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L'art de la Simplicité: How to Live More with Less

Dominique Loreau · Griffin
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

If simplicity is an art, then Dominique Loreau is a master. Having lived in Japan for many years and inspired by Eastern philosophy, Loreau discovered the beauty of a life well lived through the art of simplicity. Her lifestyle rests on the principle of less is more, and imbues all areas...
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The Long, Long Life of Trees

Fiona J Stafford · Yale University Press
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

A lyrical tribute to the diversity of trees, their physical beauty, their special characteristics and uses, and their ever-evolving meanings Since the beginnings of history trees have served humankind in countless useful ways, but our relationship with trees has many dimensions beyond mere...
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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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Gardening with Less Water: Low-Tech, Low-Cost Techniques; Use up to 90% Less Water in Your Garden

David A Bainbridge · Storey Publishing
Pages: 127
Format: Print book

Are you facing drought or water shortages? Gardening with Less Water offers simple, inexpensive, low-tech techniques for watering your garden much more efficiently - using up to 90 percent less water for the same results. With illustrated step-by-step instructions, David Bainbridge shows...
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The California Garden Tour: The 50 Best Gardens to Visit in the Golden State

Donald Olson · Timber Press
Pages: 308
Format: Paperback

A fantastic garden journey that only California can provide California has a wealth of top-notch public gardens. In The California Garden Tour, veteran travel writer Donald Olson highlights 50 outstanding public gardens and provides all the information that readers will need to make the most...
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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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Rhododendrons: An illustrated guide to varieties, cultivation and care, with step-by-step instructions and over 135 beautiful photographs

Lin Hawthorne · Southwater; Ill edition
Format: Paperback

A handy practical guide to growing and caring for these magnificent plants, with instructions for planting outdoors and in containers, mulching, pruning and propagation, and a full photographic directory of best cultivars to try.
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Remodelista: The Organized Home: Simple, Stylish Storage Ideas for All Over the House

Julie Carlson · Artisan
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Buy fewer (and better) things. Store like with like. Get rid of the plastic. Display - don't stash - your belongings. Let go of your inner perfectionist and remember that rooms are for living. These are a few of the central principles behind Remodelista: The Organized Home, the new book...
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100 Plants to Feed the Bees: Provide a Healthy Habitat to Help Pollinators Thrive

Xerces Society. · Storey Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

The international bee crisis is threatening our global food supply, but this user-friendly field guide shows what you can do to help protect our pollinators. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation offers browsable profiles of 100 common flowers, herbs, shrubs, and trees that attract...
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Gardening for Butterflies: How You Can Attract and Protect Beautiful, Beneficial Insects

Scott Hoffman Black · Timber Press
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

Library Journal Starred Review Welcome the world's most exquisite visitors to your garden! Gardening for Butterflies, by the experts at the Xerces Society, introduces you to a variety of colorful garden guests who need our help, and shows you how to design a habitat where they will thrive....
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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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The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter

MARGARETA MAGNUSSON · Scribner
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Funny, wise, and deeply practical, Swedish artist Margareta Magnusson offers advice on how to declutter your home and minimize your worldly possessions so your loved ones don't have to do it for you.In Swedish there is a word for it: Dostädning, "do" means "death"...
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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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Garden Flora: The Natural and Cultural History of the Plants In Your Garden

NoeÌ?l 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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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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