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The $64 Tomato by
A gardener with an existential bent, Alexander gives excellent advice about everything from peaches to leeks, while tackling such questions as What do our gardens tell us about ourselves? Do we get the gardens we deserve?
The Backyard Homestead by
Put your backyard to work! Enjoy fresher, organic, better-tasting food all the time. Grow the vegetables and fruits your family loves.
Recipes from the Root Cellar by
250 delicious recipes, demonstrates how locavores in all parts of North America can eat seasonal produce year-round.
What's Wrong with My Vegetable Garden? by
What's a gardener to do? What's Wrong With My Vegetable Garden? teaches you how to keep your vegetables healthy. What's Wrong With My Vegetable Garden?
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by
In their search for another way to eat and live, they begin to recover what Kingsolver considers our nation's lost appreciation for farms and the natural processes of food production.
American Grown by
Through telling the story of the White House Kitchen Garden, Obama explores how increased access to healthful, affordable food can improve health for families across America with ideas on how to create community and urban gardens.
The Complete Compost Gardening Guide by
The compost and the plants live together from the beginning in a nourishing, organic environment. The authors' bountiful, compost-rich gardens require less digging, weeding, mulching, and even less planting. And here's one of the best parts no more backbreaking slogs from compost bin to garden.
On a Farther Shore by
Carson's books have awakened the world to the heedless contamination of the environment and eventually led to the establishment of the EPA and to the banning of DDT and a host of related pesticides. By drawing frightening parallels between dangerous chemicals and the then-pervasive fallout from nuclear testing. On a Farther Shore reveals a shy yet passionate woman more at home in the natural world than in the literary one that embraced her.
Nature Wars by
This may be hard to believe but it is very likely that more people live in closer proximity to more wild animals, birds and trees in the eastern United States today than anywhere on the planet at any time in history. The result is a mix of people and wildlife that should be an animal-loverand’s dream-come-true but often turns into a sprawl-dwellerand’s nightmare. Nature Wars offers an eye-opening look at how our well-meaning efforts to protect animals allowed wild populations to burgeon out of control, causing damage costing billions, degrading ecosystems, and touching off disputes that divided neighborhoods, polarized communities, and wreaked havoc on local politics.
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