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Better Homes and Gardens Flea Market Style: Fresh Ideas for Your Vintage Finds

Samantha Thorpe · Better Homes and Gardens Books
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

The Indispensible Guide to Scoring, Using, Collecting, and Displaying Vintage Flea Market Finds Flea markets, Craigslist, and even a neighbor's curb can yield vintage treasures that make a house sparkle. But knowing what to do with those pieces can be intimidating. This innovative book...
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Square Foot Gardening High-Value Veggies: Homegrown Produce Ranked by Value

Mel Bartholomew · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Calculate the return on investment for your vegetable garden and get the most bang for your gardening bucks!Get the most return on investment from your garden by calculating which vegetables, fruits, and herbs give the highest payback. To make the selection process of what to grow easy,...
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Japanese Zen Gardens

Yoko Kawaguchi · Frances Lincoln
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

'Beautifully illustrated, packed with fascinating insights' Robin Lane Fox in the Financial TimesA new handbook-sized edition of Japanese Zen Gardens. Japan's iconic zen gardens are revealed in Alex Ramsay's specially commissioned photographs and their history and meaning...
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Vern yip's design wise : your smart guide to a beautiful home

Vern Yip · Running Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Vern Yip is one of the most beloved and recognizable interior designers in America. Over the course of his near-decade at HGTV, he has counseled thousands of people on beautifying their homes on limited budgets. Through his shows, as well as in his regular column "Learn from Vern"...
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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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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 Rockefeller Family Gardens: An American Legacy

Larry Lederman · The Monacelli Press
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Larry Lederman takes readers on a privileged photographic tour through the Rockefeller family gardens in the Hudson Valley and Maine. The Rockefeller family is synonymous with great wealth, extraordinary philanthropy, and exceptional stewardship of unspoiled landscapes. In their private...
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The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books

Marta McDowell · Timber Press
Pages: 390
Format: Hardcover

"For gardeners, botanists, and fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder, this book looks at the beloved Little House on the Prairie author's relationship to nature." - Publishers Weekly The universal appeal of Laura Ingalls Wilder's books springs from a life lived in partnership with the land,...
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Paint Box: 45 Palettes for Choosing Color, Texture and Pattern

TRICIA GUILD · Quadrille Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Renowned for her unique eye for color and her ability to mix paint, pattern and texture to fabulous effect in creating beautiful spaces, Tricia Guild has now, for the first time ever, resolved to lay bare the secrets of her working methods and spell them out simply for us to follow - not to copy...
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Essential Pruning Techniques: Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers

Tony Kirkham · Timber Press
Pages: 404
Format: Print book

A master class on pruning Pruning is an essential part of garden maintenance; it is necessary to regulate and control growth and to encourage flowering and fruiting on trees and shrubs. It is also one of the most difficult parts of garden maintenance. To prune well, gardeners must have...
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The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden

Rick Darke · Timber Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Many gardeners today want a home landscape that nourishes and fosters wildlife. But they also want beauty, a space for the kids to play, privacy, and maybe even a vegetable patch. Sure, it's a tall order, but The Living Landscape shows how to do it. By combining the insights of two outstanding...
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Handpicked: Simple, Sustainable, and Seasonal Flower Arrangements

INGRID CAROZZI · HARRY N ABRAMS
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Brooklyn-based florist Ingrid Carozzi reveals her secrets for creating flower arrangements that are modern, original, and organic in style. Organized by season, the book presents simple step-by-step instruction (how to measure, cut, and place each bloom) for making more than 35 arrangements....
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The Bee-Friendly Garden: Design an Abundant, Flower-Filled Yard that Nurtures Bees and Supports Biodiversity

Kate Frey · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 213
Format: Print book

For every gardener who cares about the planet, this guide to designing a bee garden helps you create a stunningly colorful, vibrant, healthy habitat that attracts both honeybees and native bees.In The Bee-Friendly Garden, award-winning garden designer Kate Frey and bee expert Gretchen LeBuhn...
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Veranda Inspired by Color

Clinton Smith · Hearst
Pages: 287
Format: Hardcover

From subtle tints to saturated hues, this stunning volume from Veranda showcases sensational uses of color in some of the world's grandest homes. Step into more than 30 exquisite houses, all decorated by renowned designers, for a beautiful lesson in how color sets the tone for a room....
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City Farmhouse Style: Designs for a Modern Country Life

KIM LEGGETT · Abrams
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Come along on the hunt to coveted country sources and the best secret antiquing spots, and learn how to create country farmhouse style in your city dwelling. Author Kim Leggett is the creator of City Farmhouse, an interior design business, pop-up antiquing fairs, and vintage store. She is also...
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