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100 Plants That Won't Die in Your Garden

Geoff Tibballs · Robinson
Pages: 198
Format: Paperback

Stocking a garden with plants can be an expensive business, so there are few things more frustrating than when the prized specimen for which you have paid a king's ransom either online or at a garden centre shrivels up and dies within a year or so of purchase. If you can prove that...
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Vogue Living: Country, City, Coast

Hamish Bowles · Knopf
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The next collection of all-new beautiful houses and gardens that have appeared in the pages of Vogue over the last decade, with more than 400 full-color photographs.Lavishly illustrated in full color, Vogue Living: City, Country, by the Sea is an irresistible voyage through some of the world's...
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Creating the French Look

Annie Sloan · CICO Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

The French interior evokes a way of life to aspire to, with its good food,unhurried pace and, above all, its past for which many people feel nostalgia.Developed over hundreds of years, the French look reflects all tastes, from the cultivated grandeur of the chateau to the simplicity of rural...
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Junk Gypsy: Designing a Life at the Crossroads of Wander & Wonder

Amie Sikes · Touchstone
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In their first book, the Junk Gypsies - sisters and stars of the popular Texas-born brand and HGTV show - combine big dreams, stories of roadside treasures found, and down-home design projects inspired by epic makeovers for friends like Miranda Lambert, Billie Joe Armstrong, and Sadie Robertson.Amie...
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How To Prune, Train and Tie Rose Plants

Centrale Raad van Beroep. · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 136
Format: Paperback

With roses, learning occurs from the ground up. The art of growing beautiful roses is something anyone can master. Whether you are looking to start an entire garden from scratch or simply keep this vigorously growing plant properly pruned, expert advice can help you achieve a beautiful...
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Clean My Space: The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster, and Loving Your Home Every Day

MELISSA MAKER · Avery Publishing Group
Pages: 298
Format: Print book

The wildly popular YouTube star behind Clean My Space presents the breakthrough solution to cleaning better with less effort Melissa Maker is beloved by fans all over the world for her completely re-engineered approach to cleaning. As the dynamic new authority on home and living, Melissa...
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A House in the Country

Peter Pennoyer · Vendome Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Nestled amid the lush, gently rolling hills of cattle and horse farms in Millbrook, New York, is a handsome Greek Revival house that looks like it's always been there. In fact, it is brand new - the collaborative effort of architect Peter Pennoyer and his wife, interior designer Katie Ridder....
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Butterfly Gardening: The North American Butterfly Association Guide

Jane Hurwitz · Princeton University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Flexibound

An indispensable and lavishly illustrated guide to creating a garden that attracts and sustains butterfliesButterfly gardening creates habitats that support butterflies, connecting us with some of the most beautiful creatures in the natural world and bringing new levels of excitement and joy to gardening....
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Wildlife in Your Garden: Planting and Landscaping to Create a Backyard Sanctuary

Karen Lanier · i-5 Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Imagine a thriving garden in your backyard, bursting with vibrantly colored blooms and lush green leaves, shaded by tall trees. Now imagine the same garden, alive with buzzing and flapping and chirping and croaking. Imagine the ecological impact of encouraging natural pollinators. Imagine...
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The bold dry garden : lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden

Johanna Silver · Timber Press
Pages: 235
Format: Print book

Celebrate and recreate the beauty of The Ruth Bancroft Garden! Ruth Bancroft is a dry gardening pioneer. Her lifelong love of plants led to the creation of one of the most acclaimed public gardens, The Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California. The Bold Dry Garden offers unparalleled...
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A Place to Call Home: Tradition, Style, and Memory in the New American House

Gil Schafer, III. · Rizzoli
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

For award-winning architect Gil Schafer, the most successful houses are the ones that celebrate the small moments of life - houses with timeless charm that are imbued with memory and anchored in a distinct sense of place. Essentially, Schafer believes a house is truly successful when the people...
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The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse: How to Design and Build a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse

Lindsey Schiller · New Society
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Fresh, local nutrient-dense fruits vegetables are hard to find in winter in cold climates. Growing warm-weather crops like tomatoes, bananas, avocados, and other perennials is nearly impossible using conventional structures. The solution for millions of backyard and small-scale commercial...
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D. Porthault: The Art of Luxury Linens

Brian D Coleman · Gibbs Smith
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Inspired French luxury for the home. Take a peek inside private upper class homes that reveal why D. Porthault has been the favored French luxury brand for linens and other fabrics for nearly one hundred years. Tour traditional and old-world styles as well as contemporary upmarket decor...
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Affordable Kitchen Upgrades

Steve Cory · Creative Homeowner; First edition
Format: Paperback

Kitchen remodeling projects can be expensive, but there are alternatives to a full-scale renovation. Affordable Kitchen Upgrades provides those alternatives by supplying inexpensive design ideas and easy how-to projects that make a large impact on the look and the functionality of a kitchen....
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The Ultimate Gardening Guide: Utah State University's Guide to Common Gardening Questions

KATIE WAGNER · Cedar Fort, Inc.
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Grow your garden skills with expert advice and proven techniques! This easy-to-use book brings you a bounty of tips and tricks so you're guaranteed a green thumb, even if you've never sown a seed before. Learn how to maximize your space, keep your plants thriving, and save yourself...
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