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Growing, Older: A Chronicle of Death, Life, and Vegetables

Joan Dye Gussow · Chelsea Green Publishing; 1 edition
Pages: 248
Format: Paperback

Michael Pollan calls her one of his food heroes. Barbara Kingsolver credits her with shaping the history and politics of food in the United States. And countless others who have vied for a food revolution, pushed organics, and reawakened Americans to growing their own food and eating locally...
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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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Foraged Flora: A Year of Gathering and Arranging Wild Plants and Flowers

Louesa Roebuck · Ten Speed
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A gorgeously photographed new take on flower arranging using local and foraged plants and flowers to create beautiful arrangements, with ideas and inspiration for the whole year.Roadside fennel, flowering fruit trees, garden roses, tiny violets; ingredients both common and unusual, humble...
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Fresh from the Garden: An Organic Guide to Growing Vegetables, Berries, and Herbs in Cold Climates

John Whitman · University of Minnesota Press
Pages: 536
Format: Print book

Fresh is simply best. To get the tastiest, most nutritious produce, you have to grow your own, and in a cold climate this presents unique challenges. Fresh from the Garden will help you extend the growing season to produce the best vegetables, berries, and herbs, right in your own backyard....
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Popular Mechanics How to Fix Anything: Essential Home Repairs Anyone Can Do

POPULAR MECHANICS. · Hearst
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

For any home repair, big or small, homeowners can turn to this practical and portable reference. Got a squeaky floor or a rattling door? Is your grout a color you don't recognize anymore? From quick fixes like linking broken chains and patching drywall to more involved projects like replacing...
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domino: Your Guide to a Stylish Home

Domino. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From the editors of domino magazine comes your essential guide to discovering your personal style and creating a space you love.Since launching in 2005, domino has attracted a fiercely loyal following, which looks to the brand as the definitive source for decorating and style. The brand's...
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Install Your Own Solar Panels: Designing and Installing a Photovoltaic System to Power Your Home

Joe Burdick · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

Labor and related costs account for more than half of the price of the average home solar installation. But homeowners can save thousands of dollars with this user-friendly manual, which follows the same process professional contractors use. Through detailed directions and step-by-step...
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The New Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

Matthew Biggs · Firefly Books
Pages: 704
Format: Print book

Praise for the previous edition: "These three amazing authors have put together a must-have book for any vegetable grower." -- Washington Gardener "What is not included in this definitive and beautifully illustrated sourcebook on edible landscape?" -- The American...
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Decks

David Toht · Taunton Press
Pages: 234
Format: Paperback

Building a deck is one of the most popular outdoor projects for home DIYers. The job takes time and effort, but if you have some basic carpentry skills and the right tools, and you work slowly, carefully, and safely, you can produce a great-looking deck that you can be proud of. Author...
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The Woodchuck's Guide to Gardening

Ron Krupp · Whetstone Books
Pages: 230
Format: Print book

Here is an entertaining, common sense organic gardening book from a master of both gardening and storytelling. The Woodchuck's Guide to Gardening reconnects us to the four gardening cycles of the year -- from spade to seed to grain to bread -- through anecdotes and history, poetry...
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The Indestructible Houseplant: 200 Beautiful, Easy-Care Plants that Everyone Can Grow

Tovah Martin · Timber Press (OR)
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Tovah Martin, the undisputed Queen of Green, shows that anyone can grow healthy houseplants. It all boils down to a simple set of skills and - here's the crucial part - picking the right plants. These tough but beautiful plants can thrive in less-than-ideal conditions, and they're...
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