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Flowerpaedia: 1000 Flowers and their Meanings

Cheralyn Darcey · Rockpool Publishing
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

Flowerpaedia is a handy and engaging A-Z reference guide of over 1000 flowers, researched and compiled by botanical explorer Cheralyn Darcey. Readers will delight in understanding what each flower means--emotionally, spiritually, and symbolically--and the dictionary format allows people...
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Handmade Houseplants: Remarkably Realistic Plants You Can Make with Paper

Corrie Beth Hogg · Timber Press
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

Houseplants are everywhere - on Instagram, in the media, and in trendy homes all over the world. In Handmade Houseplants, expert crafter and tastemaker Corrie Beth Hogg offers a no-water necessary alternative: plants made from paper! This stylish guide includes step-by-step instructions...
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Life in the Garden

PENELOPE LIVELY · Viking
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From the Booker Prize winner and national bestselling author, reflections on gardening, art, literature, and lifePenelope Lively takes up her key themes of time and memory, and her lifelong passions for art, literature, and gardening in this philosophical and poetic memoir. From the courtyards...
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Miniature Terrariums: Tiny Glass Container Gardens Using Easy-to-Grow Plants and Inexpensive Glassware!

FOURWORDS. · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Small home gardens are growing in popularity, and miniature terrariums are the easiest and least expensive indoor garden of all. The beautiful photos in this book show you how to add a whimsical touch of green to any space: at work, at home, in your dorm room - even in your car!Terrarium...
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The Fruitful City: The Enduring Power of the Urban Food Forest

HELENA MONCRIEFF · ECW Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Examining the roots and fruits of the urban foodscapeOur cities are places of food polarities - food deserts and farmers' markets, hunger and food waste, fast food delivery and urban gardening. While locavores and preserving pros abound, many of us can't identify the fruit trees...
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The Plant Lover's Guide to Dahlias

Andy Vernon · Timber Press, 2014.
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Dahlias are the showgirls of the garden. Their colorful blooms, from purple, pink, and white to yellow, orange, and red, come in a huge variety of sizes and shapes. The Plant Lover's Guide to Dahlias is packed with everything you need to know to grow these fantastic flowers. The book...
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The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter

MARGARETA MAGNUSSON · Scribner
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Funny, wise, and deeply practical, Swedish artist Margareta Magnusson offers advice on how to declutter your home and minimize your worldly possessions so your loved ones don't have to do it for you.In Swedish there is a word for it: Dostädning, "do" means "death"...
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Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden

Niki Jabbour · Storey
Pages: 263
Format: Paperback

Follow your zany muse and get creative with your vegetable garden. Niki Jabbour brings you 73 novel and inspiring food garden designs that include a cocktail garden featuring all the ingredients for your favorite drinks, a spicy retreat comprising 24 varieties of chile peppers, and a garden...
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Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live

Rob Dunn · Basic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A natural history of the wilderness in our homes, from the microbes in our showers to the crickets in our basementsEven when the floors are sparkling clean and the house seems silent, our domestic domain is wild beyond imagination. In Never Home Alone, biologist Rob Dunn introduces us to the nearly...
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Grow Your Own in Pots: With 30 step-by-step projects using vegetables, fruit and herbs

KAY MAGUIRE · Mitchell Beazley
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the Practical Book of the Year 2013 at the UK Garden Media Guild Awards.Grow Your Own Crops in Pots is the natural successor to Carol Klein's bestselling Grow your own Veg, which has sold more than 300,000 copies since publication. With this book you can turn the tiniest...
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The English Country House Garden

George Plumptre · White Lion Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Revised and updated edition. There is something special about the English country house garden: from its quiet verdant lawns to its high yew hedges, this is a style much-desired and copied around the world. The English country house is most often conceived as a private, intimate place,...
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The Edible Herb Garden

ROSALIND CREASY · Periplus Editions
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

With Edible Herb Garden, you can reap the joys and benefits of growing herbs at home!Edible Herb Garden is an all-inclusive guide to herb gardening, with several delicious herb recipes included. It features information on growing an incredible selection of fragrant and savory herbs. Then,...
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Time to Parent: Organizing Your Life to Bring Out the Best in Your Child and You

Julie Morgenstern · Holt Paperbacks
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

The bestselling organizational guru takes on the ultimate time-management challenge -- parenting, from toddlers to teens -- with concrete ways to structure and spend true quality time with your kids. Would you ever take a job without a job description, let alone one that requires a lifetime...
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Blue Ribbon Vegetable Gardening: The Secrets to Growing the Biggest and Best Prizewinning Produce

Jodi Torpey · Storey Publishing
Pages: 214
Format: Print book

Win the blue ribbon every time! Master Gardener Jodi Torpey (WesternGardeners.com) offers all the information you need to grow champion vegetables -- beans, beets, cabbages, cucumbers, eggplants, onions, peppers, pumpkins, squash, and tomatoes -- covering everything from choosing the right...
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Peony: The Best Varieties for Your Garden

DAVID C MICHENER · Timber Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Peony features growing advice for one of the most beautiful and popular flowering plants. You'll learn the history of the plant, discover the different types of peonies available, and enjoy profiles of the best 194 varieties. Growing information includes details on climate, soil, light,...
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