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Book Review: The 50 Mile Bouquet

The 50 Mile Bouquet Seasonal, Local and Sustainable Flowers by Debra Prinzing and David Perry 144 pages St. Lynn’s Press, 2012 List price: $17.95 I first became aware of the origins of many (most) of the cut flowers we enjoy …

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Book Review: Eat Your Yard!

Eat Your Yard! Edible trees, shrubs, vines, herbs, and flowers for your landscape by Nan K. Chase 160 pages Gibbs Smith, 2010 List price: $19.99 There have been many volumes of books published in the last couple of years on …

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Book Review: Small-Space Container Gardens

Small-Space Container Gardens Transform Your Balcony, Porch, or Patio with Fruits, Flowers, Foliage & Herbs by Fern Richardson 188 pages Timber Press, 2012 List price: $19.95 Fern Richardson is the mastermind behind the wildly popular blog, Life on the Balcony. …

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Book Review: Rain Gardens

Rain Gardens: Sustainable Landscaping for a Beautiful Yard and a Healthy World by Lynn M. Steiner and Robert W. Domm 192 pages Voyageur Press, 2012 List price: $24.99 In recent years, awareness has risen not only about the problem of …

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Book Review: Free-Range Chicken Gardens

Free-Range Chicken Gardens: How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard by Jessi Bloom 222 pages Timber Press, 2012 List price: $19.95 Let me preface this review by saying that I have chickens. We got eight layers last May, and I …

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