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Happy Buds: Marijuana for Any Occasion

by Ed Rosenthal

What’s the best bud when you go out to party and want to live it up? Feeling a little down and need to let go? Feeling stressed and need to slow down? Need to focus on a complicated task?

Even the casual user...


Starter Vegetable Gardens: 24 No-Fail Plans for Small Organic Gardens

by Barbara Pleasant

Home vegetable gardening is all the rage. Millions of Americans have picked up spade and hoe and are digging into the soil for the first time. But starting a garden isn't always simple. Many hopeful growers...


The Truth about Garden Remedies: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why

by Jeff Gillman

Can beer make plants grow? How about buttermilk? Or music-classical or rock? Are you sure about planting trees in deep holes? And how about chasing insects with hot sauce and stopping slugs with eggshells?

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The Art of Bonsai: Creation, Care and Enjoyment

by Yuji Yoshimura & Giovanna M. M. Halford

This classic work remains an eminently practical book about bonsai, one of japan's most fascinating arts. Japanese miniature landscapes and dwarf trees have long been admired throughout the world. There is something...


Beginning Bonsai: The Gentle Art of Miniature Tree Growing

by Shirley Student & Larry Student

Writing for those with no bonsai experience, Larry and Shirley Student cover everything from buying the first plant to creating a miniature landscape of rocks, grasses and trees. In between, they describe different...


Botany for Gardeners: Third Edition

by Brian Capon

A bestseller since its debut in 1990, this indispensable and handy reference has now been expanded and updated to include an appendix on plant taxonomy and a comprehensive index. Two dozen new photos and illustrations...


Gardening for a Lifetime: How to Garden Wiser as You Grow Older

by Sydney Eddison

Although the garden may beckon as strongly as ever, the tasks involved - pulling weeds, pushing wheelbarrows, digging holes, moving heavy pots - become increasingly difficult, or even impossible, with advancing...


Pay Dirt

by John Tullock

There's gold to be dug in backyard gardens! But to turn dirt into dough, amateur farmers need some business tips. In the face of rising food prices and food poisoning scares, people want locally grown food,...


Rhapsody in Green: The Garden Wit and Wisdom of Beverley Nichols

by RoyC. Dicks & Beverley Nichols

Beverley Nichols (1898-1983) was a prolific author, playwright, composer, and media personality.

Though much of his work has been forgotten, his garden writing has stood the test of time. His amusing anecdotes,...


Practical Science for Gardeners

by Mary Pratt

Informative and entertaining, this book will stimulate experimentation and encourage gardeners to review and improve their current gardening practices. Once gardeners learn how plants are constructed, it is...


So You Want to Start a Nursery

by Tony Avent

When Avent announced that he was quitting his job to build a specialty nursery, his former horticulture professor begged his student to reconsider, telling him he couldn't possibly make a profit "without doing...


From the Ground Up: The Story of a First Garden

by Amy Stewart

Amy Stewart had a simple dream. She yearned for a garden filled with colorful jumbles of vegetables and flowers. After she and her husband finished graduate school, they pulled up their Texas roots and headed...


The Wild Garden: Expanded Edition

by Rick Darke & William Robinson

William Robinson's revolutionary book, The Wild Garden, envisioned an authentically naturalistic approach to gardening that is more vital today than ever before. First published in 1870, The Wild Garden evolved...


Botany for Gardeners

by Brian Capon

A bestseller since its debut in 1990, this indispensable and handy reference has now been expanded and updated to include an appendix on plant taxonomy and a comprehensive index. Two dozen new photos and illustrations...


Figs, Dates, Laurel, and Myrrh: Plants of the Bible and the Quran

by Garrison Keillor & LyttonJohn Musselman

This book celebrates the plants of the Old Testament and New Testament, including the Apocrypha, and of the Quran. From acacia, the wood of the tabernacle, to wormwood, whose bitter leaves cured intestinal worms,...


The Dirt-Cheap Green Thumb: 400 Thrifty Tips for Saving Money, Time, and Resources as You Garden

by RhondaMassingham Hart

Now gardeners don’t have to choose between frugal and fantastic! In The Dirt-Cheap Green Thumb, Rhonda Massingham Hart provides practical, time-tested solutions that will stretch your dollar farther than you...


Tips for Dirt-Cheap Gardening: Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin A-158

by RhondaMassingham Hart

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Pest-Proofing Your Garden: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-15

by Ruth Harley

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Let It Rot!: The Gardener's Guide to Composting (Third Edition)

by Stu Campbell

In 1975, Let it Rot! helped start the composting movement and taught gardeners everywhere how to recycle waste to create soil-nourishing compost. Contains advice for starting and maintaining a composting system,...


Improving Your Soil: A Practical Guide to Soil Management for the Serious Home Gardner

by Keith Reid

Valuable advice from an expert in soil science.

Intended for both small and medium-size gardens, Improving Your Soil reveals the steps to take to achieve the perfect soil base in which to grow plants. With...