Browsing posts tagged: Gardening
Dig for Victory

It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a home-grown tomato.’ Lewis GrizzardWISE WORDS FOR GARDENERSThe World War Two slogan is still pertinent in these thrifty times as more people than ever are turning to self-sufficiency and growing their own fruit and vegetables. This little compendium is packed with tips and hints on […]

The Joy of Gardening

This pocket-sized miscellany, packed with quirky facts, quotes, handy hints and surprising stories is the perfect pick-me-up for anyone who knows the incomparable joy of gardening.

The Simply Very Hard Plant Quiz Book

This is a plant book like no other. This quiz book has been designed to test your knowledge of plants and their association with the world of literature, popular culture, history, sport, politics as well as the more technical aspects of plants and gardening.In the song ‘One man went to mow’ what is the name […]

The Gardening Quiz Book

Are you a keen gardener? Can you reel off the Latin names for common plants? Are you an expert on famous gardens or do you grow your own fruit and vegetables? To find out how just how much you know about all aspects of gardening why not have a go at the 100 questions in […]

Icelandic Herbs and Their Medicinal Uses

This beautifully illustrated, full-color guide provides everything readers need to know about the medicinal powers of 90 native herbs of Iceland–85 of which also grow in North America. Anna Rosa Robertsdottir describes the history, uses, harvesting, drying, and storage of the plants, and includes a wealth of detailed instructions for their preparation–including infusions, decoctions, tinctures, […]

Home Herbal

This book will give you the knowledge and confidence to use your own herbs to make inexpensive wellbeing and domestic products from your own garden, without the need for costly commercial preparations, and with an eye to the more natural cultivation of useful herbs, in harmony with nature and in tune with our environment. It […]

The Allergy-Fighting Garden

The Groundbreaking Guide to Health-Conscious Gardening  If you are one of the millions of people with allergies or asthma, this totally unique book shows you how to avoid plants that trigger allergies and to create a garden that will actually protect you by trapping pollen and cleaning the air around you. This revolutionary approach combines […]

Rodale’s 21st-Century Herbal

A captivating encyclopedia on using herbs for well-being and all aspects of daily life It turns out that Mother Nature is a brilliant chemist. Our ancestors have used indigenous herbs in daily life for thousands of years due to these plants’ ability to heal and promote good health. Now modern science has identified the compounds […]

Power Plants

A local and natural DIY guide to help you grow yourself healthy.Natural remedies are nature’s gift to us. From alternatives to side-effect ridden prescriptions to solutions that will amplify the effectiveness of a healthy lifestyle, evolving research suggests that plants may have more power than we could ever have imagined. Now two of Canada’s top […]

Easy Organic Gardening and Moon Planting

An essential resource for all Australian and New Zealand gardeners who care about their family’s health and the environmentOrganic gardening leaves your patch of earth in a better condition than when you found it by working with nature rather than against it. A practicable and better alternative to chemical-dependent and environmentally unsustainable cultivation practices, organic […]