Grow Your Own Butterfly Farm

Author: John Malam
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 1406224863
Size: 75.32 MB
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Grow Your Own Butterfly Farm from the Author: John Malam. Each book in this series looks at how to grow your own plant, fruit, flower or vegetable, and then turn it into a fun and exciting end product.

Grow Your Own Cat Toy

Author: John Malam
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 1406224871
Size: 21.89 MB
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Grow Your Own Cat Toy from the Author: John Malam. Each book in this series looks at how to grow your own plant, fruit, flower or vegetable, and then turn it into a fun and exciting end product.

Creating A Butterfly Garden

Author: Marcus Schneck
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671892460
Size: 70.78 MB
Format: PDF
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Creating A Butterfly Garden from the Author: Marcus Schneck. Practical and beautiful, this book shows how to attract butterflies to a back yard garden--and turn it into a fluttering paradise. Marcus Schneck explains the life cycles, migration patterns, and mating behavior of these creatures, and offers invaluable information on everything from pesticide-free garden maintenance to the use of feeders.

Caterpillar To Butterfly

Author: Laura Marsh
ISBN: 9781426315787
Size: 80.83 MB
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Caterpillar To Butterfly from the Author: Laura Marsh. Children learn about the metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly in every classroom beginning in preschool, but never before have they seen it like this. With full-colour illustrations and easy-to-grasp text, kids will be enthralled by every step of the process.

Floret Farm S Cut Flower Garden

Author: Erin Benzakein
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452150931
Size: 51.58 MB
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Floret Farm S Cut Flower Garden from the Author: Erin Benzakein. From Erin Benzakein, a leader in the locaflor farm-to-centerpiece movement and owner of internationally renowned Floret Flower Farm, Cut Flower Garden is equal parts instruction and inspiration—a book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements organized by season. This beautiful guide to growing, harvesting, and arranging gorgeous blooms year-round gives readers vital tools to nurture a stunning flower garden and use their blossoms to create showstopping arrangements. With irresistible photos of Erin's flower farm that showcase exquisite blooms, tips for growing in a variety of spaces and climates as well as step-by-step instructions for lavish garlands, airy centerpieces, and romantic floral décor for every season, Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden informs and entices gardeners of all skill levels.

Taming Wildflowers

Author: Miriam Goldberger
Publisher: St Lynns Press
ISBN: 9780985562267
Size: 16.28 MB
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Taming Wildflowers from the Author: Miriam Goldberger. Easily cultivate wildflowers in your own garden...and have a year-after-year supply of gorgeous flowers at your fingertips. Wildflower farmer and floral designer Miriam Goldberger is here to show you how.

Urban Farms

Author: Sarah C. Rich
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613123191
Size: 61.23 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Urban Farms from the Author: Sarah C. Rich. Urban Farms provides in-depth profiles of 16 innovative farms located in major metropolitan areas across the country, each operated by passionate individuals and communities committed to growing their own fruits and vegetables and raising animals. Included in these pages are some of the leaders in the movement, from Novella Carpenter’s farm in an empty lot in Oakland to Growing Power’s vast compound in Milwaukee. In addition to stories about the farms and their owners, sidebars provide basic how-to tips for such activities as composting, canning, beekeeping, and growing vegetables. A burgeoning movement that is fast catching on, urban farming taps into many touchstones of the zeitgeist, including environmental awareness, the foodie culture, localism, distrust of mass-production farming practices, and the DIY approach to life and living. Praise for Urban Farms: “Sarah C. Rich’s handsome, intelligent URBAN FARMS (Abrams, $30) chronicles a movement to bring kale to the people, an effort that stretches across the country, from Brooklyn to Oakland. . . . Benson’s spirited photographs capture the joy and beauty of urban farming’s bounty. No vase full of lush peonies from the grounds of an elegant estate could inspire such looks of eager joy as do the tomatoes harvested out of New York City’s Edible Schoolyard. These vegetable gardeners—and farmers—are working against such odds that there’s simply no excuse to let a comparatively lush suburban backyard lie fallow.” —New York Times Book Review

Caterpillars And Butterflies

Author: Stephanie Turnbull
Publisher: Usborne Books
ISBN: 9780746047040
Size: 67.43 MB
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Caterpillars And Butterflies from the Author: Stephanie Turnbull. An introduction to caterpillars and butterflies that explores their life cycles, behaviors, and physical characteristics.

From Caterpillar To Butterfly

Author: Deborah Heiligman
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062044362
Size: 40.58 MB
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From Caterpillar To Butterfly from the Author: Deborah Heiligman. After a caterpillar comes to school in a jar, the children are captivated as it eats, grows, and eventually becomes a beautiful Painted Lady butterfly. This title features colorful illustrations from veteran illustrator Bari Weissman and lively text from National Book Award finalist and Michael L. Printz Honor winner Deborah Heiligman. Now rebranded with a new cover look, this NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book includes web research prompts and an activity encouraging kids to identify the different types of butterflies all around them. Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by Dr. Louis Sorkin, Senior Scientific Assistant at the American Museum of Natural History. This is a Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores introductory concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Handle With Care

Author: Loree Griffin Burns
Publisher: Millbrook Press
ISBN: 1467725420
Size: 47.23 MB
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Handle With Care from the Author: Loree Griffin Burns. Some farms grow vegetables or grains, and some raise cows, sheep, chickens, or pigs. But have you ever heard of a butterfly farm? How do you raise a butterfly?On a farm in Costa Rica, workers care for these delicate, winged creatures as they change from eggs to caterpillars to pupae. Like any other crop, the butterflies will eventually leave the farm. But where will they go? And just how do you ship a butterfly?Very carefully! To discover how it works, follow these butterflies on a remarkable journey!