The Edible Garden: How to Have Your Garden and Eat It, Too

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Viva Editions #ad - Abandoning the limitations of traditional gardening methods, she has created a beautifully productive garden where tomatoes sit happily next to roses, carrots are woven between the lavenders and potatoes grow in pots on the patio. And all of this is produced in a way that mimics natural systems, producing delicious homegrown food for her table.

. In this timely new book, bbc star and gardening World's thrifty and resourceful Alys Fowler shows that there is a way to take the good life and re-fashion it to fit in with life in the city. Good for the pocket, good for the environment and hugely rewarding for the soul, The Edible Garden urges urbanites everywhere to chuck out the old gardening rules and create their own haven that's as good to look at as it is to eat.

The Edible Garden: How to Have Your Garden and Eat It, Too #ad - And she shares her favorite recipes for the hearty dishes, pickles and jams she makes to use up her bountiful harvest, proving that no-one need go hungry on her grow-your-own regime.

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Abundance: How to Store and Preserve Your Garden Produce

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Kyle Books #ad - This book is a must for anyone who wants to store and preserve their garden bounty. Alys takes you through all the different ways of preserving - bottling, pickling, fermenting, freezing, drying, using sugar - with delicious recipes that make the most of your produce. Fresh produce is a joy: crunchy lettuce, juicy berries - their flavours are immediate - but a winter of those summer flavours preserved, sun-warmed tomatoes, now that's a feeling of satisfaction.

If you are going to truly try and attain a little more self-sufficiency and save some money at the same time, think about what you can store to get you through the leaner months.

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Plant Love

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Kyle Books #ad - Not only are they an affordable and attractive way to add a decorative and personal touch to a space, indoor plants also have unique air purifying properties and their presence is good for our health and wellbeing. With her encyclopedic knowledge and trademark inspirational style, this definitive guide will give you all the knowledge you need to care for your plants.

As well as more traditional indoor plants, orchids, cacti, Alys looks at specialist plant groups such as indoor tropical edibles, succulents and climbers. Not all of us can have a garden or even a window box, but everyone can own a houseplant - and everyone should. In this practical yet inspiring guide, shady bedrooms to warm, gardening expert Alys Fowler explores all the possible indoor plant options available, from cool, helping you to find the perfect plant for any location, sunny kitchen windowsills.

Plant Love #ad - They turn a room into a living space and breathe life into our interiors. Houseplants are more than just decorations.

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Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms

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Chronicle Books LLC #ad - 1 amazon best seller — welcome to the farm!the cut flower garden: Erin Benzakein is a florist-farmer, leader in the locaflor farm-to-centerpiece movement, and owner of internationally renowned Floret Flower Farm in Washington's lush Skagit Valley. A stunning flower book: this beautiful guide to growing, harvesting, and arranging gorgeous blooms year-round provides readers with vital tools to nurture a stunning flower garden and use their blossoms to create show-stopping arrangements.

Floret farm's cut flower garden: cut flower Garden is equal parts instruction and inspiration—a book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements organized by season. Find inspiration in this lush flower book:irresistible photos of erin's flower farm that showcase exquisite bloomsTips for growing in a variety of spaces and climatesStep-by-step instructions for lavish garlands, and romantic floral décor for every seasonIf you liked Paris in Bloom, airy centerpieces,  you'll love Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden.

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Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture, 2nd Edition

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Chelsea Green Publishing #ad - The first edition of gaia’s garden sparked the imagination of America’s home gardeners, not against her, results in more beautiful, abundant, introducing permaculture’s central message: Working with Nature, and forgiving gardens. Best of all, once it’s established, an ecological garden will reduce or eliminate most of the backbreaking work that’s needed to maintain the typical lawn and garden.

. Whatever size yard or garden you have to work with, you can apply basic permaculture principles to make it more diverse, more productive, more natural, and more beautiful. As hemenway demonstrates, birds, and other foodsthis revised and updated edition also features a new chapter on urban permaculture, and animalsGrowing an edible “forest” that yields seasonal fruits, nuts, it’s fun and easy to create a “backyard ecosystem” by assembling communities of plants that can work cooperatively and perform a variety of functions, including:Building and maintaining soil fertility and structureCatching and conserving water in the landscapeProviding habitat for beneficial insects, designed especially for people in cities and suburbs who have very limited growing space.

Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture, 2nd Edition #ad - This extensively revised and expanded second edition broadens the reach and depth of the permaculture approach for urban and suburban growers. Many people mistakenly think that ecological gardening—which involves growing a wide range of edible and other useful plants—can take place only on a large, multiacre scale.

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Vegetables Love Flowers

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Cool Springs Press #ad - Fight garden pests and increase your yields the natural way with this tried and true technique! Planting vegetables and flowers together is one of the oldest ways to create a healthy, bountiful garden, but there's more to the method than you might think. Vegetables love flowers will walk you through the ins and outs of companion planting, from how it works to which plants go together and how to grow the best garden for your climate.

With the right information and some careful planning, you can help your plants thrive--and beautify your garden in the process.

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Gardening at Longmeadow

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BBC Digital #ad - Describing the magic of each area at different times of the year, Monty will explain the basics of what to do when and how to get the most from each plant. Monty don made a triumphant return to our screens as presenter of Gardeners' World. Here monty invites us into the garden at Longmeadow, to show us how he created this beautiful garden, and how we can do the same in our own.

Following the cycle of the seasons, the autumn harvest in the orchard, the electric summer displays of the Jewel Garden, Gardening at Longmeadow will introduce readers to the garden from the earliest snowdrops of January through the first splashes of colour in the Spring Garden, and on to a Christmas feast sourced from the vegetable gardens.

Gardening at Longmeadow #ad - He'll talk through the essential techniques and more complex processes, accompanied by easy-to-follow, step-by-step photography. Longmeadow is a gardeners' garden, but this will be a book for gardening enthusiasts of all skill levels who have been inspired by what they've seen, and who would like to achieve something similar for themselves.

A firm favourite with viewers, Monty's infectious enthusiasm for plants, attention to the finer details of gardening technique and easy charm have seen the ratings soar.

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In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs

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Artisan #ad - Media titans and ceramicists, comedians and architects—taken together, hoteliers and tattoo artists, these profiles paint a beautiful picture of what happens when we pursue our passions and dreams. New york times bestseller  “i want to rip out every page of this glorious book and hang them on my wall so that I can be surrounded by these incredible women all day long.

Emma straub, overcame adversity,  new york times bestselling author of The Vacationers and Modern Lovers Over 100 exceptional and influential women describe how they embraced their creative spirit, and sparked a global movement of entrepreneurship.

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