Aloes in Southern Africa

Author: Gideon Smith
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
ISBN: 1920544445
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Aloes are stately succulent plants that capture the allure of the African savanna. Aloes in Southern Africa explores the character and biology of African aloes, their habits, characteristic features and distribution in nature. It details 58 aloe and related species, cultivation and propagation, gardening styles and plants that flourish in different regions, plus medicinal, cosmetic and culinary uses. Whether you are starting a garden, redeveloping one or simply looking to expand your knowledge of these fascinating succulents, Aloes in Southern Africa will prove an invaluable guide.

Soft Succulents

Author: Jeff Moore
Publisher: Jeff Moore
ISBN: 9780991584635
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Soft Succulents provides an overview of the primary soft, non-spiny succulents in cultivation today. Some of the primary genera covered are Aeoniums, echeverias, kalanchoes, sedums, crassulas, senecios and dudleyas. 300 pages with over 1000 color images, text and photography by the author, a nursery owner with over 25 years in the business.

Mesembs of the World

Author: Gideon Smith
ISBN: 9781875093137
Format: PDF, ePub
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Well-illustrated, easy-to-read guide to the 123 mesembs genera currently recognized

Garden Aloes

Author: Estrela Figueiredo
ISBN: 9781431421077
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Authored by two leading international experts on aloes and their kin, Garden Aloes is the first to deal with a range of the most desirable aloe cultivars and hybrids, all of which are exceptionally suitable for planting in gardens. The book is comprehensively illustrated with full-color photographs that show the growth forms and a range of the characters that make these plants some of the most desirable to grow in any garden. Identification of the cultivars is made easy through descriptions and a range of images of the plants, their inflorescences and flowers. Informative descriptions and flowering periods are provided for more than 60 widely grown and exceptional cultivars and hybrids currently available. The species are arranged in 20 groups according to size and flower color, making it easy to select what is suitable for your garden. Garden Aloes is a must for anyone interested in gardening, landscaping, natural history, aloes, succulents, and more.

Out of the Dust

Author: Karen Hesse
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545517125
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Acclaimed author Karen Hesse's Newbery Medal-winning novel-in-verse explores the life of fourteen-year-old Billie Jo growing up in the dust bowls of Oklahoma.

Cough Cures The Complete Guide to the Best Natural Remedies and Over The Counter Drugs for Acute and Chronic Coughs

Author: Gustavo Ferrer MD
Publisher: Moxie
ISBN: 9780997330700
Format: PDF, Docs
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In this groundbreaking book you will find the best of both worlds, bridging the gap between conventional and holistic medicine.Cough Curesis not just about coughs - it's about natural alternatives for antibiotics, cough syrups, pain and sleeping medications, even antacids. Dr. Gus Ferrer a renowned pulmonologist and Burke Lennihan RN, a certified practitioner in holistic medicine, bring you a book packed with natural cures and guides to the best over-the-counter drugs for acute and chronic cough. You will also learn about acupressure, breathing exercises, and other techniques.The recommendations for natural remedies are documented with more than 200 research studies, so that both parents and physicians can feel confident in using them.COUGH CURES has the answers you've been waiting for! Discover: Why antibiotics don't work for most colds and coughs When and how to treat something safely at home How to save time and money treating coughs, colds, and flu How to avoid unnecessary (and possibly harmful) X-rays The top natural holistic treatments and safest drugs for coughs, colds, flu, insomnia, acid reflux and pain relief "This groundbreaking book provides an unbiased approach to the best over-the-counter drugs and natural treatments for coughs, colds, and many more. The book provides easy-to-understand instructions while protecting consumers from being lured by false advertisement claims. Its information is valuable to both the general public and physicians." - Dr. Elena Rios, President, National Hispanic Medical Association "We've needed this book for years, not only to treat coughs but also to live a healthier life. Useful for health professionals and lay people alike, it reads easily, and the shortcuts guide the reader to key points. I learned much and I plan to use the information in many new protocols. The appendices alone are worth buying the book as they provide the scientific research. I recommend it, not only to treat cough ailments, but also to live a healthier life." -Ret. Major General Bernard Loeffke, PhD, Author, Speaker & Humanitarian Order a copy today and start feeling better soon!"