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Wild Suburbia: Learning to Garden with Native Plants

Barbara Eisenstein · Heyday
Pages: 228
Format: Print book

Learning to garden with native plants Wild Suburbia guides us through the process of transforming a traditional, high water-use yard into a peaceful habitat garden abounding with native plants. Author Barbara Eisenstein emphasizes that gardening is a rewarding activity rather than a finished...
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Unearthed: Love, Acceptance, and Other Lessons from an Abandoned Garden

Alexandra Risen · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In this moving memoir, a woman digs into a garden and into the past and finds secrets, beauty, and acceptance. Alex's father dies just as she and her husband buy a nondescript house set atop an acre of wilderness that extends into a natural gorge in the middle of the city. Choked with weeds...
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California Contractors License Law & Reference Book

California. Contractors' State License Board. · LEXISNEXIS
Pages: 1164
Format: Perfect Paperback

The California Contractors License Law & Reference Book is a must-have resource for anyone interested in becoming licensed as a contractor in California. Created in conjunction with the California Contractors License Board, this newest edition includes the information you need to become...
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Sustainable Stormwater Management: A Landscape-Driven Approach to Planning and Design

Thomas W Liptan · Timber Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

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Gardening for Butterflies: How You Can Attract and Protect Beautiful, Beneficial Insects

Scott Hoffman Black · Timber Press
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

Library Journal Starred Review Welcome the world's most exquisite visitors to your garden! Gardening for Butterflies, by the experts at the Xerces Society, introduces you to a variety of colorful garden guests who need our help, and shows you how to design a habitat where they will thrive....
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Grow For Flavor: Tips and Tricks to Supercharge the Flavor of Homegrown Harvests

James Wong · Firefly Books, 2016.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Gardeners can be disappointed by the insipid flavor of the vegetables and fruit that they have so carefully nurtured. The problem, according to botanist James Wong, is that many conventional gardening practices are based on pure myth or faulty science. They create bumper crops at the expense...
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100 Things Every Homeowner Must Know: How to Save Money, Solve Problems and Improve Your Home

Editors Of Family Handyman · Reader's Digest Association
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The Family Handyman's 100 Things Every Homeowner Must Know gives you the knowledge you need to be a better homeowner. You'll make informed decisions, avoid frustrations and save thousands over the life of your home.The Family Handyman's 100 Things Every Homeowner Must Know gives...
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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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Totally Bonsai: A Guide to Growing, Shaping, and Caring for Miniature Trees and Shrubs

Craig Coussins · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Learn the ins and outs of proper bonsai design and care with this beautifully illustrated Japanese gardening book.Creating your own bonsai tree is simple, calming and serene, and best of all, it lets you bring the outdoors inside, even if you don't have a lot of space. Imagine an enormous...
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RHS Companion to Wildlife Gardening

Chris Baines · Frances Lincoln
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Wildlife is a more significant and mainstream issue for gardeners than when this best-selling book was published in 1985 as How to Make a Wildlife Garden. Fully revised, updated and freshly illustrated, this new edition brings RHS research and best practice to a multitude of controversial...
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The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop: Handmade Accessories for Your Tiny Living World

Janit Calvo · Timber Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A not-so-mini trend The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop is the next big thing for the crafters and gardeners already captivated by gardening small. Organized by fun themes - including gardens around the world, holidays, and fantasy gardens - it's a fun-filled guide to creating one-of-a-kind...
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Open House: Reinventing Space for Simple Living

AMANDA PAYS · Gibbs Smith
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Transforming older homes into modern, functional, open spaces filled with natural light. Author Amanda Pays and Corbin Bernsen share ideas for remodeling older homes to create modern, open floor plans while sharing lessons learned along the way. Topics include tricks of seeing through...
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Chicken DIY: 20 Fun-to-Make Projects for Happy and Healthy Chickens

Samantha Johnson · Lumina Media
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

The popularity of egg-laying chickens is on the rise. Sustainable and fun, raising chickens is one of the most interesting and rewarding backyard hobbies you can find. In Chicken DIY, aspiring chicken farmers will find creative plans and easy-to-follow construction tips for making a safe...
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The Life In Your Garden: Gardening for Biodiversity

Reeser Manley · Tilbury House Publishers
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Gardeners can play a significant role in helping to sustain native plant diversity and providing refuge for threatened species of insects and sanctuary for birds, amphibians, reptiles, and small mammals.Horticulture experts Reeser Manley and Marjorie Peronto share their own experiences...
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Rescue, Restore, Redecorate: Amy Howard's Guide to Refinishing Furniture and Accessories

Amy Howard · Abrams
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Whether you dream of restoring an heirloom to its former beauty, or just want to modernize a flea market treasure, Amy Howard has the design and refinishing secrets you need. Here are all the furniture finishing recipes, techniques, and tips that have made Howard's beloved classes sold-out...
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