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Gardening with foliage first : 127 dazzling combinations that pair the beauty of leaves with flowers, bark, berries, and more

Karen Chapman · Timber Press
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

Create a foliage-driven garden that dazzles The beauty of flowers is seductive, but flowers, by their fleeting nature, are a fickle base to provide long-lasting gardens with year-round interest. Tackle this problem with the advice in "Gardening with Foliage First. "Learn how to first...
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Making Midcentury Modern

Christopher Kennedy · Gibbs Smith
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Midcentury design has a hold on the American consciousness: from television, to commercials, to the fashion runway. Yet, not all of us can live in a pedigreed midcentury home; fear not! The principles of midcentury design can be applied to the most unassuming spaces. Making Midcentury...
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Succulents: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Designing, and Growing 200 Easy Care Plants

Robin Stockwell · Oxmoor House
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Inspiring, practical and richly photographed, this comprehensive guide offers creative ideas and DIY projects using beautiful low-maintenance, water-wise plants Succulents are the ultimate easy-care plant: versatile, effortless to grow both indoors and outdoors, and drought tolerant. From...
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Straw Bale Gardens Complete

Joel Karsten · Cool Springs Press, 2015.
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

"Are you ready to learn about a transformative garden technology that could change your life - for less than $100?" - New York TimesTake your straw bale gardening to the next level - in more places, with new products, and even, sometimes, skipping the straw!The reception and enthusiasm...
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Vern yip's design wise : your smart guide to a beautiful home

Vern Yip · Running Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Vern Yip is one of the most beloved and recognizable interior designers in America. Over the course of his near-decade at HGTV, he has counseled thousands of people on beautifying their homes on limited budgets. Through his shows, as well as in his regular column "Learn from Vern"...
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National Geographic Birds, Bees, and Butterflies: Bringing Nature Into Your Yard and Garden

Nancy J Hajeski · National Geographic
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

Generously illustrated and full of practical information, this approachable reference covers the wide world of birds, butterflies, and pollinating insects, including honeybees, and how to bring them into a yard and garden. For the new homeowner choosing shrubs and flowers for landscaping...
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Idiot's Guides: Straw Bale Gardening

John Tullock · Alpha
Pages: 218
Format: Print book

Gardening has "grown" to be more popular than ever. Idiot's Guides: Straw Bale Gardening features a great way to grow vegetables - even when space is limited. Hundreds of helpful, step-by-step color photographs illustrate how to arrange, prepare, and successfully grow a straw...
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Rock Gardening: Reimagining a Classic Style

Joseph Tychonievich · Timber Press
Pages: 295
Format: Print book

Rediscover a classic garden technique! Rock gardening - the art of growing alpines and other miniature plants in the company of rocks in order to recreate the look of a rugged mountaintop - has been surging in popularity. Time and space constraints, chronic drought in the American West,...
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Glorious Shade: Dazzling Plants, Design Ideas, and Proven Techniques for Your Shady Garden

Jenny Rose Carey · Timber Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Turn a shady yard into a sumptuous gardenShade is one of the most common garden situations homeowner's have, but with the right plant knowledge, you can triumph over challenging areas and learn to embrace shade as an opportunity instead of an obstacle. Glorious Shade celebrates the benefits...
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Square Foot Gardening: Growing Perfect Vegetables: A Visual Guide to Raising and Harvesting Prime Garden Produce

Cool Springs Press · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Is It Ripe?Even the most experienced homegrowers get a little apprehensive when harvest time comes around. You've spent so much time and energy and money to grow beautiful produce and now the moment of reckoning is at hand. Savvy shoppers looking for the best produce have similar concerns...
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Branches & Blooms: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Magical Centerpieces, Wreaths, Garlands, and Other Unexpected Arrangements

Alethea Harampolis · Artisan
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

(Originally published in hardcover as The Wreath Recipe Book) Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo, authors of The Flower Recipe Book and founders of Studio Choo, provide more than 100 step-by-step projects to make with flowering and leafy branches. In the spring, readers can create a cherry...
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Building Your Home: A Simple Guide to Making Good Decisions

KRISTINA LEIGH WIGGINS · Brown Books Publishing Group
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

In this smart and witty guide to building a home while keeping your sanity, architect Kristina Leigh Wiggins shares knowledge accumulated from years of experience as a project manager, and explains how to stay organized when creating or remodeling your home. With advice on topics ranging...
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Beautiful: All-American Decorating and Timeless Style

Mark D Sikes · Rizzoli
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The first book from interior designer Mark D. Sikes is a celebration of American style today, showcasing chic and accessible ideas for every home. Modern and unfussy, Mark D. Sikes's interiors are classic takes on California indoor/outdoor living, with natural fibers and crisp coloration,...
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The Permaculture Promise: What Permaculture Is and How It Can Help Us Reverse Climate Change, Build a More Resilient Future on Earth, and Revitalize Our Communities

Jono Neiger · Storey Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Permaculture is a sustainability buzzword, but many people wonder what it actually means and why it is relevant. Originally coined by combining the words permanent and agriculture, permaculture has evolved into an optimistic approach connecting all the systems of human life: gardening,...
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Fairy Houses: How to Create Whimsical Homes for Fairy Folk

Sally J Smith · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Create the ultimate fairy houses, made with natural materials - just the way real fairies build their homes!Have you ever seen a real fairy house? Not the ceramic ones you purchase, but a real fairy house made from natural elements? Well, now you can build your own miniature magical abode...
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