Feng Shui In The Garden

Author : Richard Webster
ISBN : 1567187935
Genre : Gardening
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Create more ch'i (universal energy) by selecting the most beneficial location and laying out a harmonious garden based on proven feng shui principles. Illustrations. Index.
Category: Gardening

Down In The Garden

Author : Anne Geddes
ISBN : 0740762443
Genre : Photography
File Size : 80.95 MB
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Presents a collection of photographs featuring babies costumed to resemble creatures and plants found in the garden.
Category: Photography

The Machine In The Garden

Author : Leo Marx
ISBN : 9780199839186
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 67.71 MB
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For over four decades, Leo Marx's work has focused on the relationship between technology and culture in 19th- and 20th-century America. His research helped to define--and continues to give depth to--the area of American studies concerned with the links between scientific and technological advances, and the way society and culture both determine these links. The Machine in the Garden fully examines the difference between the "pastoral" and "progressive" ideals which characterized early 19th-century American culture, and which ultimately evolved into the basis for much of the environmental and nuclear debates of contemporary society. This new edition is appearing in celebration of the 35th anniversary of Marx's classic text. It features a new afterword by the author on the process of writing this pioneering book, a work that all but founded the discipline now called American Studies.
Category: Literary Criticism

Math In The Garden

Author : William McCay
ISBN : 9781450906517
Genre :
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Counting In The Garden

Author : Kim Parker
ISBN : 9780439694520
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Invites the reader to count the inhabitants of a garden, from one to ten, such as four bunnies and nine inchworms.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Monk In The Garden

Author : Robin Marantz Henig
ISBN : 9781328868251
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Most people know that Gregor Mendel, the Moravian monk who patiently grew his peas in a monastery garden, shaped our understanding of inheritance. But people might not know that Mendel's work was ignored in his own lifetime, even though it contained answers to the most pressing questions raised by Charles Darwin's revolutionary book, ON ORIGIN OF THE SPECIES, published only a few years earlier. Mendel's single chance of recognition failed utterly, and he died a lonely and disappointed man. Thirty-five years later, his work was rescued from obscurity in a single season, the spring of 1900, when three scientists from three different countries nearly simultaneously dusted off Mendel's groundbreaking paper and finally recognized its profound significance. The perplexing silence that greeted Mendel's discovery and his ultimate canonization as the father of genetics make up a tale of intrigue, jealousy, and a healthy dose of bad timing. Telling the story as it has never been told before, Robin Henig crafts a suspenseful, elegant, and richly detailed narrative that fully evokes Mendel's life and work and the fate of his ideas as they made their perilous way toward the light of day. THE MONK IN THE GARDEN is a literary tour de force about a little-known chapter in the history of science, and it brings us back to the birth of genetics - a field that continues to challenge the way we think about life itself.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Pots In The Garden

Author : Ray Rogers
ISBN : 9781604691658
Genre : Gardening
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No longer a technique just for apartment dwellers or novice gardeners, the use of ornamental containers on decks, patios, terraces, and in the garden itself can save time, space, and money, while offering experienced home gardeners unique creative challenges, site flexibility, and experimental fun. Author and award-winning horticulturist Ray Rogers takes you on an engaging exploration into basic design principles as well as how to create focal points, use water, exploit the potential of empty containers, and more. Stunning photographs by Richard Hartlage provide guidance and inspiration, as well as visually explaining each principle. Gardeners at every level of experience will find inspiration and instruction in this comprehensive book.
Category: Gardening

In The Garden With Dr Carver

Author : Susan Grigsby
ISBN : 9781480483002
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Sally is a young girl living in rural Alabama in the early 1900s, a time when people were struggling to grow food in soil that had been depleted by years of cotton production. One day, Dr. George Washington Carver shows up to help the grownups with their farms and the children with their school garden. He teaches them how to restore the soil and respect the balance of nature. He even prepares a delicious lunch made of plants, including “chicken” made from peanuts. And Sally never forgets the lessons this wise man leaves in her heart and mind. Susan Grigsby’s warm story shines new light on an African American scientist who was ahead of his time.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

In The Garden

Author : Marjorie Harris
ISBN : 0002554100
Genre : Gardening
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Brief essays describe a garden through the four seasons, and discuss how gardens and gardening can be a source of inspiration and comfort
Category: Gardening

The Rabbit In The Garden

Author : Dana Meachen Rau
ISBN : 0761423087
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 70.83 MB
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"A rebus book about a rabbit that finds dinner in a garden"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction