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Build a Better Vegetable Garden: 30 DIY Projects to Improve your Harvest

Joyce Russell · Frances Lincoln
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Following on from the hugely successful Polytunnel Book, Joyce and Ben Russell have devised 30 kitchen garden projects that anyone can make and enjoy. Not only do the projects add decorative detail to the garden, each project is devised to either extend the season, protect crops from pests...
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How to Mulch: Save Water, Feed the Soil, and Suppress Weeds. A Storey BASICS®Title

Stu Campbell · Storey Books
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Mulching makes your garden and yard much easier to care for, helping to retain moisture, keep weeds in check, and protect young plants. This concise guide shows you exactly how to mulch for any situation, covering sheet mulching, feeding mulches, and living mulches for use in the yard,...
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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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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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The Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden: Grow Tons of Organic Vegetables in Tiny Spaces and Containers

Karen Newcomb · Ten Speed Press

This classic gardening bestseller (over 500,000 copies sold) uses ecologically friendly, intensive biodynamic methods to produce large amounts of vegetables in very tiny spaces. Revised for an all new generation of gardeners, the 40th anniversary edition includes brand new information on the variety...
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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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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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Urban Flowers: Creating abundance in a small city garden

Carolyn Dunster · Frances Lincoln Pub Ltd
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Creating colour and interest in a small urban garden by growing a range of flowers and other decorative plants brings with it many rewards. Carolyn Dunster shows you what to grow and how to use your own blooms, leaves and berries in a range of indoor displays and hand-tied bouquets. Locally-grown...
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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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Harvest: Unexpected Projects Using 47 Extraordinary Garden Plants

Stefani Bittner · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Harvest is a beautifully photographed guide to growing, harvesting, and utilizing 47 unexpected garden plants to make organic pantry staples, fragrances, floral arrangements, beverages, cocktails, beauty products, and more.Every garden--not just vegetable plots--can produce a bountiful...
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