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The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden

Roy Diblik · Timber Press

Weve all seen gorgeous perennial gardens packed with color, texture, and multi-season interest. Designed by a professional and maintained by a crew, they are aspirational bits of beauty too difficult to attempt at home. Or are they? The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden makes a design-magazine-worthy...
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The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects: 76 Useful Things You Can Build to Create Customized Working Spaces and Storage Facilities, Equip the ... Animals, and Make Practical Outdoor Furniture

Spike Carlsen · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 287
Format: Paperback

Homesteaders, gardeners, small farmers, and outdoor living enthusiasts will love these 76 DIY projects for practical outdoor items designed to help you live more sustainably and independently. Expert woodworker Spike Carlsen offers clear, simple, fully illustrated instructions for everything...
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Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden

Niki Jabbour · Storey
Pages: 263
Format: Paperback

Follow your zany muse and get creative with your vegetable garden. Niki Jabbour brings you 73 novel and inspiring food garden designs that include a cocktail garden featuring all the ingredients for your favorite drinks, a spicy retreat comprising 24 varieties of chile peppers, and a garden...
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House Beautiful Color: The Perfect Shade for Every Room

Lisa Cregan · Hearst; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

House Beautiful has created the ultimate vibrant, gorgeous guide to using color in the home, filled with photos, swatches, and lively commentary from designers explaining exactly how and why they make their choices. Going shade by shade, it shows how to select the perfect hue for any room,...
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Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden: A Natural Approach to Pest Control

Jessica Walliser · Timber Press
Pages: 240
Format: Book

It may seem counterintuitive to want bugs in a garden, but insects are indeed valuable garden companions. Especially those species known for eating the bugs that eat plants. Assassin bugs, damsel bugs, and predatory stink bugs are all carnivores that devour the bugs that dine on a garden.Attracting...
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Rodale's 21st-Century Herbal: A Practical Guide for Healthy Living Using Nature's Most Powerful Plants

Michael Balick · Rodale
Pages: 498
Format: Hardcover

It turns out that Mother Nature is a brilliant chemist. Our ancestors have used indigenous herbs in daily life for thousands of years due to these plants' ability to heal and promote good health. Now modern science has identified the compounds that give herbs their medicinal qualities,...
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Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening: How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb and an Open Heart

Carol Wall · Penguin Group (Canada)
Pages: 294
Format: Hardcover

"In this profoundly moving memoir, Owita teaches Wall how to find grace amid heartbreak and to accept that beauty exists because it is fleeting - as in her garden, as in life." - People, 4 stars"A perfect spring awakening." - Good HousekeepingA true story of a unique...
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Growing Windowsill Orchids

Philip Seaton · Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; Reprint edition

From the elegant, warmth-loving moth orchid to the perennially popular slipper orchid, Growing Windowsill Orchids tells indoor gardeners everything they need to know in order to grow these exquisite flowering plants at home. With more than thirty years of experience growing and writing...
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Orchids For Dummies

Alan Koch · Wiley Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Packed with photos, including 8 pages in full color Color your world with orchids Orchids are beautiful, fragrant, wonderfully varied, and surprisingly affordable. But aren't they hard to grow at home? No! says orchid grower extraordinaire Steve Frowine. In this handy guide, he shows...
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