The Jewel Garden

  • Filename: the-jewel-garden.
  • ISBN: 9781444718782
  • Release Date: 2012-03-01
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Monty Don
  • Publisher: Hachette UK

'TRULY INSPIRING' Mail on Sunday Now known the millions of TV viewers as Longmeadow, this is the story of Monty & Sarah Don's early days building a garden. THE JEWEL GARDEN is the story of the garden that bloomed from the muddy fields around the Dons' Tudor farmhouse, a perfect metaphor for the Monty and Sarah's own rise from the ashes of a spectacular commercial failure. At the same time THE JEWEL GARDEN is the story of a creative partnership that has weathered the greatest storm, and a testament to the healing powers of the soil. Monty Don has always been candid about the garden's role in helping him to pull back from the abyss of depression; THE JEWEL GARDEN elaborates on this much further. Written in an optimistic, autobiographical vein, Monty and Sarah's story is truly an exploration of what it means to be a gardener.

Das Juwel Die Gabe

  • Filename: das-juwel-die-gabe.
  • ISBN: 9783104025582
  • Release Date: 2015-08-20
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: Amy Ewing
  • Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

Violet lebt in Armut, aber sie hat eine besondere Gabe. Eine Gabe, die ihre Chance und ihr Fluch zugleich ist ... Violet Lasting ist etwas Besonderes. Sie kann durch bloße Vorstellungskraft Dinge verändern und wachsen lassen. Deshalb wird sie auserwählt, ein Leben im Juwel zu führen. Sie entkommt bitterer Armut und wird auf einer großen Auktion an die Herzogin vom See verkauft, um bei ihr zu wohnen. Eine faszinierende, prunkvolle Welt erwartet sie. Doch das neue Leben fordert ein großes Opfer von ihr: gegen ihren Willen und unter Einsatz all ihrer Kraft soll sie der Herzogin ein Kind schenken. Wie soll Violet in dieser Welt voller Gefahren und Palastintrigen bestehen? Als sie sich verliebt, setzt sie nicht nur ihre eigene Freiheit aufs Spiel. Dieser überwältigende Fantasyroman entführt uns in eine Welt voller Glanz und voller Dunkelheit. Eine Welt, in der eine Gabe ein Fluch sein kann.

Genesis Isaiah and Psalms

  • Filename: genesis-isaiah-and-psalms.
  • ISBN: 9789004182318
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 261
  • Author: Katharine Julia Dell
  • Publisher: BRILL

Studies of Genesis, Isaiah and Psalms, key biblical texts that represent the interests of the honorand, Professor John Emerton. The comparison of biblical texts with the ancient Near East and archaeological finds; intertextual work, literary historical approaches, texts and versions and scholarly interpretations from the past are all represented.

Gardening at Longmeadow

  • Filename: gardening-at-longmeadow.
  • ISBN: 9781448140503
  • Release Date: 2012-05-31
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Monty Don
  • Publisher: Random House

Monty Don made a triumphant return to our screens as presenter of Gardeners' World. A firm favourite with viewers, Monty's infectious enthusiasm for plants, attention to the finer details of gardening technique and easy charm have seen the ratings soar. Here Monty invites us into the garden at Longmeadow, to show us how he created this beautiful garden, and how we can do the same in our own. Following the cycle of the seasons, Gardening at Longmeadow will introduce readers to the garden from the earliest snowdrops of January through the first splashes of colour in the Spring Garden, the electric summer displays of the Jewel Garden, the autumn harvest in the orchard, and on to a Christmas feast sourced from the vegetable gardens. Describing the magic of each area at different times of the year, Monty will explain the basics of what to do when and how to get the most from each plant. He'll talk through the essential techniques and more complex processes, accompanied by easy-to-follow, step-by-step photography. Longmeadow is a gardeners' garden, but this will be a book for gardening enthusiasts of all skill levels who have been inspired by what they've seen, and who would like to achieve something similar for themselves.

Down to Earth

  • Filename: down-to-earth.
  • ISBN: 9780241342381
  • Release Date: 2017-10-05
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: Monty Don
  • Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Unrivalled gardening wisdom from Monty Don. Written as he talks, this is Monty Don right beside you in the garden, challenging norms and sharing advice. Month-by-month, Monty reveals the jobs he does in his own garden, that he hopes are relevant to you. Discover Monty's thoughts and musings on nature, seasons, colour, design, pests, flowering shrubs, containers, and much more. Monty's intimate and lyrical writing is accompanied by photos of his own garden. The perfect gift for the gardener in your life. "I have written many gardening books but this is the distillation of 50 years of gardening experience. It has all the tips and essential pieces of knowledge that enable you to make your garden grow well, and it also shares my view that gardening is the secret to living well too." - Monty

The Jewel Box Garden

  • Filename: the-jewel-box-garden.
  • ISBN: 1551928973
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: Thomas Hobbs
  • Publisher: Raincoast Books

This is a guide to inspire and teach gardeners in the art of creating truly beautiful garden spaces, no matter what size their garden is.

Ella Mental and The Good Sense Guide

  • Filename: ella-mental-and-the-good-sense-guide.
  • ISBN: 9781408330883
  • Release Date: 2013-07-04
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Amber Deckers
  • Publisher: Hachette UK

When Ella and her best friend, Toby, start quarrelling, Ella's Good Sense Guide fails her for the first time. She's been so busy looking out for everyone else that she hasn't realised what's been staring her in the face...

Das Juwel Die Wei e Rose

  • Filename: das-juwel-die-wei-e-rose.
  • ISBN: 9783104038414
  • Release Date: 2016-08-25
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Amy Ewing
  • Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

Sie kann dem Juwel entkommen – aber nicht ihrer Bestimmung. Der zweite Teil des Fantasy-Bestsellers ›Das Juwel‹ von Amy Ewing. Violet ist auf der Flucht. Nachdem die Herzogin vom See sie mit Ash, dem angestellten Gefährten des Hauses, ertappt hat, bleibt Violet keine Wahl, als aus dem Palast zu fliehen oder dem sicheren Tod ins Auge zu sehen. Zusammen mit Ash und ihrer besten Freundin Raven rennt Violet aus ihrem unerträglichen Dasein als Surrogat der Herzogin davon. Doch das Juwel zu verlassen ist alles andere als einfach. Auf ihrem Weg durch die Kreise der Einzigen Stadt verfolgen die Regimenter des Adels sie auf Schritt und Tritt. Die drei Geflohenen schaffen es nur äußerst knapp, sich in die sichere Umgebung eines geheimnisvollen Hauses in der Farm zu retten. Hier befindet sich das Herz der Rebellion gegen den Adel. Zusammen mit einer neuen Verbündeten entdeckt Violet, dass ihre Gabe sehr viel mächtiger ist, als sie sich vorstellen konnte. Aber ist Violet stark genug, sich gegen das Juwel zu erheben?

Out of the Shadows

  • Filename: out-of-the-shadows.
  • ISBN: 9781443845540
  • Release Date: 2013-01-15
  • Number of pages: 395
  • Author: Marilyn Pemberton
  • Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Who was Mary De Morgan and why should she be dragged out of the shadows cast by her illustrious parents, her male siblings and the members of the Arts and Crafts circle in which she moved? Why should the academic spotlight be shone onto her life and works? De Morgan (1850–1907) was undoubtedly a woman of her time: she was unmarried and therefore one of the million or so “odd” women who had to earn their own living, which she did mainly by writing. She was one of the many who took part in the great effort to “improve” the lives of the poor in the East End of London; she was caught up in the spiritualist phenomena, not only because her mother was an ardent supporter and practitioner, but also because De Morgan herself was considered to be a “seer”; she, like many Victorians, suffered from the curse of tuberculosis but despite going to live in Egypt for health reasons, she then became the directress of a girls’ reformatory until her death. Through the analysis of her fairy tales, her sole novel, her non-fictional articles and her unpublished short stories, De Morgan is revealed to be an early feminist and “New Woman,” an advocate of William Morris’s philosophies and a social reformer, but also a rather disappointed and disillusioned woman. Letters to and from her family and friends paint a colourful picture of family life during the second half of the nineteenth century, and extracts from well-known people’s biographies, reminiscences and diaries flesh out De Morgan’s character and help explain why George Bernard Shaw considered her to be a “devil incarnate.”

Ella Mental Love Life and More Good Sense

  • Filename: ella-mental-love-life-and-more-good-sense.
  • ISBN: 9781408330890
  • Release Date: 2013-07-04
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Amber Deckers
  • Publisher: Hachette UK

Ella Mental is back with her Good Sense Guide that just keeps on growing. She needs all the advice she can get from it though to help her cope with life - at times her new-found boyf status seems the least of her troubles...

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