Roses Love Garlic

Companion Planting and Other Secrets of Flowers

Author: Louise Riotte

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 161212187X

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

View: 3910

From deterring insect pests with hot peppers to encouraging strawberries by bordering them with chrysanthemums, Louise Riotte shows you how to use the natural qualities of common plants to increase your garden’s productivity. Roses Love Garlic profiles hundreds of plants, features sample garden designs, and includes recipes for using your harvest to make herbal cosmetics, medicinal mixtures, and plant-based dyes. You’ll enjoy learning about the fascinating ways plants work together as you tend to a thriving and bountiful garden.

A Miscellany of Garlic

From Paying Off Pyramids and Scaring Away Tigers to Inspiring Courage and Curing Hiccups, the Unusual Power Behind the World's Most Humble Vegetable

Author: Trina Clickner

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440532982

Category: Reference

Page: 224

View: 6329

From ancient Greek lore to vampire movies and modern medicine, what other herb invokes such strong feelings in people as allium sativum—better known as garlic? Most people know garlic can season food and may even protect from evil spirits but they may not know it can cure colds, attract lovers, and sweeten luck—until now. A Miscellany of Garlic reveals all of the splendors of this amazing plant, including: to keep them safe and strong, Egyptian slaves chewed on garlic while building the pyramids eating garlic can help repair lung damage caused by smoking Tibetan monks were banned from eating garlic—due to its reputation as an aphrodisiac large quantities of raw garlic can prevent roundworm and other parasites and a mixture of crushed garlic and water can rid roses of aphids Packed with hundreds of aromatic facts, trivia, and quick-to-table recipes, A Miscellany of Garlic is an homage to the savory herb no garlic lover can resist.

Grow 15 Herbs for Fragrance

Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin A-229

Author: Juliette Rogers

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426272

Category: Gardening

Page: 32

View: 9231

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Roses Without Chemicals

150 Disease-Free Varieties That Will Change the Way You Grow Roses

Author: Peter E. Kukielski

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604693541

Category: Gardening

Page: 268

View: 5866

A former curator at the New York Botanical Garden describes 150 different varieties of roses that can be grown without the use of pesticides, fungicides or fertilizers and provides information on planting, pruning and caring for these gorgeous blooms. Original.

Carrots Love Tomatoes

Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening

Author: Louise Riotte

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781580170277

Category: Gardening

Page: 219

View: 4211

Gathers information on the characteristics and uses of plants that promote the growth of other varieties, offering descriptions of helpful weeds and insect-repellent plants

Die englischen Rosen

Author: David Austin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783421036179


Page: 303

View: 6943


The herb companion wishbook and resource guide

Author: Bobbi A. McRae

Publisher: Interweave Pr

ISBN: 9780934026741

Category: Gardening

Page: 302

View: 7209

Lists mail order sources; books, newsletters, and videos; national and local organizations; public gardens; and festivals related to herbs and herbiculture

Mulch it!

a practical guide to using mulch in the garden and landscape

Author: Stu Campbell

Publisher: Storey Kids

ISBN: 9781580173162

Category: Architecture

Page: 123

View: 4901

Weeding. Watering. Soil improvement. Frost and heat protection. Wouldn't it be wonderful if these gardening and landscaping chores could be simplified with one easy method? They can! This book is a reader's guide to the gardener's secret weapon for healthy, carefree and beautiful gardens and landscapes - mulch. Advice on every kind of mulch and on how to use mulches on everything from landscape plantings to vegetable gardens makes this the one book that gives readers everything they need to know to use mulch most effectively.

Landscaping Makes Cents

Smart Investments that Increase Your Property Value

Author: Frederick C. Campbell

Publisher: Storey Books

ISBN: 9780882669489

Category: Architecture

Page: 169

View: 5601

Offers practical suggestions on how homeowners can add value to their property through careful landscape design

Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny

Publisher: N.A


Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 1771


Oklahoma Today

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Oklahoma

Page: N.A

View: 5365