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Vacuum Seeder DIY Construction Manual By David Stark
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A vacuum seeder is just a box with a metal plate on the top that has holes drilled in it that match the cells of the tray you’re planting. The vacuum hose plugs in one end of the box. When it... More > is turned on, and the seeds are poured in, they are sucked to the holes in the plate. Turn the vac on, pour the seeds into the seeder, pour the extra seeds out, flip the seeder over on to the flat and turn the vac off. In about 15 sec you have planted a tray. You get 2 CAD plans, 2 cut lists and a tool list; plus step by step instructions with photos, and pointer on using a vacuum seeder.< Less
Personal Milkers: A Guide to Nigerian Dwarf Goat Keeping By Patricia Stewart
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"Personal Milkers: A Guide to Nigerian Dwarf Goat Keeping," answers the many questions that people have about starting with dwarf dairy goats and surviving that first year and beyond.
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
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
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
The Art of Building A House of Stone 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. Twenty five years ago we... More > built 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 for more than a quarter of a century.< Less
Shoots and Greens of Early Spring in Northeastern North America, Color Edition By "Wildman" Steve Brill
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This book shows nature lovers how to find and prepare 113 edible and medicinal early-season wild plant species, for better health and nutrition, and for a stronger personal connection to the earth.... More > These plants are special because they’re the first ones to reappear as winter fades and spring takes over. 77 detailed illustrations and 161 photos, all labeled to emphasize each species’ key characteristics and show how the plants change with the seasons, help you learn what to look for and how to recognize your dinner. Complete information on how to use each plant is accompanied by 40 mouthwatering vegan recipes that bring out the best of the wild “weeds.” Learn to make delicious, healthful dishes out of common garden “weeds” such as dandelion, chickweed, sheep sorrel, and curly dock. Information on medicinal uses from folklore and modern science, plus nutritional information, adds another dimension to your understanding of the underappreciated species with which we share our planet.< Less
A Matter of Good Housekeeping By Lydia Sherman
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An motivational book of essays about the art of homemaking.
Espalier: Essentials of the Candelabra Pattern By katherine aby
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Espalier: complete directions to train, grow, then eat apples or pears from a candelabra patterned espalier. For beginning and advanced gardeners.
Personal Milkers: A Guide to Nigerian Dwarf Goat Keeping By Patricia Stewart
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"Personal Milkers: A Guide to Nigerian Dwarf Goat Keeping," answers the many questions that people have about starting with dwarf dairy goats and surviving that first year and beyond.
Off-Grid Solar Power By LaMar Alexander
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This book is for anyone thinking about or already living off-grid that wants to learn how to install a solar electric power system and how to maintain the system for optimal performance. Included are... More > step-by-step installation instructions, description of equipment and sources, guides for determining the size of a system needed and detailed illustrations of each component of a system. Also included are simple ways to optimize your solar electric system for best operation, detailed maintenance and repairs for each component and recommended system equipment with links. Plus- how to incorporate wind power into your off-grid system!< Less
1001 GardenLine Questions By Randy Lemmon
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1001 GardenLine Questions is a collection of questions and Randy's answers from hundreds of his radio show listeners. It covers how to grow and kill things in the garden, especially for those along... More > the Gulf Coast and in the Houston-area specifically. This is a great follow-up and a perfect companion book to Randy's first Lulu-made book Gulf Coast Gardening with Randy Lemmon.< Less
Off the Grid By LaMar Alexander
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This book is for anyone thinking about or already living off-grid. It includes detailed step-by-step plans for a solar cabin and over 30 other projects. This is an encyclopedia for homesteading and... More > off-grid living written by a homesteader and includes cabin plans, solar and wind system installation, solar composting toilet, how to make a living from your homestead, where to find cheap land and much more... This book was designed as an Ebook with links and videos that will not work in the printed version. If you want full color pics, links and videos to work please order the Ebook download or CD version available on Lulu.< Less
Complete Hydroponic Gardening By Kaye Dennan, Jason Wright
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The book was written with the home gardener in mind who wants to build a hydroponic system or two to grow their plants, whether it be fruit and vegetables or flowers. This method of growing allows... More > home gardeners to: • Grow a lot of product in a small area • Grow indoors if the weather is not suitable outside • Grow at a height that allows for easy access • Grow a wide variety for home use in just a small area • Grow in areas like courtyards and rooftops where it has always been a problem to grow plants • Have organic fruit and vegetables • Easily monitor the nutrients the different plants require • Easily tend to their garden at any time day or night The information in the book will help you decide which type of system will suit you and your lifestyle best and which is economically viable. Hydroponics is ideal for small areas such as courtyards, balconies and rooftops as well as indoors.< Less
Edible and Useful Plants for the Swan Coastal Plain By Vicki Boxell
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This book provides information about plants that are edible or have other uses. They can all be grown in Perth, Western Australia and would also grow in places with sandy soils, such as Florida or... More > the California coast. Growing food is going to become even more important as time passes, it is a great pastime and you know what is going into your vegetables and fruit if you grow it yourself. Many plants have uses that are not widely known. Many 'weeds' for example are actually quite nutritious, are easy to grow and some even taste okay.< Less
Cost Estimating for the Handyman Business - 2015 By Bill O'Donnell
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The Cost Estimating for the Handyman Business - 2015 Edition by RemodelMAX contains 128 pages of material costs and manhours for over 3000 items for small jobs.
2015 Official List of Approved Exhibition Names for Exhibitors & Judges By American Rose Society
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The latest edition of THE resource for exhibitors and judges includes 284 pages of approved exhibition names, in a larger format.
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
The Cleveland Seed Bank Seed Saving Guide By Cleveland Seed Bank
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This guide provides a clear introduction to seed saving. Learn why seed saving is important and how to do it. Includes helpful information about plant reproduction, plant genetics, cross-pollination,... More > maintaining pure seed stock, seed harvesting and storage.< Less
Backyard Birds Rock! By Kelly Preheim
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This backyard bird book is created and illustrated by kindergarten students. These students love birds and they hope to get others to learn to love and appreciate birds as well!
Create Your Own Florida Food Forest By David The Good
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Picture yourself strolling through a lush and tame jungle loaded with sweet fruit, vegetables, roots, medicinal herbs, flowers and darting butterflies. Now imagine that Eden is your very own Florida... More > yard! No matter where you live in the state, you can transform a patch of grass or woods into a magical edible Eden in just a few years. Discover the permaculture breakthrough that may one day feed the world. Build soil, get plants for free and grow more food with less work! Learn how in this booklet with expert Florida gardener David The Good.< Less
Trees on Farms By James Voelckers
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There is a knowledge gap for implementing agroforestry in the Pacific Northwest, especially in drier areas. This project addresses the knowledge gap by developing resources that can be used by... More > landowners to plan and implement agroforestry systems. The primary resource is a matrix which organizes and ranks tree species into three functional categories: ecological, economic, and climate resilience. Trees within these functional categories are compared and design examples for each category are developed for a site in the Okanogan Valley in Washington.< Less
2015 AIA Housing Awards and AIA/HUD Secretary's Awards By The American Institute of Architects
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The Housing Knowledge Community of the AIA, in conjunction with HUD, recognizes excellence in affordable housing architecture, neighborhood design, participatory design, and accessibility. Good... More > design is a cornerstone of thriving homes and communities of all incomes and backgrounds. These awards demonstrate that design matters, and provide examples of important benchmarks in the housing industry. The categories of the program include (1) Excellence in Affordable Housing Design (2) Creating Community Connection Award (3) Community-Informed Design Award (4) Housing Accessibility - Alan J. Rothman Award.< Less