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Improving Your Soil: A Practical Guide to Soil Management for the Serious Home Gardener

Keith Reid · Firefly Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Valuable advice from an expert in soil science. Intended for both small and medium-size gardens, Improving Your Soil reveals the steps to take to achieve the perfect soil base in which to grow plants. With directions on amending poor soil, modifying mediocre earth, aerating compacted...
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Small-Space Vegetable Gardens: Growing Great Edibles in Containers, Raised Beds, and Small Plots

Andrea Bellamy · Timber Pr
Pages: 213
Format: Book

"If I could recommend one book for small-space vegetable gardening, this would be it. Andrea Bellamy nailed it!" - Joe Lamp'l, Growing a Greener WorldSmall-Space Vegetable Gardens explains the basics of growing a bounty of edibles in a minimal amount of space. Andrea Bellamy,...
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Clean My Space: The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster, and Loving Your Home Every Day

MELISSA MAKER · Avery Publishing Group
Pages: 298
Format: Print book

The wildly popular YouTube star behind Clean My Space presents the breakthrough solution to cleaning better with less effort Melissa Maker is beloved by fans all over the world for her completely re-engineered approach to cleaning. As the dynamic new authority on home and living, Melissa...
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101 Organic Gardening Hacks: Eco-friendly Solutions to Improve Any Garden

Shawna Coronado · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Create simple solutions for growing organic gardens!The word "hack" has a multitude of meanings these days, but if you ask garden author Shawna Coronado what a hack is, she might just wave her hand toward her own back yard. She could be pointing at the garden bench she created...
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Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Garages 2nd Edition: Design, Build, Remodel & Maintain Your Garage - Includes 9 Complete Garage Plans

Cool Springs Press · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

If you are planning to build a new garage, this is the one-stop guide where you'll find several new and complete sets of building plans for garages of the most popular sizes and styles. If building a new garage is where you want to go, the BLACK+DECKER Complete Guide to Garages will show...
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The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects: 76 Useful Things You Can Build to Create Customized Working Spaces and Storage Facilities, Equip the ... Animals, and Make Practical Outdoor Furniture

Spike Carlsen · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 287
Format: Paperback

Homesteaders, gardeners, small farmers, and outdoor living enthusiasts will love these 76 DIY projects for practical outdoor items designed to help you live more sustainably and independently. Expert woodworker Spike Carlsen offers clear, simple, fully illustrated instructions for everything...
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Epic Tomatoes: How to Select and Grow the Best Varieties of All Time

Craig LeHoullier · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Hardcover

Savor your best tomato harvest ever! Craig LeHoullier, tomato adviser for Seed Savers Exchange, offers everything a tomato enthusiast needs to know about growing more than 200 varieties of tomatoes — from sowing seeds and planting to cultivating and collecting seeds at the end of the season....
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The Thoughtful Gardener: An Intelligent Approach to Garden Design

Jinny Blom · Jacqui Small
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In The Thoughtful Gardener, Jinny Blom shares her insight into the creative process she has developed while designing more than 250 gardens around the world. Jinny believes that garden design should lead from a house and its context. For her, design is more a matter of intelligence and appropriateness...
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Outdoor Wood Projects: 24 Projects You Can Build in a Weekend

Steve Cory · Ingram Pub Services
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Start -- and finish -- a nifty outdoor woodworking project in just one weekend. Just two days is all it takes to complete each one of the 24 garden and backyard projects featured in Outdoor Wood Projects. Included are things like: planters and window boxes, trellises, outdoor furniture,...
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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 Essential Guide to Cultivating Mushrooms: Simple and Advanced Techniques for Growing Shiitake, Oyster, Lion's Mane, and Maitake Mushrooms at Home

Stephen Russell · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Book

With clear instructions and step-by-step photographs, this comprehensive guide shows you how to cultivate mushrooms in your own home, producing shiitakes, oysters, lions manes, maitakes, and portabellas for your kitchen or for a small business. Beginners will learn the best way to use a mushroom...
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All New Backyard Idea Book

Sandra S. Soria · Taunton Press; Revised edition edition
Format: Print book

Completely revised and updated edition of the best-seller The All New Backyard Idea Book has been completely updated to bring together hundreds of fresh ideas and unique solutions for making the most of any backyard or outdoor spaces. With all-new photos that demonstrate design ideas, it's...
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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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Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden

Niki Jabbour · Storey
Pages: 263
Format: Paperback

Follow your zany muse and get creative with your vegetable garden. Niki Jabbour brings you 73 novel and inspiring food garden designs that include a cocktail garden featuring all the ingredients for your favorite drinks, a spicy retreat comprising 24 varieties of chile peppers, and a garden...
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Sustainable Revolution: Permaculture in Ecovillages, Urban Farms, and Communities Worldwide

Juliana Birnbaum · North Atlantic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Urban gardeners. Native seed-saving collectives. Ecovillage developments. What is the connection between these seemingly disparate groups? The ecological design system of permaculture is the common thread that weaves them into a powerful, potentially revolutionary - or reevolutionary - movement....
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