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Tips for Backyard Gardening - Making the Best Use of Limited Land
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Since ancient times, dietitians knew all about the value of vegetables in human diet. The absence of fresh vegetables would result in ill health, as well as the lack of body resistance, and future healthy growth. Vegetables furnish nourishment in the shape of starch and sugar. They also stimulate intestinal activity.
Secrets to Fertilizing Your Garden Perfectly: Improve Your Garden Production
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
What you will learn from this book is what fertilizers are, what they do, how to apply them and how to custom make your own fertilizer tailored to the specific needs of your garden. The result will be a garden that has the right soil mechanics and the right macro and micro nutrients to produce top notch, nutrient-rich produce for your table.
Dirty Little Secrets of a Herb Garden -The Mysterious World of Herbs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
. Enjoy a picturesque ramble through the fragrant world of herbs.‘Dirty Little Secrets of a Herb Garden’ is an informative yet entertaining look into the more unusual aspects of the herb plant world. The text is accompanied by attractive,contemporary photos and offers a unique insight into some lesser known herbs;including ones that many may regard as weeds.
How-To Home Soil Tests: 10 DIY Tests For Texture, pH, Drainage, Earthworms & More
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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. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(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.
Vegetable Growing Made Easy - Growing Vegetables in Your Organic Garden
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Why are so many people growing their own vegetables in their backyards, windowsills, and on any available patch of land near their homes? That is because they have understood the value of freshly grown vegetables, picked by one, after one has spent time, and energy in growing them.
Organic Kitchen Gardening Made Easy - Growing Vegetables for Pleasure and Profit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Voltaire once said “Happy is the man who has his own garden and true contentment is when he grows things in it.” Having your own garden may not be possible for many of us today busy in the rat race of the 21st century. Nevertheless, there are still many people fortunate enough to have open land outside their houses where they can make their own flower gardens or kitchen gardens.
Introduction to Cherries - Growing Cherries
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
The fruit we know as cherries is not a berry but a drupe or a fruit with a stone. Cherries basically started out as a wild Cherry in Central Asia, America and Europe. In Japanese myth and culture the cherry refer to cherry trees and cherry blossom.
Introduction to Strawberries - Growing Strawberries for Pleasure and Profit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Nobody knows when the attractive Woodland plant known to the world as strawberries decided to leave the edges of the wood lands and invade the gardens of human beings.
Rot That Stuff! - Learning How to Compost Organically
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Ages ago, when nobody knew anything about artificial fertilizers, gardeners knew one natural truth – natural products from the land when plowed back to the land made the soil richer and more productive.
Introduction to Growing Roses - Roses for Pleasure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
I was just wondering why gardeners are so fascinated by roses, that they want some rose shrubs in their garden. Well, there is historical and mythological precedent for the popularity of roses. In ancient and classical times, the rose was considered to be a symbol of love and Aphrodite was always seen surrounded by roses in her temples.
A Beginner's Guide to Apples - Planting - Growing - Harvesting - Preserving - Preparing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
For all of those who have grown up on the aphorism of an apple a day keeps the doctor away, they are not going to find it surprising that since ancient times, Apples have been considered to be The Fruit of the Gods. Norse gods were given a daily diet of apples in order to help them keep their youth and beauty by the goddess Edda.
Weekend Homesteader: April
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Price: Free! Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The second edition of the popular Weekend Homesteader series includes exciting, short projects that you can use to dip your toes into the vast ocean of homesteading without getting overwhelmed. If you need to fit homesteading into a few hours each weekend and would like to have fun while doing it, these projects will be right up your alley.
Simply Vegetable Gardening Simple Organic Gardening Tips for the Beginning Gardener
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
With food prices on the rise, more of us are starting a vegetable garden for the first time in history. This guide shows how you can learn to start an organic vegetable garden using easy to grow vegetables that extend your harvest from early spring until the snow flies in winter.
The Naturally Bug-Free Garden
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(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.
Vegetable Gardening for Beginners
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
A hands-on guide to the ins and outs of raising and using vegetables. Want to grow your own? Nothing beats the taste of vegetables from a home garden, and with Vegetable Gardening for Beginners it's never been easier. With many varieties of vegetables to choose from, eating delicious, just-picked produce is a snap.
Introduction to Perennials and Bulbs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Why are perennial plants so popular in the garden? For a gardener, this is an affirmation that he is a serious gardener, and he intends to have so many plants growing in his garden, that it will never look bare and empty. The word perennial is of course not going to refer just to perennials with which you make your hedges or fill in your beds, but also to trees and shrubs.
Introduction to Garden Borders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
No one knows which creative gardener decided to line the borders of his flower beds with plants of a different contrasting color and how many millenniums ago. Nevertheless, even unto the 20th century, any well-kept garden which you visit is going to have a number of borders and hedges placed in the garden to add style to the visual appeal.
Spectacular Orchids - The Basics Of Growing Your Own Orchids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
This book is written for the first time orchid owner…. I will endeavor to impart some basic orchid facts and growing tips. After reading this book you should be able to keep your orchid flourishing and flowering consistently. The more orchids you grow the easier it will become…. Once you have been successful at growing orchids, you should know that you will be hooked forever…..
A Beginner's Guide to Rock Gardens
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Rock gardens have been part of landscaping and gardening lore for millenniums. In the East Japanese rock gardens or Zen gardens have been places where people could meditate in serene and harmonious surroundings.
A Beginner's Guide to Annuals and Biennials - Essential guide for A Beautiful Garden
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
There are far too many people out there who are under the impression that you cannot have a beautiful garden without spending huge amounts of money. That is so not true. A little bit of planning and this fallacy is going to fall to pieces by the wayside. Those who are grown annuals for years are going to give this statement the lie gladly.