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Organic gardening by Geoff Hamilton — Gardening using organic principles has really gained in popularity over the past few years. Making the choice to limit the use of chemicals gives the gardener some control over what ends up in their produce. Gardening organically doesn't mean giving up on all fertilizers, though! There are a host of natural soil amendments that can help your plants flourish. This book goes over all this and much more, focusing primarily on vegetables but also covering fruits, herbs, and ornamentals.
…and like strong characters, light romance, and prefer audio format, try these:
The mountain between us by Charles Martin
Shoot the moon by Billie Letts
Miss Julia speaks her mind: a novel by Ann B. Ross
Two more options that are available in print:
Big Stone Gap: a novel by Adriana Trigiani
Nothing beats having a good bone-chilling, spine-tingling audiobook to listen to while you bask in the sun! If the warm temperature lulls you to sleep, the suspense of the book will keep you on edge!
The snowman by Jo Nesbø; translated by Don Bartlett
Last snow by Eric Van Lustbader
Before the frost by Henning Mankell; translated by Ebba Segerberg
Terminal freeze by Lincoln Child
Gardening step by step by Phil Clayton, Jenny Hendy, Colin Crosbie, Jo Whittingham — This book runs the gamut of things you might want to know how to do in your garden. From designing to planting to maintenance, it's all included here. The section on pruning is extensive and includes color photographs showing just how to go about it for various type of plants. Both beginning gardeners and those with more experience will certainly find something of interest here.
Taking a road trip with the family this summer? Need some tunes to entertain the little ones? Here are some great CDs for the car ride this summer:
Car songs: songs to sing anywhere by Dennis Buck
Here comes science by They Might Be Giants
City kid! by Joanie Leeds
Kidz bop 19 by Kidz Bop Kids
Looking for the latest groundbreaking books providing a new take on some of cosmology's most profound questions? If you want to tour some of the strange and wonderful universes that modern physics posits that just might-be out there, turn to our latest collection of titles.
Cycles of time: an extraordinary new view of the universe by Roger Penrose
The book of universes: exploring the limits of the cosmos by John D. Barrow
The grand design by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
Summer is here and the kids are home. Are you already dreading those two words, "I'm bored"? Well check out the parenting collection in the Children's department. We have a variety of topics in this collection with parenting advice, as well as books to give you tips on summer activities to do with your children. The green hour will help you get your kids outside and Summer smarts for cool kids will help you encourage thinking skills while entertaining at the same time. Family Travel & Resorts is also great if you're going on a vacation.