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New Kitchen Idea Book

Heather J Paper · The Taunton Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The kitchen. It's the undeniable heart of the home, the hub from which families fan out and come together again. Much more than a place to make and take meals, it's also "homework central", a home office, and an entertaining area all rolled into one. So when it's time to update...
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My Tiny Veg Plot: Grow Your Own in Surprisingly Small Places

Lia Leendertz · Pavilion Books 2015.
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Food can be grown just about anywhere, and lack of space should not put you off growing your own fresh vegetables. Not everyone has access to outside space, but we all have window ledges, doorways, often stairways, sometimes even a balcony or roof space. This book offers solutions and inspirations...
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Gardening for Birds, Butterflies, and Bees: Everything you need to Know to Create a wildlife Habitat in your Backyard

Editors at Birds and Blooms · Reader's Digest Association
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Whether you're installing a new garden bed or trying to attract orioles for the first time, it helps to start with the right information. And here it is! In this book, experts and readers from North America's #1 Bird and Garden Magazine, Birds & Blooms, give their tried-and-true advice.Attracting...
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Life Without Plastic: The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Avoiding Plastic to Keep Your Family and the Planet Healthy

JAY SINHA · Page Street Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

After the birth of their son, Jay Sinha and Chantal Plamondon set out on a journey to eliminate plastic baby bottles as the Canadian government moved to ban BPA. When they found it was difficult to procure glass baby bottles, Jay and Chantal made it their mission to not only find glass...
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Prefabulous small houses

Sheri Koones · The Taunton Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Prefab home construction has arrived. The benefits of buildings a prefab home (they are better built, use resources more efficiently, and are healthier to live in) apply just as well to vacation homes as they do to primary residences. Prefabulous Small Houses explores the beauty, variety,...
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Change Your Home, Change Your Life with Color: What's Your Color Story?

Moll Anderson · Post Hill Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

What is your color story? There is a reason we dream in color. Color speaks louder than words - it can not only brighten your home; it can brighten your life. Color can transform a room - your mood, your family, and even your well-being. Are you living life in color - or living in neutral?...
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Planting Design for Dry Gardens: Beautiful, Resilient Groundcovers for Terraces, Paved Areas, Gravel and Other Alternatives to the Lawn

Olivier Filippi · Filbert Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Green lawns are restful to the eye, provide an excellent backdrop to plants and trees and keep the weeds down, but in low-rainfall regions they often end up looking scrappy and brown. This book offers low-level planting designs that are ecofriendly and so beautiful they redefine the conventional...
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The Mother Earth News Guide to Vegetable Gardening: Building and Maintaining Healthy Soil * Wise Watering * Pest Control Strategies * Home Composting * Dozens of Growing Guides for Fruits and Vegetables

Mother Earth News · Voyageur Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Get Growing with Mother Earth News! For years, millions of readers have turned to MOTHER EARTH NEWS for trusted advice on growing vegetables and fruits. This book harnesses decades of wisdom, bringing together all the indispensable techniques, complete growing guides, helpful tips, useful...
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New Bathroom Idea Book

Jamie Gold · Taunton Press
Pages: 217
Format: Paperback

The bathroom continues to be one area of the house that homeowners are willing to spend money on. This all-new edition of Bathroom Idea Book--a virtual designer's notebook of ideas, inspiration, and information--will bea homeowner's first step in turning a dream bath into a real one, whether...
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The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter

MARGARETA MAGNUSSON · Scribner
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Funny, wise, and deeply practical, Swedish artist Margareta Magnusson offers advice on how to declutter your home and minimize your worldly possessions so your loved ones don't have to do it for you.In Swedish there is a word for it: Dostädning, "do" means "death"...
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Better Homes and Gardens Flea Market Style: Fresh Ideas for Your Vintage Finds

Samantha Thorpe · Better Homes and Gardens Books
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

The Indispensible Guide to Scoring, Using, Collecting, and Displaying Vintage Flea Market Finds Flea markets, Craigslist, and even a neighbor's curb can yield vintage treasures that make a house sparkle. But knowing what to do with those pieces can be intimidating. This innovative book...
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Naturally Bug-Free: 67 Nontoxic Recipes for Repelling Mosquitoes, Ticks, Fleas, Ants, Moths & Other Pesky Insects

Stephanie L. Tourles · Storey Publishing
Pages: 175
Format: Print book

Protect yourself, your children, your pets, and your home from bugs - without using harsh or toxic chemicals! Herbalist Stephanie Tourles offers 75 simple recipes for safe, effective bug repellents you can make at home from all-natural ingredients. For protection from mosquitos, ticks,...
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The Tree Doctor: A Guide to Tree Care and Maintenance

DAN PRENDERGAST · Firefly Books
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

A practical reference for experienced and novice tree owners alike. If you are fortunate enough to live on property that includes trees, The Tree Doctor is the ideal, fully-illustrated manual for care and maintenance. A sapling requires different care than does a young tree or a mature...
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Built-Ins Idea Book

Heather J Paper · Taunton Press
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Built-ins make a house more functional, livable, personal, and comfortable. A smaller kitchen with well-placed built-ins can be more efficient and inviting than a great big kitchen. A bathroom may become instantly more useful and less cramped with the addition of just one or two well-placed...
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Install Your Own Solar Panels: Designing and Installing a Photovoltaic System to Power Your Home

Joe Burdick · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

Labor and related costs account for more than half of the price of the average home solar installation. But homeowners can save thousands of dollars with this user-friendly manual, which follows the same process professional contractors use. Through detailed directions and step-by-step...
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