Wildflower

Wildflower
Author: Drew Barrymore
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781101983805
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Release: 2015-10-27
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Actress Drew Barrymore shares funny, insightful, and profound stories from her past and present—told from the place of happiness she's achieved today—in this heart-stirring New York Times bestseller that InStyle called “deeply thoughtful and fun.” Wildflower is a portrait of Drew's life in stories as she looks back on the adventures, challenges, and incredible experiences she’s had throughout her life. It includes tales of living in her first apartment as a teenager (and how laundry may have saved her life), getting stuck under a gas station overhang on a cross-country road trip, saying good-bye to her father in a way only he could have understood, and many more journeys and lessons that have led her to the successful, happy, and healthy place she is today.

How to Be a Wildflower

How to Be a Wildflower
Author: Anonim
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781452152653
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Release: 2016-02-16
Editor: Chronicle Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A fresh perspective, an outdoor exploration, a new adventure about to begin—How to Be a Wildflower is the book to celebrate these and other wide-open occasions. Encouraging self-discovery through encounters with nature, beloved artist Katie Daisy brings her beautiful paintings and lettering to this collection of things to do and make, quotes, meditations, natural history, and more. A recipe for strawberry rhubarb pie, a prompt to hike by the light of the moon, a place to press flowers: every page inside the charming textured two-piece case invites readers to wander, gather, savor, and ponder the natural world around them. For every wild and free spirit—and those who aspire to be—this is a field guide to living life to the fullest.

Newcomb s Wildflower Guide

Newcomb s Wildflower Guide
Author: Lawrence Newcomb
Pages: 490
ISBN: 0316604429
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Release: 1989-04-13
Editor: Little, Brown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Line drawings face each description of the plant's basic structural features in this guide for the amateur wildflower sleuth

Wildflower

Wildflower
Author: Drew Barrymore
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780753557099
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Release: 2016-07-07
Editor: Random House
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

"'We all have stories to tell. These are mine.' Drew Barrymore Born into Hollywood royalty, Drew Barrymore is one of the biggest stars of her generation. Despite an unconventional childhood, she has built a life and career of her own that millions of fans admire. Wildflower is a portrait of Drew's life in stories as she looks back on the adventures, challenges and incredible experiences she's had. It will inspire, delight and show the true meaning of family, happiness and love."

Northern Wildflower

Northern Wildflower
Author: Catherine Lafferty
Pages: 158
ISBN: 1773630407
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Release: 2018
Editor: Roseway Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This is the story of how a young northern girl picked herself up out of the rough and polished herself off like the diamond that she is in the land of the midnight sun. Northern Wildflower is the beautifully written and powerful memoir of Catherine Lafferty. With startling honesty and a distinct voice, Lafferty tells her story of being a Dene woman growing up in Canada's North and her struggles with intergenerational trauma, discrimination, poverty, addiction, love, and loss. Focusing on the importance of family ties, education, spiritualism, cultural identity, health, happiness, and the courage to speak the truth, Lafferty's words bring cultural awareness and relativity to Indigenous and non-Indigenous readers alike, giving insight into the real issues many Indigenous women face and dispelling misconceptions about what life in the North is like.

A Naturalist s Book of Wildflowers Celebrating 85 Native Plants in North America

A Naturalist s Book of Wildflowers  Celebrating 85 Native Plants in North America
Author: Laura C. Martin
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781682685976
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Release: 2021-03-23
Editor: The Countryman Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A charmingly illustrated keepsake and guide to native, wild plants of North America. In this exquisitely detailed naturalist’s handbook, Laura C. Martin provides profiles of 85 wild plants and flowers found across North America, each accompanied by lovingly illustrated and charming watercolor paintings. With dozens of notes, arrows, and details, each chapter encourages the reader to look at the plants as a naturalist would—opening up a whole new way of seeing nature. Martin gives details on where the plants can be found, how they grow, how to identify them, and what natural properties they each have. The handbook features plants from across North America, including the Purple Coneflower, found along the East Coast from Quebec to Florida, and the Opuntia (prickly pear) cacti found in Mexico and America’s Southwest. In addition to the wildflower profiles, readers will find information on growing native plants, instructions for plant crafts, tips for conservation, and ideas for activities with children. They’ll also discover recipes for teas, herb mixes, tinctures, and salves using the plants described. Crafts and activities include making dyes, simple baskets, wreaths, and crowns. A Naturalist’s Book of Wildflowers is a gift book and field guide in one, with its treasure trove of handy information and beautiful colored drawings.

Wildflower

Wildflower
Author: Mark Seal
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781588368614
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Release: 2009-05-26
Editor: Random House
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

With compassion and an unswerving regard for the truth, veteran journalist Mark Seal lays bare the deeply moving, inspirational story of Joan Root, a dedicated environmentalist and Oscar-nominated wildlife filmmaker. He covers her early days in Kenya as a shy young woman with an almost uncanny ability to connect to animals; her whirlwind courtship with the dashing Alan Root, their marriage, and the twenty years of nonstop adventure and passionate romance that followed, both in Africa and around the world; the shattering disintegration of the marriage and partnership; and Joan’s triumphant struggle to reinvent herself as the protector of her lakeshore community’s fragile ecosystem—a struggle that would lead to her tragic death in January 2006. Joan Root dreamed of a bright future for Kenya, a country blessed with unmatched beauty but scarred by decades of colonization and a culture of corruption. She spent her life fighting to make that dream a reality. Her life ended too soon, but “thanks to Seal’s meticulous re-creation, her extraordinary life lives on.” (People, four-star review)

Taming Wildflowers

Taming Wildflowers
Author: Miriam Goldberger
Pages: 194
ISBN: 0985562269
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Release: 2014-03-04
Editor: St Lynns Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Easily cultivate wildflowers in your own garden...and have a year-after-year supply of gorgeous flowers at your fingertips. Wildflower farmer and floral designer Miriam Goldberger is here to show you how.

Wildflower

Wildflower
Author: Mark Seal
Pages: 234
ISBN: 9780812979091
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Release: 2010
Editor: Random House Incorporated
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

"Vanity Fair" contributing editor Seal tells the mesmerizing story of the captivating life and shocking death of world-renowned naturalist Joan Root.

Wildflower Tea

Wildflower Tea
Author: C. Churchill
Pages: 123
ISBN: 1724181610
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Release: 2018-11-08
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Poetry heals the soul. A small pool of reflection in a forest of words is all it takes to escape the worries of the day. Join us for tea in the form of poetry, the wilds are waiting to heal you. A collection of poems to soothe your soul and set free your worry. Sometimes whimsical, sometimes sad, we all need a balance so we don't go mad. This collection of poems is brought to you by a heart that has been through the worst and bloomed again and again. A book full of hope and magic.

Making a Wildflower Meadow

Making a Wildflower Meadow
Author: Pam Lewis
Pages: 160
ISBN: 0711236100
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Release: 2015-02-01
Editor: Frances Lincoln
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Meadow-making helps preserve our fragile environment from further decline but it requires knowledge and skill to create a successful meadow. In this timely book, Pam Lewis's passion for traditional pasture management and the preservation of our native species of plants and her extensive meadow-making experience, are translated into an easy-to-read, informative and highly practical text on creating and preserving wildflower meadows - from the smallest garden meadow to large-scale field projects. Sticky Wicket in Dorset has been a mecca for serious garden visitors for many years and photographs of its beautiful gardens regularly appear in the gardening press. Created by Pam and Peter Lewis over the last fifteen years, the five acres of land have always been regarded as a haven for wildlife and managed accordingly. Passionate about the preservation of England's dwindling meadows, Pam hopes to inspire others to create their own in this fascinating book, a combination of ecological sustainability and hands-on gardening. Prefaced by the champion of meadow gardening, Dame Miriam Rothschild, it explains how these""overgrown""green oases support and sustain a fast-vanishing population of essential wildlife - insects, mammals, birds and flora. Whether they are dry, wet, natural or created, Pam explains how to manage and care for your meadow in sympathy with nature. She teaches what to look for when first appraising a meadow, when to mow, when to sow, when to 'weed', when to plant. This is also a history of Sticky Wicket and its horticultural developments - the lessons learned, the experience gained along with a frightening insight into how over-cultivation by farmers and acquisition by property developers is slowly but surely destroying England's green and pleasant land. Accompanied by the photographs of acclaimed garden photographer Steven Wooster, the book shows what can be done by gardeners everywhere to halt this destruction and restore beauty to the countryside.

Wildflower

Wildflower
Author: Alecia Whitaker
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780316251365
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Release: 2014-07-01
Editor: Poppy
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The best songs come from broken hearts. Bird Barrett has grown up on the road, singing backup in her family's bluegrass band and playing everywhere from Nashville, Tennessee, to Nowhere, Oklahoma. But one fateful night, when Bird fills in for her dad by singing lead, a scout in the audience offers her a spotlight all her own. Soon Bird is caught up in a whirlwind of songwriting meetings, recording sessions, and music-video shoots. Her first single hits the top twenty, and suddenly fans and paparazzi are around every corner. She's even caught the eye of her longtime crush, fellow roving musician Adam Dean. With Bird's star on the rise, though, the rest of her life falls into chaos as tradition and ambition collide. Can Bird break out while staying true to her roots? In a world of glamour and gold records, a young country music star finds her voice.

Favorite Wildflower Walks in Georgia

Favorite Wildflower Walks in Georgia
Author: Hugh O. Nourse,Carol Nourse
Pages: 190
ISBN: 0820328413
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Release: 2007
Editor: University of Georgia Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Wildflower lovers across Georgia know Hugh and Carol Nourse through their popular slide lectures. Countless other enthusiasts have seen their glorious wildflower photographs in books and magazines. Here the Nourses draw on years of travel around the state to share their favorite places for seeing wildflowers. Of the many walks the Nourses have taken, these are the ones they return to most often because of the density or the unusual nature of the floral display. All twenty of these wildflower walks are on public land; everything you need to know about how to find them and what to do once you're there is included. Five walks are presented from each of Georgia's four geographic regions: Cumberland Plateau/Ridge and Valley (northwestern Georgia); Blue Ridge (northeastern Georgia); Piedmont (Georgia foothills and fall line); and Coastal Plain (all of Georgia below the fall line). For each walk, a scenic photo gives a hint of the locale's overall character. In addition, five of the wildflowers encountered on the walk are profiled with a photograph and a detailed description. All of the wildflowers on these walks are native to Georgia. A few are rare and endangered. Common plant names are used in the main text; the index lists both common and scientific names. Coverage of each walk includes directions and a trail map plus information about: flowering season peak flowering period flower habitats walk length and difficulty restroom availability applicable fees

Colorado s Best Wildflower Hikes

Colorado s Best Wildflower Hikes
Author: Pamela D. Irwin
Pages: 240
ISBN: 1565792742
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Release: 1998
Editor: Big Earth Publishing
Language: en

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Wildflower Gardens

Wildflower Gardens
Author: C. Colston Burrell
Pages: 111
ISBN: 1889538310
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Release: 2007-08
Editor: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Growing native wildflowers is the most beautiful and carefree way to bring the natural landscape into your backyard. In this handbook, discover the beautiful wildflowers and foliage plants that best suit your natural garden, from woodland beds to prairie meadows to alpine rockeries to wetlands.

The Book of Wild Flowers

The Book of Wild Flowers
Author: The National Geographic Society
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780486840949
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Release: 2020-07-15
Editor: Courier Dover Publications
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"This volume spotlights some of the finest imagery of its kind. It features 120 plates by Mary E. Eaton, who was a staff illustrator of the New York Botanical Garden from 1911 to 1932. Also included are 8 illustrations by botanical illustrator E. J. Geske. The first-rate botanical illustrations remain fresh and attractive to the modern eye"--

Canadian Wild Flowers

Canadian Wild Flowers
Author: Catharine Parr Traill
Pages: 188
ISBN: 1672238528
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Release: 2019-12-07
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Wildflower Designs and Motifs for Artists and Craftspeople

Wildflower Designs and Motifs for Artists and Craftspeople
Author: Charlene Tarbox
Pages: 84
ISBN: 9780486277004
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Release: 1993-09-02
Editor: Courier Corporation
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

From tiger and water lily, to snowdrop, ox-eye daisy, and thistle, these 163 North American wildflowers are boldly rendered in full-page and half-page sizes as individual blossoms and in borders, clusters, and wreaths.

The Wildflower Bride

The Wildflower Bride
Author: Mary Connealy
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781607421580
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Release: 2010-05-01
Editor: Barbour Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Welcome to the wilds of Montana, where humor, romance, and suspense ride the range. Glowing Sun, a white woman raised by the Flathead tribe, has vague memories of her former life, including a name—Abby Lind. When she’s forced to sever all links with her adopted Shoshone family, Abby wonders if she’ll ever find a home again. Tenderhearted Wade Sawyer, responsible for Abby’s survival during the village massacre, convinces the knife-wielding woman to return with him to the Sawyer Ranch, never realizing danger lurks behind every corner. Can they survive long enough to fall in love?

One and twenty by the author of Wildflower

One and twenty  by the author of  Wildflower
Author: Frederick William Robinson
Pages: 329
ISBN: OXFORD:600056592
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Release: 1858
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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