Grow 15 Herbs for the Kitchen by Sheryl L. Felty - No kitchen should be without these fifteen beautiful, versatile, aromatic and savory wonders of the culinary world. Whether you own an acreage or a studio apartment, you can cultivate, harvest, preserve and use these herbs with minimal effort. This Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin will show you how!
Growing and Using Garlic by Glenn Andrew - This reference guide is filled with advise, tips and wisdom so that you will be successful with garlic in your garden. First time garlic growers will appreciate the thorough guide and seasoned garlic enthusiasts might learn something new!
Made with 100% renewable composted cow manure--Cowpots decompose quickly once planted, enriching the soil. Cowpots last for months above ground but once transplanted into garden soil, the posts begin to degrade and enhance your garden soil. Cowpots are the eco-friendly, biodegradable alternative to plastic waste. It is a natural choice for seed starting or transplants that results in eliminating zero waste. Roots penetrate the CowPot wall, eliminating transplant shock. Unrestricted root growth ensures a healthier, stronger plant. Made in America. Easy to use!100% Peat and plastic free.Odor free. #3 six-cell pots. You get a total of 18 3" pots.
CowPotsThe pots you plant! Made with composted cow manure. The BEST pots for starting your plants. Follow the easy steps on the package for a healthier plant, from farm to your garden.
Shrubs for South Dakota by John Ball, David Graper and Carol Wake.Shrubs add beauty, color and texture to your home landscape. But shrubs are more than just “ornaments,” as the authors of this book point out. Shrubs can also provide homes and food for wildlife. As living screens, others can offer privacy and protection from wind and snow. Shrubs personalize and enhance the value of your property.
Growing Vegetables in Straw Bales by Craig LeHoullier. Straw bale gardening is an inexpensive, low maintenance way to grow a bounty of food in a small space. Craig LeHoullier's step-by-step instructions show you how to do everything from sourcing the straw to setting up your bales for planting, dealing with weeds and pests, and harvesting.Black & White images.96 pages. Size: 5 x 7ISBN: 9781612126142
South Dakota Weeds, Revised 2017 - This publication is intended to be a useful aid in the identification of weeds found in cultivated fields, pasture, range, right-of-way, home grounds, and non-crop areas. Proper identification is essential in prevention, control, and eradication of noxious weeds.
Look at the Sky... and tell the weather by Eric SloaneA delightful blend of serious meteorology and beautiful illustrations, this informative book displays the many talents of Eric Sloane. A writer, landscape painter, weather forecaster, and authority on early American history, Sloane takes readers with him on a voyage of discovery as he traces a single air mass from the Canadian Rockies to northern New England. A vivid narrative and the author's own pen-and-ink sketches describe the progress of the air mass over America, and tell about its encounters with other elements of weather systems and with Americans from a variety of backgrounds.Paperback89 pages Black and white imagesISBN-13: 978-0-486-43385-1
The Wicked Plants Coloring Book by Amy Stewart and Briony Morrow-CribbsAmy Stewart and Briony Morrow-Cribbs offer up 40 menacing plants in gorgeous, vintage-style botanical illustrations to color. Drawing on history, medicine, science, and legend, each wonderfully creepy spread offers the curious stories of these botanical evildoers, from the vine that ate the South to the weed that killed Lincoln's mother to the world's deadliest seed. For gardening die-hards, each plant family, habitat, and common names are also listed. paperback40 illustrationsblack and white imagesISBN: 978-1-61620-683-3
Wicked Bugs: The Meanest, Deadliest, Grossest Bugs on Earth-- Young Readers Edition by Amy Stewart. Illustrated by Briony Morrow-Cribbs. Adapted from Amy Stewart's original New York Times bestseller, Wicked Bugs is a creepy-cool nonfiction guide to the worst of the worst insects, arachnids, and other arthropods. Ages 8-12.Paperback177 pagesISBN: 978-1-61620-699-4
Weather of North America by Jack WilliamsThis easy-to-use field guide provides the resource to understand the meteorological events that affect us every day. With illustrations and graphics for every topic, this is the go-to book for answers about weather reports and conditions on our increasingly turbulent planet. Paperback178 pagesColor pagesISBN: 978-1-4262-1786-9
Dear County Agent Guy: Calf Pulling, Husband Training, and Other curious Dispatches from a Midwestern Dairy Farmer by Jerry NelsonIn the tradition of Mark Twain, Jean Shepherd and Dave
Barry, Jerry Nelson is a humorist of the American heartland.
A fourth-generation dairy farmer, Nelson discovered his voice after he wrote a tongue-in
cheek letter to his county agent for advise on what to do, after a period of
heavy rain, about the ducks and Jet Skiers frolicking in his cornfields. From then on Nelson had a new calling to go
along with his day job—writing a humorous column called “Dear County Agent Guy.” Nelson’s depictions of daily life, from the
point of view of a taciturn husband with a twinkle in his eye, are read by
250,000 people a week—and woven into A Prairie Home Companion scripts.
Hardback with dust jacket
Buffalo Bird Woman's Garden by Gilbert L. Wilson. The classic account of Hidatsa American Indian gardening techniques. First published in 1917, anthropologist Gilbert L Wilson transcribed the words of this remarkable woman, whose advise today's gardeners can still follow. She describes a year of activities, from preparing and planting the fields can still follow. A new introduction by anthropologist and ethnobotanist Jeffery R. Hanson describes the Hidatsa people's ecologically sound methods of gardening and Wilson's work with this traditional gardener. Paperback129 pagesBlack & White photos, line drawingsISBN: 978-0-87351-219-0
Roses for the North by Kathy Zuzek, Marcia Richards, Steve McNamara and Harold Pellett. Performance of Shrub and Old Garden Roses at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Shrub Roses and Old Garden Roses are gaining in popularity across the northern tier of the United States as gardeners realize that these plants provide excellent floral quality in combination with disease tolerance and winter hardiness. This publication provides comparative data for these cultivars, the Woody Ornamental Research Project at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum conducted an evaluation program of the roses in the Arboretum's Shrub Rose Garden and research nurseries.Paperback92 pagesColor ImagesISBN: 0-9623116-4-2
Better Birdwatching in the Dakotas DVDBeginning and advanced birdwatchers will enjoy viewing unique and entertaining behaviors. In addition to preferred habitats for each species, the video clips display diagnostic field marks for identification, and sounds for most species. After watching this DVD, we guarantee you will know more about birds that you are likely to encounter where you live and travel. Over 149 North and South Dakota species. Bird list included. DVD. 100 minutes.
Grassland Plants of
South Dakota and the Northern Great Plains by James R. Johnson and
Gary E. Larson. In this guide you will find portrait-quality photos and
descriptions of many grassland plants. You will learn about their value to
grazing animals and consequently to our nation’s food supply, their place as
food and medicine for American Indians, and their importance as food and
habitat for wildlife big and small.Color photographs.288 pages.ISBN 13: 978-0-9797182-1-2
Lasagna Gardening by Patricia Lanza. A New layering System for Bountiful Gardens: No Digging, No Tilling, No Weeding, No Kidding!A gardening system that works--so you don't have to!Turn in your tiller for a stack of old newspapers! Replace your shovel with a layer of grass clippings! Let Pat Lanza show you how you can create lush, successful, easy-care gardens in practically any location without hours of backbreaking digging or noisy tilling.Paperback244 pagesIllustratedISBN: 0-87596-962-3
Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln's Mother & Other Botanical Atrocities by Amy Stewart.Drawing on history, medicine, science, and legend, this compendium of bloodcurdling botany will entertain, and alarm even the most intrepid gardeners and nature lovers. Hardcover236 pagesISBN: 978-1-56512-683-1
Wicked Bugs: The Louse that Conquered Napoleon's Army & Other Diabolical Insects by Amy Stewart. Here is a captivating mixture of history, science, murder, and intrigue that begins--but doesn't end--in our own backyards. From the world's most painful hornet to millipedes that stop traffic, from "bookworms" that devour libraries to Japanese beetles that munch on our roses, Wicked Bugs tells the stories of bugs gone wild.Hardcover272 pagesISBN: 978-1-56512-960-3
Epic Tomatoes: How to Select & Grow the Best Varieties of All Time by Craig LeHoullier - Grow and harvest the best tomatoes ever with this practical and beautiful guide by tomatoe expert Craig LeHoullier. Along the way your meet 33 of Craig LeHoullier's favorite varieties. He offers a comprehensive guide to various pests and tomatoe diseases, explaining how best to avoid them. Beautiful color photographs! Color photographs256 pagesISBN: 9781612122083
The Drunken Botanist:The Plants that Create the World's Great Drinks by Amy Stewart. A New York Times Best Seller! This fascinating concoction of biology, chemistry, history, entomology, and mixology--more than fifty drink recipes and growing tips for gardeners--will make you the most popular guest at any cocktail party.Hardcover381 pagesISBN: 978-1-61620-046-6
The Northlands Winter Greenhouse Manual: A Unique Low-Tech Solution to Vegetable Productions in Cold Climates by Carol Ford and Chuck Waibel. This manual provides answers for people who live in the northern climates and are concerned about the quality, safety, availability, and price of food. Whether you are a farmer or a consumer, urban or rural, interested in sustainable farming, energy conservation, nutrition education or economic development, The Northlands Winter Greenhouse Manual contains inspiring information for you and your community.Paperback118 pagesBlack and white/ Color imagesISBN-13:978-0-615-29724-8
South Dakota Wine by Denise DePaolo and Kara SweetA young commercial wine industry notwithstanding, wine traditions run deep in the Mount Rushmore State. Sodbusting pioneers like Anna Pesa and Jon Vojta defied South Dakota's harsh terrain and paved the way for Prairie Berry Winery. University biologists, including Dr. Donald Peterson, cultivated the unique grapes needed for the climate, like the Valiant, Marquette, Brianna and Frontenac grapes. Despite subzero winters and torrid summers, strawberries, buffaloberries and rhubarb have grown on both sides of the Missouri River. Since the 1996 Farm Winery Bill passed, the state welcomed thirty vintners, including Strawbale Winery, Wilde Prairie Winery and Belle Joli' Winery. Denise DePaolo and Kara Sweet explore the heritage behind winemaking from the harvests of the prairie. Paperback140 pages Color/ Black and white imagesISBN:978-1-62585-843-6
Successful Gardening on the Northern Prairie by Eric Bergeson. Whether your a beginning gardener or a seasoned expert, this book provides insight into growing plants in the cold climate and alkaline soils of the northern prairie. This is an easy-to read, common-sense manual for gardeners on the plains of Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana.Paperback, 339 pagesISBN:978-1-64255-486-1
Untamed Mushrooms: From Field to Table by Michael Karns, Dennis Becker, and Lisa Golden Schroeder. A Midwestern Guide. Untamed Mushrooms explains how to seek, find and cook wild mushrooms. Full-color photographs and expert guidance unspool the vagaries of locating mushrooms in the wild and safely harvesting them for your table. Featuring thirteen delicious mushrooms celebrated in more than one hundred unique kitchen tested recipes, this book is a guide to truly spectacular seasonal eating.Paperback315 pagesColor PhotosISBN: 978-1-8134-086-9
Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition: The Complete Guide to Making And Using Natural Dyes by Jenny Dean and Karen Diadick Casselman. The best resource on natural dyeing is back, updated to make your colorful hobby even more beautiful and rewarding. This practical and inspiring guide to creating and using natural dyes from plants, offers the latest information on current environmentally friendly dyeing techniques and more than 65 species of plants and natural dyestuffs.Paperback. 144 pages
Jewels of the Plains: Wildflowers of the Great Plains, Grasslands and Hills by Claude A. Barr & James H. Locklear, Revised Edition.Considered the authoritative guide by native plant enthusiasts and horticulturalists, Jewels of the Plains captures the unique beauty, resilience and variety of more than five hundred wildflowers of the Great Plains. Edited to incorporate new scientific information, this edition includes an Introduction and supplemental notes by botanist and horticulturalist James H. Locklear. HardbackColor, black & white images294 pagesISBN: 978-0-8166-9801-1
The Story of Corn by Betty Fussel The Story of Corn is a unique compendium drawing upon history and mythology, science and art, anecdote and image, personal narrative, and epic to tell the extraordinary story of the grain that built the New World. Betty Fussell has interweaved the histories of the indigenous peoples who first cultivated the grain and the Europeans who appropriated and propagated it around the globe. PaperbackBlack & White images355 pagesISBN: 978-0-8263-3592-0
Attracting Native Pollinators: Protecting North America's Bees and Butterflies-- A Xerces Society Guide. Ensure pollination in your garden, orchard or farm. Identify the flower-visiting insects of your region. Provide host plants and nesting sites for bees and butterflies. Create a landscape that is beautiful, diverse, and pollinator friendly. Paperback372 pagesISBN: 978-1-60342-695-4
Plants of the Black Hills and Bear Lodge Mountains by Gary Larson and James R. Johnson. Some 600 plants of the Black Hills and Bear Lodge Mountains of western South Dakota and neighboring Wyoming -- are described and pictured in this field guide.Softcover. Color photographs.601 pages.ISBN 978-0-9797182-0-5