The latest and greatest on the many ways to move around, from electric cars and hybrid vehicles to commuter and electric bikes.
- A Guide to Cargo Bikes
- How to Choose a New Bike
- Recumbent Bicycle: A DIY, Low-Cost Project
- Ride Green With Electric Bikes and Scooters
- Shopping by Bike: Tips and Tricks for the Commuter Cyclist
- Best Fuel-Efficient Cars by Each Automaker
- Build Your Own Car That Gets 100 Miles Per Gallon: MAX
- How to Get Better Gas Mileage
- Make Your Own Gas! Alcohol Fuel Basics
- Wood Gas Truck
Building My Teardrop Trailer Camper from Scratch
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Earthquakes, hurricanes, civil unrest, economic troubles: No one knows when the next disaster will strike. Will you be prepared? With everything from cooking in a crisis to home security and protection, The Provident Prepper is the ultimate guide to making timely preparations for an uncertain future. You don’t need to bug out to be safe; be ready in the protection of your own home during any emergency.
There are many ways to attract birds and butterflies to your backyard … and a lot of them work, giving us all a chance to enjoy these beautiful, coveted creatures. But have you ever tried to tempt a turtle, lure a lizard, summon a snake, or coax a chipmunk to come and visit? The wonders of wildlife are not limited to flying specimens, as anyone with a true affection for fauna (as well as flora) will attest. This clever little book gets it, too. In Attracting Wildlife, longtime birding and wildlife author Marcus Schneck provides a charming blend of stylized illustrations, color photos, and helpful text offering fun, educational family activities for attracting your favorite critters to your property. Using a month-by-month approach, the book lays out project after project that you can complete whether you live on a small urban lot or sprawling piece of country acreage. So the next time you're going about planting tomatoes in May, you can add a simple toad sanctuary to the list and enjoy a summer's worth of serenades.
If you are one of the millions of people with allergies or asthma, this unique book shows you how to avoid plants that trigger allergies and create a garden that protects you by trapping pollen and cleaning the air around you. This revolutionary approach combines the best of horticulturist Thomas Ogren’s previous books—Allergy-Free Gardening and Safe Sex in the Garden—into a full-color guide, including hundreds of new and updated plant listings and photographs.
Ogren’s innovative system for combating allergens is based on the crucial matter of plant sex. By replacing troublesome male plants in your yard with pollen-blocking female “pollen screens,” allergy sufferers can reduce or eliminate their symptoms. More than 3,000 plant listings are included, accompanied by an easy-to-use allergy ranking scale of 1 to 10. With many new pollen-free plants to choose from, as well as clearly marked “worst offenders” to avoid, this is the ultimate resource for home gardeners and professionals alike who want to build healthy, safe and beautiful gardens that everyone can enjoy.