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Tiny World Terrariums: A Step-By-Step Guide by Michelle Inciarrano - Book Review

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Tiny World Terrariums: A Step-By-Step Guide to Easily Contained Life Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781584799641
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Published: Stewart, Tabori, & Chang - May 1st, 2012

My daughter and I used this book to guide us along when we made our own terrariums, as a fun little after-school project. The pictures provided great instruction and lots of inspiration. Our final projects didn't turn out quite as amazing as the terrariums in the book, but we'll blame that on operator error. ~ Reviewed by Chris Linendoll


The Indestructible Houseplant: 200 Beautiful Plants That Everyone Can Grow by Tovah Martin - Book Review

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$22.95
ISBN: 9781604695014
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Published: Timber Press (OR) - July 1st, 2015

As part of my desire to make my apartment into something more homey, I've been trying to grow a few houseplants. I'm not very good at it. I have the blood of many poor plants on my hands. I picked this up almost in desperation, and I'm so glad I did. It's got big beautiful pictures, easy to understand instructions, and enough good advice that I haven't killed my latest batch of houseplants yet! ~ Reviewed by Chris Linendoll


Espalier Fruit Trees for Wall, Hedge, and Pergola

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Espalier Fruit Trees for Wall, Hedge, and Pergola: Installation, Shaping, Care Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780764344886
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - June 28th, 2014

The use of espalier technique is associated with regions other than the US. If you have admired the elegance of this style, it can be created in the US. This lovely book details the 'how to', varieties, disease prevention and strategies to treat disease. ~ Reviewed by Vicki Ward


Blue Ribbon Vegetable Gardening

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Blue Ribbon Vegetable Gardening: The Secrets to Growing the Biggest and Best Prizewinning Produce Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781612123943
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Published: Storey Publishing - December 29th, 2015

If you want to win the Prize at the County or State Fair for the best conforming vegetable, this is your guide. Sometimes we just want to know how people did it!! ~ Reviewed by Vicki Ward


The Indestructible Houseplant

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The Indestructible Houseplant: 200 Beautiful Plants That Everyone Can Grow Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781604695014
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Published: Timber Press (OR) - July 1st, 2015

Either of Tovah's houseplant books offer excellent detail for the new (The Indestructible Houseplant) houseplant tender or the more experienced (The Unexpected Houseplant). She offers unique container recommendations. ~ Reviewed by Vicki Ward


The Backyard Orchardist

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The Backyard Orchardist: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruit Trees in the Home Garden Cover Image
By Stella Otto, Glenn Wolff (Illustrator), Peter Hatch (Foreword by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780963452047
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Published: Ottographics - November 23rd, 2015

Excellent starting book or exploring resource for a new "home" orchardist. Easy to read, even with many new terms to learn! Detailed information to be successful. ~ Reviewed by Vicki Ward


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