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Allotment Gardening

A community spirit and the simple joy of eating your own produce are some of the rewards for the allotment gardener. This book provides what 'allotmenter' needs to know, from guiding your search and helping negotiate the application process, to planning, necessary equipment and the best cultivation methods.
ISBN: 9781847866967
Series: Green Guides
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Babies' Names

Offers useful tips on what to bear in mind when choosing your baby's name, followed by clear and simple AZ lists of over 3,000 classic and contemporary names, accompanied by information on abbreviations, diminutives, origin and meaning. Attractively illustrated, this makes an ideal gift.
ISBN: 9781847869869
70,000 words - 170 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Baking Soda

This guide offers tips for all manner of household tasks using baking soda (bicarbonate of soda) including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. With fun and simple text and attractive illustration. This is an American-English edition of "Bicarbonate of Soda".
ISBN: 9780857750945
25,000 words - 200 illustrations - 352 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Baking Soda

This guide offers tips for all manner of household tasks using baking soda, including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. With fun and simple text and attractive illustration.
ISBN: 9781783613090
32,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£8.99

Baking Soda

Baking soda is far more than a baking ingredient it can be used in all manner of household tasks including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. This is the essential guide to maximizing the potential of this cheap, environmentally-friendly and multi-purpose product.
ISBN: 9781786645371
Series: House & Home
32,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Beautiful Borders

Shows you how to create borders that burst with colour and variety, with depth, structure, staying power and adaptability. Covers design, conditions and aspect, choosing your plants, preparing, growing and maintaining. Written in a clear, accessible style, with helpful checklists and tips, and beautiful illustration.
ISBN: 9780857753885
Series: Green Guides
45,000 words - 300 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Beautiful Borders

Shows you how to create borders that burst with colour and variety, with depth, structure, staying power and adaptability. Covers design, conditions and aspect, choosing your plants, preparing, growing and maintaining. Written in a clear, accessible style, with helpful checklists and tips, and beautiful illustration.
ISBN: 9781783611355
Series: Digging and Planting
45,000 words - 300 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£8.99

Beautiful Borders

Shows you how to create borders that burst with colour and variety, with depth, structure, staying power and adaptability. Covers design, conditions and aspect, choosing your plants, preparing, growing and maintaining. Written in a clear, accessible style, with helpful checklists and tips, and beautiful illustration.
ISBN: 9781786642271
Series: Digging and Planting
45,000 words - 300 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Bee Keeping

Beekeeping is a diverse activity in which many people become absorbed, enjoying the systematic and often hard physical work of securing good honey crops or collecting beeswax. This book covers how to get started, how to achieve and collect good harvests, troubleshooting and more.
ISBN: 9781783613885
Series: Digging and Planting
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£8.99

Bicarbonate of Soda

This guide offers tips for all manner of household tasks using bicarbonate of soda, including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. With fun and simple text and attractive illustration.
ISBN: 9781847865212
Series: Complete Practical Handbook
20,000 words - 160 illustrations - 192 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Bicarbonate of Soda

This guide offers tips for all manner of household tasks using bicarbonate of soda, including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. With fun and simple text and attractive illustration.
ISBN: 9781847869807
25,000 words - 200 illustrations - 352 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Bicarbonate of Soda

This guide offers tips for all manner of household tasks using bicarbonate of soda, including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. With fun and simple text and attractive illustration.
ISBN: 9781783612772
32,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£8.99

Bicarbonate of Soda

Bicarbonate of soda is far more than a baking ingredient - this straightforward, handy guide offers tips for all manner of household tasks using bicarbonate of soda, including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. With fun and simple text and attractive illustration.
ISBN: 9781786645364
Series: House & Home
32,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Bike

Takes you through the benefits of bike riding, offering all the information you need to know to start pedalling: choose your bike with the differences between types, such as hybrid and racer; how to choose your helmet, clothing and other accessories; care and maintenance, and how to keep safe on the roads.
ISBN: 9781786640840
Series: Health & Sport
40,000 words - 150 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Semi-concealed spiral
£9.99

Compost

Compositing is one of the easiest ways you can prevent rubbish from going to landfill, return nutrients to the soil and treat your gardens. This book discusses why we should compost and explains in practical terms how to make and what to do with compost. It includes types of compost bins, what you can and can't compost and composting techniques.
ISBN: 9781847865311
Series: Green Guides
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Compost

Composting is one of the easiest ways you can prevent rubbish from going to landfill, return nutrients to the soil and treat your gardens. This book discusses why we should compost and explains in practical terms how to make and what to do with compost. It includes types of compost bins, what you can and can't compost and composting techniques.
ISBN: 9781783617197
Series: Digging and Planting
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Container Gardening

The essential guide for anyone with a small space or no decent land; for those who want something more manageable and easy to reach; for those want the exciting visual effects. It will show you how to choose types of containers; how to grow different types of plants; and how to maintain. With clear text and attractive illustration.
ISBN: 9781783611348
Series: Digging and Planting
45,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£8.99

Counting Calories

Whether you need to lose weight or simply want to maintain your figure, this guide to keeping track of your calorie intake offers information on what calories are, how many you need, how to eat a healthy diet (including the difference between 'healthy' and 'empty' calories) and tips on losing weight.
ISBN: 9781783613298
7,000 words - 100 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£8.99

Crops in Pots

Like the idea of growing your own fruit, veg and herbs but don't have the room or energy? This title discusses how to get started and choose your pots, how to grow and harvest - including the appropriate crops for small spaces, how to deal with problems and lots of tips on how to be successful on a shoestring.
ISBN: 9781847867193
Series: Green Guides
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Crops in Pots

Like the idea of growing your own fruit, veg and herbs but don't have the room or energy? This title discusses how to get started and choose your pots, how to grow and harvest - including the appropriate crops for small spaces, how to deal with problems and lots of tips on how to be successful on a shoestring.
ISBN: 9781783611324
Series: Digging and Planting
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£8.99

Cycling

Takes you through the green benefits of bike riding, offering the information you need to know to get pedalling: how to choose your bike - with the differences between types, such as hybrid and racer; how to choose your helmet, clothing and other accessories; and, care and maintenance.
ISBN: 9780857750969
Series: Green Guides
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus has long been known for its excellent medicinal properties, but it also has uses around the home. Discover a multitude of hints and tips for improving your house, garden and health, all with the power of eucalyptus oil. With straightforward, practical text and attractive illustration, this guide will become well-thumbed in no time.
ISBN: 9780857756183
25,000 words - 160 illustrations - 192 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Grow Your Own Vegetables

Opening with the persuasive case for growing your own vegetables - from reducing your carbon footprint to improving your health and bank balance - this book goes on to present concise instructions on how to cultivate a successful and satisfying vegetable garden, ending with a comprehensive directory of vegetables.
ISBN: 9781847866950
Series: Green Guides
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Grow Your Own Vegetables

Opening with the persuasive case for growing your own vegetables - from reducing your carbon footprint to improving your health and bank balance - this book goes on to present concise instructions on how to cultivate a successful and satisfying vegetable garden, ending with a comprehensive directory of vegetables.
ISBN: 9781783611331
Series: Digging and Planting
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£8.99

Keeping Bees

Beekeeping is a diverse activity in which many people become absorbed, enjoying the systematic and often hard physical work of securing good honey crops or collecting beeswax. This book covers how to get started, how to achieve and collect good harvests, troubleshooting and more.
ISBN: 9781847869852
Series: Green Guides
50,000 words - 130 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Keeping Bees

Beekeeping is a diverse activity in which many people become absorbed, enjoying the systematic and often hard physical work of securing good honey crops or collecting beeswax. This lively book covers how to get started, how to achieve and collect good harvests, troubleshooting and more.
ISBN: 9781786642288
Series: Digging and Planting
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Keeping Chickens

Offers all the information you need to know to get started keeping chickens, from how to choose, house, feed and handle them to how many eggs they lay, their affect on the local ecosystem and protection from foxes.
ISBN: 9781783617203
Series: Digging and Planting
50,000 words - 200 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Keeping Chickens

Offers all the information you need to help you to start keeping chickens, from how to choose, house, feed and handle them to how many eggs they lay, their affect on the local ecosystem and how to protect from foxes and other predators.
ISBN: 9781786642295
Series: Digging and Planting
50,000 words - 200 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Lavender

Lavender is an invaluable and versatile natural product, whether youre looking to make a fresh and natural household cleaner, make use of its many remarkable soothing qualities, craft beautifully fragrant decorations for around the home, or experiment in the kitchen. An accessible and illuminating practical guide.
ISBN: 9780857756176
25,000 words - 160 illustrations - 192 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Lemons

Lemon juice is an unexpectedly good cleaning agent and odour-eater. If you are looking for an economical and environmentally-friendly way to clean around your house then try this magical, readily-available juice. This practical guide is packed with hundreds of tips for every household.
ISBN: 9780857752628
25,000 words - 160 illustrations - 192 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Lemons

Packed full of tips and suggestions for how to put the humble lemon to good use, this chunky, attractively illustrated, essential guide shows you how to clean around the home, polish, deodorize, deter pests, protect pets, take care of your skin, improve your health and cook tasty dishes.
ISBN: 9780857756190
33,000 words - 200 illustrations - 352 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Lemons

Packed full of tips and suggestions for how to put the humble lemon to good use, this chunky, attractively illustrated, essential guide shows you how to clean around the home, polish, deodorize, deter pests, protect pets, take care of your skin, improve your health and cook tasty dishes.
ISBN: 9781783612789
32,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£8.99

Lemons

Packed full of tips and suggestions for how to put the humble lemon to good use, this chunky, attractively illustrated, essential guide shows you how to clean around the home, polish, deodorize, deter pests, protect pets, take care of your skin, improve your health and cook tasty dishes.
ISBN: 9781786645357
Series: House & Home
32,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Plan Your Gardening Year

The secret to creating a glorious, productive garden is year-round love and attention. Keeping track of what to do, when, is no simple task, but this book helps you plan your year. It gives you seasonal lists of jobs to do, which plants to choose and plenty of advice and handy hints on how to improve your garden.
ISBN: 9781786642264
Series: Digging and Planting
35,000 words - 200 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

Run

Covers all the reasons to run, the types of running, who can take part, getting started, where to run, how to keep safe, nutrition, gadgets, good techniques and how to keep that motivation! It includes a variety of sample running plans for different age groups, levels and goals. With clear and accessible text, and tons of images.
ISBN: 9781786640857
Series: Health & Sport
35,000 words - 300 illustrations - 176 pages - Spiral bound - Semi-concealed spiral
£9.99

Running

Covers all the reasons to run, the types of running, who can take part, getting started, where to run, how to keep safe, nutrition, gadgets, good techniques and how to keep that motivation! It includes a variety of sample running plans for different age groups, levels and goals. With clear and accessible text, and attractive illustration.
ISBN: 9780857753892
Series: Green Guides
45,000 words - 300 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Vinegar

Vinegar may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you need to get rid of a stubborn wine stain or soothe a tickly cough, but this ancient cupboard staple is a cheap, versatile solution to many household tasks. This book has sections on how to use vinegar in the laundry, DIY, gardening, health and beauty, pet care and in the kitchen.
ISBN: 9781847861863
Series: Complete Practical Handbook
20,000 words - 160 illustrations - 192 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Vinegar

Contains sections on how to use vinegar in the laundry, DIY, gardening, health and beauty, pet care and of course in the kitchen. This book provides many hints, tips, advice and recipes with vinegar.
ISBN: 9781847869890
25,000 words - 220 illustrations - 352 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Vinegar

Contains sections on how to use vinegar in the laundry, DIY, gardening, health and beauty, pet care and of course in the kitchen. This book provides many hints, tips, advice and recipes with vinegar.
ISBN: 9781783612765
32,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£8.99

Vinegar

This old-fashioned cupboard staple is regaining its rightful place as a cheap, versatile and environmentally friendly solution to many household tasks. Contains sections on how to use vinegar in the laundry, DIY, gardening, health and beauty, pet care and of course in the kitchen. Provides many hints, tips, advice and recipes with vinegar.
ISBN: 9781786645340
32,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99

What To Do When In Your Garden

The secret to creating a glorious, productive garden is year-round love and attention. Keeping track of what to do when is no simple task, but this book helps you plan your year. It gives you seasonal lists of jobs to do, which plants to plant and plenty of advice and handy hints on how to improve your garden.
ISBN: 9780857752611
Series: Green Guides
45,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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