Название: Climate-Wise Landscaping: Practical Actions for a Sustainable Future, 2nd Edition Автор: Sue Reed, Ginny Stibolt Издательство: University Press of Florida Год: 2023 Формат: EPUB Размер: 63 Мб Язык: английский / English
Predictions about future effects of climate change range from mild to dire—but we’re already seeing warmer winters, hotter summers, and more extreme storms. Proposed solutions often seem expensive and complex and can leave us as individuals at a loss, wondering what, if anything, can be done. Sue Reed and Ginny Stibolt offer a rallying cry in response—instead of wringing our hands, let's roll up our sleeves. Based on decades of the authors' experience, this book is packed with simple, practical steps anyone can take to beautify any landscape or garden, while helping protect the planet and the species that call it home. Topics include: Working actively to shrink our carbon footprint through mindful landscaping and gardening Creating cleaner air and water Maximizing resource efficiency Supporting birds, butterflies, pollinators, and other wildlife. As climate change continues to intensify around the globe, the information in this second edition of Climate-Wise Landscaping is needed now more than ever. This book is the ideal tool for homeowners, gardeners, and landscape professionals who want to be part of the solution to climate change.
Название: The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Perennials Автор: Richard Wilford Издательство: Frances Lincoln Год: 2023 Формат: EPUB Размер: 25 Мб Язык: английский / English
Perennials are amongst the most widely used garden staples. They are the largest group of garden plants and offer magnificent diversity for every location from sun to shade. This guide is a perfect mix of practical and giftable gardening reference for the entry level enthusiast who wants to find out more about perennials and wants to grow them successfully. Combining the authority and expertise of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew with beautiful artworks and practical advice, this is a giftable hardback for enthusiasts and beginners. Packed with information and inspiration, it covers a range of plants as well as vital information on soil, light and maintenance. Every plant’s needs are revealed so readers can succeed with 50 specimens and 12 easy to follow projects.
Название: Composting Techniques: For home, the allotment or a community garden Автор: Rod Weston Издательство: The Crowood Press Год: 2023 Формат: EPUB Размер: 146 Мб Язык: английский / English
It is widely accepted that composting benefits both the environment and the garden, as a means of reducing waste while contributing to a healthy soil. This practical guide offers a host of composting techniques for the home, allotment and community gardener, as well as indoor and balcony composting for those without access to a garden. It explains the processes behind aerobic composting and anaerobic fermentation, and the conditions necessary to compost effectively without mess or smell.
Название: Gardening with Heirloom Seeds: Tried-and-True Flowers, Fruits, and Vegetables for a New Generation Автор: Lynn Coulter Издательство: Storey Publishing Год: 2006 Формат: epub Страниц: 239 Размер: 17,3 МБ Язык: English
Heirloom seeds are more than the promise of next summer's crookneck squash or jewel-colored zinnias. They're living antiques handed down from one generation to the next, a rich inheritance of flavor and beauty from long ago and, often, far away. They are sometimes better adapted to pests and harsh conditions than many modern varieties and often simply smell or taste better. Gardening with Heirloom Seeds serves as a resource for gardeners, cooks, and plant lovers of all levels of expertise who want to know more about finding, sharing, and propagating the seeds of heirloom flowers, fruits, and vegetables.
Название: Practical Permaculture for Home Landscapes, Your Community, and the Whole Earth Автор: Jessi Bloom, Dave Boehnlein Издательство: Timber Press Год: 2015 Формат: EPUB Размер: 66 Мб Язык: английский / English
Permaculture is more popular than ever, but it can still be a daunting concept. If you are new to permaculture and interested in learning more, Practical Permaculture offers authoritative, in-depth, and hands-on advice for a more holistic approach to sustainable living. Jessi Bloom and Dave Boehnlein, two dynamic leaders in the permaculture community, explain the basics of permaculture, share their design process, and explore various permaculture systems including soil, water, waste, energy, shelter, food and plants, and animals and wildlife. They also profile the fifty most useful plants for permaculture landscapes.
Название: Юные свиноводы Автор: Улицкий М.Б. Издательство: М.: Молодая гвардия Год: 1931 Cтраниц: 98 с.: ил. Формат: pdf Размер: 11 мб Язык: русский
Все вы, ребята, знаете, что пища, которую мы употребляем, бывает различная. Если питаться преимущественно картофелем, хлебом, овощами, то эта пища не накопляет большого запаса силы в теле. Наоборот, питание, которое включает в свой состав также и мясо, дает возможность выполнять успешнее более тяжелую работу. Поэтому нужно стремиться, чтобы в пище рабочего и крестьянина мяса было достаточно.
Название: The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer, Revised Edition: How to Produce High-Quality Herbs on a Market Scale Автор: Jeff Carpenter, Melanie Carpenter Издательство: Chelsea Green Publishing Год: 2023 Формат: EPUB Размер: 101 Мб Язык: английский / English
In the first edition of The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer, authors Jeff and Melanie Carpenter presented a comprehensive seed-to-bottle guide for aspiring and experienced growers alike, from basic business considerations to planting and propagation to creating value-added products. Now they’re back with a revised and updated edition, sharing the lessons they’ve learned throughout their twenty-five years of operating a medicinal herb farm that prizes quality over quantity. The Carpenters make the case that growing organic medicinal herbs is not only viable and profitable, but also an important step for improving the ecological health of farmland, taking pressure off of wild medicinal plant populations, and increasing biodiversity. While local foodways are more often the focus of attention, local medicine ways are equally critical and in need of restoration.
Название: The Science of Animal Agriculture, 5th Edition Автор: Ray V. Herren Издательство: Cengage Learning Год: 2018 Формат: PDF Размер: 197 Мб Язык: английский / English
Presenting up-to-date information in a highly visual, reader-friendly manner, THE SCIENCE OF ANIMAL AGRICULTURE, Fifth Edition, provides a thorough introduction to basic science concepts involved in the production of agricultural animals. By combining scientific principles with practical applications, this proven resource clearly demonstrates how science and agriculture are integrally related. The text covers biological processes of agricultural animals--including reproduction, growth and development, and animal behavior--as well as concerns associated with production, such as nutrition, disease, and even the latest in animal biotechnology. The author also addresses key issues such as animal welfare, consumer concerns, and environmental considerations, offering students further insights into today's agricultural industry.
Название: Organic Gardening For Dummies,2nd Edition Автор: Ann Whitman, Suzanne DeJohn, The National Gardening Association Издательство: For Dummies Год: 2009 Формат: pdf Страниц: 388 Размер: 11,1 МБ Язык: English
I was looking for a something to help answer those basic, burning questions about organic gardening. This book does that. Its great to have on hand to refer to from time to time.
Название: Old Man's Garden: The History and Lore of Southern Alberta Wildflowers Автор: Annora Brown Издательство: Rocky Mountain Books Год: 2020 Формат: EPUB Размер: 15 Мб Язык: английский / English
Originally published in 1954, Annora Brown’s Old Man’s Garden is a Canadian classic that tells the story of Southern Alberta’s native plants and wildflowers through art and in consideration of Indigenous traditional knowledge from the region. Accompanying the new RMB edition of Old Man’s Garden, Sidney Black of Fort Macleod, the Indigenous Anglican Bishop for Treaty 7, provides his own commentary about Annora’s art and writing in relation to the Blackfoot, while independent art curator Mary-Beth Laviolette broadens the story about the artist’s contribution to Canadian art. Also included in this new edition are full-colour images of Annora’s later paintings of Blackfoot lodges (tipis) and regalia, the dramatic landscape of the Oldman RIver region such as Waterton National Park, and her abiding, lifelong regard for the flora of her homeland.