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The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times
By Chelsea Green Pub Co
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mpn: 9781603580311, ean: 9781603580311, isbn: 160358031X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Scientist/gardener Carol Deppe combines her passion for organic gardening with newly emerging scientific information from many fields ― resilience science, climatology, climate change, ecology, anthropology, paleontology, sustainable agriculture, nutrition, health, and medicine. In the last half of The Resilient Gardener, Deppe extends and illustrates these principles with detailed information about growing and using five key crops: potatoes, corn, beans, squash, and eggs. In this book

The Backyard Gardener: Simple, Easy, and Beautiful Gardening with Vegetables, Herbs, and Flowers
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ean: 9781493026579, isbn: 1493026577,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
A beautiful and simple guide to edible gardeningThe “garden to table” movement is inspiring another generation of gardeners but many of them have questions. How important is composting? Is seed saving really worth it? Focusing on sustainable, organic growing practices and plants, The Backyard Gardener is a comprehensive handbook that will help get them started. Kelly Orzel covers everything from soil selection to growing and harvesting. Sidebars such as “garden center survival tips”

Homesteading: A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More (Back to Basics Guides)
By ProForce
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mpn: Color photos throughout, ean: 9781629143668, isbn: 1629143669,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
The companion to the bestseller Back to Basics for country, urban, and suburban folks—now fully updated!Who doesn’t want to shrink their carbon footprint, save money, and eat homegrown food whenever possible? Even readers who are very much on the grid will embrace this large, fully illustrated guide on the basics of living the good, clean life. It’s written with country lovers in mind—even those who currently live in the city.Whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or even the

The Permaculture Market Garden: A Visual Guide to a Profitable Whole-systems Farm Business
By New Society Publishers
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ean: 9780865718265, isbn: 0865718261,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
Permaculture tends to be very much in the domain of home gardeners and property owners. But what if we could take it all a step further, and merge the fields of permaculture and market gardening?In The Permaculture Market Garden, author Zach Loeks brings together his passion for sustainable permaculture food production systems and beautiful, vibrant illustrations to provide a highly visual guide to the smooth integration of permaculture into the market garden, in ways that are scalable to

Texas Organic Vegetable Gardening: The Total Guide to Growing Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, and Other Edible Plants the Natural Way
By Garrett, J. Howard/ Beck, C. Malcolm/ Beck, Malcolm/ Garrett, Howard J.
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mpn: colour photographs, illustrations, index, ean: 9780884158554, isbn: 0884158551,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
This book shows you how to have healthy soil and recommends environmentally safe products and even some homemade remedies to control pests and diseases in your garden. It describes more than 100 food plants and gives specific information on the growth habits, culture, harvest, and storage of each..

Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening
By Riotte, Louise
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mpn: 9781580170277, ean: 9781580170277, isbn: 1580170277,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Plant parsley and asparagus together and you’ll have more of each, but keep broccoli and tomato plants far apart if you want them to thrive. Utilize the natural properties of plants to nourish the soil, repel pests, and secure a greater harvest. With plenty of insightful advice and suggestions for planting schemes, Louise Riotte will inspire you to turn your garden into a naturally nurturing ecosystem. This gardening classic was first published in 1975, and now a second generation of

The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-scale Organic Farming
By New Society Publishers
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mpn: 21677792, ean: 9780865717657, isbn: 0865717656,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Grow better not bigger with proven low-tech, human-scale, biointensive farming methodsLes Jardins de la Grelinette is a micro-farm located in Eastern Quebec, just north of the American border. Growing on just 1.5 acres, owners Jean-Martin and Maude-Helene feed more than 200 families through their thriving CSA and seasonal market stands and supply their signature mesclun salad mix to dozens of local establishments. The secret of their success is the low-tech, high-yield production methods

Integrated Forest Gardening: The Complete Guide to Polycultures and Plant Guilds in Permaculture Systems
By Chelsea Green Publishing
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mpn: Full colour illustrations throughout, ean: 9781603584975, isbn: 1603584978,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
Permaculture is a movement that is coming into its own, and the concept of creating plant guilds in permaculture is at the forefront of every farmer’s and gardener’s practice. One of the essential practices of permaculture is to develop perennial agricultural systems that thrive over several decades without expensive and harmful inputs: perennial plant guilds, food forests, agroforestry, and mixed animal and woody species polycultures. The massive degradation of conventional agriculture and

Compost Everything: The Good Guide to Extreme Composting
By David Goodman
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9789527065563, isbn: 9527065569,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
Compost Everything The Good Guide to Extreme CompostingCompost Everything The Good Guide to Extreme Composting.

How to Create a New Vegetable Garden: Producing a Beautiful and Fruitful Garden from Scratch
By Uit Cambridge Ltd
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ean: 9780857842442, isbn: 0857842447,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
Drawing on his years of experience as an expert gardener, Charles Dowding illustrates the simplicity of starting a new vegetable garden with tales and pictures from his first year on his latest plot of land. Filled with insights into the processes that Charles uses to garden so successfully, this practical book is a must-read for anyone who has unused land and doesn't know where to start. The book will take you through starting points, stages of clearing ground, mulch, comparing techniques,

Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture, 2nd Edition
By Chelsea Green Publishing Company
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mpn: 43171-605300, ean: 9781603583626, isbn: 1603583629,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Today's beekeepers face unprecedented challenges, a fact that is now front-page news with the spread of ''colony collapse disorder.'' Newly introduced pests like varroa and tracheal mites have made chemical treatment of hives standard practice, but pest resistance is building, which in turn creates demand for new and even more toxic chemicals. In fact, there is evidence that chemical treatments are making matters worse. It's time for a new approach. Now revised and updated with new resources

Good Bug Bad Bug: Who's Who, What They Do, and How to Manage Them Organically (All you need to know about the insects in your garden)
By St. Lynn's Press
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780981961590, isbn: 0981961592,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Good Bug Bad Bug, updated 2nd edition, is an indispensable field guide for quickly and easily identifying the most common invasive and beneficial insects in the garden; plus the best organic advice on how to attract the good guys and manage the bad guys - without reaching for the toxic chemicals. Includes strategies for dealing with the “new bugs in town,” those worrisome strangers that are starting to show up due to climate change (and some that have just flown in from abroad). Forty-one

Will Bonsall's Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening: Innovative Techniques for Growing Vegetables, Grains, and Perennial Food Crops with Minimal Fossil Fuel and Animal Inputs
By Chelsea Green Publishing Company
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mpn: Colour photos and illustrations througho, ean: 9781603584425, isbn: 1603584420,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
''Society does not generally expect its farmers to be visionaries.'' Perhaps not, but longtime Maine farmer and homesteader Will Bonsall does possess a unique clarity of vision that extends all the way from the finer points of soil fertility and seed saving to exploring how we can transform civilization and make our world a better, more resilient place. In Will Bonsall's Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening, Bonsall maintains that to achieve real wealth we first need to understand

The Apple Grower: A Guide for the Organic Orchardist
By Chelsea Green Publishing Company
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mpn: 9781931498913, ean: 9781931498913, isbn: 1931498911,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
For decades fruit growers have sprayed their trees with toxic chemicals in an attempt to control a range of insect and fungal pests. Yet it is possible to grow apples responsibly, by applying the intuitive knowledge of our great-grandparents with the fruits of modern scientific research and innovation. Since The Apple Grower first appeared in 1998, orchardist Michael Phillips has continued his research with apples, which have been called ''organic's final frontier.'' In this new edition of his

Perennial Vegetables: From Artichoke to Zuiki Taro, a Gardener's Guide to Over 100 Delicious, Easy-to-grow Edibles
By Chelsea Green Pub Co
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mpn: 9781931498401, ean: 9781931498401, isbn: 1931498407,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
There is a fantastic array of vegetables you can grow in your garden, and not all of them are annuals. In Perennial Vegetables the adventurous gardener will find information, tips, and sound advice on less common edibles that will make any garden a perpetual, low-maintenance source of food. Imagine growing vegetables that require just about the same amount of care as the flowers in your perennial beds and borders―no annual tilling and potting and planting. They thrive and produce abundant and

Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World
By Fungi Perfecti
SKU: #9780486440989
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sku: 9780486440989, mpn: 9781580085793, ean: 9781580085793, isbn: 1580085792,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Mycelium Running is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. That’s right: growing more mushrooms may be the best thing we can do to save the environment, and in this groundbreaking text from mushroom expert Paul Stamets, you’ll find out how. The basic science goes like this: Microscopic cells called “mycelium”--the fruit of which are mushrooms--recycle carbon, nitrogen, and other essential elements as they break down plant and animal debris in the creation of rich new soil.

Farmers of Forty Centuries: Organic Farming in China, Korea, and Japan
By Dover Publications
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780486436098, isbn: 0486436098,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
For more than 40,000 years, Asian farmers worked the same fields repeatedly without sapping the land's fertility and without applying artificial fertilizer! How they accomplished this miraculous feat is described by author Franklin Hiram King, a former official of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. King traveled to Asia in the early 1900s to learn how farmers in China, Korea, and Japan were able to achieve successful harvests century after century without exhausting the soil — one of their

What's Wrong with My Marijuana Plant?: A Cannabis Grower's Visual Guide to Easy Diagnosis and Organic Remedies
By Ten Speed Press
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ean: 9780399578984, isbn: 0399578986,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
A simple step-by-step system for identifying, repairing, and preventing problems with marijuana plants.What's Wrong with My Marijuana Plant? is the first problem-solving book for marijuana growers with an effective and easy-to-use visual diagnostic system pioneered by Deardorff and Wadsworth for identifying pest, disease, and environmental problems by symptom. What are those rusty spots on your leaves? What bug is eating your buds? Why are your sativa sprouts covered in fuzz? Find out fast AND

Sustainable Market Farming: Intensive Vegetable Production on a Few Acres
By New Society Publishers
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ean: 9780865717169, isbn: 0865717168,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Across North America, an agricultural renaissance is unfolding. A growing number of market gardeners are emerging to feed our appetite for organic, regional produce. But most of the available resources on food production are aimed at the backyard or hobby gardener who wants to supplement their family's diet with a few homegrown fruits and vegetables. Targeted at serious growers in every climate zone, Sustainable Market Farming is a comprehensive manual for small-scale farmers raising organic

Organic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in Florida
By University Press of Florida
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mpn: black & white illustrations, colour illu, ean: 9780813044019, isbn: 0813044014,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
“A wonderful and well-researched book that describes all aspects of organic gardening, from seed to harvest, as well as how to gather seeds from your labors for subsequent years. This book will help you create a garden that will produce food for yourself and your family, whether you live in Florida or not.”--Nell Newman, president of Newman’s Own Organics “With demand and desire exploding for fresh, healthful, locally grown produce, Ginny and Melissa are right on time. Hold a copy

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