Explore the northwestern extreme of the continent. Organized by region and length of trip, the book includes maps and photographs to help you find your way. Adventures and delightful discoveries are just around the next bend in the road, from historic sites to natural wonders.
Learn about the bugs in your basement and backyard. Author John Acorn has selected what he believes are 125 of the most common or fascinating bugs you'll find in Alberta. Outstanding colour illustrations by naturalist and artist Ian Sheldon bring the beauty and mystery of these creatures into focus.
From beautiful butterflies to scary spiders, John Acorn describes 125 of the coolest species of bugs to be found in British Columbia. Readers will admire Ian Sheldon's stunning colour illustrations.
A fun-filled field guide into the creepy-crawly world of the bugs of Washington and Oregon. Learn about 125 of the coolest bugs you might encounter in the great outdoors of the Northwest. John Acorn, an avid bugster and host of the popular television series The Nature Nut, supplies lively text that evokes each species' character. Respected artist a …
Throughout human history, plants have provided us with food, clothing, medicine and shelter. The Rocky Mountains are home to a diversity of plant species that have helped native peoples and settlers survive through the centuries. EDIBLE AND MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE ROCKIES describes 333 common trees, shrubs, flowers, ferns, mosses and lichens that h …
Joyce Harries's delightful collection of memoirs, fiction, essays, recipes and poems will dare you to laugh, cry and face head-on the small triumphs and larger tragedies of everyday life. From Joyce's vignettes of her childhood in the 1930s to the struggles and happiness of being a young mother to the heartache of widowhood, this wise and gentle co …
Lois helps you plan and design an attractive, colorful landscape with trees and shrubs. She describes over 300 of her favorites, selected for their size, shape and seasonal color, and offers advice on what to select for a specific location or purpose.
In this book, Lois Hole describes her 148 favorite varieties and offers practical advice on what roses to grow for fragrance, color and splendor. She also includes information on the soil, light, climate and moisture conditions required for success.
A full-colour photographic field guide to over 600 mushrooms and fungi of Ontario, Québec and Atlantic Canada as well as the northeastern United States. Spectacular photos and excellent species information combine to make this a must-have reference book. Includes notes on edibility.
The jack-o'-lantern is a central and traditional feature of Halloween. This book features the tips and design templates that will make carving your pumpkins a snap.