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    The Great Interior Design Challenge Sourcebook (Hardback)

    Katherine Sorrell

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    Packed with practical advice on how to achieve the look you want for your home, Great Interior Design Challenge Sourcebook: The DIY Way to Add Value to Your Home is a reference book that will show you how to fix a number of common household problems.

    From the team behind the hit TV show, the book has affordable solutions for all the common problems - from cracks in walls to creaking stairs, damp patches to draught and leaking roofs to blocked chimneys. The handy book provides step-by-step instructions on how to master the art of DIY, while also giving advice on finding the best workmen for the job if you prefer to get someone in.

    The book also focuses on the planning aspect of transforming your home with information on designing a room layout, choosing a colour and pattern and deciding on wall finishes and treatment all covered. Your house should be a home you can be proud of - and this book will help you make sure it is!
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    100 Plants That Almost Changed the World (Hardback)

    Chris Beardshaw

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    From the plants that changed the world, to the ones that almost did and the ones that most certainly didn't, 100 Plants That Almost Changed the World by the award-winning garden designer, television presenter and author Chris Beardshaw takes readers on a journey through history's most fascinating plants, flowers, vegetables and herbs.

    Uniquely exploring the origins, quirks, stories and uses for the plants and vegetables we see, nurture and consume every day, the book is a quirky delight that covers plants from today right back to the time of the Roman Empire.

    Brimming with enthusiasm, this handy-sized book provides a delightful look into horticultural history and offers reflection on the relationships that man has had with plants. An ideal read for fans of The Flying Gardener, Hidden Gardens, Gardeners' World, Great Garden Detectives and Country Lives.
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    FSGS

    Fifty Sheds of Grey: Three in a Shed (Hardback)

    C. T. Grey

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    Back with the Book People for the climax of this hilarious series, Fifty Sheds of Grey: Three in a Shed is an exceedingly funny parody of the bestselling Fifty Shades of Grey.

    Innuendoes galore and packed with more than a barrow-full of 'dad jokes', Fifty Sheds of Grey: Three in a Shed tells the story of multi-millionaire Colin Grey, a man who must choose between the three great loves of his life: the sophisticated cougar, his long-suffering wife and, of course, his garden shed!

    Filled with a shedload of not-so-erotic one-liners and a side-splitting, laugh-out-loud 'plot', the book makes for the perfect gift (or stocking filler!) for the green-fingered gardner in your life - whether they're a fan of Fifty Shades of Grey or not!
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    Highgrove (Hardback)

    Bunny Guinness

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    A celebration of over 30 years of planning and planting, the mature gardens of Highgrove are testament to H.R.H. The Prince of Wales' dedication to and love of the natural environment - and in this commemorative book readers can wonder at the magic of these truly spectacular grounds.

    With an introduction from Prince Charles himself and stunning images of the gardens from award-winning photographers, the book provides a month-by-month chronicle of the changing landscape of Highgrove and the magisterial impact they have on the structural elements of the grounds.

    With exquisite commentary provided by BBC Radio 4 Gardner's Question Time panellist Bunny Guinness and a pair of simply stunning panoramic fold-out photographs, Highgrove: A Garden Celebrated is a beautiful commemorative book that commemorates garden design, passion and inspiration.
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    CHTL
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    Cleaning and laundry are chores that most would consider a less-than-enjoyable experience. But the benefits of a well-maintained and cleaned home certainly outweigh the spent efforts and with the help of these two books, readers can turn their home into an inviting space whilst rediscovering the simple pleasures of housekeeping.

    Ideal for the house-proud person in your life or a student soon to be living away from home for the first time, this set of helpful how-to books makes for the perfect household cleaning guide and provides daily, weekly, monthly and annual checklists for helping to keep them organised.

    Providing helpful information from when to dust shelves to when to use pre-wash detergents, the books will prove to be invaluable resources.

  • The Edible Balcony (Paperback)

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    The Edible Balcony (Paperback)

    Alex Mitchell

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    Whether you live in the heart of a city or simply have a limited amount of available space, The Edible Balcony is full of unique solutions that allow you to grow your own fresh produce whatever your surroundings.

    After cultivating her own oasis atop her London flat, Alex Mitchell shares her own tried-and-tested techniques - including both growing and recycling tips - on how to create your own 'grow zone' wherever you are.

    Packed with stunning images, exciting methods and inspirational plant-growing advice, the book serves not only as a practical guide for helping you transform your balcony, but also provides all of the inspiration you need to improve your diet and make the most of the great outdoors - no matter how grand or petite your outdoor spaces are.
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    From DK and the Royal Horticultural Society, the Good Fruit & Veg Guide offers 125 illustrated profiles of some of the best crops to grow at home, from runner beans to artichokes and plums to gooseberries. With practical hints on the key aspects of the cultivation and clear advice on the basic principles of growing fruit and vegetables, the book is brilliant for both beginners and experienced gardeners alike. The RHS experts also offer tips on the key aspects of cultivation, such as sowing, harvesting and troubleshooting pests and diseases.

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    RHS Botany for Gardeners (Other)

    Geoff Hodge

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    A practical guide for gardeners of all levels, RHS Botany for Gardeners takes a look at the science of botany and the language of horticulture, alongside hints, tips and advice on how to make the most of plants in the garden.

    Fully illustrated, the book provides explanations of over 3,000 botanical words and terms and shows how these can be applied to everyday gardening.

    Covering everything from Plant Parts to Plant Pests, this book will help gardeners understand the world of botanical science and enhance their garden using this knowledge.
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    The Allotment Planner (Hardback)

    Matthew Appleby

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    Help your allotment thrive 365 days a year with the 200+ timely projects in this stunning hardback. Showing you how to focus your gardening energies and create impressive plots through step-by-step colour photos, your veggie patch will soon be the most envied around! With this comprehensive and handy planner, you can grow the tastiest crops, keep the busiest bees, produce the largest pumpkin and preserve the tastiest jams and wines. Plan and record your moments of success and areas for improvement and get the most out of every month of the year. Beautifully finished, this is a wonderful gift for those who enjoy growing, or want to start cultivating, their own fruit and veg.
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    Gifts from the Garden (Hardback)

    Debora Robertson

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    Written by Debora Robertson, Gifts from the Garden: 100 Gorgeous Homegrown Presents has more than 100 projects that use the gardener's bounty throughout the seasons, ranging from the pretty to the practical.

    From a pizza herb window box to delicious treats to eat like toffee apples, herbal teas and chilli jams, this is a book to show you how to make a present to suit everyone! The projects are divided into Flowers, Herbs, Fruit and Vegetables and cover everything from Toffee Apples to Lavender, Rose and Chamomile Bubble Bath.
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    Kirstie's Vintage Home (Hardback)

    Kirstie Allsopp

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    An accompaniment to the hit Channel 4 series, popular presenter Kirstie Allsopp will help you transform your home from shabby to chic in Kirstie's Vintage Home. In the book, Kirstie looks to the past for inspiration and creates handmade things that are truly unique and beautiful. Reusing, restoring and upcycling, she shows how to transform vintage fabrics, furniture and other everyday things into modern-day treasures using a range of crafting skills. Packed with practical techniques that can be adapted to suit your own objects and furniture, all the information you need is in here to create a vintage look for your own home.
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    TPAT
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    Accompanying the BBC Two television series, The Patch: The Big Allotment Challenge is a celebration of our nation's growing interest in knowing where our fresh produce comes from. Providing practical information on how to positively transform your garden's productivity, including detailed information on harvesting your own tantalising tomatoes, scrumptious strawberries and beautiful flowering plants to decorate your dining table, this book also covers other must-know topics such as dealing with pests and insects, pruning and the intricacies of soil and compost choice.

    Ideal for the novice gardener and for those looking to further their knowledge of organic food cultivation, this book not only offers information on growing and caring for your own produce such as easy-to-grow vegetables, fruit, herbs and more; but also provides a comprehensive A-Z of stunningly delectable recipes for a plethora of preserves including jams, jellies, chutneys and cordials.
  • Love Your Garden (Paperback)

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    Love Your Garden (Paperback)

    Alan Titchmarsh

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    In Love Your Garden, Alan Titchmarsh offers expert tips and practical ideas for gardens of any size. Published to accompany the popular television programme, the book sees Alan looking back on all the gardens he visited in the first series. From there, he takes the reader through the practical projects he helped create, offering guidance on how to build a pond and create a wildlife area, as well as providing advice that can be used by gardeners of all levels. A great book for anyone with green fingers.

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    A Potted History of Vegetables (Hardback)

    Lorraine Harrison

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    A Potted History of Vegetables is a charming book that embraces the popular 'grow-your-own' culture by reacquainting you with the origins, nature and peculiarities of the world's vegetables. With a combination of beautiful botanical illustrations and a miscellany of fascinating facts and extraordinary histories, Lorraine Harrison's hardback book immerses you in the wonderful world of vegetables and is ideal for gardeners or anyone with an allotment.

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    LCIV
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    If you're interested in growing your very own fruit and vegetables, this is the book for you. Ideal for beginners, it explains in simple terms everything you need to make a success of growing your own food in your own home, at your own pace and in your own time. With 53 projects included in the book, you'll start with a simple salad in a window box and soon move on to more difficult projects. DK's A Little Course in... Growing has a number of step-by-step pictures to make sure you're on the right track and a number of practice projects are featured too.
  • Allotment Handbook (Hardback)

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    Allotment Handbook (Hardback)

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    Leave the supermarket behind and enjoy the healthier taste of home-grown fruit and vegetables with DK's Allotment Handbook. A beginner's guide to growing your own, the book comes with a glossary of gardening terms and a picture gallery of common weeds. With step-by-step instructions, the book teaches essential techniques such as sowing, plating, feeding, mulching, watering and weeding. With these basics, you'll soon be able to grow over 70 types of fruit and veg crops and instructions for projects such as making a simple compost bin and planting a fruit tree are also included. The troubleshooting section will help you deal with weeds, pests and diseases too.
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    GSEN
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    A beautifully illustrated and practical guide, Gardening for Seniors tells how gardens are magical, evolving places that have the potential to keep us all young at heart, physically fit, our in the fresh air and creatively fulfilled. This book shows how easy it is, with a little adjustment, for older people to carry on gardening and ensure it remains a lifelong pleasure, regardless of age or physical fitness. Written by Patty Cassidy, a horticultural therapist with experience with working with elderly people, this hardback will appeal to everyone from active gardeners in their early retirement through to seniors with more limited abilities.

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    Grow Your Own Fruit And Veg (Hardback)

    Alan Buckingham

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    Packed with illustrated, step-by-step sequences that explain the basics of planting, pruning and harvesting, Grow Your Own Fruit & Veg shows just how easy it is to grow your own goods, no matter what your level of expertise or the size of your garden. From the sweetest carrots to the juiciest tomatoes and plump berries to traditional apples, this book shows you how to create tasty and healthy produce all by yourself. With clear and practical advice, the guide shows how a little planning, some basic tools and a keen passion can help you grow your very own tasty fruit and vegetables in an allotment, garden, patio or even on an urban balcony.
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    AG0902
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    How to Iron a Shirt is a delightful little hardback that contains 500 household tips to make your life easier. From avoiding the mystery of the ever-disappearing pen to handy reminders about which member of the family does what activity on weeknights, the book will also show you how easy it is to keep your documents organised in a timely manner and even how to clean the washing machine. Sure to be a useful book for the whole family, the tips are presented in a friendly and light-hearted manner and there is even advice on how to look after domestic pets.
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    Alan Titchmarsh - How to Garden (Hardback)

    Alan Titchmarsh

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    Ideal for those just beginning to explore their back garden or for experts looking to perfect their knowledge and pick up top tips from the best in the business, ever-popular TV gardener and presenter Alan Titchmarsh shares his essential practical guide to gardening. Featuring a collection of the invaluable information from Alan's How to Garden guides, this helpful and easy-to-follow book will teach you how to master plenty of need-to-know gardening techniques. From assessing your site and growing your own fruit and veg to sourcing the right materials, watering and combating pests and weeds, this is the perfect gardening reference book for every green-fingered reader, whatever your skill level.
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    Window-box Allotment (Hardback)

    Penelope Bennett

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    High up on a London rooftop, outside her kitchen window, Penelope Bennett cultivates a garden full of artichokes, aubergines, beans, peas, tomatoes, peppers, strawberries, raspberries and 31 kinds of potato! In Window-box Allotment, she shows readers how they can do the same. A revised, expanded and illustrated version of a guide to growing fruit, vegetables and herbs in a tiny space, this is a stylish, pretty and irresistible book that will help you make the most of your outdoor space.

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    Made at Home: Eggs & Poultry (Hardback)

    Dick Strawbridge

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    Dick and James Strawbridge's Made at Home: Eggs and Poultry is the perfect book for anyone intending to embrace the Good Life. It describes how whether you have a large country garden or small city enclosure, keeping a couple of hens is essential for fresh eggs every day. The hardback covers everything you need to raise chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys for eggs and for eating, from the best housing to feeding and breeding. Among the recipes featured in the book are poached eggs, smoked eggs with beetroot, braised duck with peas and south-western fried chicken.

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    Step-by-Step Home Design & Decorating is a practical guide to restyling your home, covering from the initial planning stages through to the finishing touches. Perfect for anyone thinking about a change, the hardback offers a room-by-room approach with clear instructions, gorgeous photographs and sensible guidance. From the experts at DK, the book offers a brilliant mix of inspiration and practical advice that is sure to help you when decorating.

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    BSVI
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    With three books covering some of nature's most effective ingredients, this collection aims to pull together a vast array of facts about vinegar, bicarbonate of soda and salt. The store cupboard ingredients can be used for cleaning, cooking and can even treat common ailments. With home cures, recipes and everyday hints and tips included, these books cover all the practical household uses of the ingredients and show their versatility. The books also provide information on some of the more whimsical ways they can be used.