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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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Lives of the Great Gardeners

Stephen Anderton · W W Norton
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Entertaining and accessible -- the lives of the men and women, many of them multitalented artists, who created some of the world's most extraordinary gardens, and whose legacy continues to inspireThroughout history, great gardeners have risen from all walks of life. Some have been aristocratic...
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The Complete Book of Home Organization: 200+ Tips and Projects

abowlfulloflemons.net · Weldon Owen
Format: Print book

Have you ever wished you had the time and tools to organize your house in a clutter-free, design-conscious, Pinterest-worthy way? From storage solutions and cleaning tips to secret space-saving methods and expert strategies, The Total Home Organization Manual is packed with tips and shortcuts...
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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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Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes Around the Globe

Sheri Koones · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

The rising cost of fuel and the growing commitment to protect the environment have sparked exciting innovations in prefab home construction Showcasing the unlimited possibilities offered by prefabrication to build incredibly energy-efficient green homes Prefabulous World features sophisticated...
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Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden: A Natural Approach to Pest Control

Jessica Walliser · Timber Press
Pages: 240
Format: Book

It may seem counterintuitive to want bugs in a garden, but insects are indeed valuable garden companions. Especially those species known for eating the bugs that eat plants. Assassin bugs, damsel bugs, and predatory stink bugs are all carnivores that devour the bugs that dine on a garden.Attracting...
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Modern Country: Inspiring interiors for contemporary country living

Caroline Clifton-Mogg · Jacqui Small LLP; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The countryside remains a vital part of French life, but that does not mean that French country houses are set in decorative aspic. When designing modern houses, it is natural to employ contemporary design solutions, but these same types of solution and innovations work equally as well...
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150 Best Mini Interior Ideas

Francesc Zamora · Harper Design
Format: Hardcover

The most recent volume in the highly successful 150 Best series, this comprehensive handbook showcases the latest in efficient and successful small space design.Filled with 500 pages of beautiful full-color photographs, 150 Best Mini Interior Ideas profiles dozens of exciting interiors...
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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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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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A Beautiful Mess Happy Handmade Home: Painting, Crafting, and Decorating a Cheerful, More Inspiring Space

Elsie Larson · Potter Style
Format: Book

Step inside the world of Elsie and Emma, the sisters behind the décor blog A Beautiful Mess. With tiny budgets and a crafty, can-do attitude, they overhauled each room in their first homes with DIY projects using family photos, vibrant fabrics, flea-market finds, and affordable furniture....
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The Greenhouse Gardener's Manual

Roger Marshall · Timber Press
Format: Book

The ultimate guide to growing inside! A greenhouse can bring you spectacular rewards - if you know how to maximize its potential. In this easy-to-use guide, Roger Marshall covers all the basics - how to choose, heat, irrigate, and maintain your greenhouse - as well how to grow scores of popular...
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Foraged Flora: A Year of Gathering and Arranging Wild Plants and Flowers

Louesa Roebuck · Ten Speed
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A gorgeously photographed new take on flower arranging using local and foraged plants and flowers to create beautiful arrangements, with ideas and inspiration for the whole year.Roadside fennel, flowering fruit trees, garden roses, tiny violets; ingredients both common and unusual, humble...
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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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