Stone Mulching in the Garden

Stone Mulching in the Garden
Author: Jerome Irving Rodale
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 164
Release: 1949
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: CORNELL:31924003377458
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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A Way to Garden

A Way to Garden
Author: Margaret Roach
Publsiher: Timber Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2019-04-30
ISBN 10: 1604698772
ISBN 13: 9781604698770
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Way to Garden Book Review:

“A Way to Garden prods us toward that ineffable place where we feel we belong; it’s a guide to living both in and out of the garden.” —The New York Times Book Review For Margaret Roach, gardening is more than a hobby, it’s a calling. Her unique approach, which she calls “horticultural how-to and woo-woo,” is a blend of vital information you need to memorize and intuitive steps you must simply feel and surrender to. In A Way to Garden, Roach imparts decades of garden wisdom on seasonal gardening, ornamental plants, vegetable gardening, design, gardening for wildlife, organic practices, and much more. She also challenges gardeners to think beyond their garden borders and to consider the ways gardening can enrich the world. Brimming with beautiful photographs of Roach’s own garden, A Way to Garden is practical, inspiring, and a must-have for every passionate gardener.

Growing Good Food

Growing Good Food
Author: Acadia Tucker
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 168
Release: 2019-10
ISBN 10: 9780998862330
ISBN 13: 0998862339
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Growing Good Food Book Review:

A handbook for growing a victory garden when the enemy is global warming Written by regenerative farmer Acadia Tucker, Growing Good Food calls on us to take up regenerative gardening, also known as carbon farming, for the good of the planet. By building carbon-rich soil, even in a backyard-sized patch, we can capture greenhouse gases and mitigate climate change, all while growing nutritious food. To help us get started, and quickly, Tucker draft plans for gardeners who have no space, a little space, or a lot of space. She offers advice on how to prep soil, plant food, and raise the most popular fruits and vegetables using regenerative methods. She shares the gardening tools you need to get started, the top reasons gardens fail and how to fix them, and how to make carbon farming count when the only dirt you have is in pots. The book includes calls to action and insights from leaders in the regenerative movement, including David Montgomery, Gabe Brown, and Tim LaSalle. Aimed at beginners, the book is designed to inspire an uprising of citizen gardeners. Growing Good Food suggests what could happen if more of us saw gardening as a civic duty. By the end of it, you'll know how to grow some really good food and build a healthier world, too. Growing Good Food: A citizen's guide to backyard carbon farming is part of Stone Pier's "Growing Good Food" series. It joins Growing Perennial Foods: A field guide to raising resilient herbs, fruits, and vegetables, also written by Acadia Tucker.

The New Gardener s Handbook

The New Gardener s Handbook
Author: Daryl Beyers
Publsiher: Timber Press
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2020-02-18
ISBN 10: 1604699841
ISBN 13: 9781604699845
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The New Gardener s Handbook Book Review:

“Gardeners just starting out will earn a sense of accomplishment and a good dose of knowledge.” —Booklist Every new gardener has to start somewhere—and the process can be intimidating. Knowing when and what to plant, how to care for the plants once they’re in the ground, and how to keep pests and diseases away is a lot to take on. Luckily, Daryl Beyers—an expert from the New York Botanical Garden—has written what will be a go-to resource for decades to come. The New Gardener’s Handbook is a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of gardening, based on the introductory gardening class that Beyers teaches at NYBG. Readers will learn about soil, plant selection, propagation, planting and mulching, watering and feeding, pruning, and weeds, pests, and diseases. The information applies to both ornamental and edible plants. Featuring inspiring photography and helpful illustrations, The New Gardener’s Handbook gives home gardeners a foundation upon which they can grow, and encourages them to apply the lessons they’ve learned in an intuitive, natural way.

Gaia s Garden

Gaia s Garden
Author: Toby Hemenway
Publsiher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2009-05-19
ISBN 10: 1603582231
ISBN 13: 9781603582230
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Gaia s Garden Book Review:

The first edition of Gaia’s Garden sparked the imagination of America’s home gardeners, introducing permaculture’s central message: Working with Nature, not against her, results in more beautiful, abundant, and forgiving gardens. This extensively revised and expanded second edition broadens the reach and depth of the permaculture approach for urban and suburban growers. Many people mistakenly think that ecological gardening—which involves growing a wide range of edible and other useful plants—can take place only on a large, multiacre scale. As Hemenway demonstrates, it’s fun and easy to create a “backyard ecosystem” by assembling communities of plants that can work cooperatively and perform a variety of functions, including: Building and maintaining soil fertility and structure Catching and conserving water in the landscape Providing habitat for beneficial insects, birds, and animals Growing an edible “forest” that yields seasonal fruits, nuts, and other foods This revised and updated edition also features a new chapter on urban permaculture, designed especially for people in cities and suburbs who have very limited growing space. Whatever size yard or garden you have to work with, you can apply basic permaculture principles to make it more diverse, more natural, more productive, and more beautiful. Best of all, once it’s established, an ecological garden will reduce or eliminate most of the backbreaking work that’s needed to maintain the typical lawn and garden.

Growing Perennial Foods

Growing Perennial Foods
Author: Acadia Tucker
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 126
Release: 2019-02-15
ISBN 10: 9780998862354
ISBN 13: 0998862355
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Growing Perennial Foods Book Review:

Acadia Tucker's long love affair with perennial foods has produced this easy-to-understand guide to growing and harvesting them. A regenerative farmer who is deeply concerned about global warming, Tucker believes there may be no better time to plant these hardy crops. Perennials can weather climate extremes, promote healthy soil, mitigate drought conditions, and thrive without chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Many can be harvested year round. They taste good, pack lots of nutrients, and require little tending. In short, the world is a better place with more perennials in it and this book intends to get us there. Tucker inspires action by first laying the groundwork for tending an organic, regenerative garden. She highlights the 10 steps she recommends gardeners take to help perennial foods thrive. But most of the book is dedicated to profiles of popular perennial herbs, fruit, and vegetables, with explicit instructions on how to plant, grow, and harvest them. Tucker also offers suggestions on how to store and preserve perennials. Growing Perennial Foods is illustrated with dozens of pen & ink drawings and ends with a short chapter on frequently asked questions. And since this is a field guide, each profile gives readers enough space to write in any additional notes. While designed for gardening novices, this book is also for experienced gardeners who want to grow more resilient crops, and could use a little guidance. Growing Perennial Foods is part of our Growing Food book series and a companion guide to Growing Good Food: A Citizen's Guide to Backyard Carbon Farming, which is also written by Acadia Tucker and set to publish in early 2019.

Healthy Soils for Sustainable Gardens

Healthy Soils for Sustainable Gardens
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: 9182736450XXX
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Healthy Soils for Sustainable Gardens Book Review:

Mulch It

Mulch It
Author: Stu Campbell
Publsiher: Storey Publishing
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2012-05-04
ISBN 10: 1603422080
ISBN 13: 9781603422086
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mulch It Book Review:

Weeding. Watering. Soil improvement. Frost and heat protection. Wouldn't it be wonderful if these gardening and landscaping chores could be simplified with one easy method? They can! This book is a reader's guide to the gardener's secret weapon for healthy, carefree and beautiful gardens and landscapes - mulch. Advice on every kind of mulch and on how to use mulches on everything from landscape plantings to vegetable gardens makes this the one book that gives readers everything they need to know to use mulch most effectively.

Real Gardens Grow Natives

Real Gardens Grow Natives
Author: Eileen M Stark
Publsiher: Mountaineers Books
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2014-09-24
ISBN 10: 1594858675
ISBN 13: 9781594858673
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Real Gardens Grow Natives Book Review:

CLICK HERE to download sample native plants from Real Gardens Grow Natives For many people, the most tangible and beneficial impact they can have on the environment is right in their own yard. Aimed at beginning and veteran gardeners alike, Real Gardens Grow Natives is a stunningly photographed guide that helps readers plan, implement, and sustain a retreat at home that reflects the natural world. Gardening with native plants that naturally belong and thrive in the Pacific Northwest’s climate and soil not only nurtures biodiversity, but provides a quintessential Northwest character and beauty to yard and neighborhood! For gardeners and conservationists who lack the time to read through lengthy design books and plant lists or can’t afford a landscape designer, Real Gardens Grow Natives is accessible yet comprehensive and provides the inspiration and clear instruction needed to create and sustain beautiful, functional, and undemanding gardens. With expert knowledge from professional landscape designer Eileen M. Stark, Real Gardens Grow Natives includes: * Detailed profiles of 100 select native plants for the Pacific Northwest west of the Cascades, plus related species, helping make plant choice and placement. * Straightfoward methods to enhance or restore habitat and increase biodiversity * Landscape design guidance for various-sized yards, including sample plans * Ways to integrate natives, edibles, and nonnative ornamentals within your garden * Specific planting procedures and secrets to healthy soil * Techniques for propagating your own native plants * Advice for easy, maintenance using organic methods

The Medicine Wheel Garden

The Medicine Wheel Garden
Author: E. Barrie Kavasch
Publsiher: Bantam
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2008-12-10
ISBN 10: 030748808X
ISBN 13: 9780307488084
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Medicine Wheel Garden Book Review:

The American Indian medicine wheel was an ancient way of creating sacred space and calling forth the healing energies of nature. Now, drawing on a lifetime of study with native healers, herbalist and ethnobotanist E. Barrie Kavasch offers a step-by-step guide to bringing this beautiful tradition into your own life--from vibrantly colorful outdoor circle designs to miniature dish, windowsill, or home altar adaptations. Inside you’ll find: • Planting guides for medicine wheel gardens in every zone, from desert Southwest to northern woodlands • A beautifully illustrated encyclopedia of 50 key healing herbs, including propagation needs, traditional and modern uses, and cautions • Easy-to-follow herbal recipes, from teas and tonics to skin creams and soaps--plus delicious healing foods • Ideas for herbal crafts and ceremonial objects, including smudge sticks, wind horses, prayer ties, and spirit shields • Seasonal rituals, offerings, and meditations to bless and empower your garden and your friends, and much more Practical, beautiful, and inspiring, The Medicine Wheel Garden leads us on a powerful journey to rediscovering the sacred in everyday life as we cultivate our gardens . . . and our souls.

Ecological Gardening

Ecological Gardening
Author: Marjorie Harris
Publsiher: Random House Canada
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2011-02-18
ISBN 10: 0307366650
ISBN 13: 9780307366658
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ecological Gardening Book Review:

Marjorie Harris returns with a completely updated edition of her classic guide to gardening with the environment in mind. In her witty and accessible style, Marjorie Harris – who has been an organic gardener since the 1960s – encourages the Canadian gardener to get back to basics. With information updated for today’s society, Ecological Gardening shows how little use pesticides and chemicals are when making a lush and abundant garden. In 1992, when the book was first published, gardening ecologically was a choice – now, it’s absolutely a matter of proper stewardship. With a society intent on leaving as small a footprint on the earth as possible, there is no better time than now for this important and vital book.

Storey s Basic Country Skills

Storey s Basic Country Skills
Author: John Storey,Martha Storey
Publsiher: Storey Publishing
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2010-11-11
ISBN 10: 1603427376
ISBN 13: 9781603427371
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Storey s Basic Country Skills Book Review:

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.

Passionate Gardening

Passionate Gardening
Author: Lauren Springer,Lauren Springer Ogden
Publsiher: Fulcrum Publishing
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2000
ISBN 10: 9781555913489
ISBN 13: 1555913482
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Passionate Gardening Book Review:

For over a decade, Lauren Springer and Rob Proctor have been good friends and garden writing colleagues. In Passionate Gardening, readers will be entertained, informed, and inspired by the pair's practical wisdom, wit, and tales of perseverance. Gardeners who live in challenging climates where extremes of temperatures, wind, and more are the norm. Garden success depends on on the most appropriate plant selections, the best gardening techniques, and maximizing the seasons. Every subject the authors tackle?from early snows to slugs, from bulbs to botanical Latin?urges readers to make the most of the gardens they tend. Passionate Gardener takes the gardener through the season in a most comprehensive, yet pleasurable and accessible way, as the authors celebrate a diversity of plants for every site and every season. The champion sound, ecologically friendly gardening techniques, from soil and water issues to pest management. They also offer up stories of their horticultural adventures as their personal gardens have evolved, making this lively, information-packed reading with a personal, real touch. Hailed by critics and fellow garden writers as among the top American garden writers of today, Lauren and Rob have translated their shared passion for gardening into gardens that thrive beautifully and into a new book that will raise the spirits, expectations, and results of all those who read it. With its mixture of sparkling essays and lush photographs, Passionate Gardening is an indispensable guide for both budding and seasoned gardeners.

The Garden Primer

The Garden Primer
Author: Barbara Damrosch
Publsiher: Rodale
Total Pages: 673
Release: 2003-01-01
ISBN 10: 9781579548773
ISBN 13: 1579548776
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Garden Primer Book Review:

A 688-page volume jam-packed with practical information, advice, tips, and quirky wisdom, its aim is to teach readers how to garden more simply and successfully.

The New Organic Grower 3rd Edition

The New Organic Grower  3rd Edition
Author: Eliot Coleman
Publsiher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2018-09-26
ISBN 10: 1603588175
ISBN 13: 9781603588171
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The New Organic Grower 3rd Edition Book Review:

The Book that Started the Organic Farming Revolution Since its original publication in 1989, The New Organic Grower has been one of the most important farming books available, with pioneer Eliot Coleman leading the charge in the organic movement in the United States. Now fully illustrated and updated, this 30th Anniversary Edition is a must-have for any agricultural library. Eliot Coleman's books and innovative methods have helped innumerable organic farmers build successful farms in deep accordance with nature. The wisdom in this seminal book holds true even as the modern agricultural canon has grown--in large part due to Coleman's influence as a wise elder with decades of experience. New information has been included in this edition to showcase the new tools and techniques that Eliot has been developing over the last thirty-five years. Inspired by the European intensive growers, The New Organic Grower, 30th Anniversary Edition, offers a very approachable and productive form of farming that has proven to work well for the earth and its stewards for centuries. Gardeners working on 2.5 acres or less will find this book especially useful, as it offers proof that small-scale market growers and serious home gardeners can live good lives close to the land and make a profit at the same time. The New Organic Grower is ideal for young farmers just getting started, or gardeners seeking to expand into a more productive enterprise. New material in this edition includes: Beautiful color photographs throughout, taken by master gardener and author Barbara Damrosch (Eliot's wife and co-farmer) Updated information throughout on how Eliot's practices have changed through his experiments over the years A new section from Damrosch about incorporating flowers on the small farm More information on new tools Eliot has invented that don't appear in any of his other books

Organic Gardening and Farming

Organic Gardening and Farming
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1975
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UCAL:B4481418
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Organic Gardening and Farming Book Review:

Catalog of Copyright Entries Third Series

Catalog of Copyright Entries  Third Series
Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
Publsiher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1978
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105119498553
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Catalog of Copyright Entries Third Series Book Review:

A Year of Roses

A Year of Roses
Author: Stephen Scanniello
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson Inc
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 1591862485
ISBN 13: 9781591862482
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Year of Roses Book Review:

Author Stephen Scanniello has earned an international reputation as a rose scholar. A Year of Roses encompasses his advice and recommendations on how to care for roses throughout the year. It is unique because of Scanniello's expertise on the subject and his approachable style. Includes month-by-month recommendations to properly care for roses. Written for anyone interested in learning the best practices for maintaining beautiful roses, and includes all rose categories. The American Hort. Society named it one of the seven books of 1997 to receive the 1998 American Hort. Society Annual Book Award. This society described the book as: "...special because of its approachability. Scanniello is one of the country's rising rosarians-thoroughly grounded, yet new enough to the game to calm the fears of beginners..."

The New Organic Grower

The New Organic Grower
Author: Eliot Coleman
Publsiher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Total Pages: 340
Release: 1995-10-01
ISBN 10: 160358014X
ISBN 13: 9781603580144
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The New Organic Grower Book Review:

With more than 45,000 sold since 1989, The New Organic Grower has become a modern classic. In this newly revised and expanded edition, master grower Eliot Coleman continues to present the simplest and most sustainable ways of growing top-quality organic vegetables. Coleman updates practical information on marketing the harvest, on small-scale equipment, and on farming and gardening for the long-term health of the soil. The new book is thoroughly updated, and includes all-new chapters such as: Farm-Generated Fertility—how to meet your soil-fertility needs from the resources of your own land, even if manure is not available. The Moveable Feast—how to construct home-garden and commercial-scale greenhouses that can be easily moved to benefit plants and avoid insect and disease build-up. The Winter Garden—how to plant, harvest, and sell hardy salad crops all winter long from unheated or minimally heated greenhouses. Pests—how to find "plant-positive" rather than "pest-negative" solutions by growing healthy, naturally resistant plants. The Information Resource—how and where to learn what you need to know to grow delicious organic vegetables, no matter where you live. Written for the serious gardener or small market farmer, The New Organic Grower proves that, in terms of both efficiency and profitability, smaller can be better.

Tiny Victory Gardens

Tiny Victory Gardens
Author: Acadia Tucker
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 168
Release: 2020-11-15
ISBN 10: 9781734901108
ISBN 13: 1734901101
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tiny Victory Gardens Book Review:

From the author of Growing Good Food, an illustrated guide to how to grow food in pots, containers, and community plots Victory gardening is back in the headlines as more people resolve to grow food for the good of the country, and for themselves too. The trend toward self-reliance is likely to continue as we enter what's projected to be a long recession. People are looking for help on how to grow vegetables, fruits, and herbs in their own backyards, community gardens, and in tight urban spaces, too. After publishing two books on victory gardening, Acadia Tucker has become a recognized expert on the subject. In Tiny Victory Gardens, she shares information on how to participate in the victory gardening movement, even if you don't have a yard. The book, which is grounded in Acadia's regenerative farming expertise, includes step-by-step guidance to finding the right containers, prepping your soil, starting your seedlings, growing plants indoors, and harvesting in a way that keeps indoor crops growing year-round. Acadia describes how it's possible to grow food in a way that's good for the planet even in pots. She explains how to compost in indoor spaces (worms included). She also profiles 15 to 20 starter plants that are easy to grow indoors. Finally, the book includes recipes for canning, preserving, and drying the food you grow. Acadia has published Growing Perennial Foods and Growing Good Food. Mini Victory Gardens is another addition to our Citizen Gardening series, which also includes Lawns Into Meadows, by Owen Wormser.