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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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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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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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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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Managing Manure: How to Store, Compost, and Use Organic Livestock Wastes. A Storey BASICS® Title

Mark Kopecky · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Book

Anyone who raises livestock or keeps horses must deal with manure, and this concise guide shows you how to make it manageable, valuable, and even profitable. Expert Mark Kopecky thoroughly discusses the characteristics and nutrient content of the manure of various species. He then explains...
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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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Step-by-Step Projects for Self-Sufficiency: Grow Edibles * Raise Animals * Live Off the Grid * DIY

Cool Springs Press · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

DIY the self-sufficient way with over 60 detailed projects.Get ready to be self-sufficient.Whether tackling the garden, raising animals, learning more about alternative energy, or bettering your storage and preservation, Step-by-Step Projects for Self-Sufficiency is the perfect starting...
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The Plant Recipe Book: 100 Living Arrangements for Any Home in Any Season

Baylor Chapman · Artisan
Pages: 271
Format: Book

A follow-up to the widely popular "Flower Recipe Book, " "The Plant Recipe Book" is the next great thing in interior plant design, providing simple steps showing anyone how to create stunning living plant decor. Each one of the 100 recipes specifies the type and quantity...
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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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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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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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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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Crafting a Colorful Home: A Room-by-Room Guide to Personalizing Your Space with Color

Kristin Nicholas · Roost Books
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Knit, stitch, and paint your way to a more colorful and happy home with color expert and crafter Kristin Nicholas. Learn how to make your home sing through handmade crafts and a bold use of color. Kristin Nicholas, color expert and all-around master crafter, shares her secrets to selecting...
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Outdoor Wood Projects: 24 Projects You Can Build in a Weekend

Steve Cory · Taunton Press
Pages: 201
Format: Paperback

Create something to show for your weekend! If you're looking for projects that you can start and finish in just a weekend's time, look no further than Outdoor Wood Projects. This collection of 24 projects for the backyard and garden can be completed with basic DIY tooling, inexpensive materials,...
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All New Backyard Idea Book

Sandra S. Soria · Taunton Press
Pages: 185
Format: Paperback

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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