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A celebrated teacher has gathered the tried-and-true techniques used by sculptors and folk artists, and tailored them for low-tech surroundings. Work with molds; form over armatures; model or carve with concrete; and treat concrete surfaces with mosaics, embedded objects, incising, and coloring. For dazzling outdoor embellishments, craft a Birdbath, Little Lady Fountain, and more. Twenty-five projects in all.

Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world. In her wise and elegant new book, Jane Goodall blends her experience in nature with her enthusiasm for botany to give readers a deeper understanding of the world around us. Long before her work with chimpanzees, Goodall's passion for the natural world sprouted in the backyard of her childhood home in England, where she climbed... more...

HOBBY FARM addresses every aspect of getting started and developing, including: * Tools of the trade from farm vehicles (tractors, trucks, composters) to handcarts, hand and electric tools * Gardening from selection of the site, quality of soil, fertilizing and pH adjustment, planting, methods of propagation and controlling pests * Selecting and raising farm animals, including how to figure out how they to feed and nourish, creating quality pastures,... more...

Homesteading From Scratch is for people who want to do things differently—the type of people who want to eat real food, grow herbs, make cheese, raise baby animals, hunt mushrooms, pick blackberries, unschool their children, can jelly, ferment kraut, farm organically, connect to nature, live intentionally, and more. Guiding readers from desire to full-blown off-the-grid living—and everything in between—this book covers farming,... more...

Revised and updated. Hydroponics for the Home Gardener is an easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to growing organic, healthy vegetable, herbs and house plants without soil. Clearly illustrated with black and white line drawings, the book covers every aspect of home hydroponic gardening including: Building a hydroponic system versus buying a kit Plant propagation and indoor pollination Outdoor hydroponics, recipes, and much... more...


When first published nearly 30 years ago, Gardening with Perennials Month by Month sparked a renaissance of perennial plants in American gardens, a trend that continues to this day. The revised and expanded second edition describes the monthly blooming schedules and growing requirements of virtually every type of garden perennial. Over 700 species are documented, with over 400 lavish color photos. Providing a wealth of practical information to both the... more...

Plan your plot and put something home-grown on the table 365 days a year From growing vegetables and plants to herbs and fruit, Grow Something to Eat Everyday is the ultimate grow-to-eat manual with simple, comprehensive tips and advice on what to grow when - in a handy month-by-month format. An opener gallery shows you what to grow for each month as well as what is ready for eating with extra tips on storing and preserving. Worried about the winter... more...

Shameless shortcuts for a great garden super-fast Love being in the garden but not keen on spending the whole weekend making it look perfect? If so, then 30 Minute Gardening is just the book you've been looking for. This will have you sitting down enjoying a drink on the patio after just 30 minutes of stress-free, guilt-free gardening. Packed full of shameless shortcuts and practical tips and ideas that have instant impact, all the know-how is broken... more...

The lung and its contiguous structures are commonly involved in several of the rheumatic diseases (Table 1), either by direct manifestation of disease or as a secondary effect from infection or complications of therapy. In this chapter, we detail the various pulmonary manifestations of the major rheu matological conditions. The common symptoms of pulmonary diseases and how frequently they are implicated in rheumatic disorders are review ed. In... more...

Collected here are stunning photographs of the National Trust’s idiosyncratic gardens, accompanied by a light text meditating on the magic of the secret garden, and bringing in fascinating historical and botanical details. This book includes secret mazes, hidden corners, walled gardens, lost gardens, gardens that are only open one day a year, follies, orchards, dens, memorials, strange statues, stumperies, huts, ice houses, wendy... more...