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reviewed Small Gardens. July 29, 2009
Small Gardens
One of the basic types of housing in the center of Montreal is what's called a triplex here: buildings three stories tall with a flat on each floor. They're big apartments with six to eight rooms. When …
reviewed Bug Bam. July 25, 2009
Bug Bam
I don't know about you, but I cringe when I see moms spraying their children with DEET insect repellent. I practically want to scream at them when they spray it right on their skin. People have this misconception …
reviewed Aquaglobe. July 24, 2009
aquaglobe
So, I bought some Aquaglobes for myself and for a gift to my kids who leave their hanging pots alone for a week at a time. They're a good idea but....   First, I didn't know that they were glass …
reviewed Composting Class by DPW. July 22, 2009
I am not that environmentally conscientious nor do I like to garden.  I really, really can't stand the earthworms -- I used to hop around after the rain to just avoid stepping on the worms.  …
reviewed Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed L.... July 13, 2009
Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Moth
Wicked Plants by Amy Stewart is a fascinating if slightly creepy look at poisonous and harmful plants, some that may be in your yard, house, or even in you rrefrigerator ! First of all, I have to say …
reviewed Solar Pagoda With Flickering Candle b.... May 14, 2009
Solar Pagoda Candle
I recently bought a pair of these Pagoda Solar lights for my yard, and have been really happy with them so far. There was no installation or setup required, so all you have to do is put them out in your …
reviewed Aerogrow. May 08, 2009
Aerogrow
Gardening is a pain. You need a garden, first of all, which isn't so easy for us apartment-dwellers, and even if you have little pots with plants, they need constant treatment or they'll just give up …
reviewed Gardening Eden: How Creation Care Wil.... April 21, 2009
Gardening Eden: How Creation Care Will Change Your
Gardening Eden by Michael Abbate is a thoughtful response to global warming and Christianity. Global warming has been a hot topic on the news for the last several years, and the Church's response has …
reviewed Basic Gardening. March 26, 2009
Basic Gardening
This very affordable, essential reference for beginners covers all the basics of gardening in a broad range of topics, without ever turning too technical for the reader. The well-organized, thoroughly …
reviewed Lavender: In Nature And Garden, Home .... January 08, 2009
Anne Simonet-Avril Lavender
Appreciated and sought after for centuries, lavender has been extolled in poetry, prose and song. Izaak Walton remarked upon an honest ale-house where there was "lavender in the windows," and we tap …
reviewed Gardening. December 11, 2008
Gardening
My favorite thing about gardening is the growth process. That and the layouts, colors and shapes that my garden ends up taking. Although I have always loved gardening and flowers, gardening took on a …
reviewed Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Garde.... December 02, 2008
Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together
Nothing takes the sting out of winter like planning a garden. And if you have children, or have the prospect of rounding up a few on loan when spring comes, this book will warm you all the way through. …
reviewed The Feng Shui Garden (Practical Garde.... August 09, 2008
The Feng Shui Garden (Practical Gardening
After applying the principles of feng shui to my own home, I decided to work on the garden and bought the Feng Shui Garden by Gill Hale.    An introduction discusses the "whole" view …
reviewed Toro 29210 43-Gallon Gardening Spring.... May 08, 2008
Toro 29210 43-Gallon Gardening Spring Bucket
This is a nicely constructed product - looks like it will last for some time. As the other reviewers have said, it is a very handy tool to have for yard cleanup, and it collapses down quickly and easily …
reviewed Raising with the Moon -- The Complete.... November 27, 2007
Raising with the Moon -- The Complete Guide to
Do you ever wonder what and why and how almanac gardening is, or is potentially useful, or if it works? Do you imagine it's all a pack of superstitious cockypop like those long range weather forecasts …
Spiritual Gardening: Creating Sacred Space
I have a little garden sanctuary where I like to puddle about, meditate, read, or contemplate. This little spot evolved over the years as I changed and grew. There have been some major renovations as …
Garden Spaces: Simple Solutions for Planning and
George Carter is a well-established British landscape architect and space planner and he also just happens to have a very artistic eye and an ability to communicate to the reader. In this very beautifully …
reviewed Fine Gardening. June 25, 2005
Fine Gardening
Taunton Press does a beautiful job with this American monthly gardening magazine, and the beauty is more than skin-deep. "fine Gardening" is also useful.    I'm especially fond of …
reviewed Square Foot Gardening. February 24, 2005
Square Foot Gardening
55 Reviewers pretty much say it all, but I just had to add to the applause. I have used this book as a reference for over 20 years, and have used Mel's methods in the sands of Florida, the gumbo of Texas, …
reviewed Dictionary of Horticulture, The Natio.... September 09, 2004
Dictionary of Horticulture, The National Gardening
The National Gardening Association Dictionary of Horticulture is almost 800 pages of gardening terms defined in layperson's language - 15,000 entries and 5,000 cross references. Here you can find plants …
reviewed Step-by-Step Gardening Techniques. July 23, 2004
Step-by-Step Gardening Techniques
Organized by season, this-large format compilation of Horticulture magazine's bimonthly illustrated how-to column offers 86 projects, each complete in a two-page layout and each step illustrated by Elayne …
reviewed Seaside Gardening. November 05, 2003
Seaside Gardening
Showcasing the gorgeous gardens of Long Island and the rocky coast of central Maine, the book's 120 color photographs show how experienced gardeners have created beautiful designs working with rocky or …
reviewed The Arrows Cookbook : Cooking and Gar.... June 23, 2003
The Arrows Cookbook : Cooking and Gardening from
Anyone who's ever visited Arrows Restaurant in Ogunquit, Maine, knows the owners are sticklers for exquisite detail. From the views of the lush and meticulous one-acre garden out the freshly painted farmhouse …
HRH The Prince of Wales' position in life presents him with opportunities to speak and be listened to. Similarly, his name on the cover of this book, and the beautiful color photos that illustrate it, …
reviewed Gardening Without Gloves. April 04, 2002
Gardening Without Gloves
Roger Ladd Memmott is a master of words... he understands the art in writing. He understands the complexity of the many levels of impact every word, every turn of a phrase can provide when the stroke …
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