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Biochar: A Field Guide for Gardeners and Farmers
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Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
This book is written in layman's terms for gardeners & farmers by leading soil scientists and horticulturalists. It explains how biochar contributes to healthy soil that is the foundation for human health and how, as a sustainable soil enhancer, biochar promotes healthy plant/crop growth by aiding soil microbiology in a natural way, helping the efficiency of water uptake and nutrient retention.
Nature's Detox Plan
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,930. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Illness prevention, designed by nature, and researched by a rocket scientist! You do not need a background in science to understand Nature's Detox Plan because it is based on common sense. This book is an excerpt of the detox and lifestyle sections from The Wellness Project. Find out how nature designed humans to detoxify, and what constitutes a healthy lifestyle.
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
Growing Plants With Magnetism
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
What an amazing new idea that can change the way you grow plants forever. Grow plants better then ever using simple magnets. This book will teach you how you can use a magnet to grow better plants. This book will demonstrate the effects magnets have on biology and how they can be used to control the growth and structure of plant matter.
My Rapture!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
My Rupture that Rapture! This narrative nonfiction tells a story of my recovery from a near-death experience. On February 23, 2007, I woke up in the critical ICU at Albany Medical Center due to a brain aneurysm rupture. My near-death memories from inside of me were like many broken bits of a glass mirror. Now, I am ready to look back.
A No-nonsense Guide to Growing your own Vegetables
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Food prices are soaring. This book will quickly bring you up-to-speed in a no-nonsense way on the topic of growing your own vegetables. I wanted to learn the ways my grandparents fed themselves and combine their wisdom with the advantages of today’s scientific advances. This book will give you the basics and provide lots of links where you can learn more, go much deeper.
The Wise Old Gnome Speaks: How to Really, Really, Really Care About Your Garden
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
This book will save you time and money, because the author has already done the years of research, experimentation, observation and hard work for you. It's a practical, fluff-free guide that will demystify gardening and enable you to understand how plants grow, what they need to thrive, and the things you can do to provide the best environment for them.
How Not To Make Millions - but Still Enjoy a Rich Rural Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
The sample download is not fully representative of the contents, which is a synopsis of 60 years farming and gardening in several countries and is the base for suggestions that can be used by those with less experience. For a better guide see my blog "Snippets" published in June 2013. It is particularly useful for first time owners and novice food growers. 140k words.
Gardening on Clay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Award winning author Doug Green outlines the practical ways you can deal with clay soils in your garden. He gives you all the options, from organic matter to digging to gypsum and even to what's involved in installing drainage tiles. He does all this with his typical brand of humor explaining practical no-nonsense gardening techniques learned in his own clay-soil garden.
The Essential Gardening Guide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Gardening is a pastime enjoyed by millions around the world. Grow vegetables in your garden so that your family can enjoy the benefits of fresh nutritious home-grown food.