Help Maisy grow her very first garden with a vegetable patch and LOTS of flowers. See things spring to life in this fun-filled novelty book!
Are you interested in Upside-Down Gardening? Do you want a step-by-step, easy to follow guide on getting started? Are you worried that you do not have enough space in your new hoe to set up a traditional garden? Do you want to know some of the new methods of gardening that will help you to grow vegetables and fruits that you like in your home and that too on your terraces or patio or backyard? Well, one of the very popular and easy method of gardening these days that is attracting a lot of homeowners is the upside down gardening. Upside down gardening is gaining popularity among plant lovers and is the practice of growing plants that hang down from planters. This practice of growing plants upside down is on the rise now as people are able to grow more crops in smaller spaces. Using this technique, any homeowner with less space around the house can grow the necessary vegetables, fruits or flowers for the kitchen on their patios, porch, deck or the small backyard area, hooks on the compound walls or even indoors. The urbanization and the modern day space constraints have reduced the available space for agriculture and gardening. The upside down garden is a good method to grow vegetables for your use. Any person who is interested in gardening or who wants to use healthy food without pesticides can opt for this type of vegetable and fruit garden. It is not possible to grow all types of vegetables using this method. Only selected fruits and vegetable plants can be grown upside down. This can be a major time-pass for the family. The other major factor attracting people towards this type of gardening is that the requirement of water is very less if proper protection is given to the planters. It is the ideal gardening solution for city dwellers who are facing serious space constraints.
Meet Digger and Daisy! They are brother and sister. These dogs like to explore their world and see new things. Sometimes they agree with each other. Sometimes they disagree. But no matter the situation, one thing always stays the same--their love for each other. In playful, simple stories written especially for the K-1 audience, author Judy Young explores the dynamics and nuances of the sibling relationship. In Digger and Daisy Plant a Garden, it's springtime and Daisy thinks they should plant a garden with good things to eat. Digger digs the holes and Daisy plants seeds for carrots, tomatoes, and other vegetables. But Digger has a surprise in store for Daisy.
An estimated 12.6 million people are diagnosed with cancer every year and 7.6 million people die of the disease annually. Numerous lines of evidence suggest that lifestyle and nutrition play an important role in cancer development. As for nutrition, diets that are rich in fruits and vegetables have been shown to lower the risk of cancer incidence. In addition, several phytochemicals that are present in fruits and vegetables have been scientifically established to have properties that can prevent and treat this malevolent disease.The primary aim of the book is to educate the public about the benefits of fruits and vegetables as they relate to cancer and their potential to contribute to the possibility of a cancer-free life. The active ingredients and modes of actions of fruits and vegetables are also discussed, along with their chemo-preventive aspects.This clearly written, comprehensive guide explains the properties of these natural foods and substances on a cancer-by-cancer basis. Thus, this book not only informs the general public about the anticancer properties of fruits and vegetables but also provides a valuable reference for scientists and other professionals working in this area.
What could be a more refreshing addition to a garden than the sight and sound of bubbling, gurgling, flowing water? This lushly illustrated guide gives an overview of various exquisite styles, with advice on planning, construction, oxygenation and filtration.Inspirational pictures and diagrams showcase a willow pattern, castaway island and Japanese water gardens. In addition to information on stocking ponds with plants, fish and other aquatic life, there is full coverage of maintenance, improvements and troubleshooting.
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