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Garden Insects of North America: The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs

Whitney Cranshaw · Princeton University Press
Pages: 704
Format: Paperback

This second edition of Garden Insects of North America solidifies its place as the most comprehensive guide to the common insects, mites, and other "bugs" found in the backyards and gardens of the United States and Canada. Featuring 3,300 full-color photos and concise, detailed text, this...
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Rescue, Restore, Redecorate: Amy Howard's Guide to Refinishing Furniture and Accessories

Amy Howard · Abrams
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Whether you dream of restoring an heirloom to its former beauty, or just want to modernize a flea market treasure, Amy Howard has the design and refinishing secrets you need. Here are all the furniture finishing recipes, techniques, and tips that have made Howard's beloved classes sold-out...
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Fantastic Forts: inspiration for wild hideaways

Jo Schofield · Frances Lincoln
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Forts are universal play places, you can make them almost anywhere, out of almost anything.Fantastic Forts uses descriptive text and ample photographs to inspire children (and adults) to build amazing forts outdoors.The book includes basic construction tips on how to build a fort, how to waterproof...
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The Powerful Benefits of Myrrh: Effective Myrrh Recipes for Health & Beauty, Oil Pulling Therapy, Creativity, Aromatherapy, Clarity and Improving the Mind

Rechtbank Zwolle (President) · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 70
Format: Paperback

Who could have thought that a small thorny tree could be considered as one of the most precious plants here on Earth? Myrrh is a unique herbal plant that has been revered since Ancient Times. King Solomon praised it while the Romans regarded its essential oils with praise. Even today, many...
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Organized Enough: The Anti-Perfectionist's Guide to Getting--and Staying--Organized

Amanda Sullivan · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 229
Format: Paperback

If you're looking to clean up but not clean out, if you want to declutter but don't want to throw out eighty percent of your stuff, if you want to be able to find matching socks in the morning but don't want a color-coded sock drawer, you've come to the right place. Organized Enough offers...
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The Bee Book

Emma Tennant · Dk Publishing, 2016.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The Bee Book shows you step-by-step how to create a bee-friendly garden, get started in beekeeping, and harness the power of honey for well-being.Fully illustrated with full-color photographs throughout, this beautiful guide covers everything you need to know to start your own backyard...
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Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces

Michelle Slatalla · Artisan
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Our homes' outdoor spaces can - and should - be as welcoming and carefully considered as our living rooms; when treated as extensions of our homes, these spaces enrich our lives immeasurably. That was the guiding principle when, under the direction of editor in chief Michelle Slatalla (whose...
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Sunset Western Garden Book of Easy-Care Plantings: The Ultimate Guide to Low-Water Beds, Borders, and Containers

The Editors of Sunset Magazine · Time Home Entertainment Inc.
Pages: 286
Format: Print book

This book illustrates that intricate, fragrant, and well-designed gardens don't need to be time-consuming to tend. Gardeners of all levels will learn about the types of plants that make their gardens as easy to care for as they are easy on the eyes. The Sunset Western Garden Book of Easy-Care...
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The New Organic Grower, 3rd Edition: A Master's Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home and Market Gardener, 30th Anniversary Edition

ELIOT COLEMAN · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The Book that Started the Organic Farming Revolution Since its original publication in 1989, The New Organic Grower has been one of the most important farming books available, with pioneer Eliot Coleman leading the charge in the organic movement in the United States. Now fully illustrated...
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101 Organic Gardening Hacks: Eco-friendly Solutions to Improve Any Garden

Shawna Coronado · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Create simple solutions for growing organic gardens!The word "hack" has a multitude of meanings these days, but if you ask garden author Shawna Coronado what a hack is, she might just wave her hand toward her own back yard. She could be pointing at the garden bench she created...
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Remodelista

Julie Carlson · Artisan
Format: Hardcover

Remodelista.com is the go-to, undisputed authority for home design enthusiasts, remodelers, architects, and designers. Unlike sites that cater to all tastes, Remodelista has a singular and clearly defined aesthetic: classic pieces trump designs that are trendy and transient, and well-edited...
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The Family Cabin: Inspiration for Camps, Cottages, and Cabins

Dale Mulfinger · Taunton Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Dale Mulfinger is widely acknowledged as the foremost expert on cabins in North America. His first book, The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway, has sold almost 200,000 copies and has consistently been the leading book in the category since it was published in 2001. In this...
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The CHAOS Cure: Clean Your House and Calm Your Soul in 15 Minutes

Marla Cilley · Seal Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

With the help of New York Times bestselling author and housekeeping guru Marla Cilley, you'll cure your household CHAOS (Can't Have Anyone Over Syndrome) by changing your messy home into a soothing sanctuaryAre you suffering from CHAOS, otherwise known as Can't Have Anyone Over Syndrome?...
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Rocky Mountain Vegetable Gardening Guide

Cheryl Moore-Gough · Two Dot Books
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Rocky Mountain Vegetable Gardening Guide is the definitive guide to vegetable gardening in the five states that comprise the Rocky Mountain region. Expert horticulturist, Cheryl Moore-Gough, addresses the unique growing conditions and challenges of this region from how to select, grow,...
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All New Square Foot Gardening, Second Edition: The Revolutionary Way to Grow More In Less Space

Mel Bartholomew · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Square Foot Gardening is the most practical, foolproof way to grow a home garden, whether you're growing an urban garden, or have an entire backyard. That explains why author and gardening innovator Mel Bartholomew has sold more than two million books teaching how to become a successful...
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