A guide to organic gardening offers advice and instructions on how to create a self-sustaining, environmentally friendly garden, explaining how to take advantage of available resources to grow flowers, vegetables, herbs, and fruit.
Der reich illustrierte Band behandelt die Grundlagen des biologischen Gärtners und und informiert über die Bereiche Blumen, Gemüse, Kräuter und Obst; mit zahlreichen Tipps.
Lavishly illustrated with more than 1,500 full-color photographs and artwork, this comprehensive guide to indoor and outdoor gardening shares advice of designing various types of gardens, selecting different types of plants, plant care, and more.
Whether you're a complete beginner or a keen gardener, there are always times when it helps to have a reliable expert at your side. In The Complete How to be a Gardener, Alan Titchmarsh draws on his extensive knowledge and experience to give you a comprehensive guide to becoming a successful gardener. Alan starts with the fundamentals, covering the absolute essentials that every gardener needs to know, including information on how plants work and what they need to survive, as well as where to begin if you're a first-time gardener. Each chapter includes practical advice and step-by-step techniques and projects, as well as information on garden maintenance and a host of Alan's favourite plants to help you in your selection. With its perfect balance of down-to-earth information and inspirational garden ideas, this complete paperback edition of How to be a Gardener gets to the very heart of gardening and provides a comprehensive reference manual for any garden owner.
This comprehensive volume provides all the information and guidance amateur gardeners will need on how to design, plant and maintain a garden, whether it is an open site, a small town garden or a tiny urban patio. The sections include creating a garden, gardening under glass and the garden year.
A useful reference for those new to gardening, as well as those with greener thumbs, this manual offers techniques, inspiration and advice to create and maintain a garden of any size.
Indulge your senses with the lively flavors, vivid colors, and tantalizing aromas of fresh herbs. This comprehensive guide gives you creative, festive recipes as well as valuable gardening information. With Lucinda Hutson's expert advice you'll discover how to: Grow robust and flavorful herbs using organic gardening techniques. Harvest and store herbs. Prepare more than 150 delicious and innovative recipes. Create intensely flavored herb butters and savory vinegars. Garnish and flavor recipes with beautiful edible flowers. Grow and use exotic herbs from Mexico and Southeast Asia. Design menus for special occasions such as a fiesta for friends or a feast for two. Find the best sources, including websites, for buying plants, seeds, and gourmet products. Savor the Tuscan-inspired Panzanella, the continental Celebratory Niçoise Salad, or the Southwestern-spirited Pollo Picado. Lucinda's suggested recipe variations will turn you into a kitchen quick-change artist. Ideas for dazzling presentations make your meals as pleasing to the eye as they are to the palate. From rosemary and thyme to Mexican mint marigold and Thai basil, this is an essential guide for cooks and gardeners alike!
Filled with delightful vignettes and essential advice, a lavishly illustrated gardening book celebrates the beauty of these intriguing and practical plants, including caraway, chives, cress, mustard, sage, and poppy, and features such chapters as Selecting and Growing Herbs, Herbs to Blend and Brew, Herbs for Fragrance, and Gathering Wild Herbs. Simultaneous.
Willison who grew up in Canada provides suggestions for monthly garden work in USDA zones 3-5, Canadian zones 3-6.
The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars. Medical theory and practice of the 1700s developed rapidly, as is evidenced by the extensive collection, which includes descriptions of diseases, their conditions, and treatments. Books on science and technology, agriculture, military technology, natural philosophy, even cookbooks, are all contained here. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ British Library T125153 The new farmer's kalendar has a separate titlepage and pagination, but continuous register and is by John Lawrence. Dublin: printed by J. Moore, 1800. xii,240, ,117, p.; 12°