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Teaming with Microbes Other / Books

Teaming with Microbes: A Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web

A Gardener s Guide to the Soil Food Web | Smart gardeners know that soil is anything but an inert substance. Healthy soil is teeming with life - not just earthworms and insects, but a staggering multitude of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms. …

Agroforestry Landscapes for Pacific Islands Other / Books

Agroforestry Landscapes for Pacific Islands

Agroforestry Landscapes for Pacific Islands: Creating abundant and resilient food systems Agroforestry Landscapes for Pacific Islands focuses on low-input and sustainable techniques for growing food in the Pacific. It covers a range of time-tested traditional agroforestry systems, modern agroforestry, …

Organic Garden Basics Other / Books

Organic Garden Basics: Five Easy Steps to Growing Organically

Five Easy Steps to Growing Organically | One of Britain’s leading organic gardeners shows how to create a natural garden that looks great, teems with wildlife, and yields delicious, healthy produce. Almost everyone has concerns about how pesticides, fungicides, insecticides, and other chemicals affect …

Saintpaulia 'Mickey Mouse' - African Violet Plants / Houseplants

Saintpaulia 'Mickey Mouse' - African Violet

Light: Moderate to bright, indirect, indoor light. Watering: Keep soil moist to dry, and allow soil around roots to dry out before watering to encourage blooming. Water from the bottom with room temperature water by placing the plastic grower s pot in water, and allowing the plant to absorb the water …

Rosa nutkana - Nootka Rose, Nutka Rose Plants / Roses

Rosa nutkana - Nootka Rose, Nutka Rose

Synonym: Rosa nutkanaensis Rosa nutkana also named Nootka rose or Wild rose comes from the Cinnamomeae family. It is native of Western North America. Rosa nutkana is a deciduous, woody shrub that grows up to 10ft and 4ft. wide. …

Gunnera manicata - giant gunnera Plants / Perennials

Gunnera manicata - giant gunnera

Giant gunnera is probably the biggest herbaceous perennial in the world, apart from banana trees. This exotic looking plant is called dinosaur’s food and comes from the Andes (Chile, Costa Rica, Columbia) where it can grow 3 m tall. …

Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture Other / Books

Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture

Hemenway, a permaculture expert and associate editor of The Permaculture Activist, explains how gardens can function as ecosystems, describes the basic parts of an ecological garden (soil, water, plants, and animals), and shows how to create backyard ecosystems through guilds. Guilds, the author tells …

Saintpaulia 'EverSpecial' - African Violet Plants / Perennials

African Violet

Everfloris African Violets or Space Babies are one of the Newest and most popular series by Optimara: Continuously Blooming! The EverFloris is the first continuously blooming African Violet whch has beautiful wazy leaves and the flowers all have a stunning white-greenish edge. They re out of this world! …

Landscaping With Fruit Other / Books

Landscaping With Fruit: Strawberry ground covers, blueberry hedges, grape arbors ...

Strawberry ground covers, blueberry hedges, grape arbors, and 39 other luscious fruits to make your yard an edible paradise Fruit trees, shrubs, and vines are true two-for-one plants. Many varieties are strikingly beautiful — well suited to doing double duty as delicious sources of sweet, organic fruit …