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How to Grow Food in Your Polytunnel: All Year Round
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Название: How to Grow Food in Your Polytunnel: All Year Round
Автор: Mark Gatter, Andy McKee
Издательство:
Год: 2010
Формат: EPUB
Размер: 11 Мб
Язык: английский / English

With all the information you need to use your polytunnel to its full potential, this book shows make the most of this precious covered space. It includes a detailed crop-by-crop guide to the growing year, dedicated chapters on growing for each season, and a sowing and harvesting calendar to help with planning. You'll be harvesting fresh crops all year round—sweet potatoes and late celery in November; winter radish, baby carrots, and celeriac in early February; and salad leaves right through the winter. Even during the “hungry gap” you'll have a choice of new potatoes, pak choi, peas, tender cabbages, beetroot, and more with the help of this essential guide.


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Herbal Houseplants: Grow beautiful herbs - indoors! For flavor, fragrance, and fun
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Название: Herbal Houseplants: Grow beautiful herbs - indoors! For flavor, fragrance, and fun
Автор: Susan Betz
Издательство: Cool Springs Press
Год: 2021
Формат: EPUB
Размер: 10 Мб
Язык: английский / English

Hey, houseplant lovers: Are you ready to up your growing game? Whether your green thumb is weathered and worn or shiny and new, get ready to branch out and step into the world of growing your own herbs—indoors! There’s no better place to start this adventure than with Herbal Houseplants. Inside the beautifully illustrated pages, author and expert herbalist Susan Betz lets you in on a little secret: Herbs make great houseplants. And, you don’t need fancy grow lights, expensive potting soil, or high-end equipment to grow them. All you need is a sunny windowsill and the right plant. Learn which herbs perform best as houseplants, how to care for them, and even how to harvest and use your homegrown herbs for culinary creations, household cleaning products, herbal teas, handmade crafts, and more.


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Living the Country Dream
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Название: Living the Country Dream
Автор: Bella Ivins and Nick Ivins
Издательство: Ryland Peters & Small
Год: 2021
Формат: EPUB
Размер: 59 Мб
Язык: английский / English

In Living the Country Dream, Nick and Bella Ivins provide all the knowledge necessary for anyone thinking of embracing a self-sustaining lifestyle and farming their own plot. Starting with the Kitchen Garden, Nick and Bella Ivins discuss designing and planning a plot and choosing and planting crops, while in The Orchard, they explain how to plant fruit trees. Animals covers livestock—bees, poultry, lambs, and pigs—while The Garden shows how to plant a wildflower meadow, a woodland, and even a nuttery. The Outbuildings takes a closer look at the barn, the woodyard, the workshop, and the store. And finally, in The Farmhouse, Nick and Bella welcome us to the place where produce is preserved, bread is baked, and dairy products are produced. Other sections address green housekeeping with natural products. Whether you want to move towards self-sufficiency in the city, the country, or the suburbs, Living the Country Dream puts your dream within reach.


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Modern Pioneering: More Than 150 Recipes, Projects, and Skills for a Self-Sufficient Life
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Название: Modern Pioneering: More Than 150 Recipes, Projects, and Skills for a Self-Sufficient Life
Автор: Georgia Pellegrini
Издательство: Clarkson Potter
Год: 2014
Формат: EPUB
Размер: 89 Мб
Язык: английский / English

A cookbook and backyard gardening and homesteading guide for women who want to grow food efficiently, cook seasonal recipes, or even try foraging, camping, and living off the land. Georgia Pellegrini, outdoor adventurer and chef, helps you roll up your sleeves and tap into your pioneer spirit. Grow a small-space garden and preserve a little deliciousness for the cold months; assemble the makings of a self-sufficient pantry; learn to navigate without a compass for your next camping trip; or even forage for plants that give you energy. Whether you’re a full-time homesteader, a weekend farmer’s market devoté, or anyone looking to do more by hand, this overflowing resource will help you hone new skills in the kitchen, garden, and great outdoors.


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Garden Accessories: Designing With Collectibles, Planters, Fountains & More
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Название: Garden Accessories: Designing With Collectibles, Planters, Fountains & More
Автор: Teri Dunn
Издательство: Metro Books
ISBN: 158663030X
Год: 2000
Формат: PDF
Страниц: 292
Размер: 100 MB
Язык: English

"Living in a cottage"...does the very thought inspire you? Turn the pages and picture yourself in today's cottage living. Head for the seacoast: a Cape Cod perched on an ocean bluff, or a quaint Gothic-Revival basking in island breezes. Then sample lakeside living, in a board-and-batten cabin or a contemporary rustic lodge. Experience the spacious skies of a country meadow, in an American farmhouse on a country road, a French stone chaumiere, or an English thatched-roof cottage. Then try an Adirondack mountain log home, or Swiss Alpine chalet. Alongside the entrancing photos, you'll see how to choose a setting and a style, then design, build, and furnish it. Helpful tips show how to decorate for comfort and personal expression. Don't miss the outdoor living ideas for screened rooms, porches, and decks. Even if you live in a city, you can bring the romance of cottage spirit to your life.


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Экологическое садоводство
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Название: Экологическое садоводство
Автор: Починюк О.П.
Издательство: Феникс
Год: 2006
Cтраниц: 250
Формат: pdf
Размер: 100 мб
Язык: русский

Экологическое садоводство — термин сравнительно новый. Хотя в большинстве развитых стран Organic (там употребляется именно это определение — выращенный без химикатов) он известен вот уже полвека. Иными словами, сегодня садоводы и все те, кто любит заниматься зелеными насаждениями, стремятся обустроить не просто садовый или просто зеленый участок, а своеобразную "территорию чистоты".


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Black & Decker Sheds, Gazebos & Outbuildings: 8 Projects with Plans & Instructions
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Название: Black & Decker Sheds, Gazebos & Outbuildings: 8 Projects with Plans & Instructions
Автор: Phil Schmidt
Издательство: Creative Pub
ISBN: 1589230086
Год: 2002
Формат: PDF
Страниц: 130
Размер: 102 MB
Язык: English

This Black & Decker Home Improvement Library title delivers complete plans for 8 versatile buildings for the landscape. Unlike commercial plans and other books, readers will find detailed step-by-step instructions with full-color photos and illustrations. The opening section summarizes the building code basics of outdoor structures and gives a detailed overview of the construction process, from building foundations to applying finishes. Featured projects include - Basic Shed, Lawn-tractor Garage, Timber-frame Garden Shed, Victorian Gazebo, Playhouse, Firewood Shed, Garbage Shed, and Lean-to Tool Bin. Each project includes architectural plans, step-by-step instructions, and a complete materials list.


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Balinese Gardens
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Название: Balinese Gardens
Автор: William Warren
Издательство: Periplus Editions
Год: 2012
Формат: EPUB
Размер: 26 Мб
Язык: английский / English

This beautiful gardening book—full of lush photographs and insightful commentary—will surely give readers some new ideas for their home landscaping projects or Bali travel plans. Born of volcanic eruptions many eons ago, Bali is still in the throes of creation as man and nature continue to transform its landscapes. Balinese Gardens presents a unique portrait of the lush volcanic landscapes and gardens found on this magical isle—gardens which are further enhanced by traditional ornamental sculptures, tranquil ponds, fountains and sacred springs. Landscape gardener and author William Warren introduces Bali and examines the effect its landscapes have had upon notable visitors over the past century. Specialists in Balinese ecology and culture then provide a broad overview of the island's geography and plant life, including some fascinating insights into the role of nature in Balinese culture.


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Perfect Pots for Small Spaces: 20 creative container gardening projects
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Название: Perfect Pots for Small Spaces: 20 creative container gardening projects
Автор: George Carter
Издательство: CICO Books
Год: 2021
Формат: EPUB
Размер: 14 Мб
Язык: английский / English

Combining inspiration with practicality, Perfect Pots for Small Spaces offers 20 exciting projects, each simple enough to complete in a weekend. Containers come in all sorts of materials, sizes and shapes, and can be used to enhance any outdoor space, from a small terrace to a large garden. In this highly informative and superbly illustrated book, award-winning gardener George Carter explains how to make the most of them. Divided into four sections – on terra cotta, masonry, metal and wood – it has step-by-step instructions and ideas for seasonal planting plans that make container gardening accessible to all. Among the imaginative projects are painted pots, a wirework hanging basket, a rustic window box, a trough with trellis screen, a wooden obelisk and a painted galvanised washtub. The projects are complemented by a plant directory, information on care and maintenance of containers and plants and an extensive list of resources.


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Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden: A Natural Approach to Pest Control
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Название: Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden: A Natural Approach to Pest Control
Автор: Jessica Walliser
Издательство: Timber Press
Год: 2013
Формат: EPUB
Размер: 10 Мб
Язык: английский / English

Say goodbye to common pests like spider mites, aphids, and leafhoppers just by planting a beautiful garden full of the right flowers and herbs! In Attracting Beneficial Bugs, organic gardening expert Jessica Walliser provides an accessible guide to selecting, placing, and caring for plants that will invite beneficial insects into your garden to do the dirty work of pest control for you. You’ll learn which plants lure in pest-eating predators and how to design a beautiful garden that provides for these beneficial bugs throughout the year.


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