New Books from Llewellyn

New Books from Llewellyn
Llewellyn Worldwide is a leading publisher of calendar, almanacs, astrological, and self help guides. For 2009, they have released a number of titles that will be of interest to gardeners.

Each year Llewellyn issues a new edition of its ever popular moon guide. This has been around for over a hundred years. The “2009 Moon Sign Book” is the ultimate guide. Its purpose is to help people take advantage of the natural cycles of the moon. This is both informative and practical.

This title features timely articles on a range of topics along with the weekly almanac. This also has weather and economic forecasts as well as new and full moon horoscopes.

The weekly almanac gives the phase of the moon, the zodiac sign, and the recommended activities. Throughout the almanac are inspiring quotes, gardening and lifestyle tips. This explains all about gardening by the moon week by week. It gives the best times for various types of gardening activities.

Among the articles are a number on gardening topics. One deals with growing heirloom tomatoes. There is also a history of labyrinths as well as an article on garden ornaments and furnishings. Each article is by a leading expert on his/her field.

This book covers all of the major types of activities and the most favorable/unfavorable times for each of the zodiac signs.

For 2009 Llewellyn is adding a new annual called “Green Living Guide.” Well written and engaging, this features over twenty timely articles on all aspects of living green. These explain how and why we can become green.

Among the gardening topics are permaculture, rain gardens, worm composting, and green roofs and walls. Each article is by a leading expert in the field. This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of living. It offers lots of ideas and explains how these lifestyle changes can make a big difference to the planet. It explores everything from green careers and transportation alternatives to green homes and creating sustainable communities.

The topics are organized by subject with sections for home and garden, travel and transportation, creating sustainable communities, and lifestyle. In addition to articles on gardening topics, this also has ones on food and green dining, ethical fashion, green weddings, and creating a healthy house. One article explains how to live a carbon-free life.

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