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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: George Adams
Publisher: (2000, Jan 1st).
You may already have a bird feeder in your yard, but you can attract a far wider range of species, and they will stay longer, if you create a bird-friendly landscape. Gardening for the Birds shows you how.With the right native plants, arranged to mimic natural ecosystems, you will provide birds with food, water, shelter, and nesting places. Instead of just visiting your garden to snack, birds will call it home.With hundreds of native plants, extensive seasonal bloom and fruiting charts, and the techniques for creating a balanced ecosystem, this book helps you turn any space—from a small, urban terrace to a large suburban yard—into a home for a fascinating variety of birds. Close-up profiles of birds from across all regions of North America teach you their nesting, breeding, and feeding habits. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet: Activate Your Body's Natural Ability to Burn Fat and Lose Weight FastAuthor/Actors/Director/etc.: Mark Hyman
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (2014, Feb 25th).
Dr. Hyman's revolutionary weight-loss program, based on the #1 New York Times bestseller The Blood Sugar Solution, supercharged for immediate results!The key to losing weight and keeping it off is maintaining low insulin levels. Based on Dr. Hyman's groundbreaking Blood Sugar Solution program, THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION 10-DAY DETOX DIET presents strategies for reducing insulin levels and producing fast and sustained weight loss. Dr. Hyman explains how to: activate your natural ability to burn fat--especially belly fat; reduce inflammation; reprogram your metabolism; shut off your fat-storing genes; de-bug your digestive system; create effortless appetite control; and soothe the stress to shed the pounds. With practical tools designed to achieve optimum wellness, including meal plans, recipes, and shopping lists, as well as step-by-step, easy-to-follow advice on green living, supplements, medication, exercise, and more, THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION 10-DAY DETOX DIET is the fastest way to lose weight, prevent disease, and feel your best. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Mark Welford
Publisher: DK ADULT (2014, Jan 20th).
From simple arrangements that brighten up a room, to one-of-a-kind gifts and gorgeous wedding bouquets, Simple Flower Arranging contains more than 60 inspirational projects that anyone can do at home. Learn key techniques such as hand-tying and using florist foam, as well as how to experiment with vintage tins, glassware, strings, and ribbons. The sumptuous photography and step-by-step sequences simply explain how to arrange like a professional. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
How to Show & Sell Your Crafts: How to Build Your Craft Business at Home, Online, and in the MarketplaceAuthor/Actors/Director/etc.: Torie Jayne
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin (2014, Feb 11th).
For crafters who want to take their craft to a new entrepreneurial level, this book is the perfect guide. Using highly-visual, step-by-step tutorials, How to Show & Sell Your Crafts is packed with helpful branding, selling, and merchandising tips that no serious crafter should be without. Using the workspaces, shops, salons, and "through-the-keyhole" profiles of some of the world's most successful crafters, readers will learn the best ways to merchandise and sell their items online, at craft fairs, markets, pop-up events, exhibitions, and in shops. Plus, you'll learn how to build a personality-driven brand, create a memorable blog or website, improve your photography skills, and analyze your results to help move your business forward into the future. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability