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Plumeria Rainbow: Amazing Plumeria Photographs Vol. 1 By Michael Stephen Anders
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Michael S. Anders, founder www.plumeria101.com presents Plumeria Rainbow... a fine Photo book with over 80 stunning full page Plumeria photographs. Each beautiful flower photo is identified by name... More > for quick cultivar referencing. This is volume one, in a highly collectable photo book series for Plumeria lovers around the world. This is a must have.< Less
How to build a vinyl liner swimming pool By Ronald Noonan
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A "how-to-book" on building an in-ground vinyl liner swimming pool, complete with tool and equipment lists, detailed color photos, materials needed and an estimated time for each task. The... More > book covers from site lay-out to completion. Free videos on "you tube" (swimming pool shadow) show completed projects with swimouts, steps and loveseats in swimming pools< Less
Handbook: How To Make Beautiful Rocks By Ronald Noonan
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The handbook gives a detailed "step by step" guide for making rocks. The first section teaches you how to shape rocks using sand to increase your efficiency and artistic ability to perform... More > the concrete process. The remainder of the handbook gives the formulas for making the concrete and the marble add mix which is required to give the "rocks" a natural look. The Handbook Intent is to show how to make the different shape rocks so you can confidently take on walkway and patio type projects! The techniques involved are similar as to how the Romans made their rocks on site and at the FINAL placement. Made on the spot! The most efficient way of placing rocks! The cost of making rocks to suit you, is about 1/2 of the cost of rocks sold at major retail stores and they will be much stronger. Also, rocks sold at retail stores will require much more labor, and give you less room for individual innovation as making your own. Example: You will also be able to fossilize your rocks as shown in the Handbook!< Less
Certified Plant Professional Study Manual By Dr. Barbara Fair, Ph D.
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Study Manual for the North Carolina Certified Plant Professional Exam
Journal of an Irish Garden By Rachel Darlington
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Journal of an Irish Garden is a collection of columnist and plantsperson Rachel Darlington’s articles in the Irish Garden magazine from 2007 to 2015. It details her development from amateur... More > gardener to owner of a garden open to the public. This book is, in essence, a horticultural journey. It is an odyssey of discovery, knowledge and fulfilment, while taking the not-so-occasional foray into the realms of iffy dress-sense, hypothermia and muck. This journey contains elements that most gardeners will recognise from their own endeavours. "We follow the author’s development as a gardener and that of her garden, Douentza, which is a joy to visit, full of well-grown unusual plants and one of the up-and-coming Irish gardens." —Helen Dillon, the Dillon Garden "What really makes the book for me is the clear and ever-present love of plants. From the mundane to the rare, the plant mix is eclectic and the book peppered with handy tips for growing them." —Jimi Blake, Hunting Brook Gardens< Less
A Modern Living Architecture By BARRETT STUDIO architects
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Representing over three decades of design in harmony with the earth's rhythms, A Modern Living Architecture reveals the select body of residential work by BARRETT STUDIO architects in Boulder,... More > Colorado.< Less
Atwoods Country & Suburban Homes, 1871 By Daniel T. Atwood
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House Plans from Atwood's Country and Suburban Houses, 1871, by Daniel T. Atwood, Architect. Victorian floor plans for 33 original 1871 designs, including a sea side cottage, Italian villa, small... More > stable, a farm barn, country church, rural Gothic double cottage, country gentleman's stable, bowling alley. 82-pages.< Less
Economic Cottage Builder By Charles P. Dwyer
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House designs and floor plans of Victorian-Gothic Cottages, tiny houses from 1856 -- from the old & rare houseplan book, Economic Cottage Builder: or, Cottages for Men of Small Means. Hardcover,... More > 24-pages.< Less
Pure Sand Gardening By Patrick Jordan
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Pure sand over topsoil provides an easy to weed, clean way to grow and harvest vegetables that provides a secret ingredient to your mineral content. Learn a helpful method to augment poor soil or... More > grow above it from a gardener with 40+ years of experience.< Less
How to build a vinyl liner swimming pool By Ronald Noonan
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A "how-to-book" on building an in-ground vinyl liner swimming pool, complete with tool and equipment lists, detailed color photos, materials needed and an estimated time for each task. The... More > book covers from site lay-out to completion. Free videos on "you tube" (swimming pool shadow) show completed projects with swimouts, steps and loveseats in swimming pools< Less
Circuit Down By Larry Dimock
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This is a guide for solving problems in the electrical circuits of a home - shorts, loose connections, GFCIs tripping, etc. The book is thorough but not overly technical, and gives over 30 helpful... More > black and white diagrams and charts. Homeowners will come to understand their wiring system and what can happen to it. Many problems will become easy to fix with confidence.< Less
How to make Rocks (As the Romans did 2500 years ago) By Ronald Noonan
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Book shows detailed steps on how to make rocks as the Romans did 2500 years ago. Detailed color photos and description show the reader how to make & use the rocks for building waterfalls,... More > patios, etc. You can see product video on you tube under "swimming pool shadow". Tools & materials required to do a professional job along with explanation of mixes required. This is a book for the professional landscaper as well as garden amateurs.< Less
Ultimate Off Grid Guide By LaMar Alexander
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This book is for anyone that lives off-grid or would like to live an off-grid homesteader lifestyle. It is 355 pages and includes detailed step-by-step plans, full color pictures, and material list... More > for building an off-grid cabin and over 30 useful homestead projects. Also included are directions for installing a small solar and wind power system, rain water harvest system, composting toilet, outdoor wood furnace and more... This ebook is printable and works on Linux, Windows, and Mac!< Less
The Art of Building a House of Stone: Using an Advanced Slipform Technique By Joe Kohler, Mona Anderson
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We have always loved the look and feel of stone houses. They have an ageless quality that stands in contrast to the built in obsolescence prevalent in today's world. Thirty plus years ago we built... More > own stone house. We researched the available methods, and settled on the slip-form technique popularized by Scott and Helen Nearing. We made several major improvements including better slipforms, creation of a reveal at face of the stones, and foam insulation built into the walls. We have organized our book into two parts. Part I: The Art of Building a House of Stone details an Advanced Slipform Construction Technique from the gathering of stones to the construction of finished structures with a special section detailing building Garden Walls. Part II: From Dream to Reality - Building Our House chronicles our building experience in the summer of 1979 and offers comments gleaned from living in our house. We are not sure how this book will appear on your Ereader. It looks pretty good on the Nexus 7.< Less
How to Make Beautiful Wall Rocks By Ronald Noonan
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The handbook takes you through the steps required to make beautiful rocks for a walkway, garden, even on the side of a building. The rocks are made exactly where they are to be placed. The technique... More > is similar as to how the Romans made their "rock" roads, viaducts, etc. There is even a "training" section where you learn how to shape the rocks using wet sand, instead of the concrete mix, so you can change your shapes as you go and become an expert. Using this "Roman" system, you will save thousands of dollars and have fun doing it. The materials for a 'Rock" wall 8ft high by 15ft long is under $100 by 2014 material costs! Once you get the "feel" you will be doing many different projects which will last for hundreds or thousands of years, just as some of the Roman projects! So jump into your pickup truck and get the materials to get started!< Less
Cattail Cabin Plans By LaMar Alexander
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Cattail Cabin: These are complete plans for building the 16x16 Cattail Cabin and includes plans for the porch and 10x16 addition. Also included are instructions for the basic solar power, water,... More > septic and heat systems. The book is full color with over 80 pictures and detailed diagrams with dimensions.< Less
Stealth Cabin Plans By LaMar Alexander
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The Stealth cabin is designed to be small and resemble an ordinary storage shed like those you can find in most backyards around the country. It can be decorated to look like a cabin/house or left... More > plain and simple to not draw attention. The cabin is designed to be self-contained with a solar power system, RV style water system, and chemical toilet and propane appliances. It can be built off grid and would be suitable for a recreation cabin, bug-out survival retreat, or homeless housing or disaster relief situation where allowed by codes. The Stealth cabin may be modified to fit your needs and the design includes a kitchen area with propane appliances, desk and closet with storage cabinets. Pull out 2 person couch bed, shower with self-contained chemical toilet, upstairs loft sleeping space for two adults or storage, 500 watt solar power system, RV water system and propane system. Plans for a small front porch are included.< Less
Penobscot Cabin Plans By LaMar Alexander
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Penobscot Cabin Plans: The Penobscot cabin is named for the Penobscot Native Americans and is a 12x20 cabin designed for off-grid living, vacation cabin, accessory dwelling unit or other purpose.... More > Plans are 29 pages full color printable and include detailed framing plans with dimensions and instruction, porch framing plan, floor plan ideas, material list, basic solar power system instructions and recommendations for all off grid systems. This is a great cabin project for a person with basic construction skills.< Less