Offers useful tips on what to bear in mind when choosing your baby's name, followed by clear and simple A–Z 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn how to set up your own smallholding, grow your own fruit and vegetables, rear chickens, pigs, lambs and other livestock to help you create a sustainable, organic lifestyle. This excellent new guide brings the heart of the land to your table, with advice on where to buy, how to maintain and create a long term plan for an organic lifestyle.
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.
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.
How to grow beautiful, healthy roses. Covers background and trends, classification and key roses, which to grow based on climate and location, designing layout, companion plants, buying, planting and caring. Written in a clear, accessible style, with a Calendar of Care, helpful checklists and tips, and beautiful illustration.
This guide offers tips for all manner of household tasks using bicarbonate of soda, vinegar and lemons, including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. With fun and simple text and attractive illustration.
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.
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.
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.
Mindfulness enables us to be here in the present, not lost in destructive thought; to cultivate calm and joy. This essential book provides straightforward advice, from formal meditation sessions and routines, to a wide range of easy techniques to make part of everyday life. This is the no-nonsense route to a peaceful, effective and happier life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This accessible new book focuses on a series of exercises, body motions and self-disciplines that offer the benefits of yoga to everyone. Featuring specially commissioned practical photography, step-by-step instruction, and an introduction to the entire scope of the system of yoga.