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Recommended Books about Composting, Dowsing, Environment, Intuition, Permaculture, and other Related Topics


Let it Rot! The Gardener’s Guide to Composting, Third Edition, by Stu Campbell

The Rodale Book of Composting:  Simple Methods to Improve Your Soil, Recycle Waste, Grow Healthier Plants, and Create an Earth-Friendly Garden, newly revised and updated by Rodale Press

The Humanure Handbook:  A Guide to Composting Human Manure, Third Edition by Joseph Jenkins, Inc.

Worms Eat My Garbage:  How to Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting System, 35th Anniversary Edition by Mary Appelhof and Joanne Olszewski

Composting Toilet System Book: A Practical Guide to Choosing, Planning and Maintaining Composting Toilet Systems by David Del Porto & Carol Steinnfield

Composting Toilets for Off Grid Living: A beginners DIY Building Manual by George Eccleston

Dowsing and Intuition                  

Dowsing Magic Book Two – From Grumpy Gnomes to Healthy Homes By Grahame Gardner

Dowsing Magic Book One – From Water Finds to Dragon Lines By Grahame Gardner

Discover the Pendulum: Emerging Ideas, Useful Strategies, Advanced Techniques for Exploring the World of Energies by Sue Trumpfheller

The Pendulum Bridge to Infinite Knowing: Beginning Through Advanced Instruction by Dale W. Olson

The Pendulum Charts – The Doorway to Knowing Your Intuitive Mind (Vol 1) by Dale W. Olson

The Pendulum Instruction Chart Book: The Doorway to Knowing Your Intuitive Mind by Dale W. Olson

Ask The Right Question: The Essential Sourcebook of Good Dowsing Questions by Maggie Percy

What To Do When You Can’t Decide: Useful Tools for Finding the Answers by Meg Lundstrom

Dowsing: The Ultimate Guide for the 21st Century by Elizabeth Brown

Discover Color: Experiments Thru the Five Senses And Beyond by Susan Bacon Trumpfheller

The Divining Heart: Dowsing and Spiritual Unfoldment by Patricia C. Wright and Richard D. Wright

Practical Intuition: How to Harness the Power of your Instinct and make it work for you by Laura Day

Knowing Your Intuitive Mind: Intuitive decision-making skills for all of life’s challenges by Dale William Olson

Blink: The Power of thinking withougt thinking by Malcom Gladwell

Environmental Protection

Drawdown: The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming by Paul Hawken and Tom Steyer

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver (novel)

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable By Amitav Ghosh

Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains are Wired to Ignore Climate Change By George Marshall – provides an intriguing analysis of why People are Having Trouble Accepting The concepts of Climate Change

Living in Denial Climate Change, Emotions, and Everyday Life By Kari Marie Norgaard

We are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom and Michaela Goade. Recommended for children ages 3 and up. Stunning artwork!

Herbs and Well-being

Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients ino Foods and Remedies That Heal by Rosalee de la Foret

Fire Cider! 101 Zesty Recipes for Health-Boosting Remedies Made with Apple Cider Vinegar by Rosemary Gladstar

Herb Fairies: A Magical Tale of Plants & Their Remedies by Kimberly Gallagher (13 books that provide an herbal learning system for children) Available at LearningHerbs

Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health: 175 Teas, Tonics, Oils, Salves, Tintures, and Other Natural Remedies  for the Entire Family by Rosemary Gladstar

How to Forage Healing Foods and Craft Your Own Herbal Medicines by Rosalee de la Foret

Medicinal Herbs: A Beginners Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use by Rosemary Gladstar

Planting the Future: Saving our Medicinal Herbs by Rosemary Gladstar and Pemela Hirsch

The Healing Garden: Cultivating & Handcrafting Herbal Remedies by Juliet Blankespoor

The Herbal Kitchen: Bring Lasting Health to You and Your Family with 50 Easy-to-Find Common Herbs and Over 250 Recipes by Kami McBride and Rosemary Gladstar

Wild Remedies: Plant Medicines that Heal You, Your Family, and the World by Rosalee de la Foret


Earth Care Manual by Patrick Whitefield

Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-scale Permaculture by Toby Hemenway

Introduction to Permaculture:  Free textbook offered by Oregon State University. Available for online reading or as a pdf download by Andrew Millison

Practical Parma-Culture for Home Landscapes, Your Community, and the Whole Earth by Jessi Bloom & Dave Boehnlein

Restoration Agriculture Real-World Permaculture for Farmers by Mark Shepard

Other Topics

The Power of Modern Spirituality: How to live a life of compassion and personal fulfillment by William Bloom

Saratoga County Ghosts: A collection of over 100 ghost experiences in Saratoga County, New York by David J. Pitkin

Haunted Saratoga County: Following on the heels of Saratoga County Ghosts, author David J. Pitkin has compiled over 120 intriguing stories by David J. Pitkin


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