More Than Words Bestselling authors & Real-life heroines Each and every one of us has the ability to effect change—to make our world a better place. The key is to begin in our own backyards, look at needs within our communities and then decide to do something about them. The dedicated women selected as this year's recipients of Harlequin's More Than Words award have changed lives, one good deed at a time. To celebrate their accomplishments, bestselling authors have written stories inspired by these real-life heroines. In this book, Pamela Morsi honors the work of Karen Thomson, Founder of Literature for All of Us. We hope More Than Words inspires you to get in touch with the real-life heroine living inside of you.
How many varieties of daffodils, tulips, and hyacinths would you suppose are accessible to garden-variety gardeners? Hundreds is the answer, and you can try any of 240 species and cultivars of daffodils, 190 tulips, and 80 hyacinths.
The remarkable story of the world's most popular spring flower
Author: Noel Kingsbury
Publisher: Timber Press
There is no harbinger of spring like a field or garden filled with bright yellow daffodils. But the world of the daffodil is much more than just its place in the march of the seasons. It’s a plant whose history starts with the tombs of the Pharaohs, through pre-Darwin evolutionary theory and Cornwall’s burgeoning bulb business, and leads to the current explosion of varieties from plant breeders seeking new colors, fragrances, and forms. Daffodil reveals a global plant infatuation that has led to more than 25,000 cultivars available in nearly every shade of yellow (and now pink, orange, and white). Noel Kingsbury tells the tale through an engaging narrative history and plant portraits that highlight more than 200 varieties. Jo Whitworth's revealing photography shows a side of the daffodil rarely seen. Plant lovers will relish the stories and gardeners will cherish the cultivation notes, plant descriptions, and recommendations.
Small Lined Daffodil Notebook / Travel Journal to Write in (6'' X 9'') 120 Pages
Author: Da Da They Said Press
This blank lined journal is a perfect multi-purpose notebook. Small daily diary / journal / notebook to write in, for creative writing, for creating lists, for Scheduling, Organizing and Recording your thoughts. Makes an excellent gift idea for birthdays, Christmas or any special occasion (and daffodil lovers obviously!). Perfectly sized at 6" x 9" 120 page Softcover bookbinding Flexible Paperback
More sound, easy gardening tips and advice from the author of "The Impractical Gardener". Arlene Wright-Correll continues to pave the way for novice gardeners who want to succeed regardless of the color of their gardening thumb! This is a must for every gardening library.
A beautifully illustrated, visually lush and intriguing book about the world's most popular and most powerful flower. The daffodil is the beautiful first flower of spring, the inspiration of poets, a treasure-trove to scientists and a symbol of everything from unrequited love, rebirth, eternal life and misfortune. Over centuries, the daffodil has been so many things to so many people: it was called 'Narcissus' by the Greeks and prized by the Romans as guarantee of passage to the Underworld; it was used by medieval Arabs and ancient Chinese for its medicinal properties and it has inspired poets, lovers, artists and scientists down the ages. But in telling the story of the daffodil, what award-winning, best-selling writer Helen O'Neill is really telling is the story of humanity. It's a narrative of progress from superstition and myth, taking in politics, greed, religion, science, chance, redemption and love. But, appropriately enough for a flower that is now used on a worldwide basis to raise funds for cancer research, it is, above all, a story of hope. Moving, fascinating, eloquent, and also beautiful. 'O'Neill manages to make a biography of a flower feel like something of a detective novel, love story, historical drama and horticultural research paper rolled into one' Sydney Morning Herald
Middleton Corner is a non-descript crossroads on Ohio U.S. 68 south of Xenia and north of Wilmington. Even the crossroads is a bit unorthodox because Spring Valley Paintersville Road intersects U.S. 68 and then jogs a short distance on U.S. 68 before continuing its meandering path between Spring Valley and Paintersville. I am not sure why there is a highway sign posted or why it is listed on the Ohio map, but it is. At first glance it would appear that there is nothing special about Middleton Corner. There are a thousand such little hamlets throughout the United States. This little book is a salute to Middleton Corner and all the other small settlements out there. The point is that there is beauty and excitement everywhere. Sometimes you just have to slow down and take the time to see the beauty and the adventure that surrounds us all the time. It is a lot like the Field of Dreams. You build it and they will come. In the case of Middleton Corner all you have to do is look for the excitement, the grandeur, and the beauty in the simple things and it will be revealed to you. The author, through a series of one-page vignettes and photos has captured the essence of seeing God in all of creation, even at a place like Middleton Corner.
Crochet pattern to make a little fairy, daffodils and watering can. The pattern uses US crochet terms. It contains 40 images to help you with every step. Crochet skill level: Easy/ Intermediate. A knowledge of basic crochet terms is required. Sizes in inches: Fairy: 2 inches (sitting). Daffodil flower: 1.5 inches tall (excluding stem). Watering can diameter: 3 inches, tall: 3 inches. Sizes in cm: Fairy: 5.1 cm high (sitting). Daffodil flower: 3.8 cm tall (excluding stem). Watering can diameter: 7.6 cm, tall: 7.6 cm. Gauge: 3.25 mm hook size: 7 sc = 1 inch, 8 rows = 1 inch. 5 mm hook size: 4 sc = 1 inch, 5 rows = 1 inch. (1 inch is 2.56 cm)
2019 Daily Planner Daffodils Spring Flowers 384 Pages paperback contains one whole page for every day of the year! Make 2019 your year with this efficient planner. Each page has marked spaces for the day broken down into hourly segments between 6 AM and 8 PM. There are blank lines at the bottom of each daily page for notes. This planner also includes a full page calendar for each month as well as an overview calendar page so you can see the entire year at a glance. You will also find a list of of notable days in 2019. You or your gift recipient will enjoy the fun design on the paperback cover every time this 2019 planner is used for getting organized, making appointments, and staying on top of everything life throws your way. You or your gift recipient will find many uses for this handy 2019 planner. www.DistinctiveJournals.com
Showcasing the seasonal beauty of the Northern California wine country, an array of captivating, full-color photographs is accompanied by a lyrical description of the art of wine making and a celebration of the best of regional viticulture.
Adventure in Science, and Significance Forging a Fueled Future for Mankind
Author: Phil Wallace Payne
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Civilization is in an energy crisis. Human beings have wasted away the majority of their natural resources, but without energy, the world will die. Who will come to the rescue? In secret, a technical team of geniuses has developed a way to harvest usable and never ending energy from polar seas. In concept, their mission is simple; in delivery, it proves to be difficult and possibly tragic. The Strivers tells a story of life, love, and the labors undertaken by a brave few who believe in the energy of the ocean. From diverse backgrounds, the team is brought together by a shared mission; they change each other, and relationships evolve that never would have flourished without the worlds energy crisis. They are inventors, but they are also human beings, looking for connection in an inhospitable place. With luck, the team will find a way to convert ocean energy into the next great fuel for mankind. If they fail, they will not only lose their own lives, but they will cause the extinction of planet Earth. Human life is in the hands of the strivers, who must harness the fury of the sea to save the world. Will they succeed, or will the weakness of their humanity make them fail?
"Though an old man," Thomas Jefferson wrote at Monticello, "I am but a young gardener." Every gardener is. In Gardening in Eden, we enter Arthur Vanderbilt's small enchanted world of the garden, where the old wooden trestle tables of a roadside nursery are covered in crazy quilts of spring color, where a catbird comes to eat raisins from one's hand, and a chipmunk demands a daily ration of salted cocktail nuts. We feel the oppressiveness of endless winter days, the magic of an old-fashioned snow day, the heady, healing qualities of wandering through a greenhouse on a frozen February afternoon, the restlessness of a gardener waiting for spring. With a sense of wonder and humor on each page, Arthur Vanderbilt takes us along with him to discover that for those who wait, watch, and labor in the garden, it's all happening right outside our windows.
DIV The Telegraph has long enjoyed the closest association with gardeners. Indeed, as the newspaper of choice for the counties and the shires, it revels in the glory and variety of Britain’s horticultural heritage, whether celebrating the most renowned gardens, like Great Dixter, or extolling the tart virtues of rhubarb. For gardening spans a vast spectrum. Variously hobby, art form, industry and, on occasion, cause of social unrest, it encompasses the annual spectacle of the Chelsea Flower Show, Vita Sackville-West’s legendary White Garden at Sissinghurst, and the pursuit of prize-winning pumpkins. And while the Telegraph’s weekend supplements might publish advice on growing asparagus or figs, the letters pages bristle with feuds and controversies at the RHS. Whatever form it takes, few things could be more central to the world of the Telegraph reader than the garden. Which is why the paper has always attracted the best writers on the subject: from the experts of today, such as Stephen Lacey, Mary Keen, Sarah Raven and Bunny Guinness, through great sages of yesteryear, like Fred Whitsey, Denis Wood and Rosemary Verey, to the more esoteric musings of Germaine Greer, Roy Strong and W. F. Deedes. All are collected here in this compendious and endlessly fascinating anthology, compiled by eminent green-fingered scribe Tim Richardson. As varied and colourful as a traditional herbaceous border at the height of summer, Of Rhubarb and Roses is the perfect book for an afternoon’s reading in a deckchair, as the shadows lengthen across that newly mown lawn. /div
This is, first and foremost, a book about private animal rescue. The stories are true. As a result, these pages are filled with sadness and joy, loss and hope, heartbreak and compassion. Within the stories, personalities emerge, and the love affair between author and animal is apparent. During the course of one year, the author blogs the stories from her past alongside the rescues that occur in real time. Along the way, she discovers a growing support system in the blogosphere. Those connections offer not only emotional succor but also very tangible aid. The world of private animal rescue is candidly revealed in a series of short vignettes.