Deerproofing Your Yard Garden

Author: Rhonda Massingham Hart
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603421881
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Genre: Gardening

From nibbling on fruit bushes to destroying flower beds, unwanted deer pose a frustrating and challenging obstacle to even the most patient gardeners. Rhonda Massingham Hart provides insights into deer behavior and offers a variety of proven techniques to keep your deer problem under control. Learn how to choose the best fence types, landscape with plants deer detest, make effective homemade repellents, and much more. You’ll have all the information you need to maintain a pristine, deer-free landscape.

Pest Proofing Your Garden

Author: Ruth Harley
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603422857
Release Date: 1997-01-11
Genre: Gardening

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

The Flower Gardener s Bible

Author: Lewis Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603428071
Release Date: 2012-05-04
Genre: Gardening

Create the flower garden of your dreams. This comprehensive guide includes expert advice on everything from choosing an appropriate growing site to maximizing the lifespan of your plants. Charming illustrations and photographs accompany helpful tips on how to improve soil, fight off pests, and make all your flowers bloom with radiant color. Whether you’re a beginning gardener or a seasoned florist, The Flower Gardener’s Bible is a useful resource that will help you keep your garden healthy and beautiful for years to come.

Storey s Basic Country Skills

Author: John Storey
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603427371
Release Date: 2010-11-11
Genre: House & Home

Whether you live on a small suburban lot or have a many acres in the country, this inspiring collection will empower you to increase your self-sufficiently and embrace a more independent lifestyle. A variety of authors share their specialized knowledge and provide practical instructions for basic country skills like preserving vegetables, developing water systems, keeping farm animals, and renovating barns. From sharpening an axe to baking your own bread, you’ll be amazed at the many ways learning traditional skills can enrich your life.

Hobby Farming For Dummies

Author: Theresa A. Husarik
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118052532
Release Date: 2011-04-04
Genre: House & Home

Do you long for the country life? Hobby Farming For Dummies is a practical guide that will show you how to handle all the basics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops to raising livestock and managing your property. You'll see how to decide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities, select plants, and protect your investment. It's all you need to dig in and start growing! You’ll get a real idea of what it really means to jump from your current lifestyle to a life farming in the countryside. You’ll get the information you need to decide if the farming lifestyle is right for you and your personality. You’ll learn everything you need to know about property and how to access a power supply. You’ll get practical advice on which animals would work best for your farm and you’ll learn how to acquire them and what you need to know about caring for them properly. You’ll get help with all of the major decisions like whether you’re better off with subsistence farming or a more ambitious project. Find out how to: Make from change to a farm lifestyle Get along with your neighbors Find and buy rural properties Select and maintain equipment Raise and care for animals Use and preserve food items Avoid common farming pitfalls Choose plans for your farm Complete with lists of the ten unique opportunities for fun and the top ten misconceptions about farm living, Hobby Farming For Dummies will help you discover how you can live the simple life.

Fine Gardening

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924094750290
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Landscape gardening


The Dirt Cheap Green Thumb

Author: Rhonda Massingham Hart
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603426664
Release Date: 2009-09-30
Genre: Gardening

Discover how frugal gardening can lead to fantastic results! Rhonda Massingham Hart provides practical, time-tested tips that stretch your dollar even as they yield beautiful, bountiful plants. From starting seeds to preserving produce, Hart’s advice ensures that you won’t waste time and money while growing your own vegetables, flowers, houseplants, or landscape foliage. Perfect for thrifty gardeners of all levels, The Dirt-Cheap Green Thumb covers everything you want to grow, indoors and out.

Dirt cheap Gardening

Author: Rhonda Massingham Hart
Publisher: Storey Books
ISBN: 0882668986
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Gardening

Tells how to save money on gardening tools and plants, and shares tips on low-cost landscaping.

Using Beneficial Insects

Author: Rhonda Massingham Hart
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603426053
Release Date: 1991-01-05
Genre: Gardening

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Long Lasting Hanging Plants

Author: Rhonda Massingham Hart
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603426107
Release Date: 1996-01-01
Genre: Gardening

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Tips for Dirt Cheap Gardening

Author: Rhonda Massingham Hart
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603426121
Release Date: 1996-01-12
Genre: Gardening

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.