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The man who made things out of trees

Rob Penn · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

The story of how one man cut down a single tree to see how many things could be made from it. Out of all the trees in the world, the ash is the most closely bound up with who we are. From tool handles to arrows, wheels and bowls to furniture and baseball bats, humans have made more and varied...
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Hydroponics for Houseplants: An Indoor Gardener's Guide to Growing Without Soil

Peter Loewer · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Pick your container, fill it with water, and sit back and watch your plant grow!This book is the answer to anyone who has ever shied away from growing house plants because of messy dirt or fear of things dying if left for a few days without water. Ditch the hassle and learn how to grow...
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Keeping Bees with a Smile: A Vision and Practice of Natural Apiculture

Fedor Lazutin · Deep Snow Press
Pages: 402
Format: Print book

You can keep bees, naturally! "Keeping Bees With a Smile is a valuable guide for independent-minded beekeepers who are seeking ways to keep bees without treating them with chemicals, disrupting their homes, and otherwise intruding on their lives. Fedor Lazutin, one of Russia's...
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Growing Vegetables in Straw Bales: Easy Planting, Less Weeding, Early Harvests. A Storey BASICS® Title

Craig LeHoullier · Storey Publishing,
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

This innovative technique is an inexpensive, low-maintenance way to grow a bounty of food in a small space. All you need is a bale of straw, some fertilizer, and your favorite vegetable seeds! Craig LeHoullier's step-by-step instructions show you how to do everything from sourcing the straw...
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Compact Farms: 15 Proven Plans for Market Farms on 5 Acres or Less; Includes Detailed Farm Layouts for Productivity and Efficiency

Josh Volk · Storey Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Small is beautiful, and these 15 real farm plans show that small-scale farmers can have big-time success. Compact Farms is an illustrated guide for anyone dreaming of starting, expanding, or perfecting a profitable farming enterprise on five acres or less. The farm plans explain how to harness...
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Vintage home : using 20th-century design in the contemporary home

Judith Miller · Firefly Books, 2015.
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Antique and design enthusiasts will recognize Judith Miller's name. Since 2007, she has been an expert appraiser on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow, which is broadcast on PBS, and her Antique Price Guide and Checklist books are the most trusted in the international antiques and collectibles...
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Country Living Rustic Homes: Barns, Cabins, Cottages & Farmhouses

Country Living · Hearst
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Reclaim, repurpose, refurbish, or restore your way to the country-style home of your dreams! Rustic touches borrowed from barns, cabins, cottages, and farmhouses make even modern homes feel warm and snug. Country Living offers an abundance of inspiring ideas and gorgeous photographs to help...
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Black & Decker Wood Floors: Hardwood - Laminate - Bamboo - Wood Tile - More

COOL SPRINGS PRESS. · Pepperbox Press Ltd.
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Solid wood, engineered wood, or laminate floors can enhance the beauty of any room in a home. Wood creates visual warmth, is available in a wide variety of colors and grain patterns, and is durable enough to last a half century or more when installed and maintained properly.New variations...
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The Home Decluttering Diet: Organize Your Way to a Clean and Lean House

Jennifer Lifford · Page Street Pub Co
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Put Your House on a Diet for Long-Term Results If you're sick of the clutter around your home and can't find any organization systems that work for you, it's time to put your house on a diet. Starting with a 30-day home detox to quickly shed some of that excess weight, you will gain the confidence,...
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Rescuing Eden: Preserving America's Historic Gardens

Caroline Seebohm · Monacelli Press,
Pages: 213
Format: Print book

From simple 18th- and early 19th-century gardens to the lavish estates of the Gilded Age, the gardens started by 1930s inmates at Alcatraz in San Francisco Bay to the centuries-old camellias at Middleton Place near Charleston, South Carolina - Rescuing Eden celebrates the history of garden...
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How to Build Dry-Stacked Stone Walls: Design and Build Walls, Bridges and Follies Without Mortar

John Shaw-Rimmington · Firefly Books
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

How to Build Dry-Stacked Stone Walls shows how to build a wall using the traditional method of dry stone masonry in which carefully selected stones are properly stacked and held together without mortar. As well as being beautiful, a dry stone wall is stronger, more stable, and more resistant...
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The Carbon Farming Solution: A Global Toolkit of Perennial Crops and Regenerative Agriculture Practices for Climate Change Mitigation and Food Security

Eric Toensmeier · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

Agriculture is rightly blamed as a major culprit of our climate crisis. But in this groundbreaking new book, Eric Toensmeier argues that agriculture -- specifically, the subset of practices known as "carbon farming" -- can, and should be, a linchpin of a global climate solutions...
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Square Foot Gardening High-Value Veggies: Homegrown Produce Ranked by Value

Mel Bartholomew · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Calculate the return on investment for your vegetable garden and get the most bang for your gardening bucks!Get the most return on investment from your garden by calculating which vegetables, fruits, and herbs give the highest payback. To make the selection process of what to grow easy,...
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Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms

Erin Benzakein · Chronicle Books
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

From Erin Benzakein, a leader in the locaflor farm-to-centerpiece movement and owner of internationally renowned Floret Flower Farm, Cut Flower Garden is equal parts instruction and inspiration - a book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements...
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Plumbing

Steve Cory · The Taunton Press
Pages: 249
Format: Print book

Stanley's Plumbing: A Homeowner's Guide is a comprehensive, visual handbook packed with step-by-step photographs and authoritative, reliable information. Eventually, every homeowner needs to repair, replace, or upgrade a plumbing fixture. Save heaps of money by learning how to do it yourself....
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