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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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Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture: 20 Step-by-Step Projects Anyone Can Build

Katie Jackson · Timber Press
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

Selected as a Gardens Illustrated Recommended ReadHand-Built Outdoor Furniture covers twenty step-by-step, fully illustrated projects with hundreds of clear and easy-to-follow photographs. Finished pieces include simple items include a trellis, a flower box, and a plant stand and more complicated...
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The House by the Lake: One House, Five Families, and a Hundred Years of German History

Thomas Harding · Picador USA
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

A Finalist for the Costa Book AwardLonglisted for the Orwell PrizeNamed a Best Book of the Year byThe Times (London) * New Statesman (London) * Daily Express (London) * Commonweal magazine In the summer of 1993, Thomas Harding traveled to Germany with his grandmother to visit a small...
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The Decorated Home: Living with Style and Joy

Meg Braff · Rizzoli
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In her first book, interior designer Meg Braff presents the building blocks of a pretty, polished home. Everyone wants a house that is filled with grace and charm. Classic yet cheerful, Meg Braff's style has a formality that is never studied, an elegance that is approachable and pretty....
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Perfect English Cottage: 18 Inspriational Homes That Celebrate the Best of English Country Cottage Style

Ros Byam Shaw · Ryland
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

'Perfect English Cottage' explores 18 beautiful and inspirational homes that celebrate the best of cottage style in the English countryside. The classic English country cottage is both an icon and an archetype. Dozing beneath a heavy thatch and with roses growing around the door,...
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The Useful Book: 201 Life Skills They Used to Teach in Home Ec and Shop

David Bowers · Workman Publishing
Pages: 403
Format: Print book

A modern and energetically designed encyclopedia of DIY with everything you need to know to roll up your sleeves and cook it, build it, sew it, clean it, or repair it yourself. In other words, everything you would have learned from your shop and home ec teachers, if you'd had them.The Useful...
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Good Housekeeping Simple Household Wisdom: 425 Easy Ways to Clean & Organize Your Home

Good Housekeeping · Hearst
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

Your home is the place where you're free to relax, entertain, and express your personality. Filled with fabulous photographs of every room, plus genius tips, savvy shortcuts, and quick fixes for tidying, decluttering, organizing, adding style, and more, Good Housekeeping Simple Household...
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The Aromatherapy Garden: Growing Fragrant Plants for Happiness and Well-Being

Kathi Keville · Timber Press, 2016.
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

Immerse yourself in the healing power of fragrance! The Aromatherapy Garden explains how fragrant plants can be as therapeutic as they are intoxicating, and how easy it is to add this captivating element to gardens large and small. It reveals the scents, secrets, and science behind fragrant...
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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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