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In the bookshed: Soil Mates

Soil Mates Sara Alway Quirk Books, 2011 Oh Valentine’s Day! What better way to celebrate than to mate your plants in a match bound for glory? That’s just the idea in the new Quirk Books release – Soil Mates: Companion Plants for Your Vegetable… Continue Reading “In the bookshed: Soil Mates”

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In the BookShed: Eco-yards

Eco Yards: Simple steps to an earth-friendly landscape Laureen Rama New Society Publishers March 2011 It was some kind of perfect timing that this book ended up in my mailbox when it did – particularly given the Urban Crow plan to strip our front… Continue Reading “In the BookShed: Eco-yards”

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In the Bookshed: Gardeners love planners

About this time of year, every gardener I know is busily engaged in the dreaming process of gardening. There isn’t much else to do in January in areas where the ground is frozen solid – and here on the coast it’s a little too… Continue Reading “In the Bookshed: Gardeners love planners”

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In the bookshed: Farm Together Now

Farm Together Now: A Portrait of People, Places and Ideas for a New Food Movement Chronicle Books 2010-11 Amy Franceschini, Daniel Tucker, Anne Hamersky This book came in the mail right before Christmas – thanks to local distributor Raincoast Press – and although it… Continue Reading “In the bookshed: Farm Together Now”

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In the Bookshed: Meditation & the Art of Beekeeping

Meditation & the Art of Beekeeping Author: Mark McGill Publisher: The Ivy Press (October 31, 2010) ISBN-10: 1907332391 ISBN-13: 978-1907332395 Meditation and the Art of Beekeeping is a charming little volume (only 144 pages) that works on the theme of observation. That is, observation… Continue Reading “In the Bookshed: Meditation & the Art of Beekeeping”

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