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  1. Cuttings From a Rock Garden

    CUTTINGS FROM A ROCK GARDEN

    By Lincoln & Laura Foster Illustrations by Laura Louise Foster These two writers have redefined rock gardening in America, bringing alpine and native woodland plants together and fitting them into the natural landscape for a wonderful effect. This shows their extended experience, observations of plant portraits and how to grow them, and the story of how they turned a woodland mountainside in Connecticut at their Millstream House into one of the most enchanting rock gardens in the world. Softcover 446 pp pub. at $24.95 Learn More

    Regular Price: $24.95

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  2. Dead Daisies Make Me Crazy

    DEAD DAISIES MAKE ME CRAZY

    Garden Solutions Without Chemical Pollution. By Loren Nancarrow and Janet Hogan Taylor. Loren, an award winning television journalist and Janet, an entomologist and former zookeeper, are both consultants on environmental issues. The authors had great success with their first book, Dead Snails Leave No Trails, and this companion book offers a wide range of new tips and techniques for truly effective organic gardening. Loren and Janet help you learn how to be your own plant doctor. They show you how to recognize and correct plant deficiencies, use methods of making and using your own blend of organic fertilizers to build the soil and easy techniques and suggestions that are proven to work. They also help you make your own potting soil, compost and mulch, make natural pest and disease repellants, sprays and traps, attracting beneficial insects, inviting butterflies and wildlife into your natural space and what to do if wildlife becomes a problem. This is a wonderful reference for any gardener. Softcover 178 pp Learn More

    Regular Price: $12.99

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  3. Down and Dirty

    DOWN AND DIRTY

    by Ellen Zachos. Ostensibly aimed at beginning gardeners, Ellen Zachos book of 43 garden projects has plenty of great ideas for everyone. And imbedded in all the garden projects are all the basic skills a gardener needs to learn. Four categories of projects are scattered through the book. Down and Dirty Basics include tool collecting, seed starting, season extending, bird gardening, soil improving, deer and bug problems and more. Down and Dirty Projects range from forcing tulips to container, raised bed and grow bag gardens. A few Down and Dirty Adventures involve photography, elder flower Champaign and community gardens. And finally, there is Down and Dirty Plants, featuring plants for cool theme gardens - hummingbird and feline favorites, plants for the senses, vines, fruits, night gardens, and my favorite - the dinosaur garden, featuring prehistoric-looking plants that offer the perfect playground for kids dinosaurs. Colored photos illustrate. Softcover 248pp. Pub at $19.95. Wicked good deal! Learn More
    $4.98

  4. DRINK THE HARVEST

    DRINK THE HARVEST

    DRINK THE HARVEST - MAKING & PRESERVING JUICES, WINES, MEADS, TEAS & CIDERS By Nan K. Chase and DeNeice C. Guest From garden to kitchen, these recipes and techniques will show you how to harvest, can, ferment, and pasteurize your bounty into practical and creative juices, syrups, beverages, wines, meads, specialty drinks, and teas. Gain the confidence to get creative with the contents of your own plot of land and take your garden to an amazing level of productivity to fill your larder. The variety of recipes is a starting point to encourage you to think outside the juice box. With helpful tips and accurate total processing times, you can take the stress out of these procedures in planning for them during your busy week. Helpful hints throughout the book will show you how to plan your harvest year round, the equipment used, processing, bottling, and storing your bounty. Like the vegetable blended juice in the store? Make your own version with the Sensational 7 Vegetable Drink or Peerless Pear Cider! What’s more delicious than a dark velvety Blueberry Basil Syrup over fresh biscuits or homemade pancakes? Expand your garden and explore new, flavorful, healthy creations. Softcover – 224pp Learn More
    $18.95

  5. Dryland Gardening

    DRYLAND GARDENING

    Thrive in Tough Conditions. By Jennifer Bennett. With climate changes and long standing water reservoirs shrinking, it is getting harder to grow some of our more traditional plants. Jennifer has first-hand experience gardening under challenging growing conditions where wind, drought and temperature extremes prevail. She helps you understand what is affecting your area and how to raise beautiful gardens with the new resources available. These adjustments can make your garden more weatherproof and help conserve energy and water while protecting your plants. Also contains information on the appearance, growing needs, and care of your herbs, grasses and ground covers, bulbs, perennials and vines, annuals and shrubs. Softcover 192 pp pub at $24.95 Learn More
    $6.98

  6. Easy Green Living

    EASY GREEN LIVING

    The Ultimate Guide to Simple, Eco-Friendly Choices For You and Your Home. By Renee Loux. Renee is an author and celebrated organic chef, who works as an advisor for large companies, spas and hotels. She demonstrates that being green at home is easy, affordable, and better in every sense of the word. She discusses the daily choices in keeping our homes clean without toxins and avoiding cleaning products with hazardous ingredients. This book provides you with complete simple, easy information on how to be green. By checking your own home - did you know that most water heaters are set at 140 degrees, and which is just a waste - it is too hot for household needs. If everyone just turned it down 10 degrees. It would save about 600 pounds of carbon dioxide a year. You can also look at labels and buy more eco-friendly products, or make your own safe cleaners. She provides you with top product information with their web sites and where they are available, also what is safe and what is not. This book is a great guide that will help explain all the overwhelming information out there today. Softcover 396 pp Pub at $25.00 Learn More
    $9.98

  7. Homemade Crackers

    EASY HOMEMADE CRACKERS

    By Jim Long -new edition- Discover a new breed of crackers with healthy ingredients and great flavor. Make Blue Cheese Crispy, Herbal Oat, Marjoram Cheddar, Pecan Cheddar Thyme, or vegetable crackers. Also try Chili and Oregano Tortilla Chips, Firecrackers or Caraway Semame Sticks. There are 55 tasty recipes to suit all tastes! Softcover 36pp Learn More
    $6.95

  8. Encyclopedia of Vegetable Gardening

    ENCYCLOPEDIA OF VEG GARDENING

    by Brenda Little. Here is a concise basic book for the small gardener on how to decide what and how much to grow, when to harvest and how to care for your vegetables and herbs. Each chapter gives you the common and botanical names, origin and different types of varieties. Whether in a container on your patio or in a backyard garden, these chapters give over 200 illustrations with clear and complete instructions on planting, fertilizing, seed varieties, special handling, pests and diseases, storing and preserving, and serving suggestions for a bumper crop of vegetables and herbs. Brenda also goes on to give you notes on establishing a garden, cold frames, soil, planting guides and step-by-step instructions on the correct and safe ways to freeze, dry and store your harvested vegetables. Soft cover 288 pp Learn More

    Regular Price: $18.95

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  9. Exotic Planting

    EXOTIC PLANTING

    by Christopher Lloyd. Christopher delighted and shocked some summer visitors when he replaced an 80 year old Lutyens-designed rose garden with his exotic one. He used bold combinations of palms, cut leafed sumac and arching New Zealand flax with cannas and dahlias, which were woven with verbena and annual climbers. This combination added dazzling color from June until the first frosts. His book starts with hardy structural plants, then adds exotic perennials and shrubs. He continues his garden explosion with annuals and then finishes with exotic edibles in pots. He gives generous information about these plants to encourage you to try an exotic oasis for yourself. Hard cover 193pp. Pub at $29.95 Learn More

    Regular Price: $29.95

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  10. Fairy House

    FAIRY HOUSE HANDBOOK

    By Liza Gardener Walsh. What is a fairy house? Ask a child, and they will tell you; ?It is a small house we build in nature for the fairies.? Liza helps you explore nature and her young friends also tell what they think is environmentally safe to gather. It has wonderful photos, poems, and ideas for all ages, even a recipe for lavender cookies that you and your fairy friends will enjoy! Whether it is the house you build them or the unique decorations you use to attract your fairies, everyone will have fun building these whimsical dwellings. Hardcover 84 pp Learn More
    $14.95

  11. Fairy Houses and Beyond

    FAIRY HOUSES AND BEYOND

    By Barry & Tracy Kane. This is the second photo book from Barry & Tracy Kane. Tracy was inspired when she discovered her first collection of fairy houses scattered along a path while exploring a coastal island. As she gathered her own natural materials from the surrounding woods, she let her imagination soar as she built her own fairy cottage. She decided then that this would be the perfect way to introduce this delightful activity to children everywhere by writing and illustrating these books along with her photographer husband Barry. In this book she shares stories of others that enjoyed these fairy habitats with the creative excitement with the children who have built them. Hardcover 62 pp Learn More

    Regular Price: $22.95

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  12. Farm Stand Puzzle

    FARM STAND PUZZLE

    By Debbie Mumm. Debbie, head of her own company, is a talented artist who has been delighting millions for over 25 years with her warm, folksy watercolors. 550 piece puzzle. Learn More
    $9.98

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