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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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DEWALT Building Contractor's Licensing Exam Guide: Based on the 2018 IRC & IBC

CHRISTOPHER PRINCE · DEWALT
Format: Paperback

This trusted guide helps you gain a confident understanding of the critical concepts you will need to succeed on certification exams and in your professional career, from code and OSHA requirements to business management and building theory. Now updated to reflect the 2018 International...
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How Not to Kill Your Houseplant: Survival Tips for the Horticulturally Challenged

DK PUBLISHING. · DK
Pages: 142
Format: Hardcover

Can't keep a houseplant alive, no matter how hard you try and how good your intentions are? This is the book for you. You need this book. Give plants a chance.Help your plant live with survival tips and learn the simple ways not to kill your plants.With over 50 different types of popular...
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Seven Scents: Healing and the Aromatic Imagination

DOROTHY P ABRAM · Singing Dragon
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Identifying seven aromatic plants with specific psychoactive properties, the author describes the different states of consciousness that are achieved, manipulated, and transformed by the people and cultures that use them in specialized ways, both in the past and in the contemporary world.Focusing...
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Handpicked: Simple, Sustainable, and Seasonal Flower Arrangements

INGRID CAROZZI · HARRY N ABRAMS
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Brooklyn-based florist Ingrid Carozzi reveals her secrets for creating flower arrangements that are modern, original, and organic in style. Organized by season, the book presents simple step-by-step instruction (how to measure, cut, and place each bloom) for making more than 35 arrangements....
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Reese Witherspoon · Touchstone
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Academy Award-winning actress, producer, and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon invites you into her world, where she infuses the southern style, parties, and traditions she loves with contemporary flair and charm.Reese Witherspoon's grandmother Dorothea always said that a combination of beauty...
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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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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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Sprout Lands: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees

William Bryant Logan · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Arborist William Bryant Logan recovers the lost tradition that sustained human life and culture for ten millennia.Once, farmers knew how to make a living hedge and fed their flocks on tree-branch hay. Rural people knew how to prune hazel to foster abundance: both of edible nuts, and of straight,...
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Flowerpaedia: 1000 Flowers and their Meanings

Cheralyn Darcey · Rockpool Publishing
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

Flowerpaedia is a handy and engaging A-Z reference guide of over 1000 flowers, researched and compiled by botanical explorer Cheralyn Darcey. Readers will delight in understanding what each flower means--emotionally, spiritually, and symbolically--and the dictionary format allows people...
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The Colorful Dry Garden: Over 100 Flowers and Vibrant Plants for Drought, Desert & Dry Times

Maureen Gilmer · Sasquatch Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

A design-focused, easy-to-use guide for homeowners and landscapers faced with replacing thirsty gardens in California and other dry regions in the Western US. Here are colorful, eye-catching foliage and flowers for your whole yard, from the ground plain to the canopy. If readers must reluctantly...
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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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Practical Houseplant Book

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff · DK
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Twelve inspiring projects, plus 200 in-depth plant profiles with detailed useful information and care instructions to help you cultivate and care for your houseplants.Learn how to choose which plants to use where, care for your houseplants to keep them healthy, and use plants to best effect...
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Growing a Permaculture Food Forest : How to Create a Garden Ecosystem You Only Plant Once But Can Harvest for Years

Caleb Warnock · Familius
Pages: 76
Format: Paperback

Planting your own garden can cut down your grocery bill, but few people have the time to cultivate a big harvest every year. Self-sufficiency expert Caleb Warnock shares his expertise in creating a permaculture food forest: a garden that you plant once and then leave in the hands of Mother...
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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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