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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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Plantiful: Start Small, Grow Big with 150 Plants That Spread, Self-Sow, and Overwinter

Kristin Green · Timber Press (OR)
Pages: 222
Format: Paperback

Whoever coined the phrase "money doesn't grow on trees" must not have been a resourceful gardener. While we may not be able to harvest physical money, with the right plants and techniques gardeners can rely on nature to give itself away for free. Plantiful shows you how to have...
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Fantastic Forts: inspiration for wild hideaways

Jo Schofield · Frances Lincoln
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Forts are universal play places, you can make them almost anywhere, out of almost anything.Fantastic Forts uses descriptive text and ample photographs to inspire children (and adults) to build amazing forts outdoors.The book includes basic construction tips on how to build a fort, how to waterproof...
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The Permaculture City: Regenerative Design for Urban, Suburban, and Town Resilience

Toby Hemenway · Chelsea Green Publishing Company
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Permaculture is more than just the latest buzzword; it offers positive solutions for many of the environmental and social challenges confronting us. And nowhere are those remedies more needed and desired than in our cities. The Permaculture City provides a new way of thinking about urban...
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All the Presidents' Gardens: Madison's Cabbages to Kennedy's Roses, How the White House Grounds Have Grown with America

Marta McDowell · Timber Press
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

"This informative gem of a book is for readers fascinated by either gardening or presidential history." - Library Journal The eighteen acres that surround the White House have been an unwitting witness to history--a backdrop for soldiers, suffragettes, protestors, and activists....
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The Rooftop Growing Guide: How to Transform Your Roof into a Vegetable Garden or Farm

Annie Novak · Ten Speed Press, 2016.
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Tapping into the expanding market for rooftop farming and green roofs, this is the first stylish, easy-to-use book for urban gardeners interested in utilizing their roof space for growing food. If you'd like to grow your own food but don't think you have the space, look up! In urban and suburban...
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The Bee-Friendly Garden: Design an Abundant, Flower-Filled Yard that Nurtures Bees and Supports Biodiversity

Kate Frey · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 213
Format: Print book

For every gardener who cares about the planet, this guide to designing a bee garden helps you create a stunningly colorful, vibrant, healthy habitat that attracts both honeybees and native bees.In The Bee-Friendly Garden, award-winning garden designer Kate Frey and bee expert Gretchen LeBuhn...
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The Indestructible Houseplant: 200 Beautiful, Easy-Care Plants that Everyone Can Grow

Tovah Martin · Timber Press (OR)
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Tovah Martin, the undisputed Queen of Green, shows that anyone can grow healthy houseplants. It all boils down to a simple set of skills and - here's the crucial part - picking the right plants. These tough but beautiful plants can thrive in less-than-ideal conditions, and they're...
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Row by Row: Talking with Kentucky Gardeners

Katherine J Black · Swallow Press, an imprint of Ohio University Press, 2015.
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

"This is a loving and necessary book about our future: a possible world of connections with the earth, with the spirit, with the food we eat, and among human beings. Black's sensitive interviews, her narrators' creative lives, and the eloquent photographs are one powerful message...
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