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Practical Projects for Self-Sufficiency: DIY Projects to Get Your Self-Reliant Lifestyle Started

Chris Peterson · Cool Springs Press

Complete plans, instructions, and color photos show precisely how to make 30 original projects to help you live a more self-sufficient lifestyle. Have you ever wanted to build your own chicken coop, cider press, or herb-drying rack? How about a clever two-bin composter, horse-blanket washing...
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Homegrown Berries: Successfully Grow Your Own Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, and More

Timber Press · Timber Press

Enjoy delicious, nutritious berries from your own backyard! Why buy expensive berries from the supermarket when you can grow a bumper crop right outside your door? Homegrown Berries covers the entire process, from planting to picking that first nutritious, luscious fruit. Youll learn the best...
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The Forest Garden Greenhouse: How to Design and Manage an Indoor Permaculture Oasis

Jerome Osentowski · Chelsea Green Publishing, 2015.
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

With a revolutionary new "Climate Battery" design for near-net-zero heating and cooling By the turn of the nineteenth century, thousands of acres of glass houses surrounded large American cities, becoming a commonplace symbol of the market garden and nursery trades. But the possibilities...
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Grow a Living Wall: Create Vertical Gardens with Purpose: Pollinators - Herbs and Veggies - Aromatherapy - Many More

Shawna Coronado · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Make a beautiful, practical, environmentally conscious garden, even in a small space - grow UP with a living wall!A living wall is a vertical structure, usually outside the home, that is built with live plants growing in containers hung in a decorative arrangement.Sometimes called "Green...
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The Wildlife-Friendly Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Food in Harmony with Nature

Tammi Hartung · Storey
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

This one-of-a-kind book shows you how to create a peaceful co-existence between your vegetable garden and the wildlife who consider it part of their habitat. By understanding and working with the surrounding environment - instead of continually fighting it - you'll reap a larger harvest...
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Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes

Thomas Rainer · Timber Press
Pages: 271
Format: Print book

"As practical as it is poetic...an optimistic call to action." - The Chicago Tribune This powerful guide presents a powerful alternative to traditional horticulture - designed plantings that function like naturally occurring plant communities. Thomas Rainer and Claudia West, two leading...
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The Garden Classroom: Hands-On Activities in Math, Science, Literacy, and Art

Cathy James · Roost Books

Creative ways to use the garden to inspire learning, for kids ages 4-8Packed with garden-based activities that promote science, math, reading, writing, imaginative play, and arts and crafts, The Garden Classroom offers a whole year of outdoor play and learning ideas - however big or small...
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Small Space Garden Ideas

Philippa Pearson · DK Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Perfect for people who have little space to garden, whether a doorstep, balcony, or part of a wall. Small Space Garden Ideas is full of creative ideas for making use of every growing space available. From windowsills and hanging baskets to rooftop containers and vertical gardens, Small...
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Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening: How to Grow Nutrient-Dense, Soil-Sprouted Greens in Less Than 10 days

Peter Burke · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

The Low-Tech, No-Grow-Lights Approach to Abundant Harvest Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening offers good news: with nothing more than a cupboard and a windowsill, you can grow all the fresh salad greens you need for the winter months (or throughout the entire year) with no lights, no pumps,...
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Gardening for Birds, Butterflies, and Bees: Everything you need to Know to Create a wildlife Habitat in your Backyard

Editors at Birds and Blooms · Reader's Digest Association
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Whether you're installing a new garden bed or trying to attract orioles for the first time, it helps to start with the right information. And here it is! In this book, experts and readers from North America's #1 Bird and Garden Magazine, Birds & Blooms, give their tried-and-true advice.Attracting...
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