Sunflower Houses

Inspiration From the Garden--A Book for Children and Their Grown-Ups
Author: Sharon Lovejoy
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761164561
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 144
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A magical book of adventures and appreciations written and illustrated by the author of Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots this award-winning title was published by a small press in Colorado in 1991. The reviews say it all: A fetching primer on gardening for children. . . . Irresistible (The Smithsonian). What child, or indeed adult, would not be delighted? Lovejoy's recollections are wonderful, as are the illustrations (Victoria). Celebrating the lore of the garden and the joy of interacting with nature, Sunflower Houses is a unique garden lover's miscellany, a collection of memories, poems, activities, garden plans, crafts, botanical riddles, stories, games, and planting projects. There are inspirations for a Floral Clock Garden, A Child's Own Rainbow, Faerie Tea Parties, and, of course, the Sunflower House. Plus, from garden lovers, stories of favorite flowers. Throughout are the artist's warm and appealing watercolors of a life in gardening remembered.

Edible Landscaping in the Desert Southwest

Wheelbarrow to Plate
Author: Catherine Crowley
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 141164039X
Category: Gardening
Page: 108
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You can have a totally edible garden in the Desert Southwest (and other similar year-round climates). Edible fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers can be as decorative in the garden as they are on the dinner table. Change your ornamental garden into a treasure for the eye, a safe environment for family and pets -- and you can eat it too!

A House in the Sunflowers


Author: Ruth Silvestre
Publisher: Allison & Busby
ISBN: 0749015985
Category: Travel
Page: 288
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In the late 1970s in the south-west of France, Ruth Silvestre and her family found Bel-Air de Grèzelongue, a house that had been deserted and uninhabited for ten years. They fell in love with it. A House in the Sunflowers tells of their love affair with the house; from the ups and downs of buying and renovating it, to the challenge of becoming part of the local French community. Sprinkled with mouth-watering descriptions of gastronomic feasts in the glorious sunshine, and fascinating insights into the history and customs of this stunning area, this charming, funny and romantic book is an absolute must for everyone who wants to fulfil their dreams of living abroad.

The Echoes of L'Arbre Croche


Author: Donald Johnston
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472033964
Category: Fiction
Page: 325
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Mystery, intrigue, romance, and history in a novel set on the Great Lakes

So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader?

All the Dirt on Living the Good Life
Author: Kirsten Lie-Nielsen
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1771422807
Category: House & Home
Page: 192
View: 4466
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The “look before you leap” guide to the joys and pitfalls of the rural good life. Dreams of self-sufficiency, independence, and tranquility continue to pull in a new generation of modern homesteaders. While growing your own food and being in charge of your life is the source of much satisfaction, there are many challenges to living away from modern conveniences. Written by an experienced modern homesteader who successfully made the leap, So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader? offers an in-depth examination of what you need to consider before moving “back to the land.” Drawing from a deep well of experience, this essential guide covers: Romance versus the reality of rural living Finding the right property Building versus bootstrapping Practical “must-have” skills Earning and income and farming on a budget Creating community Seasonal living Children and schooling Social media, the internet and rural life. Whether you are dreaming of moving to the country for peace and an escape from the daily grind, to provide a different lifestyle for your children, or you’re already long-established in the country, this complete and realistic guide is the essential resource to help you achieve success as a modern homesteader.

Fertile Ground: Parenting and Nature


Author: Mark Granlund
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557153301
Category:
Page: N.A
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Child's play


Author: Lynda Madaras
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 152
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Country Living


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Cookery
Page: N.A
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Instructor


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Activity programs in education
Page: N.A
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The Indian Drum


Author: William MacHarg,Edwin Balmer
Publisher: T. Allen
ISBN: N.A
Category: Detective and mystery stories
Page: 367
View: 7813
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When Alan Conrad enters the lives of Benjamin Corvet and Henry Spearman, events are put in motion that dredge up the December 1895 fate of the Lake Michigan steel freighter the Miwaka. Can the Manitou Indian legend that tells of a drum beating every time the lake takes a life unravel the mystery?

Home


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Architecture, Domestic
Page: N.A
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The historic gardens of Oxford & Cambridge


Author: Mavis Batey
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 192
View: 1086
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American Horticulturist


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Horticulture
Page: N.A
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Vines & Climbers


Author: Cathy Wilkinson Barash
Publisher: Gramercy Books
ISBN: N.A
Category: Gardening
Page: 128
View: 1620
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Explore the concepts of making the best out of the vertical space in any garden with Cathy Wilkinson Barash, award winning writer, photographer, and president of the Garden Writers Association of America. Included are appendixes of sources for plants and a USDA hardiness zone map. Full-color throughout.

My Mother's Garden

A Collection about Love, Flowers, and Family
Author: Penelope Hobhouse
Publisher: Chamberlain Brothers
ISBN: 9781596091474
Category: Fiction
Page: 190
View: 6027
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A heartwarming collection of pieces--from old classics and modern favorites, fiction and nonfiction, children and parents, writing gardeners and gardening writers, alike--that celebrates mothers and their love for helping their gardens and their children grow.

Children's Book Review, 1994


Author: Beverly Baer
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780810305984
Category: Children's literature
Page: 1050
View: 982
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Provides access to reviews of children's books and periodicals that are indexed by Book Review Index.

The Historic Architecture of Rutland County

Including a Listing of the Vermont State Register of Historic Places
Author: Curtis B. Johnson,Elsa Gilbertson
Publisher: Vermont Division for Historic
ISBN: N.A
Category: Architecture
Page: 498
View: 2766
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New Metropolitan


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: N.A
View: 3261
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Metropolitan


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
View: 8462
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