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by Marcia Zappa
by CHARLES F. SAUNDERS
This work discusses beverage plants, vegetable substitutes for soap, medicinal plants, and those that can be used as fibers, dyes, smoking material, adhesives, and candles. A final chapter describes a variety of poisonous plants. ""Secure a copy
A Forager's Guide to the Wild Fungi of Britain and Europe
by Geoff Dann
<p>This is the most comprehensive guide to foraging for wild mushrooms in UK and Northern Europe for both beginners and experienced foragers. With a special pictorial index, it describes the best tasting fungi, where to find them and when they ...
by MERRITT LYNDON FERNALD
Everyone knows that certain mushrooms and species of berries are edible, but how many have experienced a salad of cat-brier sprouts, bread made of acorn-flour or seeds of cow lilies, escalloped roots of goat's-beard, sauteed ground-nuts, ...
by Marcia Zappa
by Len Beadell
Hard work and adventure for the Gunbarrel Road Construction Party as they surveyed and built their last three highways across the deserts of Central AustraliaLen Beadell's team had to contend with flat tyres and broken gear boxes as well as all ...
by Peter Brannen
by Mac Delaney
<DIV><P>There may be 100 million pet cats in this country, but who says that means they’re domesticated? Sure, they clean themselves, use a litter box, and hunt rodents, but cats are also territorial beasts who think furniture is meant for
by ERIC SLOANE
What triggers a tornado? What can you see in the eye of a hurricane? What's the difference between a thunderbolt and a thunderclap? Popular author and artist Eric Sloane proves why weather is something best understood by seeing it. His ...
by ERIC SLOANE
""Amateur weather forecasters (which includes just about everyone) will find this volume an informative and entertaining account of the why and how of the weather."" - The NationIn simple language, Eric Sloane explains the whys and wherefores of
by John Wrigley
A superbly illustrated celebration of the beauty and diversity of Australia's most iconic and best-known trees. ...
A Bushwalker's Guide
by Gary Leonard
Designed to fit into the backpack of bushwalkers, students, botanists, field ecologists, and foresters, <i>Eucalypts of the Sydney Region</i> describes the most common eucalypt species found in the Sydney region (from Newcastle to Nowra and west
by Gerilyn J Bielakiewicz
It can take a lot of time, patience, and money to train a dog-and even more to teach him new tricks! In this book, dog owners will get professional advice without having to attend pricey classes. Certified pet dog trainer Gerilyn J. Bielakiewicz
by Matt Brown
A fascinating and humorous read that debunks the surprising myths about the world we always believed. The latest addition to the popular Everything You Know series, this book will blow apart your beliefs in the world's physical and social ...
by Steve Massey
A concise, practical guide to observing our nearest celestial neighbourIn Exploring the Moon, Steve unveils the history of the Moon and its various characteristics and effects on the Earth and its living creatures. He describes the bold Cold War
by steph Green-Armytage
by David Ireland
'In my line of work, knowing when to obey fear and when to ignore it is often the difference between life and death.'<BR><BR> David Ireland has handfed bull sharks, filmed inside the jaws of a saltwater crocodile, looked into the black eyes of a
by RICHARD HAMBLYN
Offers a selection of weather phenomena, from the snow rollers that form on icy rooftops to the displays of volcanic lightning. In this title, each photograph is accompanied by commentary that explains the science behind these extraordinary ...
by Michael Martin
by CHRISTOPHER NYERGES
This perfect guide to self-sufficient city dwelling was written by a pair of gentle survivalists who brought nature to their Los Angeles home. Christopher and Dolores Lynn Nyerges are prepared for everything from power failures and terrorist ...