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Just the Essentials: How Essential Oils Can Heal Your Skin, Improve Your Health, and Detox Your Life
Just the Essentials: How Essential Oils Can Heal Your Skin, Improve Your Health, and Detox Your Life

Adina Grigore · Harper Wave
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

The author of Skin Cleanse returns with a comprehensive guide to the ultimate ingredient for living an all-natural, plant-based lifestyle: essential oils.For millennia, essential oils have played a key role in health and beauty rituals. From references in the Bible (frankincense and myrrh)...
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Sustainability Made Simple: Small Changes for Big Impact
Sustainability Made Simple: Small Changes for Big Impact

Rosaly Byrd · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 220
Format: Hardcover

Sustainability Made Simple is an introduction to sustainability and sustainable living that explores the relationship between everyday life and the intricate global environmental issues of today, including air and water pollution, deforestation, and climate change. Rosaly Byrd and Laurèn...
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Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms
Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms

Erin Benzakein · Chronicle Books
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

From Erin Benzakein, a leader in the locaflor farm-to-centerpiece movement and owner of internationally renowned Floret Flower Farm, Cut Flower Garden is equal parts instruction and inspiration - a book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements...
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Simply Clean: The Proven Method for Keeping Your Home Organized, Clean, and Beautiful in Just 10 Minutes a Day
Simply Clean: The Proven Method for Keeping Your Home Organized, Clean, and Beautiful in Just 10 Minutes a Day

Becky Rapinchuk · Touchstone
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From the cleaning and homekeeping expert and creator of the wildly popular Clean Mama blog comes a simple and accessible cleaning guide with a proven step-by-step schedule for tidying a home in just ten minutes a day.Becky Rapinchuk, the "Clean Mama," understands that many people...
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Country Living Salvage Style: Decorate with Vintage Finds
Country Living Salvage Style: Decorate with Vintage Finds

Leslie Linsley · HEARST Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Salvage style - decorating with repurposed and vintage items like wicker furniture, cast-iron tubs, polished marble, industrial pendant lights, and even tractor seats - has become a chic way to create unique, personal rooms. By reclaiming honest materials and collectibles, large and small,...
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Essential Pruning Techniques: Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers
Essential Pruning Techniques: Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers

Tony Kirkham · Timber Press
Pages: 408
Format: Print book

A master class on pruning Pruning is an essential part of garden maintenance; it is necessary to regulate and control growth and to encourage flowering and fruiting on trees and shrubs. It is also one of the most difficult parts of garden maintenance. To prune well, gardeners must have...
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Garden photography workshop : expert tips and techniques for capturing the essence of your ... garden
Garden photography workshop : expert tips and techniques for capturing the essence of your ... garden

Andrea Jones · Timber Press
Format: Print book

Learn to take better garden photos! One of the most rewarding aspects of gardening is sharing its beauty, both physically with those who visit and virtually with those who only see it on a screen. But capturing a garden's true essence is difficult, and often the moments worth sharing...
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Wise Craft Quilts: A Guide to Turning Beloved Fabrics into Meaningful Patchwork
Wise Craft Quilts: A Guide to Turning Beloved Fabrics into Meaningful Patchwork

Blair Stocker · Roost Books
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Infuse your quilts with love--how to add your personal story and more meaning to your handmade quilts.In Wise Craft Quilts, celebrated quilt designer and crafter Blair Stocker shares ways to use cherished fabrics to make quilts with more meaning. Each of the twenty-one quilts featured here...
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The Spirit of Stone: 101 Practical & Creative Stonescaping Ideas for Your Garden
The Spirit of Stone: 101 Practical & Creative Stonescaping Ideas for Your Garden

Jan Johnsen · St. Lynn's Press
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Stone in a garden adds an authentic feeling that nothing else can match. Whether it is a low wall, a standing stone, a dry stream or a walk, stone enlivens a space and adds a sense of permanence. Until recently, stone was an overlooked element in the landscape, but now we are rediscovering...
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