4 books that cultivate creativity amid chill

October 26, 2012 

ÒMaximizing Your Mini Farm: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 acreÓ by Brett L. Markham.

With temperatures dipping, this is a good time to curl up with a book – especially one that will conjure dreams of all things green.

We have four books – with gardening or tips on being kind to the environment as their themes – to give away:

• “Maximizing Your Mini Farm: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 acre” by Brett L. Markham.

• “Landscaping for Privacy: Innovative Ways to Turn Your Outdoor Space into a Peaceful Retreat” by Marty Wingate.

• “The Weekend Homesteader: A Twelve-Month Guide to Self-Suffiency” by Anna Hess.

• “Gardening with Confidence: 50 Ways to Add Style for Personal Creativity” by Helen Yoest.

Send your name and address to forhomeandgarden@newsobserver.com by 5 p.m. Tuesday and tell us which book you’d like to win. We’ll pick winners by random drawing. Put “Giveaway” in the subject line.

Good luck!

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