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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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How to Grow More Vegetables: 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: 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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Worms Eat My Garbage
Worms Eat My Garbage
by Mary Appelhof
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Composting is a dirty job, but if you've ever tried growing something without the aid of all that nutrient-rich organic matter, you know it's a necessary one.  Thankfully, there exists in nature a creature who actually enjoys wading through your kitchen... (read more)

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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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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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Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening: The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener
Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening: The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener
by Fern Marshall Bradley and Ellen Phillips and Barbara Ellis
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This book is the ultimate resource for beginners and skilled gardeners alike, including topics especially helpful to a city-dweller — like community gardening and recycling. Rodale's also offers helpful instructions on how to apply organic principles... (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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The American Meadow Garden: Creating a Natural Alternative to the Traditional Lawn
The American Meadow Garden: Creating a Natural Alternative to the Traditional Lawn
by John Greenlee
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If you enjoy weeding, mowing, and triple-digit water bills, then the traditional lawn is for you. But for those of us who've grown tired of that high-maintenance expanse of green carpet, The American Meadow Garden offers some breathtaking alternatives... (read more)

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The Ultimate Garden Designer
The Ultimate Garden Designer
by Tim Newbury
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Whether you're starting from scratch or looking to give your existing garden a makeover, Tim Newbury's Ultimate Garden Designer will help transform your vision into reality. This comprehensive guide offers design ideas for arbors, water gardens, and... (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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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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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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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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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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Flower Confidential: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers
Flower Confidential: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers
by Amy Stewart
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The magic of a great writer is that she can elevate any topic to fascinating status. In Flower Confidential, Amy Stewart uses equal parts journalism and florid writing to illuminate the machinal underpinnings of the flower industry. From the grail-like... (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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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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Farming with Native Beneficial Insects: Ecological Pest Control Solutions
Farming with Native Beneficial Insects: Ecological Pest Control Solutions
by Eric Lee-mader
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Looking to increase your organic harvest? This is one of the most exciting farming books I've seen! It's not just bugs (although there are plenty); it's also cover crops, grassed waterways, and brush piles. Farming with Native Beneficial Insects has a... (read more)

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