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First published in 1926, this classic survey, which includes nearly 250 photographs, examines the traditional farming methods of the densely populated lands of China, Korea and Japan and shows how fertility can be maintained over many centuries through conserving and utilizing natural resources. In the Introduction, the author notes: The United States as yet a nation of but few people widely scattered over a broad virgin land with more than twenty acres to the support of every man, woman and child, …
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The topics in this book represent the presentations given at the Seventh Annual Meeting entitled Cardiac Surgery: Current Issues, held at the Frenchman s Reef Beach Resort, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, November 9-12, 1994. This symposium was sponsored by the American College of Chest Physicians in conjunction with the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery of Cooper HospitallUniversity Medical Center, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, …
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The Advanced Research Workshop on QeD Hard Hadronic Processes was held on 8-13 October 1987 at Hotel on the Cay, St. Croix, U. S. Virgin Islands. The underlying theme of the workshop, the first in a series, was an examination, both theoretical and experimental, of the state of understanding of Quantum Chromodynamics. Because of the pervasiveness of the strong interactions in all aspects of high energy physics, QCD is central to many problems in elementary particle physics. Therefore, this workshop …
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The topicS in this book represent the presentations given at the Fifth Annual Meeting entitled Cardiac Surgery: Current Issues held at the Frenchman s Reef Beach Resort. St. Thomas. U.S. Virgin Islands. November 11-14. 1992. This symposium was sponsored by the Division of Cardiothoracic Sur­ gery. the School of Cardiovascular Perfusion and the Department of Nursing Education and QUality Assurance of Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. …
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Andrea Oliva Florendo’s book, The Liturgy of Flowers in a Mary Garden, offers a repertoire of Medieval and Renaissance botanical symbolism in a garland of prose, plant portraits, and flower sermons to describe the many flowers associated with the Virgin. The flower imagery of Mary dating back to the Middle Ages brings a wealth of meanings distilled from the Scriptures and the writings of the saints and early Church Fathers. A Mary Garden is the quintessential garden of the Virgin Mary. These gardens, …

Professor Jane Plant s bestselling first book, Your Life in Your Hands, was aimed as those trying to treat or prevent breast or prostate cancer. In this book she and tellow scientist Gill Tidey show us how to make the necessary changes to implement the Plant Programme in our everyday life. From essential equipment in the kitchen, to weekly menu plans - delicious, nutritious, easy to prepare and mostly inexpensive - to food for the kids, The Plant Programme can be beneficial to everyone. Covering …
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Excerpt from The Virgin s Bower, Clematis: Climbing Kinds and Their Culture at Gravetye Manor The Clematises are the most graceful of the flowers that garland the northern earth and the garden if we will allow them but beautiful as they are and many as they are, and gracefully varied, they are rarely well seen in gardens, owing to disease or some fatality. Always impressed by their beauty, and, not content with being beaten, I tried to get out of their troubles in various ways, and succeeded so …
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Not so many years ago, the American garden was a refuge from the wild land that surrounded it – a safe place for both man and plant. Now that we are surrounded by civilization – its malls and mown lawns, its playing fields and parking lots – we crave some wild place where Nature can hold court. We want a wild garden. In “The Wild Gardener” noted author and artist Peter Loewer explores the native American plants for your wild garden, whether it’s a green sanctuary in the midst of a concrete …
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Excerpt from The Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener, and Country Gentleman, 1862, Vol. 27: A Journal of Horticulture, Rural and Domestic Economy, Botany and Natural History Bees - hive queenless, 19 removing to a distance, 20; making swarm settle, 20; Ligurian queens, 20, 100; age of, 38; at Wolver hampton in 1861, 39; drone in fluence, 39, 77, 158; age of queen, 39; notes on, 39; feeding, 40; moisture in hive, 40 virgin queen breeding drones, 58; ventilating hives, 59; young expelled, 59; …
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available …

Takes readers with a minimum of gardening experience from planning a garden to building a month-by-month strategy for year-round maintenance and includes a helpful Frequently Asked Questions list. 12,000 first printing. …
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Excerpt from Gardening in the Virgin Islands: May 1926 Provided that the ground is fenced to keep out fowls and other stray animals, the garden should be made near the dwelling so that it can be easily protected against thieves and watched for insect invasion and disease. So located, it can be cared for in spare mo ments much more readily than a garden which is situated at some distance from the house. The land should have good, natural drain age, and should be shielded to some extent from the prevailing …
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• A must-have for anyone with a home by the water • Decorating advice and inspiration from one of Architectural Digest s Deans of Design, Carleton Varney • Gorgeous images of private homes and villas never published before in exotic locations such as Palm Beach, Florida and St. Croix, US Virgin Islands Carleton Varney turns his decorating vision towards the water in his most recent tome, Decorating on the Waterfront. Here, he gathers stunning images of new design projects in this collection …
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The Clematis as a Garden Flower was originally published in 1872 and is of much value today as it was then. This early treatise offers the amateur gardener a wealth of information on making the best selection from numerous varieties of clematis and how to cultivate them to the greatest advantage. Chapters include: Classification of Hardy Species and Varieties of Clematis; Selections for Various Purposes; General Culture of the Clematis - Montana, Patens, Florida, Graveolens, Lanuginosa, Viticella, …
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Excerpt from Production of Sweet-Potato Seedlings at the Virgin Islands Experiment Station Good untreated seed germinates very irregularly, even when it is sown under favorable climatic conditions. The first seeds germinate in 2 to 4 days after planting, and the others at any time within 100 days. Germination can be improved and hastened by scarifying the seed. Tests of the influence of storage and age on seed, showed that sweet potato seed can be stored under St. Oroix conditions for at least 14 …
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available …