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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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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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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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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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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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Small-Space Vegetable Gardens: Growing Great Edibles in Containers, Raised Beds, and Small Plots

Andrea Bellamy · Timber Pr
Pages: 213
Format: Book

Small-Space Vegetable Gardens explains the basics of growing a bounty of edibles in a minimal amount of space. Andrea Bellamy, author of the award-winning blog Heavy Petal, shares all the knowledge she's gained from years of gardening small: how to find and assess a space, and how to plan...
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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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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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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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