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Fairy Houses: How to Create Whimsical Homes for Fairy Folk

Sally J Smith · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Add an exquisite flourish of design to your beloved green space or garden by adding tiny fairy homes inter-woven with nature. Fairy Houses gives you the instruction and inspiration you need! Have you ever seen a real fairy house? Not the ceramic ones at cavernous home improvement stores,...
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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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The Wastewater Gardener: Preserving the Planet One Flush at a Time

Mark Nelson PhD · Synergetic Press
Format: Book

Mark Nelson, PhD, takes us on a global expedition to learn how we are wasting the world’s dwindling supply of fresh water by flushing away a very valuable resource, our own human wastes! The author is founding director of the Institute of Ecotechnics and has worked for several decades...
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Succulents: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Designing, and Growing 200 Easy Care Plants

Robin Stockwell · Oxmoor House
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Inspiring, practical and richly photographed, this comprehensive guide offers creative ideas and DIY projects using beautiful low-maintenance, water-wise plants Succulents are the ultimate easy-care plant: versatile, effortless to grow both indoors and outdoors, and drought tolerant. From...
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Home Gardener's Pruning: The Essential Guide to Caring for Shrubs, Trees, Climbers, Hedges, Conifers, Roses and Fruit Trees.

David Squire · Creative Homeowner
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

In order to be a successful gardener you have to know how to prune whether to improve growth, increase fruiting qualities or to enable the plant to grow in space-restricted areas or cold environments. This practical book provides advice on pruning garden plants, from infancy to maturity....
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High-Yield Vegetable Gardening: Grow More of What You Want in the Space You Have

Colin McCrate · Storey Publishing
Pages: 319
Format: Print book

You won't believe your eyes when you see the size of your harvest! In High-Yield Vegetable Gardening, authors Colin McCrate and Brad Halm show you how you can make your food garden much more productive, no matter how big or small it is. You'll learn their secrets for preparing the soil,...
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Build a Better Vegetable Garden: 30 DIY Projects to Improve your Harvest

Joyce Russell · Frances Lincoln
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Following on from the hugely successful Polytunnel Book, Joyce and Ben Russell have devised 30 kitchen garden projects that anyone can make and enjoy. Not only do the projects add decorative detail to the garden, each project is devised to either extend the season, protect crops from pests...
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Idiot's Guides: Tiny House Designing, Building, & Living

ALPHA. · Alpha
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Do you have what it takes to live tiny? Take the first step to achieving the dream of designing, building, and living in a tiny house (typically between 100-400 square feet) . Idiot's Guides: Tiny House Designing, Building, and Living is the one-stop guide into this innovative concept...
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The Art of Discarding: How to Get Rid of Clutter and Find Joy

Nagisa Tatsumi · Hachette Books
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

The book that inspired Marie Kondo's The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Nagisa Tatsumi's international bestseller offers a practical plan to figure out what to keep and what to discard so you can get - and stay - tidy, once and for all.Practical and inspiring, The Art of Discarding...
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Plumbing

Steve Cory · The Taunton Press
Pages: 249
Format: Print book

Stanley's Plumbing: A Homeowner's Guide is a comprehensive, visual handbook packed with step-by-step photographs and authoritative, reliable information. Eventually, every homeowner needs to repair, replace, or upgrade a plumbing fixture. Save heaps of money by learning how to do it yourself....
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American Woodworker's Hand Tool Fundamentals: Advice, Techniques and Projects to Build Your Skills

John Kelsey · American Woodworker
Pages: 159
Format: Print book

Lay a foundation for hand tool excellence!Now you can learn the hand tool skills used by the best woodworkers to achieve handcrafted excellence in all your woodworking projects.Hand Tool Fundamentals introduces you to all the key tools and techniques you need to learn for sterling work,...
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Upcycled Chic and Modern Hacks: Thrifty Ways for Stylish Homes

Liz Bauwens · Ryland Peters & Small
Format: Hardcover

Upcycling sums up today's approach to interiors. It means re-using or re-styling things in an innovative andcontemporary way, transforming an older piece of furniture from junk to fabulous. The same idea can even beapplied to mass-market modern furniture - through 'hacking',...
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Junk Beautiful: Furniture ReFreshed: 30 Clever Furniture Projects to Transform Your Home

Sue Whitney · Taunton Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Re-using and re-inventing vintage castoffs as home furnishings take center stage in today's home decor, as these one-of-a-kind treasures create uniquely personal spaces. Best-selling author and junking maven Sue Whitney unleashes her JUNKMARKET Style on furniture and accessories that make...
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How to Grow Fruits, Vegetables & Houseplants Without Soil: The Secrets of Hydroponic Gardening Revealed

Rick Helweg · Atlantic Publishing Group Inc.
Format: Paperback

Dirt-free, low-cost, space-saving, low in pesticides, and environmentally friendly, hydroponic gardening the art of growing plants without any soil is a method already used by millions for growing healthy, vibrant plants by everyday gardeners. In Greek, hydro translates to water and ponos...
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The Complete Guide to Companion Planting: Everything You Need to Know to Make Your Garden Successful

Dale Mayer · Atlantic Publishing Group Inc.
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

The idea of companion planting has arisen in the gardening community in recent years as an extremely viable new take on how plants should situated, grown, and cultivated. Matching certain plants together and separating others, as outlined in studies such as the National Sustainable Agriculture...
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Living with Plants: A Guide to Indoor Gardening

Sophie Lee · Hardie Grant
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Houseplants offer the perfect solution to the urban dweller lacking in space - indoor and outdoor. They are an easy and exciting way to transform the look and feel of your home, even if you are living in a space no bigger than a shoebox. As well as improving the air quality of your home...
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100 Things Every Homeowner Must Know: How to Save Money, Solve Problems and Improve Your Home

Editors Of Family Handyman · Reader's Digest Association
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The Family Handyman's 100 Things Every Homeowner Must Know gives you the knowledge you need to be a better homeowner. You'll make informed decisions, avoid frustrations and save thousands over the life of your home.The Family Handyman's 100 Things Every Homeowner Must Know gives...
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The Little Book of Cacti and Other Succulents

Quadrille Publishing. · Quadrille Publishing
Pages: 143
Format: Hardcover

Cacti and succulents are a trendy and low maintenance way to bring nature into your home, and this book is an essential user-friendly guide to the most popular 60 varieties. The book focuses on their propagation and care. As well as a section of handy tips, there will be a ready reference...
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DIY Succulents: From Placecards to Wreaths, 35 Ideas for Creative Projects with Succulents

Tawni Daigle · Adams Media
Pages: 203
Format: Print book

Dig into dozens of stunning succulent creations!Go beyond the garden to create succulent projects that take center stage in any space. DIY Succulents shows you how to use beautiful and resilient plants like echeveria, sedum, and graptopetalum to craft nature-inspired home decor like rustic...
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The Beginner's Guide to Building a Garden One Project at a Time: 326 Fast, Easy, Affordable Ways to Transform Your Yard

Sally Roth · Timber Press
Pages: 284
Format: Print book

A fresh approach and simple way to transform your yard! The prospect of revamping a yard is daunting. Where do you start? How do all the various areas come together in a beautiful, cohesive way? The Beginner's Guide to Starting a Garden simplifies the process by showing you how to spend...
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Plants You Can't Kill: 101 Easy-to-Grow Species for Beginning Gardeners

Stacy Tornio · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

"I kill everything I plant."Does this sound like you or someone you know? Give yourself a pat on the back because admitting you have a problem is the first step to recovery. And lucky for you, you can easily turn your brown thumb into a green one with the help of Plants You Can't...
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The Well-Tended Perennial Garden: The Essential Guide to Planting and Pruning Techniques, Third Edition

Tracy Disabato-Aust · Timber Press
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

"This practical guide is lush with clear, step-by-step advice." - Real Simple Gardeners everywhere have benefited from the trusty advice, reassuring tone, and helpful illustrations of The Well-Tended Perennial Garden. Now this completely revised third edition introduces a new generation...
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How to Prune Trees & Shrubs: Easy Techniques for Timely Trimming. A Storey BASICS® Title

Barbara Ellis · Storey Books
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

How to Prune Trees and Shrubs stresses the importance of determining the unique needs of each plant and then developing a plan before pruning it. It helps readers develop the skill and knowledge they need, whether they're motivated gardeners or beginners who simply want to maintain...
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Sunken Gardens: A Step-by-Step Guide to Planting Freshwater Aquariums

Karen A Randall · Timber Press
Pages: 252
Format: Paperback

The essential guide to creating your own underwater world.Sunken Gardens is packed with everything you need to plan, design, and maintain a planted freshwater aquarium. Karen Randall shares her years of expertise and makes this enchanting hobby accessible to everyone. You'll learn everything...
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Step-by-Step Projects for Self-Sufficiency: Grow Edibles * Raise Animals * Live Off the Grid * DIY

Cool Springs Press · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

DIY the self-sufficient way with over 60 detailed projects.Get ready to be self-sufficient.Whether tackling the garden, raising animals, learning more about alternative energy, or bettering your storage and preservation, Step-by-Step Projects for Self-Sufficiency is the perfect starting...
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Your First Garden: A Landscape Primer for New Home Owners

Judith Adam · Firefly Books
Pages: 120
Format: Print book

Praise for the author's Landscape Planning: Practical Techniques for the Home Gardener: "Highly recommended as one of the most comprehensive, up-to-date works on general gardening." -- Chicago Botanic Garden "This book is worth its weight in gold." -- The Globe...
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Wiring Simplified: Based on the 2014 National Electrical Code®

Frederic P Hartwell · Park Pub
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

This 44th edition - part of a series continuously published for more than 80 years and based on the 2014 National Electrical Code - is a handy instruction manual that has been used by generations of readers who learn the "why" as well as the "how-to" of wiring practices....
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How to Do Just About Anything: A Money-Saving A-To-Z Guide to over 1,200 Practical Problems

Reader's Digest · The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

Publication Date: February 1, 1987
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How to Solar Power Your Home: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

Martha Maeda · Atlantic Publishing Group Inc.; 2 Revised edition
Format: Print book

Updated in 2015 with the latest technology, you can learn how solar power will help you. Learn what solar power requires, from cost and equipment to maintenance and preparation. Learn how solar power works and how to start evaluating it for your building needs. Take the cost of installing...
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Succulents Simplified: Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties

Debra Lee Baldwin · Timber Press; 5.5.2013 edition
Format: Paperback

Succulents are hot. And Debra Lee Baldwin, the bestselling author of Designing with Succulents and Succulent Container Gardens, is the ideal guide for gardeners, crafters, and DIYers looking for an introduction to these trendy, low-maintenance, drought-tolerant plants. Succulents Simplified...
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The Flower Chef: A Modern Guide to Do-It-Yourself Floral Arrangements

Carly Cylinder · Grand Central Life & Style
Pages: 223
Format: Print book

THE FLOWER CHEF is a modern, comprehensive guide to floral design that caters to all readers--from beginners who have never worked with flowers before and are looking for a new creative outlet, to decorators, party planners and photographers looking to liven up their spaces. Even professionals...
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Illustrated Guide to the National Electrical Code

Charles R. Miller · Delmar Cengage Learning; 6 edition
Format: Paperback

This uniquely effective guide helps readers master the 2014 National Electrical Code, using highly detailed, technically accurate illustrations to make even the most complex aspects of the Code easier to understand and apply. An experienced author, educator, and master electrician, Charles...
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The Gardener's Year

DK · Dorling Kindersley
Pages: 317
Format: Print book

Learn how to plan a garden that is colorful and productive throughout the entire year.The Gardener's Year is packed with timely gardening tips for a wide variety of garden projects, covering flowers and plants, fruits, vegetables and herbs, and trees and shrubs. Its vibrant galleries of what...
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Composting Basics: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started

Eric Ebeling · Stackpole Books
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

How to recycle household waste to make quality compostYou don't need a science degree or a shed full of sophisticated equipment to make quality compost. What you need to get started is the know-how provided in this basic how-to book along a little elbow grease and the pile of organic materials...
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Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

Jane Goodall · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Renowned naturalist and bestselling author Jane Goodall examines the critical role that trees and plants play in our world. In her wise and elegant new book, Jane Goodall blends her experience in nature with her enthusiasm for botany to give readers a deeper understanding of the world around...
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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 Complete Idiot's Guide to Aquaponic Gardening

Meg Stout · Alpha Books
Pages: 334
Format: Paperback

The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Aquaponic Gardening is a comprehensive guide to aquaponic gardening, from choosing a setup to selecting fish and vegetables. In addition to everything one needs to know to run a healthy aquaponic garden and care for both the vegetables and fish, there are step-by...
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The Herbal Handbook for Home and Health: 501 Recipes for Healthy Living, Green Cleaning, and Natural Beauty

Pip Waller · North Atlantic Books
Format: Hardcover

"Make your own stain removers, laundry detergent, fabric softeners, window & glass cleaner, room freshener, furniture polish, oven cleaner, throat lozenges, cough medicine, mouthwash, toothpaste, pet supplies, insect repellent, cordials, wines, syrups, teas, baked goods, soap, lip balm,...
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Raised-Bed Gardening: How to grow more in less space

Simon Akeroyd · Taunton Press
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Raised-bed gardening is a popular gardening technique that allows growers to achieve greater yields while watering less. An opening section explains the basics of raised beds, focusing on the benefits of raised beds (easier maintenance, better drainage, soil amelioration, etc.) and explaining...
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20-Minute Whittling Projects: Fun Things to Carve from Wood

Tom Hindes · Fox Chapel Publishing
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Learn the fast and simple way to whittle in this fun introduction to woodcarving. Discover how to whittle in less time while you have more fun! One of the joys of whittling with a pocket knife is that you can do it just about anywhere. You don t need any fancy equipment... and you don t even...
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Seed to Supper: Growing and Cooking Great Food No Matter Where You Live--100 Delicious Recipes & Growing Tips for Windowsills to Wide Open Spaces

John Tullock · Hci
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

Not since the Greatest Generation marched off to war have Americans embraced home food gardening with such enthusiasm, with everyone from apartment dwellers to the First Family growing fresh, wholesome food. Seed to Supper provides the perfect introduction to food gardening and cooking...
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Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques

Susan Sully · Monacelli Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

"Antiques add the touch of time and the human hand. Every dented baby cup, mended tablecloth, perfectly or imperfectly preserved piece of silver or porcelain tells a story that began long ago and hasn't ended yet. There are no rules about living with them, except to take what's...
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Aquaponic Gardening: A Step-By-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together

Sylvia Bernstein · New Society Publishers; Original edition
Format: Book

Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilizing them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system. A combination of aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponic gardening is an amazingly productive way to grow organic vegetables, greens, herbs, and fruits,...
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How Not to Kill Your Houseplant: Survival Tips for the Horticulturally Challenged

DK PUBLISHING. · DK
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Can't keep a houseplant alive, no matter how hard you try and how good your intentions are? This is the book for you. You need this book. Give plants a chance.Help your plant live with survival tips and learn the simple ways not to kill your plants.With over 50 different types of popular...
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Indiana Getting Started Garden Guide: Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers

Shawna Coronado · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Master the Indiana gardening climate with this photographic guide to more than 150 state-specific plants. It's no secret that the post-glacial soils of Indiana are some of the most fertile that the midwestern United States has to offer. If you're lucky enough to live there - be it on the shores...
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Meaningful Bouquets: Create Special Messages with Flowers - 25 Beautiful Arrangements

Leigh Okies · Chronicle Books
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Say it with flowers. This visual bouquet includes a photographic glossary of popular flower types and their Victorian meanings, followed by step-by-step instructions for creating 25 beautiful arrangements. From Celebration and Luck, to Happiness and Forgiveness, each bespoke bunch of flowers...
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Llewellyn's 2017 herbal almanac : herbs for growing & gathering, cooking & crafts, health & beauty, ... history, myth & lore

Llewellyn. · Llewellyn
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

An Herbal Infusion of Inspiration and All-Natural Wellness With recipes, crafts, gardening tips, and herbal lore, Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac is now in its 17th year of providing new ideas and perspectives for gardeners and herb lovers. Including recipes for cordials and infusions,...
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Restoring, Tuning & Using Classic Woodworking Tools: Updated and Updated Edition

Mike Dunbar · Popular Woodworking Books
Pages: 269
Format: Print book

Quality tools at a fraction of the cost!Don't let the high cost of hand tools prevent you from doing the beautiful woodworking you'd like to do. Buy well-made, classic tools and then tune them so they'll outperform tools made today!Restoring, Tuning & Using Classic Woodworking...
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Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Roofing & Siding: Updated 3rd Edition - Choose, Install & Maintain Roofing & Siding Materials

Editors of Creative Publishing · Cool Springs Press; Third edition
Format: Paperback

The Complete Guide to Roofing & Siding covers all traditional materials, from wood lap siding, brick, concrete block, stucco, stone veneer, and wooden shakes to vinyl, raised-ridge metal roofing, and fiber/cement lap siding. Less traditional roof-covering materials, such as EPDM rubber,...
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Happy Houseplants: 30 Lovely Varieties to Brighten Up Your Home

Angela Staehling · Chronicle Books
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

For anyone who has longed for a garden of their own - whether a city dweller or one with less-than-green thumbs - this is a handy little guide to growing and maintaining houseplants. Cheerful and informative, Happy Houseplants will guide any budding indoor botanist through a bevy of topics,...
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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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DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It-Yourself Projects

Sarah Beeny · Adams Media
Format: Hardcover

Everyday projects that will make any home as good as new* An easy-to-use home improvement guide for homeowners of every skill level* Features detailed instructions and illustrations for 100 common home repairs from fixing a dripping faucet to wall mounting a TV* Author Sarah Beeney has more...
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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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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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Dream Home: The Property Brothers' Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House

Jonathan Scott · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

"Jonathan and Drew Scott have taken HGTV by storm with their four hit shows, Property Brothers, Property Brothers at Home, Buying & Selling, and Brother vs. Brother. The talented duo's good-natured rivalry, playful banter, and no-nonsense strategies have earned the popular twins millions...
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House Plants: How to curate and care for your indoor plants

Isabelle Palmer · Cico Books
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Transform your home the easy way with more than 60 innovative and stylish ideas for creating indoor gardens.Small-space gardening expert Isabelle Palmer shows you how to create gorgeous terrariums and hanging gardens, and how to grow under glass and plant vertically, with helpful advice...
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Little Veggie Patch Co. DIY Garden Projects: Easy Activities For Edible Gardening and Backyard Fun

Matt Pember · Hardie Grant Books
Pages: 383
Format: Print book

The Little Veggie Patch Company is a Melbourne based business that specializes in everything that encompasses the edible garden. From the design, installation and maintenance of home, school and corporate veggie patches, to everything you will need to care for them, they are dedicated to helping...
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Black & Decker Advanced Home Wiring, Updated 4th Edition: DC Circuits * Transfer Switches * Panel Upgrades * Circuit Maps * More

Editors of Cool Springs Press · Cool Springs Press; 4 edition
Format: Print book

Get all of the information you need to complete home wiring projects and make sure they are up to code, even for solar power collection! Black & Decker Advanced Home Wiring contains a carefully selected group of home wiring projects that goes far beyond the basics of adding a receptacle...
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Make Yourself at Home: Design Your Space to Discover Your True Self

Moorea Seal · Sasquatch Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the blockbuster hit journals The 52 Lists Project and 52 Lists for Happiness, comes a book to help you design your space to discover what is really important to you and express the creativity and style you already have! This book is all about beautifying your life inside...
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The New Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

Matthew Biggs · Firefly Books
Pages: 704
Format: Print book

Praise for the previous edition: "These three amazing authors have put together a must-have book for any vegetable grower." -- Washington Gardener "What is not included in this definitive and beautifully illustrated sourcebook on edible landscape?" -- The American...
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DEWALT Electrical Code Reference: Based on the NEC 2014

Daniel Sandefur · DEWALT; 3 edition
Format: Print book

Transform complex residential electrical installation requirements into practical, simple, easy-to-understand concepts - all with a tool designed to meet the needs of anyone from the homeowner to an experienced electrician! The DEWALT ELECTRICAL CODE REFERENCE - BASED ON THE NEC 2014 examines...
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Garden Made: A Year of Seasonal Projects to Beautify Your Garden and Your Life

Stephanie Rose · Roost Books
Pages: 177
Format: Print book

40 down-to-earth ideas for inspired garden crafts, including containers, handmade gifts, outdoor lighting, holiday decorations, and more. Blending the pleasures of gardening with the joys of crafting, Garden Made showcases over forty projects to adorn your garden, beautify your home, or give...
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Small Gas Engine Repair, Fourth Edition

PAUL DEMPSEY · MCGRAW-HILL EDUCATION
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The bestselling step-by-step guide to gas engine maintenance and repair - updated for today's do-it-yourselferThe Fourth Edition of Small Gas Engine Repair shows readers how to troubleshoot and repair virtually any type of small gas engine used in garden equipment, chain saws, pumps,...
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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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Air Plant Care and Design: Tips and Creative Ideas for the World's Easiest Plants

Ryan Lesseig · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Air plants, also known as tillandsias, are some of the easiest plants to grow, which helps explain why they're popping up in stores across the country and appearing in magazines, on blogs, and all over Pinterest. The amazing thing about air plants is that they use their roots to anchor...
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Essential Perennials for Every Garden: Selection, Care, and Profiles to over 110 Easy Care Plants

Sally Roth · I-5 Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Bursting with vivid colorlike the midsummer garden of your dreamsEssential Perennials for Every Garden will inspire and inform gardeners from coast to coast. This expertly written, eye-catching guide to choosing and maintaining perennials covers a vast array of plants from dainty ground...
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Weeds of the upper midwest

Teresa Marrone · Adventure Pubns

Learn to identify common backyard weeds! Hundreds of full-color photos with easy-to-understand text make this a great visual guide to learning about more than 150 species of weeds -- toxic, edible or otherwise interesting -- found in the Upper Midwest, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,...
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All New Turning Projects with Richard Raffan

Richard Raffan · The Taunton Press
Pages: 185
Format: Print book

Learn the art of woodturning from the world's foremost turning expert, Richard Raffan. In a straightforward and clear voice, Raffan demystifies turning's complex and sometimes confusing process, breaking it down into easily understandable steps. All New Turning Projects presents a brand-new...
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The Complete Book of Home Cleaning: 276 Green & Natural Tips, Tricks, and Strategies for a Clean & Happy Space

Toni Hammersley · Weldon Owen
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The follow-up to the bestselling Complete Book of Home Organization, the Complete Book of Home Cleaning is a foolproof, eco-friendly guide to cleaning your home. From establishing routines, making schedules, and DIYing green cleaning solutions to help keep every area of your home neat,...
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The Complete Guide to Working with Worms: Using the Gardener's Best Friend for Organic Gardening and Composting

Wendy Vincent · Atlantic Group
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that if we composted 100 percent of our food scraps, we could prevent the equivalent of 20 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year, the equivalent of more than 3.8 million vehicles' greenhouse gas emissions. Composting...
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Straw Bale Gardens Complete

Joel Karsten · Cool Springs Press, 2015.
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

"Are you ready to learn about a transformative garden technology that could change your life - for less than $100?" - New York TimesTake your straw bale gardening to the next level - in more places, with new products, and even, sometimes, skipping the straw!The reception and enthusiasm...
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The Backyard Gardener: Simple, Easy, and Beautiful Gardening with Vegetables, Herbs, and Flowers

KELLY ORZEL · LYONS PR
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A beautiful and simple guide to edible gardeningThe "garden to table" movement is inspiring another generation of gardeners but many of them have questions. How important is composting? Is seed saving really worth it? Focusing on sustainable, organic growing practices and plants,...
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The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Home: A Step-by-Step Method for Managing Home Construction

Kent Lester · Betterway
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Save 30% on home construction! Whether you want to take on all the responsibility of contracting your home or simply want to intelligently communicate with your homebuilder, The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Home can help you save 30% or more on the cost of home construction by teaching...
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Black & Decker Codes for Homeowners, Updated 3rd Edition: Electrical - Mechanical - Plumbing - Building - Current with 2015-2017 Codes

Bruce A. Barker · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

You don't need to be an expert to assess your house's codes - you just need this guide.What is the proper clearance for an egress window? Does flexible duct have to be supported every four feet or five? Can vent pipe terminations be located near operable doors and windows? The difference...
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Illinois, Indiana & Ohio Month-by-Month Gardening: What to Do Each Month to Have a Beautiful Garden All Year

Beth Botts · Cool Springs Press, 2016.
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

The when-to and how-to schedule for growing, caring for, and maintaining your garden in Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio!Never garden alone! The Month-by-Month Gardening series is the perfect companion to take the guesswork out of gardening. With this book, you'll know what to do each month...
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The Home Decluttering Diet: Organize Your Way to a Clean and Lean House

Jennifer Lifford · Page Street Pub Co
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Put Your House on a Diet for Long-Term Results If you're sick of the clutter around your home and can't find any organization systems that work for you, it's time to put your house on a diet. Starting with a 30-day home detox to quickly shed some of that excess weight, you will gain the confidence,...
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Flea Market Secrets: An Indispensable Guide to Where to Go and What to Buy

Geraldine James · Cico Books, 2015.
Pages: 191
Format: Print book

Geraldine James, is a true flea marketing expert. She begins with the 10 Golden Rules (from arriving early and knowing how to work the stalls to training your eye to spot treasures amongst the rubbish) . The following chapters on china and glass, textiles, furniture, metal, art, jewellery...
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Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Bathrooms, Updated 4th Edition: Design * Update * Remodel * Improve * Do It Yourself

Editors of Cool Springs Press · Cool Springs Press; 4 edition
Format: Print book

From inspiration to design advice with crystal-clear how-to instructions, BLACK DECKER Complete Guide to Bathrooms is the only book you need to achieve the bathroom of your dreams.This brand-new edition of a perennial bestseller from the BLACK DECKER Complete Guide series is just the book...
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The Ultimate Router Guide: Jigs, Joinery, Projects and More...

Popular Woodworking Editors · Popular Woodworking Books
Format: Book

Learn all about the most versatile tool in your shop!What can a router add to your woodworking? Simple and complicated joinery for boxes, cabinetry, tables, chairs, doors and much more. You can produce a dizzying array of decorative edge and surface treatments--from a basic chamfer or roundover,...
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