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    The Ever Curious Gardener

    The Ever Curious Gardener

    Using a Little Natural Science for a Much Better Garden

    Curious why caressing your cucumber plants will help them bear more fruit? Or why you should grow oranges from seed even if the fruit is inedible? Or why trees need to sleep and how to help them?

    Join acclaimed gardener, scientist, and author Lee …

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    Climate-Wise Landscaping

    Climate-Wise Landscaping

    Practical Actions for a Sustainable Future

    Predictions about future effects of climate change range from mild to dire — but we're already seeing warmer winters, hotter summers, and more extreme storms. Proposed solutions often seem expensive and complex, and can leave us as individuals at …

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    Wild Mushrooms

    Wild Mushrooms

    From Forest to Table

    Wild mushrooms have been part of the human diet for centuries, and add a tasty, healthful kick to any meal. But how to overcome fear and uncertainty when foraging? Once you know what to look for, the thousands of good guys and handful of deadly …

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    From No-knead to Sourdough

    From No-knead to Sourdough

    A Simpler Approach to Handmade Bread

    Is there any food that evokes pleasant memories and warm feelings more than bread? It's the most basic of foods, yet many of us are intimidated by the prospect of making our own. "Artisan" bread, craft bakeries, and wood-fired pizza are gaining …

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    DIY Kombucha

    DIY Kombucha

    Sparkling Home Brew Made Easy

    Since the relatively recent introduction of kombucha onto North American supermarket shelves, this healthy sparkling beverage has exploded in popularity. But can it be brewed at home, with the same tasty, healthy results?

    With this straightforward, …

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    The Modern Homesteader's Guide to Keeping Geese

    The Modern Homesteader's Guide to Keeping Geese

    While chickens preen in the spotlight, geese are the historic unsung heroes of small farms and homesteads. Providing weed control, large eggs, and entertainment, and acting as "security" over other animals, geese are the ultimate modern homesteading …

    A New Garden Ethic

    A New Garden Ethic

    Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future

    Our landscapes push aside wildlife and in turn diminish our genetically-programmed love for wildness. How can we get ourselves back into balance through gardens, to speak life's language and learn from other species?

    Plenty of books tell home …

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    The Aquaponic Farmer

    The Aquaponic Farmer

    A Complete Guide to Building and Operating a Commercial Aquaponic System

    Aquaponic farming — raising fish and vegetables together commercially — is the most promising innovation for a sustainable, profitable, localized food system. Until now, systems have largely focussed on warm-water fish such as tilapia. A lack of …

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