New Non-Fiction 500-699

March 18, 2011

March 18, 2011
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Container Gardening: A Sunset Outdoor Design & Build Guide
Jenkins, Hank / Monte, Bonnie (EDT) / Scali, Philippine (PHT)
Offers plenty of container-gardening projects, along with project shopping lists, how-to-photo sequences, tips on vegetable gardening and much more.
 
Growing at the Speed of Life: A Year in the Life of My First Kitchen Garden
Kerr, Graham
The award-winning chef and former “Galloping Gourmet” describes the experience of growing his own food from planting seeds and harvesting crops and offers recommendations on the care, feeding and preparation of 60 vegetables, fruits and herbs, as well as 120 recipes. By the author of Recipe for Life.
 
Martha Stewart’s New Pies and Tarts: 150 Recipes for Old-fashioned and Modern Favorites
Martha Stewart Living Magazine (COR)
A follow-up to Martha Stewart’s Cupcakes features 150 illustrated recipes for classic dessert pies, savory potpies and seasonal tarts, in a treasury that is complemented by instructions for preparing a range of doughs and adding decorative finishes.
 
Oceana: Our Endangered Oceans and What We Can Do to Save Them
Danson, Ted / D’Orso, Michael
The TV star and environmental activist describes the degradation of the oceans over the past half-century and the threat it poses to oceanic biosystems, and suggests solutions to avert a potential crisis and preserve the oceans and their resources.
 
The Thank You Economy
Vaynerchuk, Gary
Examines the evolution of the marketplace, reveals the essential factors that are defining and driving successful relationships between businesses and consumers, and looks at companies that are succeeding with the strategic use of social media.
 
The Ultimate Guide to Homesteading: An Encyclopedia of Independent Living
Faires, Nicole
A complete guide to sustainable living covers buying land, purifying water, logging for building materials, herbal medicine, pottery, sewing, canning, gardening, animal husbandry and much more, in a book with 400 illustrations, including 200 in color, as well as plenty of checklists and diagrams.
 
Veganist: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World
Freston, Kathy
The author provides a way to take off the pounds and promote well-being in one’s body through a vegan diet that doesn’t take all the fun out of eating. By the author of The Quantum Wellness Cleanse: The 21-Day Essential Guide to Healing Your Body, Mind, and Spirit.
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