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W S Merwin · Copper Canyon Press
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

"There are few great poets alive at any one time, and W.S. Merwin is one of them. Read him." - The Guardian"Merwin has attained a transcendent and transformative elevation of beaming perception, exquisite balance, and clarifying beauty." - BOOKLIST , starred review...
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The Fine Art of Paper Flowers: A Guide to Making Beautiful and Lifelike Botanicals

TIFFANIE TURNER · Watson-Guptill
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring, practical and gorgeous guide to crafting the most realistic and artful paper flowers for arrangements, art, décor, wearables and more, from San Francisco botanical artist Tiffanie Turner. The Fine Art of Paper Flowers is an elevated art and craft guide that features complete...
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Essential Building Science: Understanding Energy and Moisture in High Performance House Design

Jacob Deva Racusin · New Society Publishers
Pages: 141
Format: Print book

Poor heat and moisture management are the enemies of durable, comfortable, and efficient housing, and good building design and construction starts with a solid understanding of good building science.Essential Building Science provides a highly visual and accessible introduction to the fundamentals...
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The New Shade Garden: Creating a Lush Oasis in the Age of Climate Change

Ken Druse · Stewart
Pages: 255
Format: Print book

There is a new generation of gardeners who are planting gardens not only for their visual beauty but also for their ability to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. In The New Shade Garden, Ken Druse provides this generation with a comprehensive guide to creating a shade garden with...
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Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms

Erin Benzakein · Chronicle Books
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

From Erin Benzakein, a leader in the locaflor farm-to-centerpiece movement and owner of internationally renowned Floret Flower Farm, Cut Flower Garden is equal parts instruction and inspiration - a book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements...
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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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Lumitecture: Illuminating Interiors for Designers and Architects

Anna Yudina · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A global survey of the most exciting lighting designs for interior spaces, featuring the latest interactive technologies, energy-efficient systems, and otherworldly experiences The role of light in architecture extends well beyond practical requirements. Light can create an environment,...
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Rainy Lake House: Twilight of Empire on the Northern Frontier

Theodore Catton · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 424
Format: Hardcover

In September 1823, three men met at Rainy Lake House, a Hudson's Bay Company trading post near the Boundary Waters. Dr. John McLoughlin, the proprietor of Rainy Lake House, was in charge of the borderlands west of Lake Superior, where he was tasked with opposing the petty traders who operated...
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Brickwork for Beginners

Stewart Fraser · Ward Lock Ltd
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Shows how to use brickwork, in a variety of ways, to enhance the garden. Projects are provided, from the simplest gradually progressing to more adventurous ideas and each project includes a checklist of what is needed to do the job properly. No previous building knowledge is assumed.
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Backyard Design: Making the Most of the Space Around Your House

Jean Spiro Breskend · Bulfinch Pr
Pages: 223
Format: Hardcover

This book takes a contemporary look at the American yard, explaining the whys, wheres and how-tos of successful yard design with hundreds of ideas and projects. The first part of the book contains colour photographs and essays on approximately 20 yards of all types: city, suburban and country....
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Gardening for the Beginners

Geoff Hamilton · BBC Pubns
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

If you have never owned a garden before, or have just decided to take up this rewarding pastime. this book is for you.
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Container Plants

Halina Heitz · Barron's
Pages: 239
Format: Book

Limited land--or even no land space at all--needn't be reason to deprive plant lovers of their gardens. Heitz shows how lavish gardens can be created on a balcony, patio or porch with the help of urns, tubs and flower boxes. She gives detailed directions for year-round care of all kinds...
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The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books

Marta McDowell · Timber Press
Pages: 390
Format: Hardcover

"For gardeners, botanists, and fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder, this book looks at the beloved Little House on the Prairie author's relationship to nature." - Publishers Weekly The universal appeal of Laura Ingalls Wilder's books springs from a life lived in partnership with the land,...
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Compact Farms: 15 Proven Plans for Market Farms on 5 Acres or Less; Includes Detailed Farm Layouts for Productivity and Efficiency

Josh Volk · Storey Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Small is beautiful, and these 15 real farm plans show that small-scale farmers can have big-time success. Compact Farms is an illustrated guide for anyone dreaming of starting, expanding, or perfecting a profitable farming enterprise on five acres or less. The farm plans explain how to harness...
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Rain Forest in Your Kitchen: The Hidden Connection Between Extinction And Your Supermarket

Martin Teitel · Island Press
Pages: 126
Format: Paperback

The biodiversity crisis -- the extinction of thousands of species of plants and animals -- is not just a faraway problem for scientists to solve. Instead, the crisis is as close as our backyards, our gardens, and our refrigerator shelves. This engaging, practical guide inspires average...
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