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The Bio-Integrated Farm: A Revolutionary Permaculture-Based System Using Greenhouses, Ponds, Compost Piles, Aquaponics, Chickens, and More

Shawn Jadrnicek · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The Bio-Integrated Farm is a twenty-first-century manual for managing nature's resources. This groundbreaking book brings "system farming" and permaculture to a whole new level. Author Shawn Jadrnicek presents new insights into permaculture, moving beyond the philosophical...
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Victory Gardens for Bees: A DIY Guide to Saving the Bees

Lori Weidenhammer · Douglas and McIntyre
Pages: 226
Format: Print book

Who knew modern civilization may be brought down, not by plagues or war, but by bees? Or, more correctly, by no bees? This book investigates the growing problem of bee mortality and offers practical measures we can all take to help. In ecological terms, bees play a critical role in the survival...
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The Family Cabin: Inspiration for Camps, Cottages, and Cabins

Dale Mulfinger · Taunton Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Dale Mulfinger is widely acknowledged as the foremost expert on cabins in North America. His first book, The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway, has sold almost 200,000 copies and has consistently been the leading book in the category since it was published in 2001. In this...
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Small Homes: The Right Size

Lloyd Kahn · Shelter Publications
Pages: 220
Format: Paperback

From the publishers of a popular series of building books comes Small Homes, which is highly relevant for these times -- getting smaller, rather than larger. Some 75 builders share their knowledge of building and design, with artistic, practical, and/or economical homes in the United States,...
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The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter

MARGARETA MAGNUSSON · Scribner
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Funny, wise, and deeply practical, Swedish artist Margareta Magnusson offers advice on how to declutter your home and minimize your worldly possessions so your loved ones don't have to do it for you.In Swedish there is a word for it: Dostädning, "do" means "death"...
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Encyclopedia of Landscape Design: Planning, Building, and Planting Your Perfect Outdoor Space

INC DORLING KINDERSLEY · DK
Pages: 392
Format: Hardcover

Be inspired to imagine the garden of your dreams with this guide that will help you plan, build, and plant your perfect outdoor space.Whether you're aiming for a total redesign or targeting a specific area, Encyclopedia of Landscape Design offers fresh and achievable ideas for every gardener:...
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The Gentleman's Farm: American Hunt Country Houses

Laurie Ossman · Rizzoli
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

This sumptuous volume features gracious country homes that blend the very best of vernacular tradition, classical architecture, and high-style elegance. For four centuries, the ideal of the gentleman's farm has inspired Virginians to create extraordinary homes on landscapes of unparalleled...
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Gardening with Chickens: Plans and Plants for You and Your Hens

Lisa Steele · Voyageur Press
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Welcome to a world where chickens and gardens coexist!Join Lisa Steele, chicken-keeper extraordinaire and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, on a unique journey through the garden. Start by planning your garden and learning strategies and tips for keeping your plants safe while they grow. Plant...
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The Decorated Home: Living with Style and Joy

Meg Braff · Rizzoli
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In her first book, interior designer Meg Braff presents the building blocks of a pretty, polished home. Everyone wants a house that is filled with grace and charm. Classic yet cheerful, Meg Braff's style has a formality that is never studied, an elegance that is approachable and pretty....
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The Book of Hygge: The Danish Art of Contentment, Comfort, and Connection

Louisa Thomsen Brits · Plume
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

When life gets hectic, work grows stressful, and the days fly by, unplug and tune in. Hygge (hoo-gah) is a Danish word but a universal feeling of being warm, safe, comforted, and sheltered - an experience of belonging to the moment and to each other. Hygge anchors us, reminding us to slow...
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Year of No Clutter: A Memoir

Eve O Schaub · Sourcebooks
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Eve has a problem with clutter. Too much stuff and too easily acquired, it confronts her in every corner and on every surface in her house. When she pledges to tackle the worst offender, her horror of a "Hell Room," she anticipates finally being able to throw away all of the unnecessary...
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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 flower-powered garden : supercharge your borders and containers with bold, colourful plant combinations

Andy Vernon · Timber Press
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

Discover the joy of a flower-driven garden! For many gardeners, the low-key colors of the naturalistic gardening movement are just too quiet. Andy Vernon, a self-professed flower fanatic, is one of these gardeners. In The Flower- Powered Garden, he urges everyone to embrace one of the most...
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French Style with Vintage Finds

Cindy Cooper · Hoffman Media
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

Step into lovely French homes and shops for inspiration and enchanting ideas. Heirloom antiques and charming villages create a memorable journey throughout the pages of this book. Serene color palettes and timeless retreats provide an abundance of decorating inspiration and dreams of the countryside....
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The House by the Lake: One House, Five Families, and a Hundred Years of German History

Thomas Harding · Picador USA
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

A Finalist for the Costa Book AwardLonglisted for the Orwell PrizeNamed a Best Book of the Year byThe Times (London) * New Statesman (London) * Daily Express (London) * Commonweal magazine In the summer of 1993, Thomas Harding traveled to Germany with his grandmother to visit a small...
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