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GARDENING TO ATTRACT BIRDS E-HANDBOOK;

Gardens that attract birds are sources of everlasting enjoyment and beauty as well as being beneficial to the environment.

This e-handbook shows you how to plan the ideal garden, choosing flowers, shrubs, trees and native grasses that will attract birds, butterflies, insects and sometimes mammals. 36 pages.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book* we will provide you with a link for the e-book on the confirmation page. Simply click on the link and save the file to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

Mother Earth News Wiser Living E-Handbooks are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start reading today!

$9.95

SEED STARTING INDOORS E-HANDBOOK;

Buying plants at the nursery is a fast and simple way to get a garden growing, so why bother starting your own plants from seed? Because growing your own plants from seed is more economical.

This e-handbook describes what a seed is, what you need to get started, environmental conditions, transplanting outdoors and frost protection. With a little extra work and care, you can have the flower garden you want at a fraction of the cost. 36 pages.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book* we will provide you with a link for the e-book on the confirmation page. Simply click on the link and save the file to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

Mother Earth News Wiser Living E-Handbooks are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start reading today!

$9.95

12" SHORT HANDLE WEEDER & CULTIVATOR;

Gardeners love the CobraHead® Weeder & Cultivator! This tool does it all: Weed, cultivate, scalp, edge, dig, furrow, plant, and harvest with ease.

It comes in 4 different lengths for maximum utility.

Features:

  • The 12" Short Weeder & Cultivator has a comfortable and efficient handle allows easy left-hand or right-hand action.
  • The sharp blade cuts through tough soils, even clay.
  • One year unconditional warranty
  • Recycled Composite handle
  • Made in Wisconsin, USA
The 12" blade has a weight of 9.2 ounces.
Length = 13"

$24.95

SEED LIBRARIES;

Historically, seed companies were generally small, often family-run businesses. Because they were regionally based, they could focus on varieties well-suited to the local environment. A Pacific Northwest company, for example, would specialize in different cultivars than a company based in the Southeast. However, the absorption of these small, independent seed businesses into large multinationals – combined with the advancement of biotechnology, resulting in hybrids and genetically modified seeds – has led to a serious loss of genetic diversity. The public is now at the mercy of the corporations who control the seeds.

In the past few years, gardeners have realized the inherent danger in this situation. A growing movement is striving to preserve and expand our stock of heritage and heirloom varieties through seed saving and sharing opportunities. Seed Libraries is a practical guide to saving seeds through community programs, including:

  • Step-by-step instructions for setting up a seed library
  • A wealth of ideas to help attract patrons and keep the momentum going
  • Examples of existing libraries and other types of seed saving partnerships

Whoever controls the seeds controls the food supply. By empowering communities to preserve and protect the genetic diversity of their harvest, Seed Libraries is the first step toward reclaiming our self-reliance … while enhancing food security and ensuring that the future of food is healthy, vibrant, tasty and nutritious.

$19.95