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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: 6,680. 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.
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.
Permaculture Chicken: Incubation Handbook
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 18,720. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
(5.00 from 1 review)
Permaculture Chicken: Incubation Handbook walks beginners through perfecting the incubating and hatching process so they can enjoy the exhilaration of the hatch without the angst of dead chicks. 92 full color photos bring incubation to life, while charts, diagrams, and tables provide the data you need to accomplish a hatch rate of 85% or more. Hatch healthy homegrown chicks!
Just Kidding: Stories and Reflections on Goats Giving Birth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
Since 2006, Deborah Niemann has been chronicling the births of goats on Antiquity Oaks Farm. In this ebook, she retells some of those stories and honestly discusses what went well and what didn't, what should have been done differently and what would not have mattered. You'll read 17 stories of goat births, from normal to tragic, including two c-sections.
The Canine Kitchen: A Guide to Cooking Healthy Meals for Your Dog
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Courses & dishes / general
It’s quick and easy to cook healthy meals for your dog. All you need are some basic ingredients and a little planning. In this guide, I'll take you through the steps from start to finish. You'll wonder why you hadn't started sooner!
More than a Granny - 20 Versatile Crochet Square Patterns US Version
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
US Version. Crochet is so much more than the traditional Granny Square. In this book, you'll find 20 versatile 6" crochet square patterns you can use to create modern, colourful crochet creations you and your family will love. As well as detailed patterns, the book has an extensive stitch dictionary with links to videos by the author to ensure your success. (UK Version also available)
A Potter's Garden - An Artist's Approach To Creative Garden-Making
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Robin Hopper is an internationally recognized potter, teacher, author, consultant, arts activist and garden designer. This book on his award-winning garden (voted one of the top ten in Canada) is about creative garden-making and is the story of a very personal garden and its development through the eyes and mind of an artist. Note: for optimal image-viewing, the book is best viewed as a PDF.
Fachadas de Casas - Planificación, restauración y construcción
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012 and represented by Editorial Universus. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
FACHADAS DE CASAS ha sido diseñado para ayudar a dueños de viviendas y constructores a encontrar el diseño y funcionalidad que su fachada necesita.
Alternative Stirling Engines For Free Energy Applications And How To Go About Building Them And Using Them To Generate Electricity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
This book describes the basics of the Stirling engine, as well as some of the most promising alternative models, how to go about building them and how they can be used to generate power for home use.
Get On Your Horse: Curing Mounting Problems
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,050. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Teach your horse to show respect, to move to the mounting block, to lunge, and to stand rock solid with this 5-Day guide featuring the methods of John Lyons. Your horse will stand there politely, and fellow riders will have new and positive impressions of your skills as a horseman. This is your roadmap to stopping an annoying and dangerous habit. With additional training for added insight.
A Wind Turbine Recipe Book 2014 English Units Edtion
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
For the first time the Wind Turbine Recipe Book is available for North American readers (using inches and AWG wires) in ebook format. The Recipe Book covers all aspects of building wind turbines in a range of sizes. These proven designs combine simplicity with efficiency and reliability. These turbines are used to all over the world to provide electricity using local manufacture.
What I'd Teach Your Horse
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 8. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
If you broke your horse to saddle and rode it for the first time today, this book is where you'd start tomorrow. Likewise, if you have an older horse that needs re-training, you'd start here. This book is a roadmap to building the foundation every horse needs, regardless of age, breed or background, regardless the type of riding for which it will eventually be used.
More than a Granny - 20 Versatile Crochet Square Patterns UK Version
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,990. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
UK Version. Crochet is so much more than the traditional Granny Square. In this book, you'll find 20 versatile 6" crochet square patterns you can use to create modern, colourful crochet creations you and your family will love. As well as detailed patterns, the book has an extensive stitch dictionary with links to videos by the author to ensure your success. (US Version also available)
The Bunny Lover's Complete Guide To House Rabbits
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 1 review)
With easy-to-understand information; insight gained from personal experience; dozens of photos; and step-by-step instructions on everything from how to properly house and feed your bunny to litter-box training to finding the right vet to socializing your bun and beyond, this book will become your single, most-powerful reference tool to help you successfully and happily live with your house rabbit.
Learning From Bees: a philosophy of natural beekeeping
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A collection of short essays on bees and beekeeping by the author of The Barefoot Beekeeper.
Dog Have Mercy
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Series: Golden Retriever Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the 6th golden retriever mystery, Christmas approaches and reformed hacker Steve Levitan tries to help a fellow ex-con now working at the vet’s office in Stewart’s Crossing. His curiosity, & the crime-solving instincts of his golden retriever, Rochester, kick in when liquid potassium ampoules are stolen from the vet and Steve’s new friend is a suspect in the theft -- and in a series of deaths.
Wild Colour A Handbook of Vegetable and Lichen Dye Recipes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Natural dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants, invertebrates, or minerals. The majority of natural dyes are vegetable dyes from plant sources –roots, berries, bark, leaves, and wood — and other organic sources such as fungi and lichens. This book is all about rediscovering those lost colours and using them to help a create better world, simply because they do not contain harmful chemicals
Round Penning: First Steps to Starting a Horse
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,790. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
The changes you can make in the round pen are amazing – but training there is about much more than simply running a horse in circles. There are objective and progressive steps. This guide to the proven methods of John Lyons, shows you exactly what to do, in which specific order, and why. You’ll build a strong foundation on your green horse - or reset the attitude of a more mature horse.
Diccionario Floral - Guía de flores de corte.
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: Spanish. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Interior decorating
Este libro contiene información general de consulta para un florista, como los cuidados básicos en general de las flores de corte, nombres científicos, su presentación a la venta y el clima de origen de algunas flores Es una guía práctica para obtener información de las flores más comunes y sus características principales.
Inspect2Code - Residential Inspection Field Guide
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
A checklist format guides the user through common elements found in residential construction. Chapters begin with foundations and end with a final inspection for a certificate of occupancy. Code reference numbers are found at the end of each inspection item and link to over 380 code sections located within the book.