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How-To Home Soil Tests: 10 DIY Tests For Texture, pH, Drainage, Earthworms & More
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Offers simple at-home tests for soil texture, pH, drainage, and earthworm counts. Also how to read soil colors and how to read your plants. Includes charts, tables, glossary, further resources, how to make your own pH paper, and why all soil lab test results are not the same. A good resource for gardeners, homesteaders, and homeschoolers.
Learning From Bees: a philosophy of natural beekeeping
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A collection of short essays on bees and beekeeping by the author of The Barefoot Beekeeper.
In Your Winter Garden with Plews Garden Design
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 19,540. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Essay » Author profile
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“In Your Winter Garden with Plews Garden Design” is a book for you to read from cover to cover or dip into as the mood takes you. With seasonal gardening tips, ideas and ‘how to’ hints; planting design ideas; gardening anecdotes; plenty of photographs and some original illustrations all to inspire you into enjoying your winter garden.
S is for Sage
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: American English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » herbal medications
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sage is a lovely plant. No two ways about it, sage is simply pretty. And yet is another ancient herb, prized for its flavor, aroma, and medicinal properties.
The Naturally Bug-Free Garden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Do you want to grow beautiful, delicious fruits and vegetables without poisoning your yard with chemicals? The Naturally Bug-Free Garden shows you how to bring your garden ecosystem into balance so that beneficial insects and larger animals do the work of pest control for you.
How To Garden For Goats: Gardening, Foraging, Small Scale Grain and Hay, & More
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This little eBook discusses why feeding your goats from your garden is a good idea, what they can eat from the garden, preparation involved, foraging wild food, feeding canning leftovers and kitchen scraps, small scale grain and hay growing, stover, sprouting grain, hydroponic foddering, plus how to make your own vitamin and mineral
The Best Place for Garbage: The Essential Guide to Recycling with Composting Worms
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 88,100. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book will only be useful to you if you eat or know someone who does. About 30% of your trash is made up of completely recyclable organic material. Convert your garbage to black gold with composting worms. This fun, funny and informative book will make you laugh out loud as you learn how to turn something that is costing you money into something that is saving or even making you money.
The Not-So-English Garden
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(5.00 from 1 review)
Here is practical advice for creating gardens with an English accent even if you don't live in the nurturing atmosphere of England. An entertaining guide for fledgling gardeners as well as those with experience, the book is studded with practical tips for all four seasons--which plants give the most bang for the buck, are easiest to care for, and contribute to a garden you can enjoy for years.
Horizon Roses 2012
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,670. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(5.00 from 1 review)
Horizon Roses, published annually for nearly 40 years, is a compilation of comments by the nation's top rose exhibitors on the exhibition potential of the newest hybrid teas, floribundas, miniflora and miniature roses. For most exhibitors, it has long been considered the indispensible guide to buying new show roses.
T is for Tomato
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: American English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » herbal medications
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tomatoes are consumed in many ways. Of course, we eat them raw, we slice them and dice them and turn them into salads and sandwiches. We even make drinks out of them. For poison ivy blisters, cut a tomato in half, lightly rub the cut surface over the poison ivy spots. It burns like fire but the poison ivy dries up quickly. This also worked for chigger bites after we were out playing in the fields.
Ten Vegetables for Self-Sufficiency
Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by Harry Maxwell Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book recommends 10 vegetable plants which will produce food all year round. All the advice in this book is based on my experience of over 20 years of growing vegetables for self-sufficiency in the dry, temperate climate of Canberra, Australia. Note: I update this book occasionally with new information about my vegetables. These areas are marked (New).
Gardening 101: Friendship Gardens
Price: Free! Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(5.00 from 1 review)
Friendship Gardens is a nonprofit project teaching gardening and growing food for Friendship Trays, Charlotte's meals on wheels program. This ebook is our 'Gardening 101' guide designed to help gardeners grow more food. If you are ready to start growing some of your own food, this book can help.
Tips for Growing Horseradish in Your Garden
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(5.00 from 1 review)
Horseradish is easy to grow. This plant is a perennial which means that once it is planted, it will survive winter weather and produce new growth in the spring of each year.
Attract Birds to Your Garden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
(5.00 from 1 review)
Turn your yard into a wild bird sanctuary by planting trees, shrubs and flowers to attract birds. Learn which feeders to choose, types of seed and feed, and more. A great book for those new to bird watching and gardening to attract birds.
The Kid-Gardener’s Planting Book for Parents
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Gardening
(5.00 from 1 review)
Your child wants to grow a garden. You know where he's going to plant his seeds or seedlings, but what comes next? It's time to pick plants easy enough for your child to grow without the disappointment that comes with choosing beautiful, but delicate plants... and then seeing them wither away instead of prospering. Kids of all ages and abilities can enjoy gardens - so why wait? Plant a seed today.
The Flowers by Michael Taggart Photography
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ordinary flowers and plants made extraordinary through the digital manipulation of photographer Michael Taggart. Before-and-after images highlight the amazing transformation of normal garden plants into something magical. Michael also offers insight into the creation of the images as well as tips for fellow photographers.
Devotions from the Garden: Inspiration for Life
Series: Creation Declares. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(4.00 from 1 review)
Life is like a garden. Complete with seasons of dormancy and growth, preparation and harvest. A winter, spring, summer, and fall of the soul. Devotions from the Garden: Inspiration for Life is a collection of 18 devotional readings covering topics such as tilling the hard soil, composting, planting, watering, weeding, thinning, insects, harvesting, and blooming as they relate to life.
Growing Culinary Herbs In Containers - Healthy & Delicious!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,220. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(4.00 from 1 review)
You don't need to be a gardening pro to have a little window herb garden or some patio pots with delicious herbs for flavouring your meals. Anybody can learn how to grow herbs in containers and window boxes and have a supply of these healthy plants available to spice up your cooking and add a unique flavour.
Growing Celery in Your Garden
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(4.00 from 1 review)
Celery is low in calories and high in dietary fiber. It also contains high amounts of Vitamins A. C and K. Celery also contains potassium, calcium, manganese and magnesium.
How to Grow Celeriac in Your Garden
Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: American English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(4.00 from 1 review)
Celeriac is also known as turnip-rooted celery or celery root. This vegetable is a close relative of parsley. Celeriac tastes much like celery, but with a stronger flavor.