Cr er un terrarium tropical humide
Ce guide pratique s’adresse aux amoureux de la nature qui aiment les plantes, les animaux tropicaux et la beauté des paysages sauvages, et souhaitent une solution originale pour décorer leur intérieur. Le livre présente les notions indispensables pour végétaliser un terrarium tropical humide et ainsi reconstituer chez soi un véritable petit coin de nature, potentiellement habitable par de petits animaux tropicaux. Le terrarium possède l’avantage de nécessiter très peu d’entretien et beaucoup moins d’eau qu’un aquarium. Il est donc une alternative plus économique et moins contraignante, accessible au plus grand nombre quels que soient son budget et ses envies.
A Cuban artist finds his options increasing even as he remains holed up in his crumbling Havana abode, pursued by a proud prostitute who seems bent on taming him and offered an opportunity to travel to Sweden to pursue a creative life in Europe. By the author of Dirty Havana Trilogy. Reprint.
In a world plagued by war and disaster, Toroop, a mercenary, is given the task of escorting a mysterious young woman from Russia to Canada, only to discover that his charge is carrying a mutant embryo that could change the world.
One of the easiest and most enjoyable aspects of growing succulents is propagating your own. This book provides detailed stpe-by-step information on how to propagate both easy and more difficult species. Experienced nurserymen reveal many trade secrets on how to propagate just about any type of succulent. Both beginners and experienced succulent growers will be sure to find information relevant to their needs. With this book, you may never need to buy another succulent again!
Le Pere Goriot
This is a magnum-opus and one of the most widely read novels written by Balzac. It is a story of a young and eager man, Rastignac, who is determined to succeed at any cost. The novel contains deep sense of family values where a father sacrifices his all means for his two daughters. Moreover, Balzac's portrayal of Parisian aristocracy and human behaviour is conspicuous. Worth-read!
It is a small world, after all! Here are step-by-step instructions for making tiny teddy bears, little ladybugs, petite porcupines, itsy-bitsy bikinis, and much, much more! Microcrafts shows crafters how to create dozens of miniature treasures, each no larger than a spool of thread. No previous crafting experience or pricey materials are necessary—just a love of all things small!
Looks at the history of sustainable gardening, covering a variety of techniques, including those of the Japanese, the Pueblo Indians, and Thomas Jefferson, to create an organic garden.
The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth
A complete guide to the healthiest foods you can eat - and how to cook them! Why get your nutrients from expensive supplements when you can enjoy delicious, nourishing foods instead? From almonds to yucca, readers will find out what nutrients each of the 150 featured foods contains, what form contains the most nutrients, if it's been recommended to combat any diseases, where to find it, how to prepare it, and how much to eat - plus wonderful recipes using these sometimes obscure foods! Indexes by nutrient, by disease, and by food make finding what you need a snap, and the at-a-glance format makes the information as easy to digest as the foods themselves.
Trees for Gardens Orchards and Permaculture
Are you wondering which productive trees to plant in your garden? Or are you planning a forest garden? Perhaps you are planting an orchard but want a greater diversity of useful trees than is typical? Or you’d like to know what unusual fruit trees you can use? The answers to all these questions can be found in master forest gardener Martin Crawford’s new book. Crawford has researched and experimented with tree crops for twenty-five years and has selected over one hundred of the best trees producing fruits, nuts, edible leaves, and other useful products that can be grown in Europe and North America. Each of the trees or tree groups includes details of: • Origin and history • Description and uses • Varieties/cultivars • Cultivation, pests, and diseases • Related species • European and North American suppliers • Color photos with every entry. The appendices make choosing trees for your situation easy, with lists of suitable trees for specific situations, plus flowcharts to guide you. If you want to know about and make use of the large diversity of tree crops that are available in temperate and continental climates, then this book—by an internationally acknowledged expert—is both fascinating and essential reading.
Growing Tropical Plants
Second edition of a practical guide first published in 1988. Provides information on carnation propagation, cultivation, pest and disease control and showing. Includes a history of carnations from the 17th century to the present, a description of named varieties, a cultivar index and a general index. Copiously illustrated. The author is an experienced carnation-grower.