• GROWING THE BEST GRAPES E-HANDBOOK

    Grapes are among the most desirable and best known fruits on earth, prized for its beauty, succulent flavor and its role as a source of wine, fresh juices and tasty jellies.

    This e-handbook tells you how to grow grapes — from planting to harvesting. Chapters include:

    • Grape Growers' Vocabulary
    • Basic Grape Types
    • Planning Your Vineyard
    • Preparing the Vineyard for the Vine
    • Caring for Your Vineyard
    • Diseases and Pests of the Grape
    • Harvest

    Properly grown and ripened grapes are always in demand and bring good prices in the market and at roadside stands. 36 pages.

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    Item: 3422
  • GROWING THE BEST ONIONS E-HANDBOOK

    The onion is one of the oldest vegetables known. There are hundreds of cultivated varieties, which vary in appearance, pungency and keeping qualities.

    This e-handbook not only shows you how to grow your own onions, but has information on garlic, leeks, chives and shallots. Chapters include:

    • How to Choose the Right Variety
    • How to Grow Good Onions
    • Starting Onions from Seeds
    • Transplanting Onions
    • Care During Growth
    • How to Harvest Onions



    Good onions in the garden can add great flavor to your meals. 36 pages.

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    Item: 3433
  • GROWING THE BEST PEPPERS E-HANDBOOK

    For American gardeners, peppers are second only to tomatoes in popularity. They produce well in limited space, are virtually free of pests and diseases and are fairly easy to grow.

    This e-handbook describes the different varieties of peppers, how to plant for the best production and pest control. Chapters include:

    • A Brief History of Peppers
    • Sweet Peppers
    • Hot Peppers
    • Planning for the Best Production
    • Using Peppers Ornamentally
    • Pepper Pests & Diseases
    • Harvesting Peppers
    • Storage

    This handy reference also suggests how to use peppers in the kitchen. No matter how they’re used, peppers really punch up the menu! 38 pages.

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    Item: 3423
  • GROWING THE BEST RASPBERRIES AND BLACKBERRIES E-HANDBOOK

    Brambles, raspberries and blackberries are among the most popular of all bush fruits, ranking second for most families only to the strawberry. They are easy to grow and produce the most fruit with the least amount of effort.

    This e-handbook shows you the best location for your berry patch, how to plant, pest control, pruning, harvesting and freezing. With these instructions, you can enjoy juicy berries fresh from your own patch for cobblers, jellies and more! 36 pages.

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    Item: 3435
  • GROWING THE BEST ROOT CROPS E-HANDBOOK

    Root crops produce large yields in limited space, and most are easy to grow. They are some of the first vegetables harvested in the spring, and some of the last in the garden come winter.

    This e-handbook will briefly describe how to grow and use the best root crops including beets, carrots, celeriac, parsnips, spring and winter radishes, rooted parsley, salsify, scorzonera, turnips and rutabagas. Topics discussed include soil preparation, seed sowing, pest control, harvesting, storage and kitchen preparation for each root plant. 32 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!

    Item: 3425
  • GROWING THE BEST STRAWBERRIES E-HANDBOOK

    If there is one fruit everyone should grow, strawberries. It's the quickest to bear fruit and grow with ease. Homegrown strawberries deliver a delicious aroma and melt-in-your-mouth sweetness unlike any store-bought berries you ever tasted.

    This e-handbook gives you instruction on how to grow your own juicy red strawberries. Chapters include:

    • Selecting Your Best-Bet Berries
    • Preparing to Plant
    • How to Plant
    • Cultivating
    • Fertilizing
    • Irrigating
    • Protection Against Winterkill
    • Harvesting
    • Renewing the Strawberry Bed
    • Other Ways of Growing
    • Diseases and Pests

    Also included are delicious, mouthwatering recipes for jams, jellies, pies and more! 36 pages.

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    Item: 3437
  • GROWING TOMORROW

    Interest in local, sustainable food is at an all-time high. Devotees of farmers market and community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs, backyard homesteaders, and community gardeners all want to know more (much more) about how our food is raised. Now, seventh-generation farmer and author Forrest Pritchard introduces us to 18 heroes of the sustainable food movement.

    Item: 7689

    Author: Forrest Pritchard

    Format: Hardcover

  • GUERILLA FURNITURE DESIGN

    This innovative collection features 35 simple, inexpensive projects that you can make from salvaged and upcycled materials: cardboard, metal, plastic and wood. The projects include tables, shelving units, chairs, lamps, and more, in a variety of styles.

    Item: 7612

    Author: Will Holman

    Format: Paperback

  • HANDS-ON HEALING REMEDIES

    Stephanie Tourles offers 150 original recipes for herbal balms, oils, salves, liniments and other topical ointments you can make yourself to treat a wide range of conditions, from headaches and backaches to arthritis, tendonitis, fungal infections, anxiety, cuts and scrapes, insomnia, splinters, and cracked skin. These preparations are all-natural, effective, safe and fun to prepare. Take control of your well-being and stock your family’s medicine cabinet with your own custom-made healing remedies.

    Item: 6496

    Author: Stephanie L. Tourles

    Format: Paperback

  • HARNESS THE SUN

    Harness the Sun offers a grounded, persuasive vision of America’s energy future. It is a future fueled by clean, renewable sources of power, with solar at center stage.

    Item: 7809

    Author: Philip Warburg

    Format: Hardcover

  • HARVEST TO HYDROSOL

    Reap the benefits of all-natural hydrosols, and learn how to distill them yourself, with Harvest to Hydrosol. Learn the medicinal and therapeutic uses of flowers, herbs, and even weeds, and how valuable they can be to our bodies and spirits. Hydrosols are the condensate water produced during the distillation process. They can be ingested for medicinal purposes; used for aromatherapy; incorporated into cooking and drinking water; integrated into cleaning and purifying your home; used as a perfume, linen spray, facial mist, or nasal decongestant; and more. With this guide, author and botanist Ann Harman will teach you the act of hydro-distillation and the uses of hydrosols. Learn the technical process of hydro-distillation in detail, covering everything from equipment and safety to care and storage.

    This guide includes a plant reference complete with plant information and photographs, so you can easily identify which plants to use for what ailment. Try distilling coriander for its detoxifying, digestive, and antimicrobial properties. Use fennel as an expectorant or carminative. Distill lavender for an antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, and anti-inflammatory medicine. With 150 photos, diagrams, and tables, this book will walk you through the complete process of hydro-distillation. Live a healthy, organic life through these all-natural hydrosols with the help of Harvest to Hydrosol.

    Item: 8683

    Author: Ann Harman

    Format: Paperback

  • HEALING FOODS

    In Healing Foods, author Dale Pinnock explains how the healing power of foods stretches beyond the realm of vitamins and minerals to involve a far more complex and wondrous group of biological compounds: phytochemicals! Pinnock shows readers how many of these compounds, when properly delivered, can work as well as medicinal plants and even pharmaceutical drugs without the risk of side effects. Pinnock explains how to prepare dishes that are not only delicious, but also possess a powerful medicinal property. Think classic carrot and ginger soup, digestive tonic tea, dandelion salad, and more! Complete with an A–Z guide to common medicinal foods, Healing Foods is your one-stop reference for remedying health woes through the power of food.

    Item: 8288

    Author: Dale Pinnock

    Format: Paperback

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