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Floratopia: 110 Flower Garden Ideas for Your Yard, Patio, or Balcony Cover Image
ISBN: 9781682685983
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Published: Countryman Press - February 16th, 2021

Create a floral haven with help from a celebrated garden designer and flower lover.

The Louisiana Urban Gardener: A Beginner's Guide to Growing Vegetables and Herbs Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807166796
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Published: LSU Press - September 19th, 2017

Whether your garden consists of large raised beds or a few pots on the patio, Kathryn K. Fontenot's The Louisiana Urban Gardener offers easy guidelines and useful tools to jump-start and maintain small yet bountiful gardens.

How to Raise a Plant: and Make It Love You Back (A modern gardening book for a new generation of indoor gardeners) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781786273024
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - October 23rd, 2018

A perfect guide for anyone eager to see their plant offspring thrive.

"a *pretty* guide to keeping your green friends alive (and actually thriving), with tips on how to choose plants, where to keep them, and how to care for them" Buzzfeed

"…an easy–to–follow guide."Refinery29

Gardening in the Humid South Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807129746
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Published: LSU Press - March 1st, 2004

Two self-proclaimed crotchety old horticulture professors, Ed O'Rourke and Leon Standifer share an immense love of gardening, a vast knowledge of all things horticultural, and a hearty sense of humor.

How to Attract Birds to Your Garden: Foods they like, plants they love, shelter they need Cover Image
ISBN: 9781465499370
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Published: DK - November 3rd, 2020

Help your local wild birds by providing them with a safe garden environment

Make a difference to your local birdlife. Help reverse the decline in bird numbers by creating a haven in which they will thrive. It's a win-win. Provide the best shelter, feeding, and nesting opportunities for them and then you can reap the rewards as they sing and entertain.

Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener's Handbook: Perfectly Timed Gardening for Your Most Bountiful Harvest Ever Cover Image
ISBN: 9781603426947
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - January 8th, 2011

Whether you’re a seasoned gardener determined to increase crop yields or starting your very first vegetable garden, the Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook will help you manage your schedule and prioritize what’s important.

Blooming Trees & Shrubs of the Coastal South: By Sequence of Bloom Cover Image
ISBN: 9780615168890
Availability: Special Order
Published: Acadiana Gardening - March 1st, 2007

Root Nurture Grow: The Essential Guide to Propagating and Sharing Houseplants Cover Image
By Caro Langton, Rose Ray, Erika Raxworthy (Photographs by)
ISBN: 9781787132184
Availability: Backordered
Published: Quadrille Publishing - October 16th, 2018

You've created your own house of plants, so what's next? The authors of House of Plants follow up their successful debut book with Root, Nurture, Grow – a practical and detailed guide to propagating and sharing indoor plants.

The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 50th Anniversary Edition: The Original Manual for Living off the Land & Doing It Yourself Cover Image
ISBN: 9781632172891
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Published: Sasquatch Books - December 3rd, 2019

#1 — The Best Country and Rural Living Books*
#1 — 15 Best Homesteading Books for Beginners in 2021**

For more than three decades, this best-selling guide to the practice of vermicomposting has taught people how to use worms to recycle food waste into nutrient-rich fertilizer for houseplants or gardens.

The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Great Vegetables Cover Image
ISBN: 9781643260853
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Published: Timber Press - March 16th, 2021

“A comprehensive guide for growing vegetables and herbs filled with hands on advice and time-tested techniques.” —The American Gardener

You can grow beautiful, healthy, delicious veggies and herbs right from the start—just follow the trustworthy advice found in The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Great Vegetables.

Grow, raise, and store your own food with this simple and easy guide to creating a self-sustaining farm right in your backyard!

These days we are all looking for ways to become more self-sufficient. Now with Backyard Farming you can create your very own micro farm right in your backyard—no matter where you live!

This classic guide to homesteading is based on solid, practical techniques that remain useful to everyone who wants to learn country skills and increase their self-sufficiency. By turns philosophical and instructional, Ed and Carolyn Robinson share their pioneering approach to efficiently growing vegetables, raising livestock, and building farm structures.

Seed to Dust: Life, Nature, and a Country Garden Cover Image
ISBN: 9781771647687
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Published: Greystone Books - May 4th, 2021

For the gardener in your life, or for anyone who loved Late Migrations and H is for Hawk

A stunning meditation on gardening and the wisdom of plants, "that rare book that will appeal to nonfiction readers everywhere ... Candid, tender, thoughtful and absorbing." --Shelf Awareness (STARRED Review)

Wildflowers of the South & Southeast: Your Way to Easily Identify Wildflowers (Adventure Quick Guides) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781647551339
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Published: Adventure Publications - June 22nd, 2021

Your Quick Guide to Identifying Wildflowers

Plant: House plants: choosing, styling, caring Cover Image
ISBN: 9781784727062
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Published: Mitchell Beazley - April 27th, 2021

Plant is a stylish, practical, modern guide to the world of house plants
House plants can change a home in an instant. A flash of color, a calming influence, they are adaptable, affordable and - if you know how - easy to care for.

The Flower Yard: Growing Flamboyant Flowers in Containers Cover Image
ISBN: 9780857839176
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Published: Kyle Books - April 27th, 2021

'The Flower Yard is simply gorgeous. Inspirational, sumptuous and packed with refreshingly down-to-earth advice. I love this book.' Nigel Slater

Arthur Parkinson's town garden is like a path of pots, a tiny, exposed stage on bricks. Despite its small size, a flower-filled jungle in Venetian tones is grown here each year, in defiance of urbanisation.

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: A Simple Guide to Growing Vegetables at Home Cover Image
ISBN: 9781646115372
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Published: Rockridge Press - April 21st, 2020

Grow a flourishing vegetable garden with the ultimate guide for beginners

Self-Sufficiency for the 21st Century: The Complete Guide to Sustainable Living Today Cover Image
ISBN: 9781465489586
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Published: DK - March 10th, 2020

Find your route to a more sustainable lifestyle with Dick Strawbridge and his son, James.

Grow Your Soil!: Harness the Power of the Soil Food Web to Create Your Best Garden Ever Cover Image
By Diane Miessler, Elaine R. Ingham (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781635862072
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - February 18th, 2020

Growing awareness of the importance of soil health means that microbes are on the minds of even the most casual gardeners. After all, anyone who has ever attempted to plant a thriving patch of flowers or vegetables knows that what you grow is only as good as the soil you grow it in.