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  1. Beauty Oils and Butters

    BEAUTY OILS AND BUTTERS

    By Elaine Stavert. Oils can nourish, protect, lubricate, moisture, soften and soothe our skin. With a few simple pieces of equipment from your kitchen and a few raw ingredients from our natural care section or your local natural food store, you can make lotions, body butters, lip balms and soothing salves to pamper yourself. Elaine has beautiful photos showing her easy-to-follow recipes with information on ingredients to take care of yourself from head to toe. Softcover 156pp Learn More

    Regular Price: $21.95

    Special Price: $14.95

  2. Hydroponics

    BEGINNING HYDROPONICS

    Soilless Gardening the Beginner?s Guide to Growing Vegetables, Houseplants, Flowers and Herbs without soil. By Richard E. Nicholls. Hydroponics is the method of gardening without soil. It has been developed over the last 50 years and proven reliable and effective although still unfamiliar to many gardeners. Richard introduces you to the several methods allowing you to grow more plants in a limited amount of space. Food crops mature more rapidly and produce greater yields, and you conserve water and fertilizer. It also gives you greater control over your plants with more uniform results. You can understand the methods, find out about buying kits, nutrition and plant care, what to grow and preventing and treating problems. This has simple line drawings throughout the book with easy and interesting information. Softcover 127pp Learn More
    $10.95

  3. Big Night In

    BIG NIGHT IN BOOK

    By Domenica Marcchitti and photographs by Susie Cushner. Domenica Marcchitti is a writer and cooking teacher who specializes in contemporary Italian home cooking. In this book Domenica reminisces about family gatherings from her childhood and captures the same spirit of generosity, openess and simplicity that characterize the Italian way of entertaining. Her format is easy to follow and we are looking forward to trying: Sea Salt and Rosemary Sweet Potato Chips, Farmers Market Minestrone, Spatchcocked Herbed Chickens ala Divola, Spicy Seafood Chowder with Sweet Fennel and Roasted Squash Wedges with Maple Glaze. All finished off with Espresso Granita of course! Softcover 224pp Pub at $24.95 Learn More
    $7.95

  4. Bird Watchers Journal

    BIRD WATCHERS JOURNAL

    Details birding, identification, journaling, and drawing birds. Learn More
    $1.25

  5. Birds in Your Backyard

    BIRDS IN YOUR BACKYARD

    By Robert J. Dolezal. This book can help you make the most of your backyard! Amateur and experienced birders alike will find this guide very useful for enjoying birds and butterflies in their backyards. It is filled with colorful illustrations and photos giving you step by step directions for creating sanctuaries with feeders, bird houses, plants that attract them, feed and seed basics, bird watching and a field guide to backyard birds. It has directions to take the birdhouse gourds you grew and make them into feeders or birdhouses for your little feathered friends to enjoy, as well as many more projects. This is an excellent guide that will be used over and over. Softcover 272pp Learn More

    Regular Price: $26.95

    Special Price: $17.95

  6. Bulbs in the Basement

    BULBS IN THE BASEMENT

    by Alice and Brian McGowan. Did you ever have a "special" plant that did great through the summer and then you let it go for the winter, saying I can find it again next year, then never saw it again? With this book you can keep those special plants through the winter and enjoy them year after year. This will not only save money on buying the same plants each spring - if you can find them - but these older plants can be grown to beautiful full sized plants that will add foliar distinction to your garden. This book will show you how to grow and overwinter 165 tender plants. With color photos and drawings it will tell you how to choose containers, temperature and conditions, prevent pest problems, and transition into spring. The added bonus to this is you get all your favorite herbs fresh year round. Soft cover 208pp. Learn More

    Regular Price: $26.95

    Special Price: $17.95

  7. City Chicks

    CITY CHICKS

    By Patricia Foreman. For a myriad of reasons, many people are turning to raising their own poultry. More cities and suburbs are changing codes so residents are able to raise these beautiful and interesting birds.Not just for meat or eggs, you also have less food scraps going out to your trash and more compost for you garden. Letting the hens get in and around your garden also helps get rid of many of the bugs that damage your plants. Patricia tells you how to take care of your flock: where to buy them, how to handle them (or maybe become a chicken whisperer), improve your garden soil, build a hen house, keep them safe, clean and healthy, provide a continous supply of fresh eggs, raise baby chicks, why you want to avoid getting roosters and recycling food wastes. Hens love having treats and raising a small patch millet for them or giving them some scraps from the kitchen or weeds from the garden is a big party event. You will love watching and raising these facinating creatures. Softcover 458pp Learn More

    Regular Price: $33.50

    Special Price: $22.50

  8. Complete Book of Pickling

    COMPLETE BOOK OF PICKLING

    250 Recipes, from Pickles & Relishes to Chutneys & Salsas. By Jennifer MacKenzie. Whether you want to make a classic like Aunt Thelma's Bread and Butter Pickles or something more creative like Indian Spiced Pickled Peaches, this book can help you use all the great vegetables and fruits from your garden: It starts off with how canning works, simple step-by-step preserving techniques for safe and successful home canning, essential equipment and tips on some helpful optional tools, extensive information on purchasing and preparing ingredients for best results every time, recipes and gift giving ideas. My husband remembers his great-grandmother making Watermelon Rind Pickles and many more of these treats. Some of these colorful and flavorful items include: Pineapple Lime Tomato Salsa, Apple Walnut Chutney, Harvard Beet Relish or Preserved Limes. All of these recipes are easy to follow and will give you a chance to enjoy your harvest again with their beautiful colors and flavors. Softcover 336 pp $24.95 Learn More
    $24.95

  9. Cooking & Gardening Projects For Kids

    Cooking & Gardening Projects For Kids

    A step-by-step children's book for gardening projects and cooking recipes. It covers all the basics from safety, tools and techniques, to cooking and gardening with handy directories of plant profiles and terms. Learn More
    $11.95

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  10. Country Wisdom

    COUNTRY WISDOM ALMANAC

    373 Tips, crafts, home improvements, recipes and homemade crafts. Excerpted from Storey ublishing?s Country Wisdom Library. A little book with a lot of answers! This is crammed full of country wisdom for everyone to enjoy. It has an easy format divided into four seasons that gives you 373 ways to live a more self sufficient life year round. It?s always nice to make homemade gifts for Christmas, but this goes further with home improvements for each season, recipes, gardening advice, caring for pets and farm animals, creating your own health and beauty remedies, and preserving food. It also includes all major holidays, daily temperatures, equinoxes, solstices and moon phases through 2020. So, learn to build a rock wall, make your own Halloween decorations or even fix that sticking door. Softcover 320 pp Learn More
    $12.95

  11. Creative Concrete Ornaments

    CREATIVE CONCRETE ORNAMENTS

    Making pots, planters, birdbaths, sculptures and more. By Sherri Warner Hnter. Sherri, who has worked with concrete for over a decade, proves once again that concrete is not just for sidewalks. Her selection of thirty creative and beautiful designs are perfect for the garden. The illustrated instructions make it easy to learn and the simplest projects come first so beginners can work their way through, building their skills as they progress through the book. Projects include a carved trough, a sand-cast bowl, elegant relief panel, and for more skilled crafters, a decorative walkway, sculpture and water feature. Softcover 176 pp Learn More
    $19.95

  12. 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

    Special Price: $12.95

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