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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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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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Building Raised Beds: Easy, Accessible Garden Space for Vegetables and Flowers. A Storey BASICS® Title

Fern Marshall Bradley · Storey Publishing
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

For beginning gardeners and homeowners, this handbook shows you exactly how to plan, build, and plant a simple raised bed. Fully illustrated step-by-step insturctions make it easy and ensure success! In just a weekend, using a few basic materials and minimal building skills, you can set up a complete...
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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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Raised-Bed Gardening: How to grow more in less space

Simon Akeroyd · Taunton Press
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Raised-bed gardening is a popular gardening technique that allows growers to achieve greater yields while watering less. An opening section explains the basics of raised beds, focusing on the benefits of raised beds (easier maintenance, better drainage, soil amelioration, etc.) and explaining...
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Make: Tools: How They Work and How to Use Them

Charles Platt · O'Reilly Media
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Whether you're interested in becoming a handyman or developing artisanal woodworking skills, the place to begin is by learning the fundamentals of using basic workshop tools correctly. The place to find out how is right here. Make: Tools is shop class in a book.Consumer-level 3D printers...
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Dream Home: The Property Brothers' Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House

Jonathan Scott · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

"Jonathan and Drew Scott have taken HGTV by storm with their four hit shows, Property Brothers, Property Brothers at Home, Buying & Selling, and Brother vs. Brother. The talented duo's good-natured rivalry, playful banter, and no-nonsense strategies have earned the popular twins millions...
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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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The Flower Workshop: Lessons in Arranging Blooms, Branches, Fruits, and Foraged Materials

Ariella Chezar · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 245
Format: Print book

Written by a celebrated floral designer and lavishly illustrated with full-color photography, this book not only provides step-by-step instructions for 50 stunning floral projects from simple to spectacular, but also equips readers with the skills to customize arrangements at home. Whether...
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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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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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Dream Home: The Property Brothers' Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House

Jonathan Scott · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: eBook

.Jonathan and Drew Scott have taken HGTV by storm with their four hit shows, Property Brothers, Property Brothers at Home, Buying & Selling, and Brother vs. Brother. The talented duo's good-natured rivalry, playful banter, and no-nonsense strategies have earned the popular twins...
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Rock Gardening: Reimagining a Classic Style

Joseph Tychonievich · Timber Press
Pages: 295
Format: Print book

Rediscover a classic garden technique! Rock gardening - the art of growing alpines and other miniature plants in the company of rocks in order to recreate the look of a rugged mountaintop - has been surging in popularity. Time and space constraints, chronic drought in the American West,...
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Better Homes and Gardens Flea Market Style: Fresh Ideas for Your Vintage Finds

Better Homes and Gardens · Better Homes and Gardens Books
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

The Indispensible Guide to Scoring, Using, Collecting, and Displaying Vintage Flea Market Finds Flea markets, Craigslist, and even a neighbor's curb can yield vintage treasures that make a house sparkle. But knowing what to do with those pieces can be intimidating. This innovative book...
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New Kitchen Idea Book

Heather J Paper · The Taunton Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The kitchen. It's the undeniable heart of the home, the hub from which families fan out and come together again. Much more than a place to make and take meals, it's also "homework central", a home office, and an entertaining area all rolled into one. So when it's time to update...
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