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  • Canadian Kitchen Garden

    Canadian Kitchen Garden

    All you need to know about large and small-format gardening, from preparing to planting and harvesting to preserving: • flats of microgreens and herbs • accessible containers on the backyard porch,...

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  • Native Plants for the Short Season Yard

    Native Plants for the Short Season Yard

    This is the definitive guide to gardening with native plants on the prairies. Gardening with native plants has lots of advantages, not only for your yard, but also for the ecosystem. What could be ...

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  • Why Grow Here

    Why Grow Here

    “A visitor from down south stared at my apple tree and said: ‘Those don’t grow here you know. It’s too cold.’ If the apricot tree in Highlands knew it couldn’t live here, it might stop scattering w...

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  • Medicinal Garden Plants for Canada

    Medicinal Garden Plants for Canada

    Traditionally, plants were used to treat and cure whatever ails, from cuts and burns to colds and flu, from stress and insomnia to arthritis and hemorrhoids. Now you can harness nature’s healing po...

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  • Garden Pests & Diseases in Canada

    Garden Pests & Diseases in Canada

    Your garden is full of creepy-crawlies—some good, some bad, and nearly all ugly. Whether you decide to wage war or peacefully co-exist, Rob Sproule has the expert information and advice on how to i...

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  • Garden Design for the Short Season Yard

    Garden Design for the Short Season Yard

    Tired of advice for gorgeous yards that can only be created in climates like California, southern Ontario or Victoria? Author Lyndon Penner wrote Garden Design for the Short Season Yard for you, be...

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  • The Prairie Short Season Yard

    The Prairie Short Season Yard

    Creating and maintaining the perfect yard on the prairies isn’t as hard as you might think, but the short growing season doesn’t give you much time to transform your winter-weary yard into a glorio...

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  • The Chinook Short Season Yard

    The Chinook Short Season Yard

    Creating and maintaining the perfect yard in the chinook zone isn’t as hard as you might think, but the short growing season doesn’t give you much time to transform your winter-weary yard into a gl...

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  • Just Ask Jerry

    Just Ask Jerry

    Have you ever wondered what to do about fairy rings, maggoty onions or scabby potatoes? For nearly two decades, stumped Canadians have been asking garden pro Jerry Filipski these and other tough qu...

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  • Composting for Canada

    Composting for Canada

    Gardeners call compost ''black gold''--it is the product of decomposition of your kitchen scraps and yard waste and it works miracles in your soil. Use it to fertilize your beds and gardens indoors...

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  • 1001 Weird Facts For Canadian Gardeners

    1001 Weird Facts For Canadian Gardeners

    This delightful compendium presents all that is weird and wonderful about Canadian gardens. Did you know we used to think tomatoes were poisonous? Did you know radishes are related to cabbage, broc...

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  • Garden Bugs of Alberta

    Garden Bugs of Alberta

    Learn about the good guys and the bad guys of the garden in this entertaining and informative book, featuring accurate hand-drawn illustrations of each insect.

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  • Beginner Gardening for Canada

    Beginner Gardening for Canada

    Author and professional gardener A.H. Jackson shares a lifetime of experience to help you achieve your own vision of the perfect garden, from balconies to wide-open new subdivisions.

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  • Tree and Shrub Gardening for Alberta

    Tree and Shrub Gardening for Alberta

    With this beautiful book of 71 different species of trees and shrubs and 500 colour photographs and illustrations, you can select, plant and care for the trees and shrubs that suit the conditions p...

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  • Herb Gardening for Canada

    Herb Gardening for Canada

    This book, by veteran garden writer Laura Peters, offers handy tips and advice on growing 47 varieties of herbs perfect for Canadian conditions.

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  • Container Gardening for Canada

    Container Gardening for Canada

    In "Container Gardening for Canada", author Laura Peters overviews the best materials and practices for developing healthy container gardens, as well as reviews an array of plants and arrangements ...

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  • Annuals for Alberta

    Annuals for Alberta

    Internet garden guru Donna Dawson teams up with veteran garden writer Laura Peters to craft this colourful and practical guide to growing annuals in Alberta.

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  • Perennials for Alberta

    Perennials for Alberta

    Internet gardening guru Donna Dawson teams up with veteran garden writer Laura Peters to craft this easy-to-use and comprehensive primer on 450 perennials that grow best in Alberta.

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