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The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects: 76 Useful Things You Can Build to Create Customized Working Spaces and Storage Facilities, Equip the ... Animals, and Make Practical Outdoor Furniture
The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects: 76 Useful Things You Can Build to Create Customized Working Spaces and Storage Facilities, Equip the ... Animals, and Make Practical Outdoor Furniture

Spike Carlsen · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 287
Format: Paperback

Homesteaders, gardeners, small farmers, and outdoor living enthusiasts will love these 76 DIY projects for practical outdoor items designed to help you live more sustainably and independently. Expert woodworker Spike Carlsen offers clear, simple, fully illustrated instructions for everything...
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The Wildlife-Friendly Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Food in Harmony with Nature
The Wildlife-Friendly Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Food in Harmony with Nature

Tammi Hartung · Storey
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

This one-of-a-kind book shows you how to create a peaceful co-existence between your vegetable garden and the wildlife who consider it part of their habitat. By understanding and working with the surrounding environment - instead of continually fighting it - you'll reap a larger harvest...
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Country Style: Home Décor and Rustic Crafts from Chandeliers to Coffee Tables, Bedcovers to Bulletin Boards
Country Style: Home Décor and Rustic Crafts from Chandeliers to Coffee Tables, Bedcovers to Bulletin Boards

Anna Örnberg · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Hardcover

A beautiful, rustic home isn't hard to create. With a splash of color, some pieces that pop, and a little bit of inspiration, even the most standard unit can be flipped into a country haven. Try elegant whites, industrial details, grandiose patterns, or some shabby chic. It's fun and easy...
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My Cool Kitchen: A Style Guide to Unique and Inspirational Kitchens
My Cool Kitchen: A Style Guide to Unique and Inspirational Kitchens

Jane Field-Lewis · Pavilion Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

This book departs from the standard look-alike conventional kitchens offered by mass-market home stores. Instead, it celebrates individuality, creativity and artistic flair. From the kitchens of tiny city flats to baronial castles, this is a refreshing look outside of the box of the catalogue...
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Sunnylands: America's Midcentury Masterpiece
Sunnylands: America's Midcentury Masterpiece

Janice Lyle · Vendome
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

With its pastel green and yellow interior, its dazzling collection of Impressionist paintings, and long, low sofas that look like vintage Cadillac convertibles, Sunnylands was a Versailles for the Space Age. In Palm Springs, the mecca of midcentury modern architecture, this immaculately...
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Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change
Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change

Larry Weaner · Timber Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

"This beautiful book shows us that guiding natural processes rather than fighting them is the key to creating healthier landscapes and happier gardeners. An essential addition to our knowledge of sustainable landscapes." - Doug Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home This lushly-photographed...
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Homegrown Berries: Successfully Grow Your Own Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, and More
Homegrown Berries: Successfully Grow Your Own Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, and More

Timber Press · Timber Press
Format: Book

Enjoy delicious, nutritious berries from your own backyard! Why buy expensive berries from the supermarket when you can grow a bumper crop right outside your door? Homegrown Berries covers the entire process, from planting to picking that first nutritious, luscious fruit. Youll learn the best...
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The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden
The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden

Roy Diblik · Timber Press
Format: Book

Weve all seen gorgeous perennial gardens packed with color, texture, and multi-season interest. Designed by a professional and maintained by a crew, they are aspirational bits of beauty too difficult to attempt at home. Or are they? The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden makes a design-magazine-worthy...
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Gardens in Detail: 100 Contemporary Designs
Gardens in Detail: 100 Contemporary Designs

Emma Reuss · The Monacelli Press
Format: Hardcover

Explore 100 gardens from around the world with this illustrated guide to the design elements of each - from historical style to planting and landscape design. This comprehensive reference offers gardens from many periods of history - Islamic, Renaissance, English Landscape, Arts &...
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Homegrown Tea: An Illustrated Guide to Planting, Harvesting, and Blending Teas and Tisanes
Homegrown Tea: An Illustrated Guide to Planting, Harvesting, and Blending Teas and Tisanes

Cassie Liversidge · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 270
Format: Paperback

Homegrown Tea explains how to grow a large variety of plants in your own garden, on a balcony or even on a window sill could become your tea cupboard. It shows you how to grow your tea from seeds, cuttings, or small plants, as well as which parts of the plant are used to make tea. Liversidge...
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Start a Community Food Garden: The Essential Handbook
Start a Community Food Garden: The Essential Handbook

LaManda Joy · Timber Press
Format: Book

LaManda Joy, the founder of Chicago's Peterson Garden Project and a board member of the American Community Gardening Association, has worked in the community gardening trenches for years and brings her knowledge to the wider world in Start a Community Food Garden. This hardworking guide...
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What's Wrong With My Fruit Garden?: 100% Organic Solutions for Berries, Trees, Nuts, Vines, and Tropicals
What's Wrong With My Fruit Garden?: 100% Organic Solutions for Berries, Trees, Nuts, Vines, and Tropicals

David Deardorff · Timber Press
Format: Hardcover

Its the question most commonly heard in every garden whats wrong with my? And with the bestselling Whats Wrong With My Plant? and Whats Wrong With My Vegetable Garden?, weve answered it for flower borders, perennial gardens, and vegetable beds. Whats next? One of the most challenging parts...
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Improving Your Soil: A Practical Guide to Soil Management for the Serious Home Gardener
Improving Your Soil: A Practical Guide to Soil Management for the Serious Home Gardener

Keith Reid · Firefly Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Valuable advice from an expert in soil science. Intended for both small and medium-size gardens, Improving Your Soil reveals the steps to take to achieve the perfect soil base in which to grow plants. With directions on amending poor soil, modifying mediocre earth, aerating compacted...
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What's wrong with my houseplant? : save your indoor plants with 100% organic solutions
What's wrong with my houseplant? : save your indoor plants with 100% organic solutions

David C Deardorff · Timber Press (OR)
Pages: 292
Format: Hardcover

Houseplants add style, clean the air, and bring nature indoors. But they are often plagued with problems - aphids, mealybugs, mites, and thrips to name just a few. What's Wrong With My Houseplant? shows you how to keep indoor plants healthy by first teaching you how to identify the problem....
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Designing and Planting a Woodland Garden: Plants and Combinations that Thrive in the Shade
Designing and Planting a Woodland Garden: Plants and Combinations that Thrive in the Shade

Keith Wiley · Timber Press, Inc.
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

Woodlands are magical places and even small gardens can capture the atmosphere with a carefully chosen tree and some shade-loving plants. Selecting the right plant for the right place is essential and expert plantsman Keith Wiley explains how to combine plants that will thrive together...
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