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The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet
By Rodale Press
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ean: 9781609615543, isbn: 1609615549,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
Thousands of years of poor farming and ranching practices—and, especially, modern industrial agriculture—have led to the loss of up to 80 percent of carbon from the world's soils. That carbon is now floating in the atmosphere, and even if we stopped using fossil fuels today, it would continue warming the planet. In The Soil Will Save Us, journalist and bestselling author Kristin Ohlson makes an elegantly argued, passionate case for ''our great green hope''—a way in which we can not only

Compost City: Practical Composting Know-How for Small-Space Living
By Roost Books
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mpn: Black and white illustrations, ean: 9781611802207, isbn: 1611802202,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
These days, everyone’s talking about compost. Along with backyard chickeners, balcony beekeepers, rooftop farmers, and community gardeners, urban composters are part of a bumper crop of pioneers who are redefining the green space of crowded towns and cities. You may think you need a big yard to compost. Think again. Compost City teaches you how to easily choose and care for a compost system that fits perfectly into your (tiny) space, (busy) schedule, and (multifaceted) lifestyle.Whether you

By Touchstone
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ean: 9780671868611, isbn: 0671868616,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
Describes the unseen aspects of life in a garden, discussing the interaction of plants and insects in the daily battle for survival, and includes state-of-the-art microphotographs.

Whole Regolith Pedology (S S S A Special Publication)
By Soil Science Society of America
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ean: 9780891188056, isbn: 0891188053,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
Whole Regolith Pedology reviews the concepts in the characterization, delineation, and management of regolith materials. The goal of the editors of this publication was to present this work as a foundation and as a guide for further research into the nature of earth surface materials.Also available: Guidelines for Analysis and Description of Soil and Regolith Thin Sections - ISBN 0891188428 Silage Science and Technology - ISBN 0891181512The American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of

Square Foot Gardening Guide: Grow Organic Fruits and Vegetables in Less Space
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781532971686, isbn: 1532971680,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Easy. Efficient. Delicious.Everyone loves fresh produce, but organic gardening can be incredibly time-consuming and expensive. From tilling the soil and watering the plants to weeding and harvesting, gardening doesn’t seem like something you can just do for a few minutes in your spare time.Except, of course, if you use the revolutionary technique of square foot gardening! As any seasoned backyard organic gardener will tell you, square foot gardening is a perfect solution to the headaches of

Taylor's Weekend Gardening Guide to Soil and Composting: The Complete Guide to Building Healthy, Fertile Soil (Taylor's Weekend Gardening Guides)
By Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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ean: 9780395862940, isbn: 0395862949,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
While most gardeners aren't blessed with ideal soil to start with, it is possible to improve almost any site. This guide provides clear and practical information on making compost, taking soil samples, all-organic methods of feeding plants, dealing with poor drainage, choosing and using mulches effectively, and more..

Urban Soil in Landscape Design
By Wiley
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ean: 9780471805984, isbn: 047180598X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Presents essential information on the fundamental properties of soils and how they are affected under urban conditions. Coverage includes the physical, chemical and biological characterisitics of soil; how it can be classified, inventoried and mapped; urban soil properties; problems and solutions to many of the more common urban soils; methods of ameliorating compaction including other major drainage problems and much more. Contains over 150 illustrations..

The Intelligent Gardener: Growing Nutrient Dense Food
By Brand: New Society Publishers
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ean: 9780865717183, isbn: 0865717184,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
Vegetables, fruits and grains are a major source of vital nutrients, but centuries of intensive agriculture have depleted our soils to historic lows. As a result, the broccoli you consume today may have less than half the vitamins and minerals that the equivalent serving would have contained a hundred years ago. This is a matter of serious concern, since poor nutrition has been linked to myriad health problems including cancer, heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes. For

Essential Native Trees and Shrubs for the Eastern United States: The Guide to Creating a Sustainable Landscape
By Imagine
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ean: 9781623545031, isbn: 162354503X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
A go-to guide for gardeners of all skill levels planting east of the Mississippi River Valley looking to add sustainable native flora to any horticultural project.Gleaned from the authors' 75 years of landscaping experience, this user-friendly reference offers suggestions on species selection based on a plant's performance, aesthetic appeal, and wide range of adaptability. Expert authors Tony Dove and Ginger Woolridge's valuable resource is organized for fast and confident tree and shrub

Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt
By Chronicle Books
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mpn: CB9781452119366, ean: 9781452119366, isbn: 1452119368,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
In this exuberant and lyrical follow-up to the award-winning Over and Under the Snow, discover the wonders that lie hidden between stalks, under the shade of leaves . . . and down in the dirt. Explore the hidden world and many lives of a garden through the course of a year! Up in the garden, the world is full of green—leaves and sprouts, growing vegetables, ripening fruit. But down in the dirt exists a busy world—earthworms dig, snakes hunt, skunks burrow—populated by all the animals that

Gardening Down-Under: A Guide to Healthier Soils and Plants (Plant Science / Horticulture)
By CSIRO Publishing
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ean: 9780643066779, isbn: 0643066772,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
This fully revised edition of Kevin Handreck’s classic best-seller contains a wealth of information for practical gardeners. It will enable you to improve the worst of soils, choose the best fertilizer for particular plants and minimize water use. It also contains a comprehensive guide to managing potted plants. Here also are the basics of soil, composting, fertilisers and potting mixes, as well as simple tests and colour guides to nutrient deficiencies. Gardening Down-Under covers much

Soil (Gaia Organic Basics)
By Gaia Books Ltd
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ean: 9781856751223, isbn: 1856751228,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
The Gaia Organic Basics series is endorsed by the Soil Association, the UK's principle organisation promoting organic agriculture and horticulture, and the organic organisation - HDRA (Henry Doubleday Research Association). Ideal for town or country gardeners with special topics covering small and urban gardens; Specially commissioned photographs; An original series covering organic gardening in a modern, fresh and vibrant syle; Handy size pocket books provide expert quick reference for

Herbs in Bloom: A Guide to Growing Herbs as Ornamental Plants
By Brand: Timber Press
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mpn: 117 color photos, 10 line drawings, ean: 9780881926989, isbn: 0881926981,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
Now in paperback, Herbs in Bloom is a delightful A-Z selection of 80 favorite groups of flowering herbs. Full of detailed information on how to grow each herb from seed or cuttings, the book offers systematic advice on site selection, soils, transplanting, and other practical concerns. Over 700 herbs are included in all. In the author's words, ''It is my aim to convince fellow gardeners that herbs also have beautiful flowers and can be used to advantage anywhere in the landscape.''Used Book in

Where Does Your Garden Grow?
By HarperCollins
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ean: 9780690883589, isbn: 0690883587,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Imaginatively illustrated survey of different types of soil composition, and the plants best suited for each one.

Yuck! Icky, Sticky, Gross Stuff in Your Garden (Icky, Sticky, Gross-Out Books)
By Brand: Childs World
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ean: 9781592968961, isbn: 1592968961,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
There's more living in your garden than bean plants and worms! Learn tons of 'Yuck!'-inducing garden facts, from bacteria and bugs to slugs and fungus.Used Book in Good Condition.

Extraordinary Plant Qualities for Biodynamics
By Brand: Floris Books
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ean: 9780863155765, isbn: 0863155766,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
Plants have many qualities which can be harnessed for use in health and beauty products. In biodynamic gardening and agriculture, one of the most important uses of plants is in spray preparations and in compost mixtures, where different plants can bring very different benefits. This beautifully illustrated book looks at the qualities of seven everyday plants -- yarrow, chamomile, nettle, valerian, oak, dandelion and horsetail -- and shows how their nature and habits relate to the positive

Science for Gardeners
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
From the bestselling author of Teaming with Microbes and Teaming with Nutrients Teaming with Fungi is an important guide to mycorrhizae and the role they play in agriculture, horticulture, and hydroponics. Almost every plant in a garden forms a relationship with fungi, and many plants would not exist without their fungal partners. By better understanding this relationship, gardeners can take advantage of the benefits of fungi, which include an increased uptake in nutrients, resistance to

Plant and Soil Interfaces and Interactions: Proceedings of the International Symposium: Plant and Soil: Interfaces and Interactions. Wageningen, The ... (Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences)
By Springer
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ean: 9789024735358, isbn: 9024735351,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
Forty years ago, when PLANT AND SOIL first appeared, Europe was still recovering from the devastating effects of World War II. During the war years, work in many centres of agricultural research had come to a virtual standstill. Buildings and equipment were destroyed, scientists were often forced to terminate their research and teaching activities and funds allocated to such work were diverted to other, at that time, more pressing needs. During the first post-war years reconstruction was

Natural Turf for Sport and Amenity: Science and Practice (Cabi)
By Brand: CABI
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ean: 9780851987200, isbn: 0851987206,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
This book describes current knowledge of soils and turfgrass science as applied to the design, production and management of natural turf. The first five chapters cover general principles while further chapters apply these to specific contexts. These include golf courses and bowling greens, soccer and rugby grounds, cricket grounds, tennis courts, and horse racing tracks. There are also chapters on amenity grass and warm season turfgrass. The book is aimed at students taking courses in turf

A Perfect Day for Digging
By Brilliance Audio
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mpn: 9781477847060, ean: 9781477847060, isbn: 1477847065,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
In the spring when trees unfreeze and grass grows green and pansies say, “Please plant me!” Nell and her dog, Rusty, can’t wait to dig in dirt just right for digging. But Norman, their neighbor, says “Ewww!” to digging and dirt.Until Nell and Rusty begin to dig up unexpected treasures: a pretty striped marble, the mini stegosaurus that Nell lost last summer, and most intriguing of all—part of a tiny china doll. Who played with it? Is there more? Norman wonders.Now, even Norman

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