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City Green: Public Gardens of New York

JANE GARMEY · The Monacelli Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Gardens are an integral part of any cityscape, and New York City boasts a wealth of outdoor spaces that enhance the urban environment and provide visual pleasure to residents and visitors. City Green celebrates the richness and diversity of New York's public gardens.While the New York...
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Happy Home Outside: Everyday Magic for Outdoor Life

Charlotte Hedeman Gueniau · Jacqui Small
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Colour and a sense of fun are central to the RICE ethos. Fresh from the success of her first interiors book, Happy Home, Charlotte has taken RICE style outside.This is a fun-loving collection of outdoor decorating and styling solutions, from seating and other furniture to lighting ideas,...
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Modern Farmhouse Style: 250 Ways to Harmonize Rustic Charm with Contemporary Living

Country Home · Weldon Owen
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Move over, shabby chic: The new farmhouse look is all about clean lines and modern shapes, paired with rustic textures and clever upcycled decor ideas from the country life. With Modern Farmhouse Style, you can now achieve that farmhouse aesthetic in your own home - no matter where you reside.This...
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Rock Gardening: Reimagining a Classic Style

Joseph Tychonievich · Timber Press
Pages: 295
Format: Print book

Rediscover a classic garden technique! Rock gardening - the art of growing alpines and other miniature plants in the company of rocks in order to recreate the look of a rugged mountaintop - has been surging in popularity. Time and space constraints, chronic drought in the American West,...
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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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Junk: Digging Through America's Love Affair with Stuff

Alison Stewart · Chicago Review
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Junk has become ubiquitous in America today. Who doesn't have a basement, attic, closet, or storage unit filled with stuff too good to throw away? Or, more accurately, stuff you think is too good to throw away. When journalist and author Alison Stewart was confronted with emptying her late...
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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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Upscale Downsizing: Creating a Stylish, Elegant, Smaller Home

LESLIE LINSLEY · Sterling
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Less CAN be more! Whether because of a change in circumstances, an empty nest, or simply an itch to start from scratch again, people are downsizing their space . . . while remaining upscale in taste. Decorating with style is crucial when every square inch counts, and fortunately downsizing...
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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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Kitchen Upgrades

Taunton Press · Taunton Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Kitchen Upgrades is a compilation of the very best expert design and product advice, using real-world remodels to help professionals and passionate amateurs remodel a kitchen of any shape and size, on any budget. The pros take you through every step of the remodeling process, with over...
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Practical Houseplant Book

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff · DK
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Twelve inspiring projects, plus 200 in-depth plant profiles with detailed useful information and care instructions to help you cultivate and care for your houseplants.Learn how to choose which plants to use where, care for your houseplants to keep them healthy, and use plants to best effect...
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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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Shakespeare's Gardens

Jackie Bennett · Frances Lincoln
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Shakespeare's Gardens is a highly illustrated, informative book about the gardens that William Shakespeare knew as a boy and tended as a man, published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death in April 2016. This anniversary will be the focus of literary celebration...
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Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live

Rob Dunn · Basic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A natural history of the wilderness in our homes, from the microbes in our showers to the crickets in our basementsEven when the floors are sparkling clean and the house seems silent, our domestic domain is wild beyond imagination. In Never Home Alone, biologist Rob Dunn introduces us to the nearly...
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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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