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The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History
The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History
by Thor Hanson
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With playful and elegant prose, conservation biologist Hanson takes on something so small but so powerful: the mighty seed. What begins as an exasperated attempt to break open a seemingly impenetrable seed shell leads to an in-depth exploration of the... (read more)

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The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition
The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition
by Bill Mollison
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During the many years it was out of print, The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition garnered something of a cult following, while high demand and limited availability drove its price into the hundreds. Thanks to the good folks at Tagari... (read more)

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Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture (2nd Edition)
Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture (2nd Edition)
by Toby Hemenway
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Gaia's Garden has been an indispensable reference for gardeners who want to turn their yards into ecosystems that work with nature to create gardens that are beautiful, beneficial (to insects, birds, and people), and self-sustaining. This second edition... (read more)

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Maritime Northwest Garden Guide: Planning Calendar for Year-Round Organic Gardening
Maritime Northwest Garden Guide: Planning Calendar for Year-Round Organic Gardening
by Carl Elliott and Rob Peterson
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No Pacific Northwest gardener's library is complete without a copy of Seattle Tilth's Maritime Northwest Garden Guide.  This bestselling manual takes the guesswork out of PNW gardening, offering month-by-month gardening recommendations, tips for... (read more)

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The 50 Mile Bouquet: Seasonal, Local and Sustainable Flowers
The 50 Mile Bouquet: Seasonal, Local and Sustainable Flowers
by Debra Prinzing
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Every February, supermarket floral departments overflow with a seemingly endless supply of nondescript red roses... but have you ever stopped to wonder where they all come from? Chances are, not from anywhere near where you live. Most "factory flowers... (read more)

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Carrots Love Tomatoes
Carrots Love Tomatoes
by Louise Riotte
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Originally published in 1975, this comprehensive and user-friendly guide to companion planting has since become a classic... and with good reason.  In Carrots Love Tomatoes, lifelong gardener and prolific author Louise Riotte reveals how plant... (read more)

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Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
by Michael Pollan
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Michael Pollan may be incapable of uninteresting writing. Discerning and lucid, his works tend to provoke the reader to engage themselves (at least in thought, if not deed) well beyond the final page. Second Nature: A Gardener's Education is Pollan's... (read more)

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Backyard Bounty: The Complete Guide to Year-Round Organic Gardening in the Pacific Northwest
Backyard Bounty: The Complete Guide to Year-Round Organic Gardening in the Pacific Northwest
by Linda Gilkeson
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Ah, master gardener Linda Gilkeson, you so had me at "Grow the most food in the smallest space (with the least work)." Backyard Bounty is truly a complete guide. Not only is there help with planning and planting, Gilkeson also shares advice for ailing... (read more)

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The Secret Life of Plants
The Secret Life of Plants
by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird
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I can't believe I hadn't heard about this book before I found it on the shelf. Published in the 1970s, it explores the relationship between humans and plant life. Numerous scientific studies with lie detector tests, electrodes, and other '70s high-tech... (read more)

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Starter Vegetable Gardens: 24 No-Fail Plans for Small Organic Gardens
Starter Vegetable Gardens: 24 No-Fail Plans for Small Organic Gardens
by Barbara Pleasant
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Working in the world's largest independent new and used bookstore, I am constantly reminded of how little I actually know about gardening. There are literally thousands of books on the subject, so it stands to reason that those of us with neither a... (read more)

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McGee and Stuckey's Bountiful Container: Create Container Gardens of Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, and Edible Flowers
McGee and Stuckey's Bountiful Container: Create Container Gardens of Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, and Edible Flowers
by Rose Marie Nichols McGee and Maggie Stuckey
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Whether you're looking to expand your traditional garden, gussy up a patio, or put your apartment balcony (however tiny) to work, McGee and Stuckey's The Bountiful Container has all the tools you need to create an edible container garden that is both... (read more)

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Succulent Container Gardens: Design Eye-Catching Displays with 350 Easy-Care Plants
Succulent Container Gardens: Design Eye-Catching Displays with 350 Easy-Care Plants
by Debra Lee Baldwin
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Striking geometric beauty and a forgiving nature make succulents the perfect addition to any garden. In Succulent Container Gardens, award-winning writer Debra Lee Baldwin offers hundreds of suggestions for stunning potted arrangements featuring these... (read more)

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How to Grow More Vegetables, 8th Edition: And Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine
How to Grow More Vegetables, 8th Edition: And Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine
by John Jeavons
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If last year's vegetable garden left something to be desired, John Jeavons's How to Grow More Vegetables is the book for you. This thorough and accessible overview of the Grow Biointensive gardening method will show you how to get the most out of your... (read more)

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Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener's Handbook: Perfectly Timed Gardening for Your Most Bountiful Harvest Ever
Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener's Handbook: Perfectly Timed Gardening for Your Most Bountiful Harvest Ever
by Ron Kujawski and Jennifer Kujawski
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Much of what I've learned about vegetable gardening I've learned through trial and error, and while I'm certainly a better gardener now than when I started out, my stubborn refusal to keep a garden journal has made the learning process a slow-going and... (read more)

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The Cannabis Grow Bible: The Definitive Guide to Growing Marijuana for Recreational and Medical Use
The Cannabis Grow Bible: The Definitive Guide to Growing Marijuana for Recreational and Medical Use
by Greg Green
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My coworkers and I often joke about how most marijuana horticulture books look like they were published in someone’s garage. Poor print quality, black-and-white photos, and countless typos can turn an otherwise useful and informative guide into a white... (read more)

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The Broad Fork: Recipes for the Wide World of Vegetables and Fruits
The Broad Fork: Recipes for the Wide World of Vegetables and Fruits
by Hugh Acheson
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The Broad Fork is from Southern chef Hugh Acheson — although he's actually Canadian. He followed his American wife to the South and fell in love with the food, so The Broad Fork has a touch of the American South in its recipes. Inspired by farmer's... (read more)

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Wicked Plants: A Book of Botanical Atrocities
Wicked Plants: A Book of Botanical Atrocities
by Amy Stewart
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It's not easy being green. Mostly, everything else eats you. But some plants fight back with thorns and poisons. Some plants are: Wicked Plants by Amy Stewart.... (read more)

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Western Edition
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Western Edition
by National Audubon Society
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Since its founding in 1905, the National Audubon Society has actively promoted wildlife protection and environmental education. Keeping in sync with the work of its namesake and inspiration, famed wildlife artist John James Audubon (1785-1851), this not... (read more)

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The Dirt-Cheap Green Thumb: 400 Thrifty Tips for Saving Money, Time, and Resources as You Garden
The Dirt-Cheap Green Thumb: 400 Thrifty Tips for Saving Money, Time, and Resources as You Garden
by Rhonda Massingham Hart
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Don't let the title fool you; The Dirt-Cheap Green Thumb is not only about saving money. It's also about simplifying your gardening life. Master gardener Rhonda Massingham Hart dispels the myth that gardening need be labor intensive or expensive to be... (read more)

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Soil Mates: Companion Planting for Your Vegetable Garden
Soil Mates: Companion Planting for Your Vegetable Garden
by Sara Alway
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Companion planting — the pairing of mutually beneficial plants in the garden — is one of the simplest ways to increase your harvest without back-breaking maintenance or icky chemicals, and Sara Alway's Soil Mates is a charming introduction to... (read more)

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