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Author: Katie Holmes
Publisher: Melbourne Univ. Publishing
Release Date: 2007-05-28
Size: 39.19 MB
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Category : Gardening
Languages : en
Pages : 284
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Book by Katie Holmes, Reading The Garden Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Reading The Garden books, "Whether a small plot in the backyard of an inner-urban home or a capital city's sprawling botanic garden, Australians have long desired a patch of dirt to plough or enjoy. 'Reading the garden' explores our deep affection for gardens and gardening and illuminates their numerous meanings and uses from European settlement to the late twentieth century."--Cover.




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Author: Ruth Petrie
Publisher: Guardian Books
Release Date: 2012-06-05
Size: 53.92 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Gardening
Languages : en
Pages : 320
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Notes From The Garden

Book by Ruth Petrie, Notes From The Garden Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Notes From The Garden books, This charming guide gathers together writings on all aspects of British gardening, from the nineteenth century plant hunters such as 'China' Wilson and the Veitches, who brought seeds and specimens from every corner of the world, to the designers such as Capability Brown and Gertrude Jekyll, who set their mark on gardening styles. In pieces written by the paper's stellar list of gardening correspondents - Vita Sackville-West, Penelope Hobhouse, Monty Don, Carol Klein, not to mention Christopher Lloyd, the grand old man of British gardening - it explores our dedication to the growing garden. And, with stories about the restoration of the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the building of the great glasshouses at Chatsworth, and the preservation work carried out a Kew, it paints a picture of how history can be unearthed through gardening and emphasises how important it is to preserve our green-fingered heritage. Coming right up to the present day with pieces on the advances at the Eden project, Notes on the Garden is the perfect bedside companion for anyone who loves the feeling of soil between their fingers.




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Author: Shelley Boyd
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Release Date: 2013-05-01
Size: 46.53 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 328
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Garden Plots

Book by Shelley Boyd, Garden Plots Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Garden Plots books, Canadian literature has long been preoccupied with the wilderness and the landscape, but the garden has remained neglected terrain. In Garden Plots, Shelley Boyd focuses on private, domestic gardens tended by individual gardeners, to show how modest, everyday spaces provide fertile grounds for the imagination. Combining the history of gardening with literary analysis, Garden Plots explores the use of the garden motif in the works of five authors: Susanna Moodie, Catharine Parr Traill, Gabrielle Roy, Carol Shields, and Lorna Crozier. With works spanning the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries, these writers reveal the associations between the arts of writing and gardening, the evolving role of the female gardener, and the changes that take place in Canada's literary gardens over time. With the task of understanding our connection to the physical environment becoming increasingly important, Garden Plots explores the subtle relations between place and narrative. This fresh, literary approach to Canada's gardening culture reveals that gardens grow and change not simply in the earth, but also in the pages of our texts.




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The Layered Garden PDF
Author: David L. Culp
Publisher: Timber Press
Release Date: 2012-10-16
Size: 23.96 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Gardening
Languages : en
Pages : 312
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Book by David L. Culp, The Layered Garden Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Layered Garden books, “Gardenmaking, in its finest form, is a celebration of life and of love. David and his book epitomize this.” —Lauren Springer Ogden Brandywine Cottage is David Culp's beloved two-acre Pennsylvania garden where he mastered the design technique of layering—interplanting many different species in the same area so that as one plant passes its peak, another takes over. The result is a nonstop parade of color that begins with a tapestry of heirloom daffodils and hellebores in spring and ends with a jewel-like blend of Asian wildflowers at the onset of winter. The Layered Garden shows you how to recreate Culp's majestic display. It starts with a basic lesson in layering—how to choose the correct plants by understanding how they grow and change throughout the seasons, how to design a layered garden, and how to maintain it. To illustrate how layering works, Culp takes you on a personal tour through each part of his celebrated garden: the woodland garden, the perennial border, the kitchen garden, the shrubbery, and the walled garden. The book culminates with a chapter dedicated to signature plants for all four seasons.




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Author: Dalma Pálóczi Horváth Takács
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date: 2007-11-27
Size: 11.49 MB
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Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 196
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Book by Dalma Pálóczi Horváth Takács, Our Story Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Our Story books, The story of this family takes the reader through two hundred years of turbulent history and daily living. One member of the clan was Plczi Horvth dm, a staunch Hungarian patriot, collector of Hungarian folk songs at the turn of the 18th century, who believed that women should be entitled to an equal education with men, to the right to hold office and to have representatives in Parliament. His contemporary, Dukai Takch Judit was one of the first Hungarian female poets. Other illustrious members included writers, a diplomat, a state minister, and a mathematician. One fought in the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. Several died in the two world wars; many lived through the dismemberment of Hungary after World War I. The next generation made it through World War II, the Nazi occupation of the country, the Communist takeover of Eastern Europe, and the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. Many are still living in Hungary; others have left the country to seek better lives in England and America. Their personal stories bring alive the realities of life behind the headlines of history. The story of the family in the 20th century is told through the portraits of seven family members, spanning three generations. Plczi Horvth Lajos (author Dalmas father) was a writer, collector of folk songs (like dm) and champion of the rights of the peasants and industrial workers. He was a man of cosmopolitan education who spoke nine languages, but had a fierce loyalty to his country. He saw both Nazi Germany and Soviet Communism as equally dangerous to Hungary. After the Communist takeover of Hungary he was arrested on trumped up charges of subversion and served five years in prison. The freedom fighters of 1956 released him, but he did not leave his country even after the ruthless suppression of the 1956 Revolution. Hevesi Halsz Laura, wife of Plczi Horvth Lajos and Dalmas mother, was born in the southern part of pre-World War I Hungary, an area assigned to Romania by the Treaty of Trianon. After World War I her widowed mother took the children to live in what was left of Hungary, and Laura lived through the privations and economic chaos caused by the dismemberment of the country. She was loyal to her husband, but in love with another man, Dlnoki Veress Lszl, a Hungarian diplomat. During World War II Veress was charged by Hungarys Prime Minister to negotiate Hungarys surrender to the Allies. His portrait reveals the bittersweet complexities of this love triangle and its place in European history. Dalmas story shows how her life was shaped by these strong personalities and by the joys and cruelties of life in 20th century Europe and America. Together with her parents she made it through World War II and the siege of Budapest. For a month their house was in no mans land between the Russian and the German front lines. But the most traumatic part of the experience was the Russian occupation: for six weeks their home was an army hospital; the soldiers were the masters and the tenants were slaves obliged to obey their commands. Yet she also had the chance to learn much about the Soviet army because her father was the interpreter. In the years after 1945 hopes of a free country governed by free elections gradually faded. By 1947 the Communists were in control, arresting and imprisoning their opponents. Laura made the wrenching decision to leave Hungary with her daughter, and join Veress Lszl, whom she later married. Dalmas story takes her through the challenges of starting a new life in England in the aftermath of World War II, preparing for exams, helping out at home while her mother and stepfather tried to make a living, and dreading news from Hungary where the Communists were gradually stifling all forms of freedom. She was 15 when she arrived in England. Seven years later she had a B.A. degree and teaching English in an English grammar school. But her challenges continued. After her marriage to Takc




[PDF] Necroscope Iv Deadspeak Download

Necroscope IV  Deadspeak PDF
Author: Brian Lumley
Publisher: Macmillan
Release Date: 1992-11-15
Size: 38.72 MB
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 304
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Necroscope Iv Deadspeak

Book by Brian Lumley, Necroscope Iv Deadspeak Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Necroscope Iv Deadspeak books, Brian Lumley's Necroscope novels are one of the horror genre's most towering achievements. They chronicle the adventures of Necroscope, Harry Keogh, his successor, Jake Cutter, and the psychically gifted agents of E-Branch, Britain's super-secret spy organization, and their battles against the malevolent, shape-shifting Wamphyri and their spawn. Their exploits have spanned two worlds, thirteen novels, and an infinity of time. The Necroscope novels have sold more than two million copies in English alone. Tor Books is proud to publish Necroscope: Deadspeak in hardcover for the first time. Previously available only as a mass market, paperback Necroscope: Deadspeak is the fourth volume in Lumley's exciting vampire series, and marks the beginning of a new phase in the story of the Necroscope. Harry Keogh has triumphed over much adversity in his life, from the death of his mother and the discovery of his amazing powers-to talk to the dead and to travel instantaneously to any place via the Möbius Continuum-to the fallout from his war against the vampires. He lost his body, though not his life; his wife and infant son disappeared without a trace; and he had to kill a woman he had come to love. What should have been a joyful reunion with his son was tinged with horror when Harry realized that his boy-now a man-was half-Necroscope and half-vampire, and thus a deadly double threat to all mankind. Father faced son in a terrible battle, and when it was over, Harry awoke safe in his own bed, at home . . . but his Necroscope powers were gone, locked away in the depths of his mind! Now, a new evil rears its head in the Balkan Mountains. Janos Ferenczy, master vampire and black magician, has risen from an ages-long sleep. As the first step in his plans of conquest, he conjures dead men and women into a perverse semblance of life and subjects them to fiendish tortures. But the shrieks of the dead barely begin to satisfy Janos's bloodlusts as he prepares an army of undead warriors to conquer the world. The dead try desperately to attract the Necroscope's attention, but Harry Keogh is deaf to their pleas and their screams. As Harry searches for a cure, he learns that to save mankind he must ally himself with the crafty father of vampires, the infamous Faethor Ferenczy. Centuries dead, Faethor lies in his grave and schemes. He will help Harry defeat Janos-but his price will be very high indeed! At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.




[PDF] The Johnsons Download

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Author: Clive Towle
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date: 2012-01-11
Size: 34.44 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 66
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Book by Clive Towle, The Johnsons Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Johnsons books, Ken was never more pleased to hear the sound of hooves as Norman came galloping round the corner. The shig, with its fearsome teeth and horns had Ken cornered and wasnt taking much notice of Colins attempted distraction. But it hadnt reckoned on the intervention of a Centaur. But it must have realised now that it was in for a fi ght, and with a terrifying, ear splitting, screeching bellow it turned and charged at Norman. But Norman was ready for it and turning on the spot, met it full in the face with a lightening pair of hind hooves knocking it half way across the road. That appeared to have slowed it down a bit, but with another bellowing screech




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