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The first year: age-related macular degeneration (The first Year Ser.)
Par Daniel L Roberts. 2006
Visually impaired educator and musician offers a month-by-month guide to coping with this progressive retinal disease and related conditions. Discusses…causes and characteristics, strategies for slowing its progression, and treatment options. Covers lifestyle issues such as traveling, staying healthy, combating boredom and depression, and navigating daily tasks. Includes resources. 2006.
The experts' guide to 100 things everyone should know how to do
Par Samantha Ettus. 2004
The Experts' Guide to 100 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do When it comes to changing a tire, scrambling…eggs, telling a joke or doing laundry, author Ettus found the experts, and asked their advice. Former White House social secretary Letitia Baldrige explains how to shake hands; make-up guru Bobbi Brown teaches how to apply lipstick; and tennis champ Jennifer Capriati instructs readers on hitting a tennis ball. 2004.
The eye book: a complete guide to eye disorders and health (A Johns Hopkins Press health book)
Par Gary H Cassel, Michael D Billig, Harry G Randall. 1998
Two ophthalmologists and an optometrist provide an "owner's manual for your eyes." They describe vision changes that occur over time…and health problems that affect the ability to see. Topics include coping with low vision, eye trauma and emergencies, glaucoma, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration. 1998.
The epicurean gardener
Par John Festus Adams, Stephanie Adams. 1988
The "epicurean gardener" is one who finds pleasure in all aspects of gardening. The author believes that rigid instructions can…introduce worry and guilt into an otherwise relaxing and joyous hobby. He discusses tilling, planning, fertilizing and weed control. c1988.
The essential earthman: Henry Mitchell on gardening
Par Henry Mitchell. 1981
Selection of gardening columns written for the "Washington Post," offering advice on garden chores, plants to choose, landscape design, and…tips for the novice and seasoned gardener alike. Entertaining and especially pertinent for city gardeners. 1981.
The Harrowsmith perennial garden: flowers for three seasons
Par Patrick Lima. 1987
The Harrowsmith northern gardener
Par Jennifer Bennett. 1982
The complete book of gardening
Par Brian Leverett. 1994
Great gardens come down to careful planning. So this guide tells you how to create a superb garden from scratch,…with your favourite flowers, vegetables and fruit, herbs, and effective landscaping. It lists popular species, gives techniques for sowing and maintaining, and controlling pests. 1994.
The art of seeing (Flamingo modern classics)
Par Aldous Huxley, David Bradshaw. 1994
When Aldous Huxley was sixteen, an eye disease left him with defective vision. Years later he discovered the method of…visual re-education invented by Dr Bates. Huxley's vision improved dramatically, and in this book he describes the eye exercises of the Bates method (still in use today), and explores Bates' theory of the relationship between mental wellbeing and clarity of vision. 1994.
The able gardener: overcoming barriers of age and physical limitations
Par Kathleen Yeomans. 1992
Yeomans, a nurse involved in occupational and physical therapy, suggests ways to adapt gardening techniques to a number of physical…challenges, including visual problems. Tips are included in each chapter, and 20 sample gardens provide ideas such as gardens which stimulate all of the senses, indoor and container gardens, and herb and dried-flower gardens. The sample gardens also include lists of plants by sensory categories, such as fragrant plants, plants to listen to, and plants which are pleasant to the touch. , c1992.
Professional organizer Regina Leeds is an expert at uncluttering chaotic lives in only minutes a day. Her magic formula (eliminate,…categorize, organize) transforms small chunks of time into big changes. With hundreds of tips and tricks, Leeds will get listeners tackling their junk drawers, mastering daily routines, and maintaining this momentum with fun projects. 2012.
The all seasons gardener: getting more from your Canadian garden
Par Mark Cullen. 1995
Mark Cullen uses a month-by-month calendar to help the reader plan their garden throughout the year. He explains how to…take advantage of Canada's climate to extend the growing season beyond the traditional boundaries of spring and summer. He also provides tips for projects that the gardener can work on during the winter months to prepare for the spring plant. 1995.
Smart medicine for your eyes: a guide to natural, effective, and safe relief of common eye disorders
Par Jeffrey Anshel. 2011
Information about the eyes; sections on nutrition, herbal therapies, and homeopathic remedies. Discusses disorders of the eye and visual system,…conventional treatments and self-treatments, eye care techniques, and refractive surgeries and vision therapies. c2011.
Slow death by rubber duck: how the toxic chemistry of everyday life affects our health
Par Rick Smith, Bruce Lourie, Sarah Dopp. 2009
To prove that the most dangerous pollution comes from commonplace items in our homes and workplaces, Smith and Lourie ingested…and inhaled these items for one week. They expose the miscreant corporate giants who manufacture the toxins, the weak-kneed government officials who let it happen, and the effects on people across the globe; they also describe the extent to which we are poisoned, from the simple household dust that is polluting our blood to the toxins in our urine that are created by run-of-the-mill shampoos and toothpaste. c2009.
Rendez à ces arbres ce qui appartient à ces arbres
Par Boucar Diouf. 2015
" Quels sont les liens entre les humains et les arbres? Qu'avons-nous à apprendre de ces géants? Les entendez-vous nous…parler? Des baobabs de son enfance aux bouleaux du Bas-du-Fleuve, Boucar Diouf a toujours été fasciné par le monde des plantes. Aujourd'hui, après avoir longtemps écouté les arbres, il leur donne la parole dans ce livre où se croisent la biologie, la poésie et l'humour. Sous forme de conte, ce grand humaniste nous parle de la vie, de la mort, de sa famille, de sa relation intime avec les plantes et de ce qu'elles peuvent nous apprendre. " -- 4e de couv.
Reader's digest guide to eye care: common vision problems, from dry eye to macular degeneration
Par Jennifer S Weizer, Joshua D Stein. 2009
Ophthalmologists describe the way the eye works and its common afflictions and related health matters, including macular degeneration and diabetic…retinopathy. They discuss treatments such as Lasik surgery; provide tips on living with visual impairments; and answer common questions about sight, surgery, and medications. 2009.
Ready, set, grow!: a kid's guide to gardening
Par Rebecca Spohn. 2007
Practical advice equips children to grow fruits, vegetables, and flowers outdoors or indoors in a milk carton or even a…paper cup. Readers learn how a seed grows, what tools to use, and how to prepare seedbeds; they learn about transplanting, weeding, watering, and dealing with pests; and they can even follow recipes for turning what they grow into what they eat. Grades 2-4 and older readers. 2007.
Ready set grow!: [quick and easy gardening projects]
Par Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff. 2010
Teaches young gardeners how to grow plants from seed, how to propagate plants, when to harvest seeds, how long different…plants take to grow, what to do about pests, and much more. Features more than 30 simple gardening projects specially designed to be completed during summer vacation. Grades 2-4 and older readers. 2010.
Reader's Digest complete DIY manual
Par Noel Buchanan. 1995
This book is packed with DIY techniques and technology. It gives hundreds of ideas for the home, to fire your…imagination and show you how with step by step descriptions. 1995. If you request this book on CD it will be on 2 or more CDs. You must play the first CD to the end before playing the next CD.
Glaucoma: the complete guide : a patient handbook
Par Tina T Wong. 2011
One of the world's leading experts helps you navigate through glaucoma from diagnosis to the many treatment options. This landmark…patient handbook stands out as both authoritative and readable, providing the critical information necessary to help patients. 2011.