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How to Plant a Garden: Design tricks, ideas and planting schemes for year-round interest

Matt James · Mitchell Beazley
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Confused by the bewildering range of plants on offer at your local garden centre? How do you choose, use and create beautiful planting schemes like the professionals? The book takes you on a structured journey through the design process, from the initial assessment of your existing...
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Southern Living 50 Years: A Celebration of People, Places, and Culture

The Editors of Southern Living Magazine · Oxmoor House
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

For the last 50 years, Southern Living magazine has reported on and photographed what makes the South so very unique and how it has evolved; it's distinct regions, its music, its homes, its gardens, its food, and most importantly, its people. Now, to mark its Golden Anniversary, Southern...
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Hellstrip Gardening: Create a Paradise between the Sidewalk and the Curb

Evelyn Hadden · Timber Press; First Edition edition
Format: Book

In this fresh and enchanting book, Evelyn Hadden invites you to use your gardening power to convert your "hellstrip" - the space between the street and the sidewalk - into a rewarding garden that generates smiles and celebrates nature. And you don't need to stop there: if you have...
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Five-Plant Gardens: 52 Ways to Grow a Perennial Garden with Just Five Plants

Nancy J. Ondra · Workman Pub Co
Pages: 182
Format: Paperback

Selecting perennial plants can be overwhelming - there are hundreds of choices, and it's difficult to know when your plants will bloom, whether they'll thrive in sunny or shady spots, and which ones will look well together. In Five-Plant Gardens, Nancy Ondra eliminates the guesswork and the stress,...
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1001 Plants to Dream of Growing

Liz Dobbs · Universe Publishing
Pages: 960
Format: Print book

This generously illustrated, fact-filled volume showcases more than 1,000 outstanding plants that run the gamut from childhood favorites and heirloom rediscoveries to the latest introductions and new cultivars. Plants are the backbone of a garden, and this book provides invaluable guidance...
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Great Houses, Modern Aristocrats

James Reginato · Rizzoli
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

This stunning book presents the intriguing stories and celebrated histories of some of the leading families of Great Britain and Ireland and the opulent residences that have defined their heritages. The history of England is inextricably linked with the stories of its leading aristocratic...
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Seeds: A Natural History

Carolyn Fry · The University of Chicago Press
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

From the magnificence of a towering redwood to the simple elegance of a tiny dandelion, seed-bearing plants abound on planet Earth. The sheer diversity of plants thriving today is largely thanks to the evolution of the seed, as this made plants resilient to environmental changes by enabling...
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The Creative Shrub Garden: Eye-Catching Combinations for Year-Round Interest

Andy McIndoe · Timber Press
Format: Hardcover

Shrubs have the widest range of colored foliage, headiest scents, and most persistent flowers of all the plant groups. They are longer-lived than perennials and require half as much maintenance. This unashamedly shrub-centric design guide describes how to choose the right plants for the right...
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Small-Space Vegetable Gardens: Growing Great Edibles in Containers, Raised Beds, and Small Plots

Andrea Bellamy · Timber Pr
Pages: 213
Format: Book

"If I could recommend one book for small-space vegetable gardening, this would be it. Andrea Bellamy nailed it!" - Joe Lamp'l, Growing a Greener WorldSmall-Space Vegetable Gardens explains the basics of growing a bounty of edibles in a minimal amount of space. Andrea Bellamy,...
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The Essential Guide to Cultivating Mushrooms: Simple and Advanced Techniques for Growing Shiitake, Oyster, Lion's Mane, and Maitake Mushrooms at Home

Stephen Russell · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Book

With clear instructions and step-by-step photographs, this comprehensive guide shows you how to cultivate mushrooms in your own home, producing shiitakes, oysters, lions manes, maitakes, and portabellas for your kitchen or for a small business. Beginners will learn the best way to use a mushroom...
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