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Potted Plant Culture - Essential Guide for Potting Plants Successfully
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Once upon a time, human beings were fortunate enough to have huge rolling miles of land in which to build their gardens and to cultivate their farms. However, in the last two millenniums of civilization, the wide-open spaces have become congested into concrete jungles and the open gardens have been shrunk into pocket handkerchiefs – sized backyards.
Essential Guide to Orchids - Growing Orchids for Pleasure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
The moment you hear the word “orchid”, you have an immediate vision of an exotic exquisite flower being presented to a dainty young maiden, getting ready for her first prom. This particular word has become synonymous with grace, class, and luxury. And they are not as rare as they are supposed to be, even if they come in the “expensive desirable item” category.
Memory Gardens: Botanical Tributes to Celebrate our Loved Ones
Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Memory Gardens share what you need to know to create your own memory garden memorial. Included is a list of plants for your garden and their symbolic meanings. A list of various memorial symbols gives different ways to add tributes. Basic plant information for all of the memory garden plants follows, including the common name, botanical name, height, zone and sun and water requirements.
Growing Succulents Indoors
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Growing Succulents Indoors is full of beautiful photos and information on how to grow succulents indoors. It covers all aspects of growing succulents indoors including: watering, soil, sunlight, temperature, pests/problems and selecting a container.
Propagating Succulents
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Propagating Succulents provides you with a basic understanding of propagating succulents and has over 50 beautiful photos. The book has three sections: propagating succulents from leaves, propagating succulents from cuttings, and fun projects with succulents.
Growing Deep-Rooted Vegetables In Your Organic Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Deep-rooted vegetables have been grown by gardeners for millenniums, because they know that there is going to be a next advantage of having a deep-rooted vegetables’ harvest. Not only is it going to be bountiful, but the treatment done to the soil during this growing process is going to enrich it manifold.
Tips for Backyard Gardening - Making the Best Use of Limited Land
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
. Do you wish you knew something a little bit more, yet different, about the wondrous 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
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.
Vegetable Growing Made Easy - Growing Vegetables in Your Organic Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, 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
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.