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Par Marjorie Harris. 2009
Harris - who has been an organic gardener since the 1960s - encourages the Canadian gardener to get back to… basics. With information updated for today's society, she shows how little use pesticides and chemicals are when making a lush and abundant garden. 2009.
Par Diane Ackerman. 2001
A celebration of the sensory pleasures of the garden, from deadheading flowers to studying slugs. Ackerman describes the unexpected drama,… and the sanctuary, that her garden provides. Her hymn to the outdoors and the pleasure we take in it ranges from descriptions of nature's violence to loneliness, portrayed by clamouring male crickets in spring, to sheer wonderment. 2001.
Par Robert Collins. 1980
The author recalls the joys and sorrows of his childhood in rural Saskatchewan in the 1920s and the 1930s. His… vivid imagination helped him to survive the loneliness of homestead life and the dreariness of the barren prairies. Followed by "The long and the short and the tall". 1980.
Par Kieran Egan. 2000
This narrative is a chronicle of Egan's Zen garden adventure with observations about the "Zen" principles that guided his work.… It is the education professor's first foray into the world of garden writing. 2000.
Par John E Miller. 1998
Biography of the woman who wrote the Little House on the Prairie series. Examines how the child who lived those… experiences evolved into the mature author who wrote about them. Discusses the role of her daughter Rose in encouraging and editing her novels. 1998.
Par Paul E Young, Nellie Irene Snyder Yost. 1983
This affectionate, humorous look at range life during the early part of the century is written by an old cowhand… from Utah. An authentic picture of life in the real west. c1983.
Par Andy Russell. 1998
Par Michelle Obama. 2012
America’s First Lady describes the kitchen garden that she and White House staff planted in 2009 on the south lawn.… Discusses seasonal plants and chores, provides recipes, explores other gardens across the country, and examines the history of gardening. 2012.
Par Joann Woy. 1997
Advises gardeners with special needs on ideas, tools, and methods. Topics include garden design and layout, raised beds, container and… tabletop gardening, easy composting, watering, lawn care, and accessories to facilitate physical tasks. An appendix lists sources of tools, supplies, and information. c1997.
Par Cheryl Merser. 1994
In an unintimidating, conversational style, Cheryl Merser describes the basics of ornamental gardening for beginners. She discusses gardening tools, shortcuts,… year-round maintenance, and many types of plants from shrubs to herbs, perennials to annuals. c1994.
Par Merilyn Simonds. 2011
Traces a year of growing seasons at The Leaf, Simonds' acreage in eastern Ontario. A lifelong gardener, Simonds works the… soil and the soul for wide-ranging revelations about everything from flowers that keep time, to the strange gift of compost, to great gardens of the world, to things lost and found underground. 2011.
Par Frank Jackson, Sheila Douglass. 1977
Frank Jackson was born in England in 1890, but came to the Peace River, British Columbia region as a teenager.… The book recounts his struggle against the wilderness to establish a homestead and cattle business. It also describes the colourful characters he encountered through the years. 1977.
Par Bobbie Kalman. 1994
Between waking up in the morning and going to bed at night, pioneer children John and Emily enjoy a full… day of simple pleasures and hard work. We watch them go to school, do their chores, celebrate a birthday, and attend a country fair. At every turn, we learn what they wear, what they eat, what stories they read, and what toys they play with. Grades 3-6. c1994.
Par Susanna Moodie. 2006
Par Ousseynou Dieye. 2010
[...] Le guide 175 questions-réponses sur les produits ménagers répond aux nombreuses questions que les consommateurs se posent sur les… produits qu'ils utilisent tous les jours. Les réponses, simples et précises, vous permettront de comprendre facilement les mécanismes biologiques et chimiques en oeuvre et de choisir vos produits en toute sécurité. Grâce à ce livre, vous saurez comprendre les étiquettes, faire les bons choix et contribuer à la sauvegarde de l'environnement tout en nettoyant efficacement! -- 4e de couv.
Par Mary M Pratt, Guillaume Eyssartier. 2015
Quelques principes scientifiques simples peuvent nous apprendre beaucoup sur les plantes et améliorer notre pratique du jardinage. Une fois que… l'on sait comment vivent et fonctionnent les plantes, il est en effet plus facile d'obtenir d'elles une meilleure croissance, une floraison plus importante ou de plus beaux fruits. Le lecteur trouvera dans ce livre des informations sur ce qui fait la qualité d'un sol, sur les besoins des plantes pour bien se développer, sur le processus de germination ou encore les mécanismes de défense face aux ravageurs et maladies diverses... Mais l'auteur ne se contente pas d'expliquer la vie cachée des plantes, elle raconte aux jardiniers comment mettre en pratique leurs nouvelles connaissances pour apporter aux plantes les soins les plus appropriés et créer de superbes jardins. 2015. Titre uniforme: Practical science for gardeners.
Par Bobbie Kalman. 1994
Between waking up in the morning and going to bed at night, pioneer children John and Emily enjoy a full… day of simple pleasures and hard work. We watch them go to school, do their chores, celebrate a birthday, and attend a country fair. At every turn, we learn what they wear, what they eat, what stories they read, and what toys they play with. Grades 3-6. 1994.
Par Bobbie Kalman, David Schimpky. 1994
Par Linda M Hasselstrom. 1987
Provides a detailed description of life on the plains of South Dakota. Recounts the daily events over the course of… a year, rounding up cattle, mending fences and feeding animals. c1987.
Par Ian Wilson. 2000
The Wilsons combine the lively account of their wilderness journey with fascinating stories of voyageur life 200 years ago. They… travelled northwest by canoe on lakes and rivers from Lake Superior to northern Saskatchewan, then by dog team across Saskatchewan and Manitoba. 2000.