50 Ways to Kill a Slug

Author: Sarah Ford

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0600624447

Category: Gardening

Page: 96

View: 2497

Are you being bullied by a mollusc that slimes all over your garden and munches through your favourite delphinium? Are you worried about using slug pellets for fear of endangering local wildlife? Take a stand against slugs with 50 alternative, organic, natural, chemical and humane solutions to slug problems. Trick, flick and frighten slugs out of your garden, leaving you with pest-free plants. Stop slugs in their tracks and make slimy trails a thing of the past.

Bugs, Slugs & Other Invaders

50 Ways to Beat Garden Enemies

Author: Sarah Ford

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780600615200

Category: Gardening

Page: 96

View: 6872

Gardeners who loved 50 Ways to Kill a Slug-which has sold more than 250,000 copies worldwide-will welcome this equally practical and wildly funny follow-up. It promises to save plants and banish bad bugs from the backyard with 100 organic, chemical, and simply silly ways to wreak revenge on even the smallest pests. For example, did you know that ants don't like lemon, salt, Vaseline, or cinnamon? That those pesky fruit flies hate basil? Learn how to attract the good creepy-crawlies, including ladybugs that can munch their way through up to 40 destructive aphids a day, as well as soil-nurturing worms. Includes appealing cartoons throughout.

Domestic Wild: Memory, Nature and Gardening in Suburbia

Author: Franklin Ginn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317148428

Category: Science

Page: 176

View: 8445

In Domestic Wild, Franklin Ginn sets out to find a new sense of the wild at the heart of modernity. Inspired by experienced, skilful gardeners, Ginn analyses what happens when plants, animals and people meet in the suburbs of London. Weaving major theories of landscape, memory and nonhuman subjectivity with the practical wisdom of gardeners, this book offers a radical new account of everyday gardening. Amid spectacular horizons of planetary loss, Domestic Wild argues that gardening offers a means to cultivate a renewed sense of intimacy with nature and ourselves.

The Organic Home Garden

Author: Patrick Lima,John Scanlan

Publisher: Five Rivers Chapmanry

ISBN: 098654275X

Category: Gardening

Page: 335

View: 1129

Lima and Scanlan take readers step-by-step through the engaging process of growing the best possible food from spring's first spinach, asparagus, and salad greens, through the summer abundance of tomatoes, cucumbers, and melons, right into fall's harvest of squash, leeks, carrots, and potatoes. Often, a small timely tip makes all the difference, and this dynamic team leaves nothing out.

Organic Gardening

Author: Geoff Hamilton

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405373172

Category: Gardening

Page: 288

View: 8426

A new edition of this essential guide to organic gardening from one of Britain's best-loved gardeners, Geoff Hamilton Whether you want to grow succulent strawberries and mouth-watering marrows untainted by chemicals or find natural methods of pest and weed control, this is your practical, easy-to-follow guide to growing organic. Create a garden that is safer for your children, pets and wildlife and reap the benefits of gardening in harmony with nature with advice from one of Britain's best-loved gardeners, Geoff Hamilton, presenter of Gardener's World for 17 years.

Into Geography

Author: Patricia Harrison,Steve Harrison,Mike Pearson

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 017425055X


Page: 56

View: 6118


The Anxious Gardener's Book of Answers

Author: Teri Dunn Chace

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604693967

Category: Gardening

Page: 220

View: 5248

The Anxious Gardener's Book of Answers identifies the 100 most common gardening mistakes and gives gardeners the techniques to prevent them. Or, if it's too late and they've already goofed, there are tips to fix the mistake. The book's 24 chapters tackle every kind of gardening disaster, whether it has to do with plants, tools and techniques, or general care and maintenance. Gardeners looking to prune their roses will learn to hold off until late winter to avoid damaging plant tissue. Gardeners that have allowed their mint to overgrow? Dunn advises pulling it out and replanting it in a container to control the root. Organized by common garden topics and designed to be easily dipped in and out of, The Anxious Gardener's Book of Answers offers nuggets of wisdom based on Teri Dunn Chace's years of hands-on gardening experience. Advice is humorously supported by Colleen Coover's delightful illustrations. This accessible guide will transform an anxious gardener into an informed, confident, successful gardener with a mistake-free garden

The Big Book O' Beer

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Greatest Beverage on Earth

Author: Duane Swierczynski

Publisher: Quirk Books

ISBN: 9781931686495

Category: Cooking

Page: 208

View: 9613

Presents facts, figures, history, and trivia on the art, science, and lore of beer and its brewing.

The Gardeners' Chronicle

A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Horticulture and Allied Subjects

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Horticulture

Page: N.A

View: 1283


Sei ein Flamingo und steh über den Dingen

Author: Sarah Ford

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641226910

Category: Humor

Page: 96

View: 1841

Einfach Flamazing! Das Glücksgeheimnis des Flamingos Warum anpassen, wenn man herausragen kann? Wenn ein Flamingo den Raum betritt, zieht er alle Blicke auf sich. Er bewahrt sich seine natürliche Pinkheit, denn er weiß: Er ist perfekt, so wie er ist! Und wenn das Leben dem Flamingo Steine in den Weg legt, steigt er mit seinen langen Beinen einfach elegant darüber hinweg. Das perfekte Geschenkbuch mit motivierenden Sprüchen und grandiosen Illustrationen – für die beste Freundin oder die eigene Handtasche. Denn: Durch die Flamingobrille ist das Leben einfach immer rosarot!

Sei ein Einhorn!

Komm auf die Regenbogenseite des Lebens

Author: Sarah Ford

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641221552

Category: Humor

Page: 96

View: 3035

Achtsamkeit? Hygge? Minimalismus? Gehören schon längst zur Lebensphilosophie des Einhorns! Es lebt immer im Moment und hängt sein Herz nicht an materielle Dinge. Und sogar an Bad Hair Days weiß es um seine innere Schönheit. Mit seinem Schweif verscheucht das Einhorn schlechte Stimmung in Windeseile, bringt mit ein wenig Einhorn-Zauber ein Lächeln und positive Gedanken in unseren Alltag und zeigt uns die Sonnenseiten des Lebens – denn: Feenstaub und Glitzer helfen immer. Ein Glücksbuch der besonderen Art.

Managing Insect Pests in the Home Vegetable Garden

Author: Bruce A. Barrett

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 0788148451

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 59

View: 7311

Provides the home gardener with chemical and nonchemical control options for managing commonly encountered arthropod pests of the home vegetable garden. This guide is in tabular format with the host plant species listed in alpha order. Associated with each vegetable plant are some of its major insect/mite pests with a brief description of the plant damage (symptoms) they cause. Includes many different types of management tactics for each pest, such as chemical, biological, cultural, and mechanical/physical approaches. All chemicals are listed in alpha order by their common names, with examples of trade names. Illustrated.