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Nature S Garden by Samuel Thayer
Presents a guide on locating, identifying, picking, and preparing wild edible foods grown in North America.
In Nature S Garden by C H Donald
IN NATURES GARDEN THE MOUNTAINEER first saw the light of day in a deep ravine, far from the haunts of man, from under an overhanging rock, where his mother had made for herself and him a soft couch of earth which she had scooped up with her sharp forefeet. It was an awfull day on which to come into the world. A terrific gale tore through the trees on all sides, bending the feathery tops of the pines to breaking point the rain came down in sheets, and vivid flashes of lightning were followed by terrifying peals of thunder, which reverberated among the cliffs and echoed and re-echoed in all their awe-inspiring wonder, as though each succeeding peal was intended to strike terror into the hearts of every living thing upon those mountain ranges. The lahr, however, paid little heed to the elements, for were they not, one and all, accustomed to the storms that howl round their mountain fastnesses from babyhood Tenifying though it was to the little one, it was nothing to those more advanced in age, who had taken cover from many even worse during the winter months. The little mother sat unmovable, shielding her newly born kid from the gale with her body, and occasionally licking him with her warm tongue. A small herd of does with two young bucks took shelter from the rain and wind in a miniature cave in the cliffs a little further down, and the little mother had every confidence in the all-seeing eyes of the sentry and her own nose to give her timely warning of danger. The storm passed almost as suddenly as it had come, and the herd left the cliffs to browse on the newly sprouting grasses among the trees in the ravine, but the mother sat on with her kid, only leaving him for a few minutes to pick up a few mouthfuls which grew from the ledge of rock immediately below her. In a couple of days the little kid was able to .....
Notes From Nature S Garden by Frances Anne Bardswell
In Nature S Garden by Joseph Shaylor
Garden Plots by Shelley Boyd
Canadian literature has long been preoccupied with the wilderness and the landscape, but the garden has remained neglected terrain. In Garden Plots, Shelley Boyd focuses on private, domestic gardens tended by individual gardeners, to show how modest, everyday spaces provide fertile grounds for the imagination. Combining the history of gardening with literary analysis, Garden Plots explores the use of the garden motif in the works of five authors: Susanna Moodie, Catharine Parr Traill, Gabrielle Roy, Carol Shields, and Lorna Crozier. With works spanning the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries, these writers reveal the associations between the arts of writing and gardening, the evolving role of the female gardener, and the changes that take place in Canada's literary gardens over time. With the task of understanding our connection to the physical environment becoming increasingly important, Garden Plots explores the subtle relations between place and narrative. This fresh, literary approach to Canada's gardening culture reveals that gardens grow and change not simply in the earth, but also in the pages of our texts.
Nature And Ideology by Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape Architecture (18th : 1995)
These ideas of natural garden design helped shape much of twentieth-century landscape architecture in both the United States and Europe, and the ideologies underlying various concepts of natural gardens show how political, economic, and social developments influenced design programs and decisions.
Nature S Gardener by Matthew Wilson
RHS Nature's Gardener is a new edition for 2011 considers how we should garden today and what the garden means in a changing climate with the most up-to-date information available. Thematic chapters identify the benefits and potential of your site, look at the importance of managing your soil, and show why sustainability is important in the garden. You learn why gardening with wildlife in mind is beneficial for both your garden and biodiversity, looking at plant choice and the horticulture for the world of plants at your disposal (including sections on grass, gardening with little or no water, gardening in shady conditions, gardening in boggy areas or near water), the structural design of your garden and planting design. A useful year-round new gardening chart, comprehensive glossary and index add depth to this new volume.
Gardening With Children by Monika Hannemann
Provides step-by-step instructions for more than forty garden-related projects, experiments, exploration, and handicraft, including soil searches, herbariums, scarecrows, and dissecting flowers.
Nature S Garden Illustrated by Neltje Blanchan
Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of our Wild Flowers and their Insect Visitors (1900), republished as Wild Flowers: An Aid to Knowledge of our Wild Flowers and their Insect Visitors (1901), is a book written by nature writer Neltje Blanchan and published by Doubleday, Page & Company. In order to aid the amateur botanist, it used color to classify flowers, noting that this made it easier for novices to identify specimens, and that insects also used color to identify plants.The book also explored the relationship between flowers and the insects that feed on their nectar, using rather anthropomorphic language, and discussed scientific questions of the time, such as Sprengel's theory that orchids produce no nectar.Her description of the flowers also referred to relevant poetry and folklore.Unlike her book Bird Neighbors, the photographs (by Henry Troth and A. R. Dugmore) were taken directly from nature.The New York Times wrote that "this kind of a popular flower book has long been wanting in America."
Wild Wines by Dawn Marie
"Wild Wines" was written to revive age-old winemaking techniques so that readers can create delicious organic wines at home. Every aspect of winemaking is explained in detail, and is followed by more than 75 wild wine recipes that use fruits, flowers, roots, or leaves.