Ponds and water features have been popular in gardens for thousands of years. This book is aimed at anyone who is thinking of building a pond, anyone who has bought some of the materials but doesn't know how to start or anyone who has a pond and needs to know how to keep it at its best.The book starts with the basics of assessing the garden, checking the site, planning and preparation, tools and materials and electrical wiring and safety. With the basics established the authors introduce the many different types of pond and how they can be created, maintained and enhanced.From split-level ponds to wildlife ponds, plant and fish and adding sculptures, bird houses, stones and bridges, each subject is presented in a clear way with box features, lists and questions and answers. The final chapter looks at water features - a rock pool or stream for a large garden or a small wall mask or trough for a tiny back garden.
Developed by New Zealand reading specialist and author, Pam Holden, this exciting reading program offers an extensive range of illustrated fiction and photographic non-fiction titles at graded levels. Red Rocket Readers offer a carefully controlled sequence of challenges throughout the levels to ensure students progress with confidence and enthusiasm.
Entering the World of Raised Bed Gardens From vegetables to flowers and various other plants, this eBook is all about the wonders of raised bed gardening for the beginner. You may have heard about raised bed gardening from a plethora of sources that surround you on a daily basis, but not everyone who talks about this method of agriculture is always aware of the brilliance that it brings to the world of everyday gardening. Fairly easy to maintain and construct, raised garden beds are ideal for places with abused, poor, or rocky soil. And the best part is that you don't need to be an expert at agriculture to reap the benefits that lay within this method of gardening. Within this book, you'll be introduced to the different ways of creating raised beds in different areas. You'll also be introduced to the various types of plants that can be grown within these beds, including flowers, fruits, herbs, and vegetables. The technical know-how provided in this book will enable you to grow practically anything in your own back yard. Understanding the particular guidelines mentioned in this eBook will not only aid you in polishing your raw gardening talent, but will also help you save loads of time that's usually wasted in practicing the wrong methods of home gardening. Thus, you'll become the master of your own garden in no time at all!
Elliot Freund tells the tale of a womanising and recently divorced forty-something who makes the mistake of allowing drink to persuade him he can win big at poker. Unfortunately for him he loses rather than wins and the man holding his marker is a sociopathic crystal-meth supplier who leaves no slight - or debt - unavenged. At his wits end and with no money, there comes an offer from a friend of his former wife who had always detested him and his eventual acceptance of it will lead him to a condition of servitude he would not have believed possible in this or any other millennium. Caught in the miuddle of a woman who detests him and a sociopath intent on maiming or even eliminating him should he refuse her offer, William Overbury finds himself... "Between a Rock and a Hard-Face." STORY CONTAINS EXPLICIT ADULT MATERIAL
Gardening book, exposing common gardeners' enemies: slugs, deer, squirrels, moles, mice, cats, birds, foxes, sheep and rabbits. Many solutions old and new, plant lists and information on each animal.
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