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Worms Eat My Garbage, 35th Anniversary Edition: How to Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting System: Compost Food Waste, Produce Fertilizer for Houseplants and Garden, and Educate Your Kids and Family

MARY APPELHOF · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

For more than three decades, this best-selling guide to the practice of vermicomposting has taught people how to use worms to recycle food waste into nutrient-rich fertilizer for houseplants or gardens. Small-scale, self-contained worm bins can be kept indoors, in a basement, or even under...
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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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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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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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Nature Play at Home: Creating Outdoor Spaces that Connect Children with the Natural World

Nancy Striniste · Timber Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

"A magnificent resource for transforming backyards into stimulating environments which enhance children's creativity, learning, and fun." - Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, The Nature Principle, and Vitamin N Access to technology has created a generation of children...
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Home: The Best of The New York Times Home Section: The Way We Live Now

Noel Millea · Rizzoli
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Appealing and innovative houses that show creativity, ingenuity, and design savvy for all homeowners today. With striking photographs and compelling stories from its vast home-design archive, the editors of the New York Times's beloved Home section offer a look at how contemporary...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Seasonal Flower Arranging: Fill Your Home with Blooms, Branches, and Foraged Materials All Year Round

Ariella Chezar · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

This lavishly photographed book from renowned floral designer Ariella Chezar provides step-by-step instructions for 39 seasonal floral arrangements and projects that celebrate the splendor of flowers, the bounty of the changing seasons, and the wild beauty of nature in your home.Just as fruits...
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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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