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Best Perennials for Sun and Shade

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A quick-reference guide to planting perennials for gardeners with little experience and time Choosing perennials for a garden can be a daunting task, considering that there are thousands of choices. Yarrow? Columbine? Aster? To make the selection easier, this guide profiles the easiest-to-grow...
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Foundations & Concrete Work

Taunton Press · Taunton Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Foundation work is not the glamorous side of home building. It is hard, dirty work. But it's also the work upon which all other work rests, so a good foundation is critical to every home. No source of knowledge on foundations and concrete work is better respected or more widely followed...
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Essential Rainwater Harvesting: A Guide to Home-Scale System Design

Rob Avis · New Society Publishers
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Design a rainwater harvesting system for any home in any climate. Water is a crucial resource increasingly under stress. Yet rainfall, even in arid climates, can make up a sizable portion of any home, acreage, or farm's water requirements if harvested and utilized with care. The key is appropriate...
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How to Weed Your Attic: Getting Rid of Junk without Destroying History

ELIZABETH H DOW · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 152
Format: Hardcover

How to Weed Your Attic: Getting Rid of Junk without Destroying History provides answers to the question: when someone dies or it's time to move --- or just clean out the attic, garage, or basement, what papers and other things should we save for the sake of history and what can we safely...
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Kitchen Upgrades

Taunton Press · Taunton Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Kitchen Upgrades is a compilation of the very best expert design and product advice, using real-world remodels to help professionals and passionate amateurs remodel a kitchen of any shape and size, on any budget. The pros take you through every step of the remodeling process, with over...
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The Cleaning Ninja: How to Clean Your Home in 8 Minutes Flat and Other Clever Housekeeping Techniques

Courtenay Hartford · Page Street Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Karate Chop Your Way to a Cleaner Home in No Time At All Hi-Ya! That's the sound of you -- cleaning your home in eight minutes flat. Yes, it is possible! The funny and savvy Courtenay Hartford takes readers on a journey to work smarter, not harder, and get back to the real life-living they'd...
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Camper Rehab: A Guide to Buying, Repairing, and Upgrading Your Travel Trailer

Chris Peterson · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Old campers have an appeal that reaches back in time and can send your imagination soaring. Let's face it: they are cool. Who hasn't seen one parked on a boulevard with a "for sale" sign and pictured it bouncing along behind the family car, ready for adventure and fun?...
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Welding Complete: Techniques, Project Plans & Instructions

Michael A.Reeser · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Welding is a fun and surprisingly affordable activity, with complete welding kits available at home-improvement stores for a few hundred dollars. This book shows you everything you need to know to become a competent and safe welder of a wide variety of metal projects. Featured projects...
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Junk Beautiful: She Sheds: Hundreds of Inspired Ideas for Your Backyard Retreat

Sue Whitney · Taunton Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Move over, Man Caves. She Sheds are coming to a house near you. Across the country, ladies are carving out a special place for themselves, one free from stress and concern. And they're doing it in their own backyards by turning spaces usually reserved for old tools and greasy car parts...
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Working Reclaimed Wood: A Guide for Woodworkers, Makers & Designers

Yoav Liberman · Popular Woodworking Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

This book is a celebration of reclaimed wood and the beautiful range of possibilities that exists for its creative use. Through technique discussions, ideas for sourcing wood, coverage of safety concerns, detailed photographs and helpful case studies, this guide helps you plan and execute...
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The Guide to Humane Critter Control: Natural, Nontoxic Pest Solutions to Protect Your Yard and Garden

Theresa Rooney · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

It takes a lot of work and a fair amount of money to grow a garden, and a top fear of every gardener is having their investment wiped out by deer, rabbits, and insect invaders. This book is filled with clever ways to be proactive and stop pests from feasting on your bounty.The Guide to Humane...
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Cordwood Building: A Comprehensive Guide to the State of the Art

Rob Roy · New Society
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Cordwood masonry walls are low-cost, easy to build, aesthetically pleasing, and score high environmental points for making use of low-impact materials.This fully revised second edition of the most widely read and used book on cordwood construction presents the latest innovations and on-the-ground...
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Heirloom Vegetable Gardening: A Master Gardener's Guide to Planting, Seed Saving, and Cultural History

William Woys Weaver · Voyageur Press
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

"This book is sure to be a modern classic and is one of the most important books on gardening in the current century." - Jere Gettle, founder, Baker Creek Heirloom SeedsHeirloom Vegetable Gardening has always been a book for gardeners and cooks interested in unique flavors, colors,...
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The Natural Home: Simple, Pure Cleaning Solutions and Recipes for a Healthy House

ISABELLE FABRE SYLVIE LOUET · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

A charming, comprehensive, and easy-to-use guide to cleaning your home naturally and organically, resulting in a toxin-free environment for you and your family. With THE NATURAL HOME, you'll discover how to clean everything in your house the healthy way with just a few inexpensive, easy-to-find...
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Once Upon a Farm: Lessons on Growing Love, Life, and Hope on a New Frontier

Rory Feek · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Sometimes, it's not only what we plant but where we're planted.Now raising their 3-year old daughter, Indiana, alone, after Joey's passing, Rory Feek digs deep into the soil of his life and career to share the choices made and lessons learned that helped turn a middle Tennessee farm into...
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