Use this garden planning tool to find the colors, heights, and bloom times you need. Pinpoint the plants that thrive in your part of the country and flourish in the soil and light conditions you can provide.
Bring the world to your door with creative walkways. The fundamentals of planning, designing, and constructing creative walkways in your home landscape. Turn a humdrum walk from your door to the garage into a feast for the senses; a transition from your deck to the pool into a favorite gathering place; or a slippery, unnavigable slope into a welcome series of enduring stone steps. Peter Jeswald guides you through the building process and explains how to adapt projects to suit your particular needs and aesthetic preferences.
The Flower Gardener's Bible by Lewis and Nancy Hill. Learn how to achieve season-long color; plan and design your garden before you plant; combine annuals, perennials, bulbs, and flowering vines and shrubs; create a more bountiful flower garden to enjoy throughout the season.
Direct Farm Marketing DVD by Kelly Klober. Klober has 35 years experience in marketing farm products, has written on agriculture, especially the small farm field, for 20 years. Learn how to make money from your farm.
Market Farm Forms by Marcie Rosenzweig. Contains computer spreadsheet templates for planning and organizing information on diversified market farms. This software program will help you in planning crops and budgets, order seed and soil amendments, grow transplants, project yields and income, and then track what really happens against your projections.
Making Harness - A Step-by-Step Guide by Lewis G. Martin and Daniel S. Preston. Born in 1932, Lewis G. Martin moved to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia when he was eleven years old. He began making harness in 1962. While Lewis has made almost any style and size of harness imaginable (even harness for turtles), he still enjoys making driving harness the most.
The Natural Greenhouse by Virginia Coover. For beginning and experienced greenhouse operators concerned about the safety of the food they eat and sell. A practical guide based on 26 years of experience growing and marketing greenhouse plants and vegetables.
This Free-Range Poultry Production and Marketing Valu-Pak by Herm Beck-Chenoweth contains the comb binder production manual containing feed formulas, equipment plans, marketing ideas and slaughter information PLUS the Free-Range Poultry DVD that shows field and slaughter operations in a hands-on style.
Jerusalem Artichokes will grow throughout most of the U.S. from Zone 3 to Zone 9. The 6'-9' plants are related to sunflowers. The knobby tubers have a crisp texture, much like that of water chestnuts only a little sweeter. They resemble carrots in texture and have a nutty taste. The tubers can be eaten out of hand, sliced raw into a salad or cooked, boiled, baked, roasted or fried. SHIP NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL ONLY.