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  • Details about Forage, Harvest, Feast: A Wild-Inspired Cuisine

    Forage, Harvest, Feast: A Wild-Inspired Cuisine

    Marie Viljoen

    One intrepid cook's exploration of her urban terrain In this groundbreaking collection of nearly 500 wild food recipes, celebrated New York City forager, cook, kitchen gardener, and writer Marie Viljoen incorporates wild ingredients into everyday and special occasion fare. Motivated by a hunger for new flavors and working with thirty-six versatile wild plants--some increasingly found in farmers markets--she offers deliciously compelling recipes for everything from cocktails and snacks to appeti……more

  • Details about The Inspired Houseplant: Transform Your Home with Indoor Plants from Kokedama to Terrariums and Water Gardens to Edibles

    The Inspired Houseplant: Transform Your Home with Indoor Plants from Kokedama to Terrariums and Water Gardens to Edibles

    Jen Stearns

    With plentiful images and a distinctly modern and sophisticated feel, this book imparts both easy-to-follow advice and creative garden-design inspiration. Whether you are looking to pick a statement plant for your living room, create a terrarium centerpiece, or arrange an artful display of air plants, this book will provide the tools you need. And like the garden spaces it will inspire, the book will be a piece of art to display. You'll be tempted to thumb through it again and again--for both re……more

  • Details about Container Gardener's Handbook: Pots, Techniques, and Projects to Transform Any Space

    Container Gardener's Handbook: Pots, Techniques, and Projects to Transform Any Space

    Frances Tophill

    Add Some Greenery to Your Life!This book will show you how to use overlooked pots to their full potential and transform your garden--whether you've only got a modest balcony, a small square of patio or just a windowsill. Container Gardener's Handbook covers a range of different planting schemes and types of container, from urns and troughs to chimney stacks and hanging baskets. You'll find expert advice here on what to grow, from bonsais, bulbs and bamboos to tumbling and creeping plants and flo……more

  • Details about Edible Wild Plants and Useful Herbs

    Edible Wild Plants and Useful Herbs

    Jim Meuninck

    For a generation, the Basic Illustrated series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, Basic Illustrated books tell you what you need to know.Learn how to:Forage for wild plants and herbs and identify edible berriesTreat a variety of ail……more

  • Details about Handmade Houseplants: 30 True-To-Life Plants You Can Make with Paper

    Handmade Houseplants: 30 True-To-Life Plants You Can Make with Paper

    Corrie Beth Hogg; Christine Han (Photographer)

    This thoroughly modern craft book details how to create stunning houseplants from paper and other easy-to-find materials. In search of a houseplant you truly can't kill? Handmade Houseplants includes 30 projects for making the trendiest houseplants - like monstera, fiddle leaf figs, and philodendrons - from paper. Every project features fully illustrated step-by-step instructions. The book also includes patterns for each plant. Packed with hundreds of stylish, Instagram-worthy photos, this is a ……more

  • Details about Happy Cactus

    Happy Cactus

    Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

    In-depth profiles, care tips, and display inspiration for more than 50 popular cactus and succulent varieties. Your cactus might be surviving, but is it happy? There's so much more to these little green plants than just keeping them alive. Get right to the point with practical advice from potting to propagating. Unearth the secrets of different cacti and succulents, with profiles on more than 50 popular varieties--from the cute, flowering pincushion cactus to the wacky prickly pear, discover w……more

  • Details about Growing Heirloom Flowers: Bring the Vintage Beauty of Heritage Blooms to Your Modern Garden

    Growing Heirloom Flowers: Bring the Vintage Beauty of Heritage Blooms to Your Modern Garden

    Christine McLaughlin

    Growing Heirloom Flowers explains in simple terms how to grow the fullest, richest, and most aromatic blooms possible. Heirloom flowers have stood the test of time. Prized for their beauty, scent, hardiness, or other star qualities, these vintage varieties continue to capture our imaginations and decorate our gardens long after they first came to be. These flowers have experience, and now you can enjoy the experience of growing them. In Growing Heirloom Flowers , author Chris McLaughlin takes……more

  • Details about Gardening under Lights: The Complete Guide for Indoor Growers

    Gardening under Lights: The Complete Guide for Indoor Growers

    Leslie F. Halleck

    A complete, practical manual for growing plants indoors. Gardening Under Lights details everything a gardener or hobbyist needs to know to garden indoors. Part One starts with the basics of photosynthesis, the science of light, and how to accurately measure how much light a plant needs. Part Two provides an overview of the most up-to-date tools and gear available. Parts Three and Four offer tips and techniques for growing popular ornamental plants (orchids, succulents, bonsai, and more) and edib……more

  • Details about Hypertufa Containers: Step-By-Step Instructions for Creating and Planting a Trough Garden

    Hypertufa Containers: Step-By-Step Instructions for Creating and Planting a Trough Garden

    Lori Chips

    A step-by-step guide to making the ultimate DIY garden container. Hypertufa containers - also known as troughs - are rustic, striking, versatile, and perfect for small, Alpine plants. A mix of cement, perlite, peat, and water, they are simple and affordable to make at home. Hypertufa Containers details everything a home gardeners needs to know to make their own troughs and successfully garden in them. Readers will discover the amazing variety of plants that thrive in troughs. Plant portraits inc……more

  • Details about The Fruit Forager's Companion: Ferments, Desserts, Main Dishes, and More from Your Neighborhood and Beyond

    The Fruit Forager's Companion: Ferments, Desserts, Main Dishes, and More from Your Neighborhood and Beyond

    Sara Bir

    From apples and oranges to pawpaws and persimmons Half of the fruit that grows in yards and public spaces is never picked or eaten. Citrus trees are burdened with misshapen lemons, berries grow in tangled thickets on the roadside, and the crooked rows of abandoned orchards fill with fallen apples. At the same time, people yearn for an emotional connection that's lacking in bland grocery store bananas and tasteless melons. The Fruit Forager's Companion is a how-to guide with nearly 100 recipes ……more