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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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    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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    Invest Like You Give a Damn

    Invest Like You Give a Damn

    Make Money, Change the World, Sleep Well at Night

    You give a damn, right?

    You want your money to do good, but your pension is riddled with oil and defense companies. Besides, investing is a pain in the ass. It's tedious, and most sustainable and responsible investing books are as much fun as a root …

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    The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook

    The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook

    How to Design and Build Swales, Dams, Ponds, and other Water Harvesting Systems

    In the face of drought and desertification, well-designed water harvesting earthworks such as swales, ponds, and dams are the most effective way to channel water into productive use. The result can be increased food production, higher groundwater …

    Worms at Work

    Worms at Work

    Harnessing the Awesome Power of Worms with Vermiculture and Vermicomposting

    Increasingly, we want to know where our food comes from, who grows it and how it is grown, and interest in permaculture, backyard composting, and gardening in general, is growing. So how does the budding gardener ensure that the soil is healthy and …

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