Home Wisdom

Author: Jon Vara
Publisher: Time Life Education
ISBN: 9780783549378
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The editors of "The Old Farmer's Almanac" have collected the best advice about keeping house--along with humorous, interesting digressions on the challenges keeping house has presented through history.

Old Time Country Wisdom Lore

Author: Jerry Mack Johnson
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760340013
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A collection of old-fashioned country wisdom on all kinds of topics describes how to make and cook things, read the weather, and dowse; and provides lore on animals and plants.

Red Sky at Night

Author: Jane Struthers
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407029517
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Ever wondered how to predict the weather just by looking at the sky? Or wanted to attract butterflies to your garden? Is there a knack to building the perfect bonfire? And how exactly do you race a ferret? In this world of traffic tailbacks, supermarket shopping and 24-hour internet access, it's easy to feel disconnected from the beauty and rhythms of the natural world. If you have ever gazed in awe at stars in the night's sky, tried to catch a perfect snowflake or longed for the comfort of a roaring log fire, then this is the book for you. From spotting Britain's five kinds of owl to gardening by the phases of the moon, and from curing a cold to brewing your own ale, Red Sky at Night is packed with instructions and lists, ancient customs and old wives tales, making it an indispensable guide to countryside lore.

Popular Science

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Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.

Best of the Old Farmer s Almanac

Author: Judson D. Hale
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780679742647
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Celebrating the bicentennial of "The Old Farmer's Almanac," this retrospective collection of wit and wisdom from the popular magazine contains a selection of feature articles, recipes, lore, humor, and more

Folk Medicine

Author: D. C. Jarvis
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473385504
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This book takes a deep look into the folk medicine of Vermont. Written by a formally trained doctor who realised the local folk medicine was not only tradition but imperative to the way of life and the health of fellow Vermonters. This little guide provides knowledge and understanding of the nature and long successful uses of fold medicine and will be invaluable to anyone interested in daily increased vitality from childhood through maturity to satisfyingly active old age.

Garden Stone

Author: Barbara Pleasant
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1580175449
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Offers tips on adding stone to bring texture, color, serenity, and strength to one's garden, with more than forty designs--ranging from flagstone paths to Zen-inspired meditation gardens, and with each project featuring installation advice, including line-drawings and instructional diagrams.

An Encyclopedia of Shade Perennials

Author: Wolfram George Schmid
Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
ISBN: 9780881925494
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An encyclopedic reference on shade perennials provides information on more than 7,000 species and cultivars in 184 genera, including practical growing tips and chapters on soils, watering, fertilizing, and types of shade.

Dead Girls Don t Lie

Author: Jennifer Shaw Wolf
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 0802737536
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Jaycee and Rachel were best friends. But that was before. Before that terrible night at the old house...A dark, romantic story of murder and secrets.