Tired of tilling your garden? Why till when Mother Nature can do it for you, saving you time and money? Caleb Warnock, self-sufficiency expert andÂ author of the Backyard Renaissance Collection, provides a foolproof method to toss your tiller and have the best garden in the neighborhood. Armed with fifteen reasons you'll never have to till your garden again and still have the bumper crop that will be the envy of Farmer John, No-Till Gardening teaches a better, simpler way to garden.Â Includes: a history of garden tilling; using no-till method to reduce weeds by 90 percent; how to create a self-seeding, no-till garden; how to never purchase fertilizer again; and much more!
In the first book that combines aquaponic lawns, gardens, and vertical gardens, self-sufficiency expert Caleb Warnock provides everything you need to know to create and sustain your perfect aquaponic system."
Learn to identify the butterflies you see, and find out what to plant in your garden so they visit you at home! Butterflies are likely the most popular insects in the entire insect class. With their large, brightly colored wings and beneficial pollinator roles in the ecosystem, it's no wonder they have such a big fan base amongst their human observers. But for anyone who's ever wondered which exact butterfly it is that they're admiring, there's a new resource with all the answers: the Butterflies Backyard Guide. Replete with more than fifty of the most common butterflies in North America, the book is a fully illustrated guide that makes it easy to identify these fragile winged insects. Each butterfly in the book is presented on a two-page spread with images and facts about the butterfly, as well as tips for what gardeners can plant in order to attract that particular butterfly to visit their backyards. Other information provided for each butterfly includes: size, lifespan, habitat, diet, range, predators, and reproduction. Butterflies Backyard Guide is organized by major butterfly type, so readers can easily flip open the guide and zero in on the facts about the specific butterfly they're identifying. Keep this guide close at hand for a quick analysis of the iridescent butterflies you see floating from flower to flower. You'll be pointing out Monarchs, Eastern Tiger Swallowtails, and Common Buckeyes before you know it.
Author: Daniel Franklin Ward
Publisher: Popular Press
Release Date: 1984-01-01
The human-constructed modifications of the environment and landscape examined in the essays collected here have been referred to as everything from piles of junk to the greatest accomplishments of humankind.
Author: Marie Nadine Antol
Release Date: 1995-12-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
A complete guide to medicinal teas from around the world and their amazing healing powers For thousands of years, cultures throughout the world have known the healing power of teas. Tea has been used as a holistic treatment for a host of illnesses, from arthritis to migraines, and is a time-tested all natural path to overall health and wellness. Healing Teas is a complete, easy-to-follow and informative guide, blending together proper methods of preparing teas with the latest scientific research into their homeopathic qualities. Healing Teas also provides a unique A-Z guide to herbs, individual brews, and home remedies. From essiac to kombucha, chamomile to garlic, learn to prepare teas from around the world—and maximize your health. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Covering not only ships that sail the U.S. and the Carribean, this guide also coversthose that cruise Europe and Asia. More than 140 ships from 35 cruise lines are reviewed, in depth, while ports of call sections give essential how to and sightseeing information about the most popular cruise destinations throughout the world.