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Publisher Description

Amish Gardening Secrets

Research studies have proven that gardeners cope better with stress and tension - a key factor in achieving and maintaining good health.

And now the special gardening secrets that the Amish use to produce huge tomato plants and bountiful harvests can be yours in Amish Gardening Secrets by Marcy D. Nicholas.

This BIG collection contains over 800 gardening hints, suggestions, time savers and tonics that have been passed down over the years in Amish communities and elsewhere.

The largest Amish settlement in the world is located in Northeastern Ohio in Holmes County. One in every 6 Amish live in Holmes County or the surrounding area totaling approximately 30,000 residents.

The second largest community is also the oldest and most famous. It is in Lancaster county in Southeastern Pennsylvania. The other two large settlements are in the northern Indiana counties of Elkhart and LaGrange and east of Cleveland, Ohio in Geauga county.

The silhouette of a horse and buggy is the image usually seen on billboards, signs and tourist ads in Amish country. It is an important outer symbol reflecting the distinctive lifestyle and religious values of the Amish.

The Amish are intriguing to the modern world not only because of the horse and buggies, but also because of the quaint clothes they wear, the remarkable handmade quilts and hearty food that they’re known for and the simple way they live their lives.

These people consciously seek to live in a way that honors God. They choose to live close to the land without conveniences.

One in three Amish men make their living from agriculture. Gardening is the responsibility of women and small children while men and boys do the field work. During planting and harvesting, the whole family works together.

There’s something for everyone in Amish Gardening Secrets. From the master gardener to the hardly-even-a-green-thumber, this 800 plus collection can be yours for you to tinker with and enjoy.

You’ll learn how to use:

Walnuts to banish the smell of cooking cabbage

Grapefruits to keep apples fresh

Spaghetti to liven up your plants

GENRE
Lifestyle & Home
RELEASED
2012
October 8
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
112
Pages
PUBLISHER
James Direct, Inc.
SELLER
James Direct,Inc
SIZE
339.2
KB

Customer Reviews

Uticaclub ,

No amish growing secrets

Since i live in a densely populated amish area and always wondered how they grew such big vegetables i purchased this book to learn some tricks. Well there are not any tips that will make it happen. The author goes into detail on what each vegetable's benefits are but wasnt the tips i was looking for. WASTE OF $$$$$$$$