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Garden Anywhere: How to Grow Gorgeous Container Gardens, Herb Gardens, Kitchen Gardens and More -- without Spending a Fortune
Garden Anywhere: How to Grow Gorgeous Container Gardens, Herb Gardens, Kitchen Gardens and More -- without Spending a Fortune
by Alys Fowler
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Garden Anywhere is an apartment-dwelling wannabe-horticulturalist's dream. With easy-to-follow instructions and super-creative container garden ideas — like making window boxes out of wine crates and growing potatoes in feed sacks — this book is... (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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Black Plants: 75 Striking Choices for the Garden
Black Plants: 75 Striking Choices for the Garden
by Paul Bonine
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This year, I added chocolate cosmos to my garden. Not only do they actually smell like chocolate, but their striking burgundy-black petals add some welcome discord to an otherwise harmonious landscape. Gardeners looking to recreate this dramatic effect... (read more)

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Wonders of Nature (Little Golden Books)
Wonders of Nature (Little Golden Books)
by Jane Werner Watson
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This classic Golden Book is finally back in print. My son and I love to pore over the colorful, detailed illustrations by the beloved Eloise Wilkin, and the simple, lovely words by Jane Werner Watson are perfect for short attention spans. Wonders of... (read more)

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Solviva: How to Grow $500,000 on One Acre and Peace on Earth: Learning the Art of Living with Solar-Dynamic, Bio-Benign Design
Solviva: How to Grow $500,000 on One Acre and Peace on Earth: Learning the Art of Living with Solar-Dynamic, Bio-Benign Design
by Anna Edey
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The New Terrarium: Creating Beautiful Displays for Plants and Nature
The New Terrarium: Creating Beautiful Displays for Plants and Nature
by Tovah Martin
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The ultimate rainy day activity for garden enthusiasts, terrarium building is enjoying a resurgence, and Tovah Martin's The New Terrarium is a great introduction to this charming and versatile craft. Martin's step-by-step and easy-to-follow instructions,... (read more)

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The Complete Compost Gardening Guide
The Complete Compost Gardening Guide
by Barbara Pleasant and Deborah L. Martin
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After obsessing over house projects, it's refreshing and lovely to go outside and play in the dirt for a while. Barbara Pleasant and Deborah L. Martin's Complete Compost Gardening Guide is the best book on composting that I've ever read. Full of color... (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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Garden Wisdom and Know-How: Everything You Need to Know to Plant, Grow, and Harvest
Garden Wisdom and Know-How: Everything You Need to Know to Plant, Grow, and Harvest
by Judy Pray and Editors of Rodale Books
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Honestly, I don't know how Rodale managed to pack so much into one book; Garden Wisdom and Know-How is a veritable clown car of information. Whether you want healthy houseplants, a lush edible garden, or a perfectly manicured lawn, this book has... (read more)

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Terrarium Craft: Create 50 Magical, Miniature Worlds
Terrarium Craft: Create 50 Magical, Miniature Worlds
by Amy Bryant Aiello and Kate Bryant and Kate Baldwin
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If there's one thing I've learned through my wayward attempts at gardening, it's the importance of starting small, and it doesn't get much smaller than this.  In Terrarium Craft, Amy Bryant Aiello and Kate Bryant not only cover the basics of terrarium... (read more)

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Energy-Wise Landscape Design: A New Approach for Your Home and Garden
Energy-Wise Landscape Design: A New Approach for Your Home and Garden
by Sue Reed
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I can't believe how much information is packed into this dense and comprehensive book. Energy-Wise Landscape Design includes everything I could think to throw in it: rain barrels, lawn elimination, driveway construction— good grief, they even tell you... (read more)

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Perennial Companions: 100 Dazzling Plant Combinations for Every Season
Perennial Companions: 100 Dazzling Plant Combinations for Every Season
by Tom Fischer
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There is never a dull moment in a well-stocked perennial garden, but with so many varieties to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start. In Perennial Companions, Timber Press editor-in-chief Tom Fischer takes the guesswork (but not the fun) out... (read more)

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Quick & Easy Container Water Gardens
Quick & Easy Container Water Gardens
by Philip Swindells
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Part of the Quick and Easy series, Container Water Gardens is full of photographs and illustrations that take you through every step of the gardening process. Numerous design choices are offered and each includes a list of all the supplies needed to... (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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Homesweet Homegrown: How to Grow, Make and Store Food, No Matter Where You Live
Homesweet Homegrown: How to Grow, Make and Store Food, No Matter Where You Live
by Robyn Jasko and Jennifer Biggs
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Just as a small plot of land can yield a bountiful harvest, this unassuming little book packs quite a punch. Jasko's friendly, informative, and unfussy instructions cover all the basics of growing, preparing, and preserving your own food, while Biggs's... (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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Edible Landscaping
Edible Landscaping
by Rosalind Creasy
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Originally published in 1982 as The Complete Book of Edible Landscaping, Rosalind Creasy's revolutionary book went on to win several awards before its out-of-print status transformed it into a highly sought-after collectible. With five chapters devoted... (read more)

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Western Garden Book of Edibles: The Complete A-Z Guide to Growing Your Own Vegetables, Herbs, and Fruits
Western Garden Book of Edibles: The Complete A-Z Guide to Growing Your Own Vegetables, Herbs, and Fruits
by Editors of Sunset Books
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The Sunset Western Garden Book has been a stand-by for gardeners in the Western states since its debut in 1954, so Sunset's Western Garden Book of Edibles had me at "hello."  But if Sunset's reputation as the authority on Western-state gardening isn't... (read more)

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The Small Budget Gardener
The Small Budget Gardener
by Maureen Gilmer
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Lately I find my love of gardening is inversely proportional to the amount of money I have to spend on it.  Thank goodness for Maureen Gilmer, whose latest book, The Small Budget Gardener, is full of money- (and resource- and energy- and sanity-) saving... (read more)

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Tiny World Terrariums: A Step-By-Step Guide
Tiny World Terrariums: A Step-By-Step Guide
by Michelle Inciarrano and Katy Maslow
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In Tiny World Terrariums, Michelle Inciarrano and Katy Maslow — co-owners of Brooklyn's famed Twig Terrariums — offer readers all the tools necessary to create lovely, thriving terrariums of their own, and to bring each tiny world to life using... (read more)

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