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.
Enjoy a thriving, fragrant herb garden and use your harvest to bring beauty, flavor, and health to your everyday life. Tammi Hartung provides in-depth profiles of 101 popular herbs, including information on seed selection, planting, maintenance, harvesting, and drying. Hartung also shows you how to use your herbs in a variety of foods, home remedies, body care products, and crafts. Whether you’re a seasoned herbalist or planting your first garden, Homegrown Herbs will inspire you to get the most out of your herbs.
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!
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!
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.
Food Bites is an easy-to-read, often humorous book on the scientific basis of the foods we eat, and answers those pesky, niggling questions such as: Is the quality of beer really affected by the type of water used? and Processed foods: good or bad? Readers will be captivated by this superbly written book, especially so as their guides are Professor Richard Hartel, professor of Food Engineering at UW-Madison, along with his daughter, AnnaKate Hartel. Professor Hartel has for the last four years penned a witty and illuminating column on all aspects of food science for the Capital Times of Madison, and his weekly wisdom has now been collected into a single publication. With a huge and growing interest in the science of food, this treasure trove of knowledge and practical information, in 60 bite-sized chunks, is sure to be a bestseller.
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.