written in 1987 couldn’t be relevant to the current scene. Not so. The first 200 pages examines and demolishes all the usual investment strategies/sales pitches because these usually result in loss. Then Browne introduces the idea of a “permanent portfolio,” a mixture of very low overhead investments whose inevitable ups and downs balance each other resulting in moderate profit with great stability.

  • Three Acres And Liberty

    A passionate plea for independence and self-sufficiency on small, intensively worked acreages. Hall illuminates the social forces propelling people into city poverty when they could live with simple liberty and plenty in the country.

  • The Soul of the White Ant

    A lyrical and passionate exploration of the life and consciousness of the termite. Translated by Winifred de Kok. First published in Afrikaans under the title Die Siel van die Mier.

  • The Country Housewife’s Family Companion, with a modern introduction by Malcolm Thick

    A complete how-to manual of country skills; how-to make everything from bacon to medicine. The book creates an appreciation for mid-18th century English country life; it reveals how the diet and habits of the era created the diseases that demanded the medicines listed.

  • Gardening for Profit; a guide to the successful cultivation of the market and family garden

    Henderson was a master market gardener selling into the New York City market. He had effective techniques for wintering over vegetables, for producing out of season. The contemporary crop of garden gurus have nothing on this man.

  • Flight From The City

    Chronicles the Borsodi family’s journey from job-in-the-city to self-sufficient country independence during the prosperity of the 1920s. During the Great Depression many people saw this book as a guiding light toward financial security and a much better life.

  • Fifty Years Among the Bees

    One hundred eleven photographic figures; fifty years of experience. This book has long been a classic among beekeepers.

  • Farm Blacksmithing

    Illustrated manual for the farmer.

  • Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers

    Thorough discussion of the use of and problems with the use of cover cropping and green manure crops, particularly applicable to the middle latitudes of the United States and of great value to the home gardener considering cover cropping.

  • Construction Of A Simplified Wood Gas Generator

    Construction Of A Simplified Wood Gas Generator for Fueling Internal Combustion Engines In A Petroleum Emergency–Final Report.

  • Managing Cover Crops Profitably

    A complete look a the use of and problems with cover cropping and green manuring that encompasses all climates of the USA. A cooperative writing effort organized by the Sustainable Agriculture Network, U.S.D.A. Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD.

  • Companion Planting: Successful Gardening The Organic Way

    Gertrud Franck worked out her own system using living mulch, companion planting and other unique solutions deriving entirely from observations during her lifetime of raising the family’s food.

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