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  1. Book ImageAmerican Green: The Obsessive Quest for the Perfect Lawn

    Ted Steinberg

    “Ted Steinberg proves once again that he is a master storyteller as well as our foremost environmental historian.”—Mike DavisMore

  2. Book ImageBackyard Building: Treehouses, Sheds, Arbors, Gates, and Other Garden Projects

    Jean Stiles, David Stiles

    Here is the very best of backyard building: Popular building authors Jeanie and David Stiles—whose treehouse once garnered a spread in Architectural Digest—have gathered dozens of original plans for treehouses, playhouses, and sheds, as well as a summer house, tea house, garden arbor, and functional workroom.More

  3. Book ImageBerries

    Roger Yepsen

    All about berries, both usual and unusual, with beautiful watercolor illustrations and ninety recipes.More

  4. Book ImageThe Book of Non-electric Lighting: The Classic Guide to the Safe Use of Candles, Fuel Lamps, Lanterns, Gaslights & Fire-View Stoves

    Tim Matson

    Tim Matson surveys an often overlooked aspect of independent living—firelight.More

  5. Book ImageCapital Splendor: Parks & Gardens of Washington, D.C.

    Valerie Brown, Barbara Glickman

    Stunning photos and in-depth essays on more than 30 of Washington, D.C.'s gardens, some famous and other little-known gems, make this book a must-have for visitors and residents alike.More

  6. Book ImageThe Compost-Powered Water Heater: How to heat your greenhouse, pool, or buildings with only compost!

    Gaelan Brown

    Here is a revolutionary approach for heating rooms and generating hot water. Author Gaelan Brown has worked with engineers and compost scientists to refine methods of composting that can heat greenhouses, barns, buildings, and hot water, all without combustion.More

  7. Book ImageThe Earth Shall Blossom: Shaker Herbs and Gardening

    Galen Beale, Mary Rose Boswell

    The Shakers endlessly fascinate us; they seem always to offer something new. We are drawn again and again to their philosophy of simple, resourceful living, to their artifacts, and to their architecture, music, furniture, and agriculture.More

  8. Book ImageAn Eden of Sorts: The Natural History of My Feral Garden

    John Hanson Mitchell

    The story of how land can blossom—literally—with proper management.More

  9. Book ImageEnglish Cottage Gardening: For American Gardeners

    Margaret Hensel

    Revised Edition

    Thanks to the extraordinary photographs and gardening wisdom in this classic book, the elegant intimacy of the English cottage garden is a practical possibility for amateur gardeners in diverse regions of the United States.More

  10. Book ImageExploring Gardens & Green Spaces: From Connecticut to the Delaware Valley

    Magda Salvesen

    An illustrated guidebook to a rich array of 148 designed landscapes along the Northeast Corridor.More

  11. Book ImageFour Seasons in Five Senses: Things Worth Savoring

    David Mas Masumoto

    The nation's favorite literary farmer pays homage to the life of the senses.More

  12. Book ImageGarden Guide: New York City

    Nancy Berner, Susan Lowry, Joseph De Sciose

    Revised Edition

    A horticultural escape and guided tour through all the best- and little-known gardens in New York City’s five boroughs.More

  13. Book ImageGarden Projects: 25 Easy-to-Build Wood Structures & Ornaments

    Roger Marshall

    Garden Projects gives you a range of plans for useful and ornamental additions to your garden. Each project is fully explained, with detailed step-by-step descriptions and illustrations to guide you through.More

  14. Book ImageGoodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism

    Fumio Sasaki

    The best-selling phenomenon from Japan that shows us a minimalist life is a happy life.More

  15. Book ImageHidcote: The Making of a Garden

    Ethne Clarke, Roy Strong

    Revised Edition

    A new and enlarged edition of the standard reference on an internationally revered English garden and its designer.More

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