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Illinois Gardener's Guide

By: Fizzell, James A.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 2/16/2011

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9781888608991

ISBN: 1888608994

Condition: USED


Gardening is now the favorite leisure pastime in America. Homeowners are realizing the health benefits derived from gardening and the increase in their home's property value. The "Illinois Gardener's Guide: Revised Edition" is written by the popular gardening expert James Fizzell. It contains easy-to-use advice on the top landscape plant choices (more than 190 entries) for Illinois. It also recommends specific varieties, and provides advice on how to plant, how to grow and how to care for Illinois' best plants. It is a must read for every Illinois gardener. View more info

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Companion Planting: Bob's Basics

By: Flowerdew, Bob

Price: $5.00

Publisher: SKYHORSE PUB:

Seller ID: 9781616086527

ISBN: 1616086521

Condition: USED


According to Flowerdew, thekey to successful organic gardeningis working with nature, rather than against it, toget your plants to thrive. Thispractice is called companionplanting, and it is explainedin this volume with a stylethat is both no-nonsense andreader-friendly. Topics rangefrom plants that competefor nutrients to plants thatenrich their soil for futurecrops. Gardeners of all levelswill learn from CompanionPlanting and their gardenswill benefit from happy andhealthy plants. View more info

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Design Star: Lessons from the New York School of Flower Design

By: Gaffney, Michael

Price: $7.50

Publisher: 10/15/2016

Seller ID: 9780971955240

ISBN: 0971955247

Condition: USED


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Design Star: Lessons from the New York School of Flower Design

By: Gaffney, Michael

Price: $22.50

Publisher: FLORA PUB LLC:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780989925808

ISBN: 0989925803

Condition: USED


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Traditional American Farming Techniques

By: Gardner, Frank D.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9781585744121

ISBN: 1585744123

Condition: USED


"Traditional American Farming Techniques" remains as valuable today as it was when first published in 1916. More than a thousand pages brim with information -- everything from the science behind crop rotation to the specifics of breeding better hogs; from raising perfect celery to maximizing yields in subtropical citrus groves; from growing and curing the best tobacco to making the best butter; from the care and management of draft animals to the details of replacing them with trucks and tractors; from improving farm soils to dealing with insect infestations and diseases of crops and livestock... View more info

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American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Garden

By: Graham, Wade

Price: $7.50

Publisher: PERENNIAL:

Seller ID: 9780061583438

ISBN: 006158343X

Condition: USED


From Frederick Law Olmsted to Richard Neutra, Michelle Obama to our neighbors, Americans throughout history have revealed themselves in the gardens they create. Melding biography, history, and cultural commentary, American Eden presents a dynamic, sweeping, one-of-a-kind look at this country's landscapes and the visionaries behind them.Monticello's gardens helped Jefferson reconcile his feelings about slavery. Edith Wharton's gardens made her feel more European. Isamu Noguchi's and Robert Smithson's experiments reinvigorated the age-old exchange between art and the garden. Manhattan's Hi... View more info

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American Meadow Garden: Creating a Natural Alternative to the Traditional Lawn

By: Greenlee, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: TIMBER PR INC:

Seller ID: 9780881928716

ISBN: 0881928712

Condition: USED


If there's one lesson every homeowner must learn, it's this: The traditional lawn is a huge, time consuming, synthetic-chemical sucking mistake. The time has come to look for new ways to create friendly, livable spaces around our homes. In "The American Meadow Garden," ornamental grass expert John Greenlee creates a new model for homeowners and gardeners. For Greenlee, a meadow isn't a random assortment of messy, anonymous grasses. Rather, it is a shimmering mini-ecosystem, in which regionally appropriate grasses combine with colorful perennials to form a rich tapestry that is friendly t... View more info

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Small Buildings, Small Gardens: Creating Gardens Around Structures

By: Hayward, Gordon

Price: $7.50

Publisher: GIBBS SMITH PUB:

Seller ID: 9781586857059

ISBN: 1586857053

Condition: USED


Small Buildings, Small Gardens Creating Gardens Around Structures Gordon Hayward Illustrations by Peter Joel Harrison In his eighth book on practical garden design, renowned gardener Gordon Hayward explores the idea that existing or newly built structures in a garden-sheds, pergolas, fences, arbors, gazeboes, pools, and so on-can be used to answer most questions about how to develop an engaging and user-friendly garden plan. Important tips: A small structure such as a shed suggests the dimensions, style, line and purpose of the garden adjacent to it. Gazeboes, arbors an... View more info

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Container Gardening Through the Year

By: Hillier, Malcolm

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 12/16/2012

Seller ID: 9780789432964

ISBN: 078943296X

Condition: USED


Designed for people with a busy lifestyle, this highly acclaimed series of inspiring and practical paperbacks cover a wide range of topics. Each book is a showcase of the trademark DK style that marries instructive photographs with easy-to-rea View more info

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Do Grow: Start with 10 simple vegetables. (Nature Books, Gifts for Outdoorsy Peo

By: Holden, Alice

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9781452171487

ISBN: 1452171483

Condition: USED


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Gardening 1-2-3

By: Home Depot

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9780696224256

ISBN: 0696224259

Condition: USED


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Colour Schemes for the Flower Garden

By: Jekyll, Gertrude

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 0881430005

ISBN: 0881430005

Condition: USED


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Wood and Garden: Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateu

By: Jekyll, Gertrude

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 0881430048

ISBN: 0881430048

Condition: USED


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Start a Community Food Garden: The Essential Handbook

By: Joy, Lamanda

Price: $10.00

Publisher: TIMBER PR INC:

Seller ID: 9781604694840

ISBN: 160469484X

Condition: USED


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Gardens Are For Living: Design Inspiration for Outdoor Spaces

By: Kameon, Judy

Price: $12.50

Publisher: UNIVERSE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780847842193

ISBN: 0847842193

Condition: USED


Bring the indoors outdoors with these inspiring design ideas. Gardens should be spaces that invite gathering, entertaining, and relaxing-gardens are for living. This is the philosophy behind Judy Kameon's design, and it reflects a shift in the way people today relate to the areas around their homes. Kameon has developed a unique style of creating rooms outside. By extending interior design to the exterior, she shows how to expand effectively the space of the home. What's more, gardens provide opportunities to engage with our surroundings and with each other in new ways. Here, Kameon shares... View more info

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Keiko's Ikebana

By: Kubo, Keiko

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9780804837927

ISBN: 0804837929

Condition: USED


"Keiko's Ikebana" offers an introduction to this international art form that is both practical and contemporary. Keiko's unique approach combines traditional techniques with modern tastes, incorporating influences ranging from sculpture to today's Western styles. The result is a one-of-a-kind look that is authentic, easy to create and attractive. The book includes easy-to-follow instructions for creating 20 stunning ikebana arrangements to help readers bring this traditional Japanese art into their own homes. Readers will also be introduced to the history of ikebana, including its evolutio... View more info

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Living Art of Bonsai: Principles & Techniques of Cultivation & Propagation

By: Liang, Amy

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 9781402719011

ISBN: 1402719019

Condition: USED


"With 288 color pages, Liang's is one of the best books on the subject]. Her book includes a breath-taking photo gallery of bonsai, basic styles, group planting, plant physiology, cultivation, propagation, transplanting and repotting, and training and dwarfing--in other words, everything the bonsai grower needs to know."--"Booklist" Cultivating bonsai is a fine art, and this extravagantly produced volume, filled with hundreds upon hundreds of lavish full-color photographs, showcases the very best and most beautiful specimens. Many of the trees have won international awards, were gifts bes... View more info

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Tiny World Terrariums: A Step-by-Step Guide

By: Maslow, Katy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: STEWART TABORI & CHANG: 6/30/2012

Seller ID: 9781584799641

ISBN: 1584799641

Condition: USED


Terrariums are a vibrant, unique way to inject a little greenery into any home. In "Tiny World Terrariums," authors Katy and Michelle of Brooklyn's celebrated Twig Terrariums offer step-by-step instructions for building your own, from selecting glass containers to layering soil and filtration to adding moss, succulents, and other plants. To give each terrarium a whimsical, personal touch, Katy and Michelle demonstrate how to use tiny figurines and toys to create to-scale scenes, such as a couple at their wedding, a CSI crime scene, and Central Park in springtime. Photos of gorgeous finished te... View more info

Practical Small Gardens

By: McHoy, Peter

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9780681879232

ISBN: 0681879238

Condition: USED


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In and Out of the Garden

By: Midda, Sarah

Price: $4.50

Seller ID: 0283988223

ISBN: 0283988223

Condition: USED


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