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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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Ueki no Te Ire: The Japanese Art of Giant Bonsai By Eric Mader
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Ueki no Te Ire: The Japanese Art of Giant Bonsai is the first comprehensive guide to Japanese-style landscape pruning in the English language. It’s an ideal introduction to the subject for... More > bonsai and Japanese garden enthusiasts as well as landscape designers, and professional gardeners. The book includes a brief history of Asian topiary as well as step-by-step guidelines for pruning and training landscape trees in several formal Japanese styles. The book features extensive full color photos of trees taken at residential and monastery gardens throughout Japan. Extensive appendices include glossaries of Japanese and English arboriculture terms, as well as a detailed list of recommended public gardens in the U.S., Canada, and Japan. More information about this book and about the Japanese art of landscape tree pruning can be found at: http://www.giantbonsai.com< Less
Troubleshooting Petunia Disorders By Brian Whipker
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Commercial production of petunias requires knowing the key insect, disease, nutritional, and physiological disorders. This guide has problem solving and photograph keys for problem identification.
Everybody's Building Code By Bruce Barker
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Everybody's Building Code helps everybody build safe and efficient homes and helps everybody avoid costly construction defects. Everybody's Building Code is for homeowners, contractors, real estate... More > agents, home inspectors and anybody else who wants to understand the International Residential Code without wading through the dry and often confusing language of the code itself. Everybody’s Building Code restates code requirements into direct, command oriented statements and provides many examples, illustrations, and photographs that demonstrate how to apply the code requirements. In cases where the code requirements may not reflect current best practices, the book discusses some opinions on the subject and directs the reader to other sources for more information. The book contains an extensive key word index and a detailed Table of Contents that helps readers find the code provisions they need.< Less
The Complete DIY Solar Panel Guide By Troy Reid
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A fully illustrated guide on how to make your own solar panels for under $1 per watt. With online videos to help beginners with soldering and making their own solar panels. Designed for both... More > beginners and experts. With an introduction to solar panels, lead acid batteries, solar charge controllers and power inverters. Including a power requirements calculator to help you select the right equipment for your needs. Everything is covered from shopping for parts to putting it all together in your own home.< Less
Land for Life - A Handbook on Caring for Natural Lands By David Steckel, Holly Harper
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Land for Life, the second edition of our publication formerly titled Stewardship Handbook for Natural Lands in Southeastern Pennsylvania, is a comprehensive resource drawn from Natural Lands Trust's... More > decades of experience in managing natural resources in southeastern Pennsylvania. Chapters cover major stewardship issues, preparing a stewardship plan, managing deer impacts, controlling invasive plants, restoring forests, establishing native meadows and grasslands, and much more.< Less
Introduction to Residential Draw Inspections By Trinity Performance Improvement
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Draw inspections play a major role in construction lending, but not everyone possess the skills necessary to perform a draw inspection. Trinity created this manual to allow readers to develop or... More > maintain the skill set necessary to understand and complete draw inspections. This book explains a variety of topics such as: - How to identify the six basic stages of construction and the components involved with each stage. - How to estimate the percentage of stage completion based on evidence given. - The characteristics and basics of a draw inspection. - How to complete a draw inspection report. Readers will explore the material through detailed information and over 160 photographs to accompany various aspects discussed, so he or she will have an easier time understanding the subject matter presented in the manual. This book will work as your go-to-guide for the motivated individual looking to expand your knowledge of this unique construction lending topic.< Less
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
The Accidental Organizer By Wendy Davie
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In every life there is a room, a drawer, a schedule or a handbag that strikes fear in the heart of its owner. It is full of CLUTTER. Imagine if it wasn’t so. Organising Guru Wendy Davie offers... More > incentives and practical strategies for entering the murkier recesses of our homes and workplaces, dealing with them bit by manageable bit – and having fun in the process. Written with warmth and humour, Wendy’s simple action plans make the ‘impossible’ possible. She shows how to live a de-cluttered, streamlined and more enjoyable life. In a few easy steps you’ll be organised – as if by accident!< Less
Home Buyers Handbook By Russell D. Warner
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Learn how to avoid the most common pitfalls when buying a home. You'll find secrets into the mortgage and real estate world arming you with tips to save you time and money. Helpful insights to enjoy... More > the experience of home ownership and investing in real estate.< Less
Beulah: A Place Where Memories Are Made By Preller Geldenhuys
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Isaiah 62:4 "No longer will they call you Deserted, or name your land Desolate. But you will be called Hephzibah, and your land Beulah; for the LORD will take delight in you, and your land will... More > be married." Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan. Beulah is the peaceful land at the end of Pilgrim's journey. The writing of this record commenced the day after the ‘Geldenhuys Family’ was blessed by the pastor of Elim Church in Paeroa. The intention is for Jan and Julia to take a paperback copy back to South Africa. This means that with a lead time of four weeks not their whole holiday will be covered with this edition. The format is also intended to suit an e-pub which will be made available ‘free’ so as to better enjoy the colour photographs. The paperback will have black and white pictures. Because this first printing only covers the initial ten days of their Kiwi experience, the remainder of Jan and Jule’s time with the McColl’s also needs to be documented. Either by a revised edition, or maybe a second volume?< Less
PROPER HOME LAWN AND LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE TECHNIQUES (Midwest Edition) By Larry Krawczyk
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Learn from a landscape maintenance professional with over 35 years of horticultural education and experience. The guidelines in this book will show you how to work smarter on your residential lawn... More > and landscape, saving you time, money and headaches. Now you can take your landscape from "Boring to Beautiful" following the simple detailed procedures outlined season by season in an easy to understand format.< Less
Organic Gardening Beginner’s Handbook By Fadi Ayat
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Are you interested in gardening, but don't know where to begin? Do you want to eat all natural, safe and healthy produce? You've come to the right place, because this guide is for you. Save time... More > and money by eating fresh fruits and veggies straight from your own back yard. Improve your health and your families health and shrink your footprint on the environment. They won't tell us exactly what's being sprayed on our food for a reason. And that reason is we'll all stop buying from chain stores and start growing our own. Of course that's bad for business. Stick-it to em' and pick up this helpful book!< Less
Growing Staghorns By Wayne Boyce
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This ebook takes you through the process of growing Staghorns (Platycerium Species) from spore to sporeling from three to six months. This method is not hit and miss like most instructions you can... More > find. There are reasons why Platycerium spore will not germinate and this booklet explains in a simple to follow way the reasons and and the rules you must follow. The process is not difficult and is a very rewarding hobby. even commercial growers may gain from this ebook.< Less
Desert Gardening Success - Perpetual Calendar By Herbs 2 U
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Originally created as a calendar for the year 2015, all of the planting and sowing information remains the same year to year. Subtropical desert areas have a 365 day growing season! Whether you are... More > in the deserts of the Phoenix Metro area, California deserts, or even Alice Springs, Australia you CAN grow all the wonderful edibles year round.< Less