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Build Stuff with Wood: Make Awesome Projects with Basic Tools

Asa Christiana · Taunton Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Build Stuff with Wood is a true beginner's guide to woodworking, aimed at anyone who is interested in the craft but has only a few tools and no real idea where to start. The idea behind the book is to begin with a basic toolset (a circular saw, chopsaw, cordless drill, jigsaw, and a few hand...
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Building Soil: A Down-to-Earth Approach: Natural Solutions for Better Gardens & Yards

Elizabeth Murphy · Cool Springs Pr
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

This is your down-to-earth, complete manual for achieving great gardening results with your own rich, organic soil!How do you recognize healthy soil? How much can your existing soil be improved? What are the best amendments to use for your soil? Let Building Soil answer your questions and be your...
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Countertop Gardens: Easily Grow Kitchen Edibles Indoors for Year-Round Enjoyment

Shelley Levis · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Whether you have a huge yard in a warm climate or a tiny apartment in a city with harsh winters, you can grow edibles year-round in the comfort and convenience of your own kitchen!Countertop Gardens will make you an expert in the world of indoor gardening, walking you through the challenges,...
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Easy Garden Projects: 200 Simple Ideas for Your Yard, Garden & Home

Country Gardens · Weldon Owen
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Everyone could use a little greenery in their lives! Easy Garden Projects features 200 creative garden projects of all skill levels and styles to help you liven up your home and yard. Country Gardens magazine celebrates the spirit and romance of gardening as a lifestyle, with an emphasis...
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The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter

Margareta Magnusson · Scribner
Pages: 224
Format: Book

Funny, wise, and deeply practical, Swedish artist Margareta Magnusson offers advice on how to declutter your home and minimize your worldly possessions so your loved ones don't have to do it for you. In Swedish there is a word for it: Dostädning, "do" means...
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The Humane Gardener: Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife

Nancy Lawson · Princeton Architectural Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

In this eloquent plea for compassion and respect for all species, journalist and gardener Nancy Lawson describes why and how to welcome wildlife to our backyards. Through engaging anecdotes and inspired advice, profiles of home gardeners throughout the country, and interviews with scientists...
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One-Day Room Makeovers: How to Get the Designer Look for Less with Three Easy Steps

Martin Amado · Page Street Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

By painting the walls, rearranging key pieces of furniture and adding new decorative accessories to complete the style, your boring living room will beautifully come to life at practically no cost. No need to bust down walls or buy a whole new living room set. Martin Amado is a home designer...
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The flower-powered garden : supercharge your borders and containers with bold, colourful plant combinations

Andy Vernon · Timber Press
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

Discover the joy of a flower-driven garden! For many gardeners, the low-key colors of the naturalistic gardening movement are just too quiet. Andy Vernon, a self-professed flower fanatic, is one of these gardeners. In The Flower- Powered Garden, he urges everyone to embrace one of the most...
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Open House: Reinventing Space for Simple Living

Amanda Pays · Gibbs Smith
Pages: 176
Format: Book

Transforming older homes into modern, functional, open spaces filled with natural light. Author Amanda Pays and Corbin Bernsen share ideas for remodeling older homes to create modern, open floor plans while sharing lessons learned along the way. Topics include tricks of seeing through...
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Prepping 101: 40 Steps You Can Take to Be Prepared: Protect Your Family, Prepare for Weather Disasters, and Be Ready and Resilient when Emergencies Arise

Kathy Harrison · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

The next severe storm, power outage, or financial meltdown could hit at any time. Having a household contingency plan and being part of a strong, resilient community could mean the difference between life and death. This friendly and highly accessible guide introduces the most important,...
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The Wondrous World of Weeds

Pat Collins · New Holland Publishers
Pages: 255
Format: Paperback

What is a weed? The dictionary will tell you it is simply a plant growing out of place. In The Wondrous World of Weeds you will discover that there are plants all around us with culinary and holistic potential. They are also good companions in the garden for vegetables, fruit trees, and flowers,...
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