Choose the right plant from 200 varieties of cacti and succulents, and learn how to grow and show them off with help from this comprehensive guide. How can you encourage your bunny ear cactus to flower and flourish? What is the best method for propagating an Echeveria or Kalanchoe? What exactly are living stones, and where do they grow in the wild? Practical Cactus and Succulent Book is the ultimate reference book for cactus and succulent enthusiasts. An extensive illustrated plant directory profiles more than 200 succulent and cactus varieties, with instructions on how to grow each one, while information dashboards offer fascinating facts and quirky stats about different plant families, such as Euphorbia and Echinopsis. Show off your plants with inspirational display ideas and step-by-step projects. Follow the simple propagation instructions to increase your cacti and succulent collection without spending money. Keep your plants healthy with advice and tips for care and cultivation. Practical Cactus and Succulent Book is everything a cactus lover needs.
Succulents are plants that hold water in their leaves, such as cacti, aloe, and echeveria. They have captured the hearts of crafters, decorators, and plant lovers all over the world. Always popular as an outdoor plant in warm climates, succulents have found a new popularity as a try indoor plant that's easy to care for and fun to look at. Idiot's Guides: Succulents includes: + Everything needed to select, pair, pot, and care for succulent plants. + Snapshots of 100 of the most popular varieties of succulent plants, including care, color, hardiness, pairing, and a full-color photo for each. + 16 beautiful craft projects with how-to steps and color photos, including picture frames, wreaths, terrariums, centerpieces, and bouquets. + Tips on successfully propagating new succulents from existing plants. + Extensive advice on choosing pots and unique planters, repotting succulents, and pairing varieties for maximum impact. + An index of succulents by color and height that gives readers another tool for selecting the succulents that will look.
Creative strategies for gardens on balconies, ledges, fireescapes, planting beautiful borders and walkways, kids gardens, and much more!
The body's healing response to injury or infection is localized inflammation and it is normal. However, when inflammation moves beyond the local, it becomes abnormal. Much new research shows that abnormal inflammation may be linked to a variety of diseases and conditions, including heart disease, cancer, asthma, diabetes, and arthritis. Researchers suggest that diet can reverse this inflammation and the conditions and diseases caused by it. The Complete Idiot's Guide® Anti-Inflammation Cookbook-a companion to The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the Anti-Inflammation Diet-has more than 200 delicious recipes that help to reduce inflammation, along with meal plans and guidance on what to eat and not to eat.
Hundreds of budget-friendly projects include edible homemade goodies, holiday decorations, toys, musical instruments, and gifts made from wood, metal, glass, leather, clay, and found objects.
Mix, make, shake, and stir like a pro! Whether tending bar or entertaining at home, experienced bartenders or novices will find The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Bartending, Second Edition, serves up everything drink makers need to know to create great tasting beverages and cocktails. This updated edition includes: ?One hundred brand-new recipes and the latest techniques ?A brand-new section on creating specialty and theme cocktails for weddings and parties ?New recipes for making mixers, bitters, and more
Accept all substitutions! In anyone's kitchen-from that of a chef to an amateur cook-there comes a time when an essential ingredient is missing, or perhaps a substitution is needed for a special dietary requirement. That's where this book comes in handy, offering replacements for everything from milk, flour, and eggs to seasonings, sweeteners, and wine, as well as handy conversions for weights and measures used in antiquated family recipes. * Includes vegetarian and vegan substitutions for meat-free dishes * Kitchen-friendly with wipe-clean paper over-board cover * Easy-to-use dictionary-style format * Low-fat and trans-fat substitutions
From online marketing to old-fashioned word-of-mouth, readers will find a comprehensive update on key marketing basics, as well as such topics as: € Guerilla marketing € Marketing to Boomers and Latinos € Online marketing € Targeted-but-affordable direct mail € Sample marketing plans for several types of small businesses (as well as a couple of larger projects) € Practical, do-it-yourself distribution strategies € Analysis of business segments and trends, and much more.
An insightful look at one of the most unusual written works ever created. Compiled centuries ago by a group of wise men as a way to preserve the oral traditions of the Jewish faith, the Talmud has challenged and thrilled some of the world's greatest minds with its complex approach to exploring ideas and subjects from virtually every possible angle. This essential guide makes the ancient text of the 'oral Torah' accessible for all readers, whether they're Jewish or not.
Cook these recipes up, and keep blood sugar down. With over 325 delicious and healthy recipes, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the Glycemic Index Cookbook is an invaluable reference for choosing foods according to their GI, a system of classifying carbohydrate-based foods by how much they raise blood sugar. Diabetes, insulin resistance, heart disease, and obesity may be avoided by following the glycemic index. Practical and easy to use, this is the one cookbook anyone concerned with their blood sugar will want to have in the kitchen. - More than 325 recipes - Includes both the GI value and a GL (glycemic load) rating for each recipe - 18 million people in the U.S. have type 2 diabetes and the number is growing
Facebook is by far the most popular social networking site, but it is not as user-friendly as the service would like people to think. It leaves many users scratching their heads over even the most fundamental features, such as the difference between their Wall and their News Feed. And Facebook's help system is woefully inadequate. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Facebook, Third Edition, gets readers registered and touring Facebook in the very first chapter and never lets up as it reveals the features that have made Facebook so amazingly popular. Users discover how to: - Flesh out and protect the all new personal profile - Track down long lost friends, family members, and classmates - Communicate via status updates, email, and chat - Share photos and video - Make the best use of the new Timeline feature - Take advantage of Facebook's new location-based functionality - Schedule real world get-togethers and send out invitations - Share common interests in groups - Play games - Understand Facebook's dizzying array of privacy options that dictate who sees one's content - Buy and sell stuff in the Facebook Marketplace, and more. Readers also learn how to tap the power of Facebook for more than simply personal use-such as personal branding; marketing a business, product, service, or non profit; or promoting a worthy cause.
Fun with fondue! In this scrumptious guide, readers will discover a creative collection of information, cooking tips, and succulent recipes. Also included are substitution suggestions for even more variety. * Written by an experienced food and beverage author, who is also the founding food editor of USA Today * Offers precise recipes for fondues, hot dips, and Asian hot-pot cooking along with suggestions for substitutions * Provides easy, time-saving recipes that require less than 20 minutes of hands-on time and fewer than 10 ingredients * Each recipe includes a box containing suggested foods for dipping and recommended substitutions * Do-ahead steps for all recipes minimize planning and preparation time
Explains how to create a garden style, execute a plan, organically improve the soil, control weeds, troubleshoot disease, select gardening supplies, and start a container garden
Bob Woodward, die Ikone des investigativen Journalismus in den USA, hat alle amerikanischen Präsidenten aus nächster Nähe beobachtet. Nun nimmt er sich den derzeitigen Präsidenten vor und enthüllt den erschütternden Zustand des Weißen Hauses unter Donald Trump. Woodward beschreibt, wie dieser Präsident Entscheidungen trifft, er berichtet von eskalierenden Debatten im Oval Office und in der Air Force One, dem volatilen Charakter Trumps und dessen Obsessionen und Komplexen. Woodwards Buch ist ein Dokument der Zeitgeschichte: Hunderte Stunden von Interviews mit direkt Beteiligten, Gesprächsprotokolle, Tagebücher, Notizen – auch von Trump selbst – bieten einen dramatischen Einblick in die Machtzentrale der westlichen Welt, in der vor allem eines herrscht: Furcht. Woodward ist das Porträt eines amtierenden amerikanischen Präsidenten gelungen, das es in dieser Genauigkeit noch nicht gegeben hat.
You're no idiot, of course, but there's much more to turtle and tortoise care than just a plastic bowl and a sprinkle of food flakes. Turtles and tortoises walked with the dinosaurs, but it's not always easy for them to live with us. Each species has its own complex needs, from the right environment and the right food to the right temperature and humidity. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Turtles & Tortoises is full of comprehensive information on every aspect of turtle and tortoise care, presented in an easily accessible, quick, fun format, with care tips, pitfalls to avoid, and interesting facts. In this Complete Idiot's Guide you get:
Ev Winslow ist reich, beliebt und wunderschön. Alles, was ihre College-Zimmergenossin Mabel nicht ist. Umso mehr freut sich Mabel, als Ev sie einlädt, den Sommer mit ihr in Bittersweet zu verbringen, auf dem Landsitz der Winslows in Vermont. Mabel genießt die windzerzausten Segeltörns, das mitternächtliche Schwimmen, die Sommerfeste unterm Sternenhimmel. Und plötzlich hat sie alles, wovon sie je geträumt hat: Freunde, die erste Liebe und das Gefühl, dazuzugehören. Doch auf die ungetrübten, flirrenden Tage fällt ein Schatten, als Mabel eine schreckliche Entdeckung macht und sie entscheiden muss, ob sie aus dem Paradies vertrieben werden will – oder die dunklen Geheimnisse der Familie bewahrt, um endlich eine der Ihren zu werden. Eine strahlende Familie, die das eigene Dunkel in den Abgrund reißen kann: Bittersweet erzählt von einer scheinbar idyllischen, glamourösen Welt und dem Wunsch einer Außenseiterin, Teil dieser Welt zu sein. Um jeden Preis.
Presents advice on keeping and raising frogs, salamanders, turtles, lizards, and snakes as pets with tips on housing, climate, food, and breeding
Yours"re no idiot, of course. You arrange the 4th of July barbecue, choose special Valentine cards and chocolates, and buy gifts for those winter holidays year after year. But sometimes these routines become tiresome-and expensive-and that personal, family touch can get stuck in holiday traffic. Donrs"t get caught in the commercialization of the holidays! The Complete Idiotrs"s Guidereg; to Holiday Crafts will show you crafts you and your family can create together-and start new holiday traditions! In this Complete Idiotrs"s Guidereg;, you get: Basic techniques you can build upon to create your own unique crafts. Decorative and gift ideas for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Yearrs"s. Time-honored traditions to enhance Valentiners"s Day and St. Patrickrs"s Day. Artistic endeavors for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Passover, Easter, Earth Day, and many more.
Explains different cooking techniques, offers advice on selecting the best type of chicken, and gathers recipes for chicken, goose, turkey, quail, and duck