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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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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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Hygge: The Danish Art of Happiness

Marie Tourell Soderberg · Penguin UK
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Other books will tell you how to be hygge. This is the only book that will show you. Though we all know the feeling of hygge instinctively, few of us ever manage to capture it for more than a moment. Now Danish actress and hygge aficionado Marie Tourell Søderberg has traveled the length...
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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 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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Cutting Back: My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto

Leslie Buck · Timber Press
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

What do you discover when you cut back? At thirty-five, Leslie Buck made an impulsive decision to put her personal life on hold to pursue her passion. Leaving behind a full life of friends, love, and professional security, she became the first American woman to learn pruning from one of the most...
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Harvest: Unexpected Projects Using 47 Extraordinary Garden Plants

Stefani Bittner · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Harvest is a beautifully photographed guide to growing, harvesting, and utilizing 47 unexpected garden plants to make organic pantry staples, fragrances, floral arrangements, beverages, cocktails, beauty products, and more.Every garden--not just vegetable plots--can produce a bountiful...
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The Abundance of Less: Lessons in Simple Living from Rural Japan

ANDY COUTURIER · North Atlantic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Andy Couturier captures the texture of sustainable lives well lived in these ten profiles of ordinary - yet exceptional - men and women who left behind mainstream existences in urban Japan to live surrounded by the luxuries of nature, art, friends, delicious food, and an abundance of time....
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Indoor Green: Living with Plants

Bree Claffey · Thames & Hudson Australia
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

A visual ode to the transformative power of the houseplant in home décor, with practical information for arranging your own indoor greenFor centuries, plants have transformed interiors. Today the plant-filled home is an inspiration to every avid shelter-blog reader or expert Pinterest-board...
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Planting Design for Dry Gardens: Beautiful, Resilient Groundcovers for Terraces, Paved Areas, Gravel and Other Alternatives to the Lawn

Olivier Filippi · Filbert Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Green lawns are restful to the eye, provide an excellent backdrop to plants and trees and keep the weeds down, but in low-rainfall regions they often end up looking scrappy and brown. This book offers low-level planting designs that are ecofriendly and so beautiful they redefine the conventional...
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100 Plants to Feed the Bees: Provide a Healthy Habitat to Help Pollinators Thrive

Xerces Society. · Storey Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

The international bee crisis is threatening our global food supply, but this user-friendly field guide shows what you can do to help protect our pollinators. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation offers browsable profiles of 100 common flowers, herbs, shrubs, and trees that attract...
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Little Veggie Patch Co. DIY Garden Projects: Easy Activities For Edible Gardening and Backyard Fun

Matt Pember · Hardie Grant Books
Pages: 383
Format: Print book

The Little Veggie Patch Company is a Melbourne based business that specializes in everything that encompasses the edible garden. From the design, installation and maintenance of home, school and corporate veggie patches, to everything you will need to care for them, they are dedicated to helping...
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The bold dry garden : lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden

Johanna Silver · Timber Press
Pages: 235
Format: Print book

Celebrate and recreate the beauty of The Ruth Bancroft Garden! Ruth Bancroft is a dry gardening pioneer. Her lifelong love of plants led to the creation of one of the most acclaimed public gardens, The Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California. The Bold Dry Garden offers unparalleled...
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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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Fix Your Garden: Get Your Outdoor Space Blooming in No Time at All

Jane Moseley · Portico
Pages: 111
Format: Print book

Don't know what to do with a messy garden or bleak-looking balcony? Want to stake your claim on a little corner of a shared garden? No gardening experience whatsoever? This book is the perfect solution. Packed with tips and tricks to get your green fingers going, this beautifully illustrated...
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