This book details the remarkable potential of terra preta, the recently rediscovered sacred soil of the pre-Columbian peoples of the Amazon rainforest, to reverse some of the most the catastrophic damage that has been visited on our environment.read more
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The world's leading resource on biointensive, sustainable, high-yield organic gardening is thoroughly updated throughout, with new sections on using 12 percent less water and increasing compost power.
Sheila gave me the tools to hunt success, and the infrastructure to handle it when it came. Stik, world renowned street artist and author Most of the conventional productivity advice youll find in the soft business section simply does not work for creative people.read more
The problem of agriculture is as old as civilization. Throughout history, great societies that abused their land withered into poverty or disappeared entirely. Now we risk repeating this ancient story on a global scale due to ongoing soil degradation, a changing climate, and a rising population.read more
Self Sufficiency for the 21st Century makes it easy to be green and helps you live a more simple, cleaner lifestyle.read more
Community gardens are 'cropping' up all over, allowing neighbors to work together, grow together, and reap the delicious rewards of their labor together.read more
Like a modern-day Jane Jacobs, Janette Sadik-Khan transformed New York City's streets to make room for pedestrians, bikers, buses, and green spaces. Describing the battles she fought to enact change, Streetfight imparts wisdom and practical advice that other cities can follow to make their own streets safer and more vibrant.read more
When I am disturbed, even angry, gardening has been a therapy. When I don't want to talk I turn to Plot 29, or to a wilder piece of land by a northern sea. There, among seeds and trees, my breathing slows; my heart rate too. My anxieties slip away.read more
The ultimate, comprehensive guide of solutions made from ingredients around your home that will help you naturally clean and maintain your health without harsh and toxic chemicals.