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Michigan Month-by-Month Gardening: What to Do Each Month to Have A Beautiful Garden All Year

Melinda Myers · Cool Springs Press
Format: Print book

The when-to and how-to schedule for growing, caring for, and maintaining your Great Lakes State garden!Never garden alone! The Month-by-Month Gardening series is the perfect companion to take the guesswork out of gardening. With this book, you'll know what to do each month to have gardening...
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How to Create a New Vegetable Garden: Producing a Beautiful and Fruitful Garden from Scratch

Charles Dowding · UIT Cambridge Ltd.
Format: Hardcover

Drawing on his years of experience as an expert gardener, Charles Dowding illustrates the simplicity of starting a new vegetable garden with tales and pictures from his first year on his latest plot of land. Filled with insights into the processes that Charles uses to garden so successfully,...
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Oh Joy!: 60 Ways to Create & Give Joy

Joy Cho · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A beautiful, colorful, inspired guide to help anyone bring joy and whimsy into their lives with stylish projects, from home decor to food to fashion, from the popular Oh Joy blogger and Pinterest sensation.Thirteen million Pinterest members look to Joy Cho, a designer, blogger, mother,...
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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: Book

"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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The Plant Lover's Guide to Salvias

John Whittlesey · Timber Press
Format: Hardcover

Salvias are available in a huge range of sizes, colors, foliage, and hardiness, with over 900 species and hundreds of hybrids. They are popular for the vibrancy of their blooms and for their culinary and medicianl uses. The Plant Lovers Guide to Salvias features everything you need to know...
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Tree Houses You Can Actually Build: A Weekend Project Book

David Stiles · Houghton Mifflin Company
Format: Print book

Tree houses capture the imagination of the child in all of us, and they have never been more popular than they are today. This inspirational yet thoroughly practical guide shows even the most inexperienced weekend carpenter how to design and build a lifetime of memories for the entire family....
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The Field Guide to Peppers

Dave DeWitt · Timber Press, 2016.
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

The essential guide for pepper enthusiasts! In this fiery guide, Dave DeWitt and Janie Lamson help you identify hundreds of the most popular chile pepper varieties. The 400 profiles include all the major types of peppers and are packed with information on culinary use, interesting facts,...
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One-Hour Cheese: Ricotta, Mozzarella, Chèvre, Paneer--Even Burrata. Fresh and Simple Cheeses You Can Make in an Hour or Less!

Claudia Lucero · Workman Publishing Company
Format: Paperback

It’s a DIY cook’s dream come true: It’s pizza night, and you’ve made not only the crust and sauce but the mozzarella, too. Or you're whipping up quesadillas for a snack, using your homemade Triple Pepper Hack. Or the dinner party's in high gear and out comes...
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Growing the Midwest Garden

Edward Lyon · Timber Press
Format: Print book

Everyone wants a glorious garden, but conditions in the Midwest can make it a challenge to grow the most popular ornamentals. Let Midwest gardening expert Ed Lyon help you with his encyclopedic knowledge of the tips, techniques, and plants specifically suited to the heartland. Learn the regions...
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The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession

Susan Orlean · Ballantine Publ.
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orlean's wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. Determined to clone an endangered flower - the rare ghost orchid Polyrrhiza lindenii...
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Homegrown Tea: An Illustrated Guide to Planting, Harvesting, and Blending Teas and Tisanes

Cassie Liversidge · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 270
Format: Paperback

Homegrown Tea explains how to grow a large variety of plants in your own garden, on a balcony or even on a window sill could become your tea cupboard. It shows you how to grow your tea from seeds, cuttings, or small plants, as well as which parts of the plant are used to make tea. Liversidge...
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Raised-Bed Gardening: How to grow more in less space

Simon Akeroyd · Taunton Press
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Raised-bed gardening is a popular gardening technique that allows growers to achieve greater yields while watering less. An opening section explains the basics of raised beds, focusing on the benefits of raised beds (easier maintenance, better drainage, soil amelioration, etc.) and explaining...
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Conran on Color

Terence Conran · Conran Octopus
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Terence Conran shares a lifetime of experience as one of the world's leading designers and retailers to explain how to make the most of this vibrant and dynamic ingredient in your homeSubtle and allusive, bold and invigorating, color is one of the single most powerful elements in design...
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Backyard Biodiesel: How to Brew Your Own Fuel

Bob Armantrout · New Society Publishers
Format: Print book

Small-scale home biodiesel production holds a singular attraction for the do-it-yourself enthusiast. While perhaps it can't save the world, this unique renewable fuel is economical, fun to make, better for the environment, and will help you reduce your dependence on Big Oil. And getting...
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Quilt Lovely: 15 Vibrant Projects Using Piecing and Applique

Jen Kingwell · Fons & Porter
Format: Print book

Let your fabrics inspire you to create your own lovely combinations!Quilt designer Jen Kingwell brings you fifteen amazing new quilt designs in "Quilt Lovely." With nine gorgeous quilt projects that use a variety of techniques, including applique, hand sewing and hand quilting,...
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Gardening on a Shoestring: 100 Fun Upcycled Garden Projects

Alex Mitchell · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 159
Format: Print book

Growing a pretty garden doesn't have to cost a pretty penny--learn how to create a low-cost garden using a little elbow grease, a lot of creativity, and this book.Gardening on a Shoestring will ease the tension on any gardener's pocketbook, while inspiring them with fun, creative...
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Grow All You Can Eat in Three Square Feet

DK Publishing · DK Publishing
Pages: 255
Format: Print book

Want to grow your own vegetables and food, but don't have enough space for a garden? Don't let lack of space get in the way of growing healthy, organic foods at home. Apartment dwellers, schoolteachers, and anyone else who wants to grow a lot of food in a little space will find a great...
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Trellises, Planters & Raised Beds: 50 Easy, Unique, and Useful Projects You Can Make with Common Tools and Materials

Editors of Cool Springs Press · Cool Springs Press; First edition
Format: Paperback

A step-by-step guide that gives any gardener all the information needed to make garden furnishings that are both simple and beautiful. This book includes 50 complete plans for trellises, raised beds, planters, window boxes, and just about any imaginable project you can make to train and display...
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Design Mom: How to Live with Kids: A Room-by-Room Guide

Gabrielle Stanley Blair · Artisan Publishers
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

New York Times best seller Ever since Gabrielle Stanley Blair became a parent, she's believed that a thoughtfully designed home is one of the greatest gifts we can give our families, and that the objects and decor we choose to surround ourselves with tell our family's story. In this,...
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Bake It, Don't Fake It!: A Pastry Chef Shares Her Secrets for Impressive

Heather Bertinetti · Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

Looking to impress your friends and family with decadent desserts but afraid you lack the skills to pull it off? Are you reaching for that packaged cake mix and can of frosting instead of whipping something up from scratch? Fear no longer— we’ve got the fix for you. Heather...
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The Timber Press guide to vegetable gardening in the Midwest

Michael VanderBrug · Timber Press
Pages: 176
Format:  Print book : English : First edition

How to grow your own food in the Heartland! There is nothing more regionally specific than vegetable gardening - what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are decisions based on climate, weather, and first frost. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Midwest, by regional...
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One Magic Square Vegetable Gardening: The Easy, Organic Way to Grow Your Own Food on a 3-Foot Square

Lolo Houbein · Experiment Llc
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

All it takes to grow your own organic vegetables, fruits, and herbs is One Magic Square Lolo Houbein has 40 years' worth of gardening wisdom to share - on how to coax an abundance of organic food from a plot that is just 3 feet square!Sustainable, cost-effective, and creative techniques:...
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The Plant Recipe Book: 100 Living Arrangements for Any Home in Any Season

Baylor Chapman · Artisan
Pages: 271
Format: Book

A follow-up to the widely popular "Flower Recipe Book, " "The Plant Recipe Book" is the next great thing in interior plant design, providing simple steps showing anyone how to create stunning living plant decor. Each one of the 100 recipes specifies the type and quantity...
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David C Deardorff
Format: Audio CD

This book will turn even the brownest thumbs green! Houseplants add style, clean the air, and bring nature indoors. But they are often plagued with problems - aphids, mealybugs, mites, and thrips to name just a few. What's Wrong With My Houseplant? shows you how to keep indoor plants healthy...
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The Picnic: Recipes and Inspiration from Basket to Blanket

Marnie Hanel · Artisan
Format: Hardcover

A picnic is a great escape from our day-to-day and a chance to turn a meal into something more festive and memorable. The Picnic shares everything you need to plan an effortless outdoor get-together: no-fail recipes, helpful checklists, and expert advice. With variations on everyone's...
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Seriously Bitter Sweet: The Ultimate Dessert Maker's Guide to Chocolate

Alice Medrich · Artisan
Format: Paperback

These days, people are accustomed to seeing chocolate labeled 54%, 61%, or 72% on grocery store shelves, but some bakers are still confused by what the labeling means and how to use it. In Seriously Bitter Sweet, Alice Medrich presents 150 meticulously tested, seriously delicious recipes—both...
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The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds: 322 Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, Flowers, Trees, and Shrubs

Robert E. Gough · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Paperback

Learn how to collect, save, and cultivate the seeds from more than 300 vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers, trees, and shrubs. It’s easy, and it’s fun! Authors Robert Gough and Cheryl Moore-Gough thoroughly explain every step in the seed-saving process. Descriptions of seed...
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Bonsai

DK Publishing · Dk Pub
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Bonsai brings serenity to the home with beautiful miniature trees in idyllic container landscapes. Now DK brings this ancient practice into the 21st century, explaining how to grow and care for bonsai trees with a clear step-by-step approach. Offering easy-to-follow advice and simple photography,...
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Plant This Instead!: Better Plant Choices - Prettier - Hardier - Blooms Longer - New Colors - Less Work - Drought-Tolerant - Native

Troy B. Marden · Cool Springs Press
Format: Print book

Beautiful gardens are generally thought to be true labors of love, often demanding hours of tedious routine maintenance. Planting requirements can be daunting, and finding the time to successfully cultivate a home garden is a tall order for most of us - constant watering, debris removal,...
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Grow a Living Wall: Create Vertical Gardens with Purpose: Pollinators - Herbs and Veggies - Aromatherapy - Many More

Shawna Coronado · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Make a beautiful, practical, environmentally conscious garden, even in a small space - grow UP with a living wall!A living wall is a vertical structure, usually outside the home, that is built with live plants growing in containers hung in a decorative arrangement.Sometimes called "Green...
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The Perennial Matchmaker: Create Amazing Combinations with Your Favorite Perennials

Nancy J Ondra · Rodale
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Planning a spectacular perennial garden just got easier! Forget the time-consuming research needed to determine if one short, spreading flower will look good with a tall, stately grass. Plantswoman Nancy J. Ondra has spent 30 years experimenting with plant combinations, and she shares her one-plant-at-a-time...
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The Water-Saving Garden: How to Grow a Gorgeous Garden with a Lot Less Water

Pam Penick · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 233
Format: Print book

A guide to growing beautiful gardens in drought-prone areas utilizing minimal water for maximum results.With climate change, water rationing, and drought on the rise, conserving water is more important than ever - but that doesn't mean your gardening options are limited to cacti and rocks....
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The Little Spark - 30 Ways to Ignite Your Creativity

Carrie Bloomston · C&T Publishing / Stash Books
Format: Paperback

You were born with a creative spark inside. Do you look at yourself now and wonder if the spark has gone out? Ignite that inner fire with the 30 engaging exercises, fun activities, inspirational images, and motivating ideas in this book. Learn what your Little Spark of creative passion...
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The Plant Lover's Guide to Sedums

Brent Horvath · Timber Press, 2014.
Pages: 229
Format: Print book

Sedums are easy-to-grow flowering perennials with succulent foliage. Their color changes dramatically with the seasons - in fall, they are rich and earthy while in summer their flowers come in vibrant shades of pink and yellow. The Plant Lover's Guide to Sedums includes everything you need...
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Gardening for Birds, Butterflies, and Bees: Everything you need to Know to Create a wildlife Habitat in your Backyard

Editors at Birds and Blooms · Reader's Digest Association
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Whether you're installing a new garden bed or trying to attract orioles for the first time, it helps to start with the right information. And here it is! In this book, experts and readers from North America's #1 Bird and Garden Magazine, Birds & Blooms, give their tried-and-true advice.Attracting...
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Building Soil: A Down-to-Earth Approach: Natural Solutions for Better Gardens & Yards

Elizabeth Murphy · Cool Springs Pr
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

This is your down-to-earth, complete manual for achieving great gardening results with your own rich, organic soil!How do you recognize healthy soil? How much can your existing soil be improved? What are the best amendments to use for your soil? Let Building Soil answer your questions and be your...
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Rooted in Design: Sprout Home's Guide to Creative Indoor Planting

Tara Heibel · Ten Speed Press
Format: Hardcover

A stylish and full-color guide to creatively integrating indoor plants with home decor from the owners of the popular Sprout Home garden design boutiques.Indoor plants play a large role in the design and feel of a space. Focusing on indoor gardening--from small containers and vertical installations...
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

Marie KondoÌ„ · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 213
Format: Hardcover

This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still...
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Air Plants

Zenaida Sengo · Timber Press
Format: Book

Air Plants, by Zenaida Sengo, the interior coordinator at the popular San Francisco-based Flora Grubb Gardens, shows how simple and rewarding it is to grow, craft, and design with these modern beauties. Decorating with air plants is made easy with stunning photographs that showcase ideas...
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The Bee-Friendly Garden: Design an Abundant, Flower-Filled Yard that Nurtures Bees and Supports Biodiversity

Kate Frey · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 213
Format: Print book

For every gardener who cares about the planet, this guide to designing a bee garden helps you create a stunningly colorful, vibrant, healthy habitat that attracts both honeybees and native bees.In The Bee-Friendly Garden, award-winning garden designer Kate Frey and bee expert Gretchen LeBuhn...
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The Plant Lover's Guide to Tulips

Richard Wilford · Timber Press, 2015.
Pages: 222
Format: Print book

Tulips steal the show in spring when their bright, finely cut flowers light up the garden. Their incredible color range includes almost every imaginable hue from pure white through pastels, rich reds and purples to near black, while their shapes are equally varied and may be short-stemmed,...
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Essential Perennials for Every Garden: Selection, Care, and Profiles to over 110 Easy Care Plants

Sally Roth · I-5 Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Bursting with vivid colorlike the midsummer garden of your dreamsEssential Perennials for Every Garden will inspire and inform gardeners from coast to coast. This expertly written, eye-catching guide to choosing and maintaining perennials covers a vast array of plants from dainty ground...
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The Naturally Bug-Free Garden: Controlling Pest Insects without Chemicals

Anna Hess · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Print book

Are you sick and tired of pesky insects in your garden? Do you want to stay away from pesticides and harmful poisons that could be hazardous to your health and your garden? If you answered yes to both of those questions, The Naturally Bug-Free Garden has all the answers to your troubles.This...
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Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Greenhouses & Garden Projects: Greenhouses, Cold Frames, Compost Bins, Trellises, Planting Beds, Potting Benches & More

Philip Schmidt · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

One of the hottest consumer trends is the new importance on outdoor living, and nothing brings the outdoor home to life like a greenhouse and other accessories to help grow and nurture landscape greenery. This book has plans and step by step for constructing and appointing greenhouses of several...
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