Why Does Asparagus Make Your Wee Smell?
By Andy Brunning
Why does cooking bacon smell so good? Can cheese really give you bad dreams? Why do onions make you cry? Find out the answers in this illustrated compendium of amazing and easy-to-understand chemistry. Featuring 58 different questions, you will discover all sorts of wonderful science that affects us on daily basis. Andy Brunning opens up the chemical world behind the sensations we experience through food and drink - popping candy, hangovers, spicy chillies and many more. Exploring the aromas, flavours and bodily reactions with beautiful infographics and explanations, WHY DOES ASPARAGUS MAKE YOUR WEE SMELL? is guaranteed to satisfy curious minds. And did you know that nutmeg can make you hallucinate? Prepare to be astounded by chemical breakdown like never before.
The Well-Tempered Garden
By Christopher Lloyd
A classic work by Britain's most highly respected plantsman, updated for the 21st Century.This is the classic work by a gardener who combines a passionate love of his subject with a critical intelligence and a good helping of wit. THE WELL-TEMPERED GARDEN is packed with the sort of information keen gardeners crave - from planting, weeding and the pleasures of propagation to annuals, water-lilies and worthwhile vegetables. Hailed as 'a really important addition to horticultural literature' when it was first published, THE WELL-TEMPERED GARDEN is as fresh and enlightening, and as entertaining, for gardeners in the 21st century as when it first appeared more than thirty years ago.
Water Features For Every Garden
By Helen Nash
From formal to friendly, whatever the style of your gadren, there is a water feature that's right for you. Ideas to help you create the backyard haven of your dreams. The water features span a range of styles and meet a variety of needs. If you have small children, there's a feature on a child-safe pebble pond; if you don't have much room, there's one on a mini water garden in a container. A whole range of ideas, practical tips and instructions to help you create the inherent peace & tranquility of water in your gadren.
Windows on the World Complete Wine Course 2002 Edition
By Philip Zeigler
It remains packed with full colour labels and maps, puts forward the most up-to-date recommendations, and best of all, features Kevin Zraly¿s inimitable, irreverent approach. This unbeatable 'course' answers all your questions and starts you on your way to becoming a wine connoisseur. Go through the tasting process, from swirling the glass to sniffing and sipping, knowing when a wine is at its peak for drinking, and learn what to look for on a label.
Windows On The World Complete Wine Course 2001 Edition
By Philip Zeigler
One of the best start-from-scratch wine books ever writtenIncludes full-colour labels and maps, up-to-date recommendations, fascinating sidebars, a glossary of wine terms, award-winning restaurant wine lists, advice on matching wine with food, ordering it in restaurants and moreThis revised 2001 edition has 16 new pages ¿ a new question-and-answer section, new labels and revised vintagesA complex subject simplified and made fun in the process
Water Gardening Basics
By Marilyn M Cook, Helen Nash
Illustrated in colour throughoutAn excellent guide that covers all aspects of the ever-popular water gardening ¿ from small features to large ponds
Waterfalls, Fountains, Ponds & Streams
By Eamonn Hughes, Helen Nash
Fully illustrated in colour throughoutA step-by-step which takes you from design to creation