Cr er un terrarium tropical humide
Ce guide pratique s’adresse aux amoureux de la nature qui aiment les plantes, les animaux tropicaux et la beauté des paysages sauvages, et souhaitent une solution originale pour décorer leur intérieur. Le livre présente les notions indispensables pour végétaliser un terrarium tropical humide et ainsi reconstituer chez soi un véritable petit coin de nature, potentiellement habitable par de petits animaux tropicaux. Le terrarium possède l’avantage de nécessiter très peu d’entretien et beaucoup moins d’eau qu’un aquarium. Il est donc une alternative plus économique et moins contraignante, accessible au plus grand nombre quels que soient son budget et ses envies.
A Cuban artist finds his options increasing even as he remains holed up in his crumbling Havana abode, pursued by a proud prostitute who seems bent on taming him and offered an opportunity to travel to Sweden to pursue a creative life in Europe. By the author of Dirty Havana Trilogy. Reprint.
From spring green to winter gold, the drama of grasses is nonstop. One of the few books available that advises the gardener on how to uses grasses in the garden, "Grasses" features plans and practical advice for more than 24 unique gardens. The book includes an identification guide to the plants and features more than 150 color photos, illustrations, and landscape plans.
In a world plagued by war and disaster, Toroop, a mercenary, is given the task of escorting a mysterious young woman from Russia to Canada, only to discover that his charge is carrying a mutant embryo that could change the world.
All New Square Foot Gardening Second Edition
Provides the latest information about setting up a square foot garden, a growing method that is based on a grid of one-foot by one-foot squares which produces large yields with less space and less work.
Le Pere Goriot
This is a magnum-opus and one of the most widely read novels written by Balzac. It is a story of a young and eager man, Rastignac, who is determined to succeed at any cost. The novel contains deep sense of family values where a father sacrifices his all means for his two daughters. Moreover, Balzac's portrayal of Parisian aristocracy and human behaviour is conspicuous. Worth-read!
Food Bites is an easy-to-read, often humorous book on the scientific basis of the foods we eat, and answers those pesky, niggling questions such as: Is the quality of beer really affected by the type of water used? and Processed foods: good or bad? Readers will be captivated by this superbly written book, especially so as their guides are Professor Richard Hartel, professor of Food Engineering at UW-Madison, along with his daughter, AnnaKate Hartel. Professor Hartel has for the last four years penned a witty and illuminating column on all aspects of food science for the Capital Times of Madison, and his weekly wisdom has now been collected into a single publication. With a huge and growing interest in the science of food, this treasure trove of knowledge and practical information, in 60 bite-sized chunks, is sure to be a bestseller.
Drought resistant, hardy and available in a range of rich colors and textures, succulents are a staple of gardens everywhere. Here is a complete guide to growing cacti, aloes, jade plants and many exotics. The information is perfect for beginners, yet comprehensi- ve enough for experts, and supplemented by dozens of full-color photographs and illustrations. Topics include choosing the right succulent for your soil and climate, planting, propagation, disease, pest control, and more.
Indoor Green Living with Plants
The Victorians suffered from 'fern madness'; the 1970s was the age of the macram� plant hanger; the Japanese believe that where there are plants, life energy flows well. For centuries and across cultures, plants have transformed interiors. Today houseplants are once again experiencing a revival. Bree Claffey of renowned Australian emporium Mr Kitly journeys in the worlds of her plant-loving friends to share their joy-inducing, plant-filled spaces. This is more than a gardening book: this is an inspirational look at life with plants. From the ever-reliable Peace lily and beguiling Fiddle leaf fig to the elusive Chinese money plant, houseplants are showcased in all their weird and wonderful forms. More than good-looking props, plants are living growing things rooted in community and creativity. As this book celebrates, houseplants are not a passing trend - they are a way of life.
An international bestseller and French publishing sensation Consolation is a dazzling, heartbreaking tale of one man, two remarkable women and an unforgettable transvestite. Charles Balanda is forty-seven; a successful architect, he is constantly on the move. But from the moment he hears about the death of the woman he once loved - Anouk, the tragically big-hearted mother of a childhood friend - his life begins to unravel until, one day, he finds himself on a Paris pavement covered in blood. But fate brings him one final chance to be happy in Kate, an enchanting young woman, herself damaged but fearless and in love with life. The resulting story is a triumphant, spellbinding and ultimately consoling novel about the power of a second chance.