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  • Tying The Knot
    This guide explains how to tie 30 popular and useful knots.
  • INJUN-UITIES
    Straight Arrow Cards, complete series 1 and 2, "Secrets of Indian Lore and Know-how."

Lübeck Haus Flower Shop

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Welcome to the Pacific Northwest Home Gardener.
This site is dedicated to home gardeners everywhere who plan, dream, and work very hard in their chosen garden areas. We are long time gardeners here at our family farm, Grand Point Farms. Our farm is located in the upper foothills on the North side of the Olympic Mountains. From the North pasture, on a clear day, we can look across the Straits into Southern Canada.
We have worked in clay, sand, rocky and fine loam soils. Each has demanded hard work, sweat, and getting a sore spot somewhere on our bodies. But, the rewards have been and are always lots of potatoes, corn, and a variety of great vegetables, fruit, berries, nuts, lovely flowers, a beautiful lawn, fresh fish and some great trees.
One of our favorite resting areas is beside a giant basalt boulder that is among a grove of tall, huge, and ancient Fir and Cedar trees. In this forest grove, winding around the basalt boulder, is a clear cold mountain creek. We rest beside this bubbling mountain creek as it makes it's way over and between the granite boulders and rocks as it's makes it's way around the basalt boulder. This is a quiet comfortable place to relax, kick back, have a bite to eat, and enjoy ourselves when the immediate work is done.

This web site, for home gardeners, is a place to shop for some of your gardening tools and equipment, garden supplies, gardening books and information, gardening answers and needs. We cover growing vegetables at home, vegetable gardening, organic gardening, soil fertility, plant propagation, growing vegetables and flowers, indoor plants, ornamental plants, lawns, shrubbery, mushrooms, strawberries, berry bushs, cherry and apple trees, nut and shade trees. And of course, greenhouses, fencing, gates, lawn and garden furniture, garden statues and ornaments.

We particularly like to offer books, magazines, informational articles and/or links on how-to make things yourself.
For our current list of fact sheets and articles, please click on Gardening Information .
Our emphasis will be on Pacific Northwest gardening. Our maritime climate in the western foothills and lowlands presents a unique kind of challenge to home gardeners. The Pacific Ocean, and the Puget Sound while moderating our weather, combinations with our surrounding mountains to cause our weather to change quickly.
But, then because of our latitude, we can receive up to eighteen hours of daylight and sunlight during the summer months. Gardens, field crops, and fruit and nut orchards generally grow really well during our summers. However, even then sometimes we get too much rain, or that pesky late or early frost or freeze.
However, the drier and colder eastern interior and the higher mountain valley areas throughout the region present quite a different challenge to the home gardener.
The gardening techniques and recommended gardening related books and magazines, gardening tools and equipment, growing information, and gardening links, can also be applied to many other parts of the earth with similiar growing conditions as ours.
Here we will try to answer your gardening questions, post gardening web links, suggest books to read, and post articles of interest.

For our recommended gardening and nursery supplies, visit Nature Hills Nursery, Cold Stream Farm, and Gardener's Supply Company. Their direct web links which are below can be reached by Clicking Here.

Our list of gardening, plant propagation, horticulture, husbandry, landscaping, small scale farming books, and many other subjects, are available at Lübeck Haus Bookstore, Click Here .
For a list and quick access to these gardening books, additional gardening tools, garden equipment and gardening supplies, please go to the left side bar, choose, and click on a heading in the Gardening Books, or Gardening Tools, or another list of interest.
When you follow any of our books links to Amazon.com, and you find the book that you need, add it to the shopping cart at Amazon.com.
If you are not ready to complete your purchase at that time, your book can remain in the shopping cart until you are ready to purchase the book, your choice can be "stored until you are ready" for up to eighty nine days.
Then when you are ready to complete your purchase, return to Amazon.com and complete your purchase by following their instructions at the shopping cart.

For gardening DVD's and VHS videos dealing with many gardening topics, please Click Here.
For a list of garden magazines subscriptions available, Click Here.

Gardening Books, Gardening Magazines, Forestry Books, and Animal Care Books

Gardening Tools, Gardening Books & Magazines, Troy Bilt Rototillers, Plants & Seeds

  • Building Water Features
    Offers books about designing and building garden pools, waterfalls, fountains, and maintaining water features.
  • Home, Lawn & Gardening Books
    Includes How-To-Do home, lawn and gardening books from Better Homes & Gardens, Black & Decker, Ortho, Stanley, Sunset, Taunton, and The Home Depot.
  • Gardening Magazines
    Includes Organic Farming, Mother Earth News, Main Schoener Garten, and Small Farmers Journal.
  • Garden Structures
    We offer books for planning and constructing garden and outbuilding for your consideration
  • Agricultural Equipment
    Including gardening tools, gardening equipment, roto tillers, hand tools, bird supplies, fertilizers, watering tools, and greenhouses.

GARDEN NURSERIES, GARDEN PLANTS, TREES, SEEDS, & MUSHROOM KITS

  • Nature Hills Nursery, Inc.
    Offers trees, garden plants & seeds, flowers, garden tools & supplies, gardening tips, garden gifts, and pet supplies.
  • Cold Stream Farm
    Cold Stream Farm is a wholesale/retail nursery offering bare root trees and shrubs.
  • Mushroom Growing Kits
    We offer several mushroom growing kits, including Shiitake, Blue & White Oyster, Namdko, and Turkey Tail. Plus mushroom growing supplies and books.
  • Ginseng Seeds
    We offer ginseng seeds, growing instruction, and books.


GARDEN and NURSERY SUPPLIES


GARDENING MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTIONS

  • Gardening Magazines
    A fine selection, including Organic Gardening, Horticuture, Mother Earth News, and Better Homes & Gardens.

Homestead Books

These homestead books are recommended for beginning your search.
Click on a right, or left arrow, to rotate the homestead books displayed. Select and hover your mouse over your choice for prices. Then click on your choice to read more about your choice, and to order.

Troy Bilt Garden Rototillers

These garden rototillers are recommended for beginning your search.
Click on a right, or left arrow, to rotate the garden rototillers displayed. Select and hover your mouse over your choice for prices. Then click on your choice to read more about your choice, and to order.

The Art Gallery at Lübeck Haus

  • Visit our Art Gallery at Lübeck Haus
    For fine art prints, wall posters, wall tapestries, photographs, and custom framing. This gallery offers more than 500,000 image items unframed, pre-framed or custom framing. Pick from hundreds of popular categories, and thousands of custom framing options. Select your choice of fine art prints, wall posters, tapestries, or photographs. Select pre-framed, unframed, or framed your choice with the custom frames & matting of your choice, right on your computer before purchasing.

Audio Books & Books on CDs

  • Audio Books
    Click on and browse through more than 768,500 audio books, including Kindle eBooks.
  • Books on CDs
    Click on and browse through more than 1,492,500 selections, including Kindle editions and Audible Audio Editions.

Lübeck Haus Office Supply Department

THE WASHINGTON INSTITUTE OF DENDROLOGY RESEARCH

The Washington Institute of Dendrology Research is a scientific and educational nonprofit corporation based in Washington State. Their primary goal is to provide facilities and funding for critical tree pathology research into the causes, control, prevention, and the eventual elimination of some of the invading diseases and insects that adversely affect the trees of our forest lands, shade trees, and our fruit and nut trees.
The Washington Institute of Dendrology Research is planning and will build the Washington Institute of Dendrolgy Research Center. This pathology research facility will be developed into an outstanding research center.
In addition The Washington Institute of Dendrology Research will work to find effective natural means to control the many invasive insects that harm our trees.
To read more click on The Washington Institute of Dendrology Research.

Kings Corner Store

Kings Corner Store @ www.kingscornerstore.com
Offers travel luggage, home furnishings, tables, cabinets, kitchen essentials, bath and body care products, lawn and garden items, collectables and other fine products for your home, garden, and den.

  • Plant Stands
    This page offers a selection of plant stands that are intended to help accent a particular theme for a room, hallway, den, or office.

  • Birdhouses
    These bird houses styles include Japanese pagodas, Bungalows, Beach Huts, Old Shoes, Chapels, Lighthouses, Victorian, and Bait Shops.

  • Fireplace Screens
    We offer these fireplace screen designs including Florentine Fireplace Screen, Rustic Forest Fireplace Screen, Tuscan-design Fireplace Screen, Lone Star Fireplace Screen, and a fire pit design.

  • Kitchen Essentials
    We offer this selection of kitchen essentials. Additional choices are available at Kings Corner Store.


Plow and Hearth

To visit the Plow and Hearth catalogue Click Here.

Browse for Fireplace Accessories and Tools, Outdoor Furniture, Garden and Outdoor Essentials, Lawn Equipment, & Outdoor Equipment

Vermont Contry Store

The Vermont Contry Store is an old time country store filled with thousands of hard-to-find goods that has helped people find what they need since 1946.
Their original general store and catalogue business were built on the premise that all the merchandise that they sell must be durable and above all - practical. They have maintained this tradition for more than 60 years, continually finding and sharing only the best classic products, unique and hard-to-find products. Your satisfaction is their top priority. That's why every item is backed by a no-hassle, no-fuss 100% guarantee.
Visit by clicking on Vermont Country Store.

Our Recommended Links

Lübeck Haus Bookstore
A great online bookstore where you can find the gardening, horticulture, and husbandry books that you need to help you garden better and run your small farm. A bookstore with an extensive selection of books and where you can shop with complete confidence and online safety for your gardening, small farming, and stone construction books.

Dover Books
Since 1941 your bookstore. Offers great variety and value on books and eBooks for every age and interest.

Dover Books - On Sale
Dover Books offers a selection of books on Antiques, Architecture & Design, Gardening, General Science, History, Languages and Linguistocs, Literture, Mathematics, Music, Nature, and Outdoor Skills.

Home, Lawn, & Gardening Books
Includes books from Better Homes & Gardens, Black & Decker, Ortho, Stanley, Sunset, Taunton, and The Home Depot.

Kings Corne Store
Offers travel luggage, home furnishings, tables, cabinets, kitchen essentials, bath and body care products, collectables and other fine products for your home, garden, and den.

Lübeck Haus Store
Offers an extensive selection of books, kindle readers, kindle books, music CD's, movies, home & office electronics, computers, computer and game software, cellular phones, gardening tools, gardening equipment, hand tools, power tools, hardware, clothing, watches, apparel, magazines, toys and games.

Lübeck Haus Specials
Visit this special products page for great products and product search boxes.

Lübeck Haus Home and Garden Shop
Lawn, patio, and garden accessories, outdoor furniture, garden equipment & supplies.

Garden, Patio, and Lawn Supplies
Boulder Creek Trading Post offers a selection of gardening and outdoor living equipment and supplies.

Health & Personal Care Supplies
Offers health & personal care products, nutrition & wellness supplies, and medical supplies & equipment.

Garden Magazines
All your favorite magazine subscriptions and even more.

U. S. Department of Agriculture Website
Many useful links for home gardeners.

Washington State University County Cooperative Extension Service
Lists the county cooperative extension services and their websites.

University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service
The cooperative extension service has over 300 publications which contain information of interest to Alaska residents.

Garden Spots
Links to Arboretums, Conservatories, Botanical Gardens, and other useful links.

Growing Fruit & Nuts in the Home Garden
Much information on growing fruit and nuts in the temperate areas.

Kings Street Market
Visit The Kings Street Market Directory for a variety of shopping stores and bookstores.

Kings Gate Lodge
Our Outfitter's Department offers hunting and fishing equipment, camping tents and equipment, camping supplies, canoes, kayaks, outdoor clothing, food, and books.

DeepRock Manufacturing Co.
Need more fresh water? Let these folks show you how to drill your own well.

The Butterfly Website
A most complete source of information on butterfly gardening, farming, and butterfly data.

Useful Website Directory
This list of web site links with which to help browse the web for what you are looking for.

Phases of the Moon
Learn about the current phase of our moon. An explanation of the moon phases, lunar eclipes, and much more stuff about the moon.

World Weather
Check the weather conditions and forecast for any City, State, Zipcode, or Country. And in most of the world languages.

Encyclopedia Britannic
A free accurate source for information, learning, and knowledge on the Internet.

Das Haus
Germany's leading home and gardening online magazine. (In German)

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If you have a question about gardening, send an Email to   Emil's Desk .

Thank you for stopping by. We hope that your visit to our website was helpful, pleasant, and that we may have helped you with your gardening, husbandry, and horticultural needs.

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If you have gardening questions, comments, or suggestions, email Emil at Mastergardener@homegardeners.com

This page was last reviewed and updated September 02, 2014.

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