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RESTORING YOUR HISTORIC HOUSE : the comprehensive guide for homeowners

Format: Print book

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Mini Meadows: Grow a Little Patch of Colorful Flowers Anywhere around Your Yard

Mike Lizotte · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

The word "meadow" conjures images of wide expanses of land, but a mini meadow - a kind of informal flower garden started with seed sown directly into the soil - can be any size; plus, it's fun, easy to grow, and good for the planet. With as little as 50 square feet and for less...
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Ruffage: A Practical Guide to Vegetables

Abra Berens · Chronicle Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Named a Best Cookbook for Spring 2019 by The New York Times and Bon Appetit

Ruffage: A Practical Guide to Vegetables is not your typical cookbook - it is a how-to-cook book of a variety of vegetables. Author Abra Berens - chef, farmer, Midwesterner - shares a collection of techniques...
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Field Guide to Urban Gardening: How to Grow Plants, No Matter Where You Live: Raised Beds - Vertical Gardening - Indoor Edibles - Balconies and Rooftops - Hydroponics

Kevin Espiritu · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

In Field Guide to Urban Gardening, author Kevin Espiritu of Epic Gardening shares the basics of growing plants, offers tips on how to choose the right urban gardening method, and troubleshoots the most common problems you'll encounter.

If you think it's impossible to grow...
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Punch Needle: Master the Art of Punch Needling Accessories for You and Your Home

Arounna Khounnoraj · Quadrille Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Discover a fresh take on a traditional craft in this ultimate introduction to the art of punch needling.

Giving this forgotten craft a modern twist is author Arounna Khounnoraj (aka Bookhou) . One of Canada's most sought after mentors and creatives, she has caused...
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Sashiko: 20 Projects Using Traditional Japanese Stitching

Jill Clay · GMC Publications
Pages: 136
Format: Paperback

Learn the stunning art of Sashiko stitching with this comprehensive guide that's packed with inspirational ideas. Meaning "little stabs", it's a traditional Japanese sewing method that uses evenly spaced running stitches to create eye-catching geometric patterns. 20 patterns...
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Compost Teas for the Organic Grower

Eric Fisher · Permanent Publications
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Everything you need to know about feeding your garden, orchard, or smallholding with homemade and chemical-free "teas" -- packed with recipes for creating nutrient-rich, healthy soil, to give you healthy plants and ecosystems Permaculture orchardist Eric Fisher provides an in depth...
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Two-Hole Bead Stitching: 25 new jewelry designs

Virginia Jensen · Kalmbach Books
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Bead stitchers loved two-hole shaped beads as soon as they appeared on the scene and continue to look for projects that use these innovative materials in wearable designs. In Two-Hole Bead Stitching, designer Virginia Jensen offers 25+ all-new stitching projects that showcase these beads...
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Paint Mojo - A Mixed-Media Workshop: Creative Layering Techniques for Personal Expression

Tracy Verdugo · North Light Books
Pages: 144
Format: Audiobook

Break free of your comfort zone, sharpen your perception, and find happiness in play. Paint Mojo is not about replicating particular techniques; it is about play and spontaneity. Tracy Verdugo gives encouragement to overcome fear of doing something wrong in painting. There are no mistakes--only...
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How to Give Up Plastic: A Guide to Changing the World, One Plastic Bottle at a Time

Will McCallum · Penguin Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

An accessible guide to the changes we can all make - small and large - to rid our lives of disposable plastic and clean up the world's oceans

It takes 450 years for a plastic bottle to fully biodegrade, and there are around 12.7 million tons of plastic entering the ocean each year....
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