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Healing Houseplants

Healing Houseplants

By Michelle Polk

  • Release Date: 2018-07-03
  • Genre: Gardening

What if the beautiful plants in your home could also become a part of your health routine? Houseplants add vibrancy to any home or office, but many also have significant health benefits you may not even know about. That aloe plant sitting on your window sill can be used as an ointment for scrapes, bruises, and sunburns. A chamomile plant—with its pretty display of white flowers—might be your cure for restless sleep and anxiety. A lavender plant will make your bathroom smell delightful, and can also be used as a stress re...

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The Homesteader's Herbal Companion

The Homesteader's Herbal Companion

By Amy K. Fewell

  • Release Date: 2018-04-15
  • Genre: Gardening

The Homesteader’s Herbal Companion is a beautiful guide for the modern day homesteader. From learning how to incorporate herbs and essential oils around your home, to learning how to enhance your family’s health and well-being, this book is the go-to guide for those wishing to live a more natural homesteading lifestyle. This book takes readers through the basics of herbalism, including the different types of herbs and the uses for them around the homestead. It also breaks down how herbs are used in tinctures, salves, ess...

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Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement

Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement

By Judith B. Tankard

  • Release Date: 2018-11-27
  • Genre: Gardening

“The ever-alluring Arts and Crafts garden…is profoundly relevant to our 21st-century needs.” —Sam Watters, author of Gardens for a Beautiful America In Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement, landscape scholar Judith B. Tankard surveys the inspirations, characteristics, and development of garden design during this iconic movement. Tankard presents a selection of houses and gardens of the era from Great Britain and North America. With almost 300 illustrations and photographs, and an emphasis on the diversit...

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Farm Gardening with Hints on Cheap Manuring
Score: 3.5
3.5
From 5 Ratings

Farm Gardening with Hints on Cheap Manuring

By Anonymous

  • Release Date: 2011-05-08
  • Genre: Gardening

This book is guide for gardening using cheap methods. and hints/tips are provided in this book about how to use cheap manuring techniques....

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Mindfulness in the Garden

Mindfulness in the Garden

By Zachiah Murray & Jason DeAntonis

  • Release Date: 2012-07-30
  • Genre: Gardening

Mindfulness in the Garden offers simple mindfulness verses (gathas) composed to connect the mind and body and to bring the reader/gardener’s awareness to the details of the present moment as they work in the garden. These gathas are signposts leading to nature, to the present, and ultimately to one’s self through the love and understanding they evoke. The gathas offered with each gardening activity serves to water the seeds of mindfulness within us, and softening and preparing the ground for our ability to be present.Min...

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Grow the Best Tomatoes
Score: 4
4
From 17 Ratings

Grow the Best Tomatoes

By John Page

  • Release Date: 1998-01-10
  • Genre: Gardening

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life....

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