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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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Essential Pruning Techniques: Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers

Tony Kirkham · Timber Press
Pages: 404
Format: Print book

A master class on pruning Pruning is an essential part of garden maintenance; it is necessary to regulate and control growth and to encourage flowering and fruiting on trees and shrubs. It is also one of the most difficult parts of garden maintenance. To prune well, gardeners must have...
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Designing with Succulents

Debra Lee Baldwin · Timber Press
Pages: 356
Format: Hardcover

"Designing with Succulents is inspiring, practical, and complete - a treasure for any gardener who loves these otherworldly beauties." - Kathleen N. Brenzel, Sunset Succulents offer dazzling possibilities, requiring only minimal maintenance and very little water to remain lush...
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Building Kitchen Cabinets and Bathroom Vanities

Steve Cory · Taunton Press
Pages: 201
Format: Print book

Often the most costly part of a renovation is the cabinetry. Save precious time and money by following the expert guidance and step-by-step instructions in Building Kitchen Cabinets and Bathroom Vanities. Learn to build and install beautiful, sturdy, custom cabinets that will transform...
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California Gardener's Handbook: Your Complete Guide: Select - Plan - Plant - Maintain - Problem-solve

Bruce Asakawa · Cool Springs Press
Format: Print book

With over 100 years of combined gardening experience, renowned California horticulturalists Bruce and Sharon Asakawa bring you the perfect when-to, how-to, and what-to plant guide for gardening in the Golden State. Perhaps youve always entertained the idea of cultivating a garden in your...
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Planting Design for Dry Gardens: Beautiful, Resilient Groundcovers for Terraces, Paved Areas, Gravel and Other Alternatives to the Lawn

Olivier Filippi · Filbert Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Green lawns are restful to the eye, provide an excellent backdrop to plants and trees and keep the weeds down, but in low-rainfall regions they often end up looking scrappy and brown. This book offers low-level planting designs that are ecofriendly and so beautiful they redefine the conventional...
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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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Garden Flora: The Natural and Cultural History of the Plants In Your Garden

Noël Kingsbury · Timber Press
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The intriguing stories about our favorite plants! The oldest rose fossil was found in Colorado and dates to 35 million years ago. Marigolds, infamous for their ability to self-seed, are named for an Etruscan god who sprang from a ploughed field. And daffodils - an icon of spring - were...
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The New Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

Matthew Biggs · Firefly Books
Pages: 704
Format: Print book

Praise for the previous edition: "These three amazing authors have put together a must-have book for any vegetable grower." -- Washington Gardener "What is not included in this definitive and beautifully illustrated sourcebook on edible landscape?" -- The American...
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Gaining Ground: A Story Of Farmers' Markets, Local Food, And Saving The Family Farm

Forrest Pritchard · Lyons Press
Format: Paperback

One fateful day in 1996, after discovering that five freight cars worth of glittering corn have reaped a tiny profit of 18.16, young Forrest Pritchard vows to save his familys farm. What ensues--through hilarious encounters with all manner of livestock and colorful local characters--is...
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New Bathroom Idea Book

Jamie Gold · Taunton Press
Pages: 217
Format: Paperback

The bathroom continues to be one area of the house that homeowners are willing to spend money on. This all-new edition of Bathroom Idea Book--a virtual designer's notebook of ideas, inspiration, and information--will bea homeowner's first step in turning a dream bath into a real one, whether...
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The Book of Hygge: The Danish Art of Contentment, Comfort, and Connection

Louisa Thomsen Brits · Plume
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

When life gets hectic, work grows stressful, and the days fly by, unplug and tune in. Hygge (hoo-gah) is a Danish word but a universal feeling of being warm, safe, comforted, and sheltered - an experience of belonging to the moment and to each other. Hygge anchors us, reminding us to slow...
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Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change

Larry Weaner · Timber Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

"This beautiful book shows us that guiding natural processes rather than fighting them is the key to creating healthier landscapes and happier gardeners. An essential addition to our knowledge of sustainable landscapes." - Doug Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home This lushly-photographed...
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Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming: Biodynamic Principles and Perspectives

Frank Holzman · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 220
Format: Hardcover

Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming informs and inspires gardeners, and farmers, who wish to bring quality and integrity into their work with the land. It is about developing close relationships with land that produces our food. This book combines over 40 years of Frank Holzman's...
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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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