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Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism

Fumio Sasaki · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling phenomenon from Japan that shows us a minimalist life is a happy life.Fumio Sasaki is not an enlightened minimalism expert or organizing guru like Marie Kondo -- he's just a regular guy who was stressed out and constantly comparing himself to others, until one day he decided...
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The Flower Book

Dk. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Presented in a slipcase and perfect for gift-giving, The Flower Book explores 60 flowers, bloom-by-bloom in stunning portraiture. Lush macrophotography allows readers to see the details of each featured flower up close, from the amaryllis in spring, snapdragon in summer, and dahlia in fall...
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Year of No Clutter: A Memoir

Eve O Schaub · Sourcebooks
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Eve has a problem with clutter. Too much stuff and too easily acquired, it confronts her in every corner and on every surface in her house. When she pledges to tackle the worst offender, her horror of a "Hell Room," she anticipates finally being able to throw away all of the unnecessary...
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Herb Gardening: How to Prepare the Soil, Choose Your Plants, and Care For, Harvest, and Use Your Herbs

Melissa Melton Snyder · Countryman Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A comprehensive guide to starting an herb garden, written for beginners The consummate beginners guide for anyone interested in starting an herb garden. It will explain, in simple terms, everything you need to know about choosing the site, preparing the soil, choosing the plants, caring...
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PVC and Pipe Engineer: Put Together Cool, Easy, Maker-Friendly Stuff

Jordan Bunker · Rockport Publishers
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

PVC and iron pipes used to be hidden deep inside the crawlspaces in your house, serving purely utilitarian needs. But not anymore! DIY with PVC and iron piping has caught on with homeowners and earned a place in every room of the house (and the backyard too) ! The 18 projects in PVC and Pipe...
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Unearthed: Love, Acceptance, and Other Lessons from an Abandoned Garden

Alexandra Risen · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In this moving memoir, a woman digs into a garden and into the past and finds secrets, beauty, and acceptance. Alex's father dies just as she and her husband buy a nondescript house set atop an acre of wilderness that extends into a natural gorge in the middle of the city. Choked with weeds...
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The Beginner's Guide to Building a Garden One Project at a Time: 326 Fast, Easy, Affordable Ways to Transform Your Yard

Sally Roth · Timber Press
Pages: 284
Format: Print book

A fresh approach and simple way to transform your yard! The prospect of revamping a yard is daunting. Where do you start? How do all the various areas come together in a beautiful, cohesive way? The Beginner's Guide to Starting a Garden simplifies the process by showing you how to spend...
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Succulents: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Designing, and Growing 200 Easy Care Plants

Robin Stockwell · Oxmoor House
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Inspiring, practical and richly photographed, this comprehensive guide offers creative ideas and DIY projects using beautiful low-maintenance, water-wise plants Succulents are the ultimate easy-care plant: versatile, effortless to grow both indoors and outdoors, and drought tolerant. From...
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The Aromatherapy Garden: Growing Fragrant Plants for Happiness and Well-Being

Kathi Keville · Timber Press, 2016.
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

Immerse yourself in the healing power of fragrance! The Aromatherapy Garden explains how fragrant plants can be as therapeutic as they are intoxicating, and how easy it is to add this captivating element to gardens large and small. It reveals the scents, secrets, and science behind fragrant...
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Modern Pioneering: More Than 150 Recipes, Projects, and Skills for a Self-Sufficient Life

Georgia Pellegrini · Potter Style
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

A cookbook and backyard gardening and homesteading guide for women who want to grow food efficiently, cook seasonal recipes, or even try foraging, camping, and living off the land.Self-sufficiency is the ultimate girl power Georgia Pellegrini, outdoor adventurer and chef, helps you roll...
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Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces

Michelle Slatalla · Artisan
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Our homes' outdoor spaces can - and should - be as welcoming and carefully considered as our living rooms; when treated as extensions of our homes, these spaces enrich our lives immeasurably. That was the guiding principle when, under the direction of editor in chief Michelle Slatalla (whose...
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Wabi-Sabi Welcome: Learning to Embrace the Imperfect and Entertain with Thoughtfulness and Ease

Julie Pointer-Adams · Artisan
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"An antidote to the veneer of perfectionism so often presented by books of its kind, Wabi-Sabi Welcome offers readers license to slow down and host guests with humility, intention, and contentment." - Nathan Williams, founder of KinfolkWabi-Sabi Welcome is sharing a pot of tea with...
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Cutting Back: My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto

Leslie Buck · Timber Press
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

What do you discover when you cut back? At thirty-five, Leslie Buck made an impulsive decision to put her personal life on hold to pursue her passion. Leaving behind a full life of friends, love, and professional security, she became the first American woman to learn pruning from one of the most...
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The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse: How to Design and Build a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse

Lindsey Schiller · New Society
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Fresh, local nutrient-dense fruits vegetables are hard to find in winter in cold climates. Growing warm-weather crops like tomatoes, bananas, avocados, and other perennials is nearly impossible using conventional structures. The solution for millions of backyard and small-scale commercial...
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The Chinese Kitchen Garden: Growing Techniques and Family Recipes from a Classic Cuisine

Wendy Kiang-Spray · Timber Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A beautiful introduction to growing and cooking with the variety, deliciousness, and healthfulness of Chinese cuisine! Wendy Kiang-Spray's family has a strong culinary and gardening tradition. In The Chinese Kitchen Garden, she beautifully blends the story of her family's cultural heritage...
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