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150 Best Interior Design Ideas

none · Harper Design
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

An in-depth review of the latest trends in residential interior designs from internationally renowned architects and designers, showcasing 150 full-color profiles and 500 pages of color photos - an outstanding addition to the popular 150 Best series.In 150 Best Interior Design Ideas you'll...
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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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Gardening Under Lights: The Complete Guide for Indoor Growers

LESLIE F HALLECK · Timber Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Gardening Under Lights details everything a gardener or hobbyist needs to know to garden indoors. Part One starts with the basics of photosynthesis, the science of light, and how to accurately measure how much light a plant needs. Part Two provides an overview of the most up-to-date tools...
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Once Upon a Farm: Lessons on Growing Love, Life, and Hope on a New Frontier

Rory Feek · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Sometimes, it's not only what we plant but where we're planted.Now raising their 3-year old daughter, Indiana, alone, after Joey's passing, Rory Feek digs deep into the soil of his life and career to share the choices made and lessons learned that helped turn a middle Tennessee farm into...
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The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook: How to Design and Build Swales, Dams, Ponds, and other Water Harvesting Systems

Douglas Barnes · New Society Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

In the face of drought and desertification, well-designed, water harvesting earthworks such as swales, ponds, and dams are the most effective way to channel water into productive use. The result can be increased food production, higher groundwater levels, reduced irrigation needs, and enhanced...
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101 Chilies to Try Before You Die

David Floyd · Firefly Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

101 Chilies to Try Before You Die is an all-in-one guide to the fruit of the genus Capsicum, or chilies, which contain capsaicin, a natural chemical that causes effects ranging from a slight tingle on the tongue to stinging pain. It is that heat that makes chilies a dynamite recipe ingredient...
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DEWALT Electrical Code Reference: Based on the 2017 NEC

DANIEL SANDEFUR · DELMAR

Translate the complex requirements of the 2017 National Electrical Code into simple, practical guidelines for residential electrical installation with this thorough, user-friendly resource. Ideal for homeowners and experienced electricians alike, DEWALT ELECTRICAL CODE REFERENCE: BASED...
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All the Presidents' Gardens: Madison's Cabbages to Kennedy's Roses, How the White House Grounds Have Grown with America

Marta McDowell · Timber Press
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

"This informative gem of a book is for readers fascinated by either gardening or presidential history." - Library Journal The eighteen acres that surround the White House have been an unwitting witness to history--a backdrop for soldiers, suffragettes, protestors, and activists....
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2018 International Mechanical Code

International Code Council · ICC
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

Establishes minimum regulations for mechanical systems using prescriptive and performance-related provisions. The IMC was developed with broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials, methods and design. Important changes include: Added coverage of pollution control...
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Unearthed: Love, Acceptance, and Other Lessons from an Abandoned Garden

Alexandra Risen · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In this moving memoir, a woman digs into a garden and into the past and finds secrets, beauty, and acceptance. Alex's father dies just as she and her husband buy a nondescript house set atop an acre of wilderness that extends into a natural gorge in the middle of the city. Choked with weeds...
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Modern Farmhouse Style: 250 Ways to Harmonize Rustic Charm with Contemporary Living

Country Home · Weldon Owen
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Move over, shabby chic: The new farmhouse look is all about clean lines and modern shapes, paired with rustic textures and clever upcycled decor ideas from the country life. With Modern Farmhouse Style, you can now achieve that farmhouse aesthetic in your own home - no matter where you reside.This...
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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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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 Bio-Integrated Farm: A Revolutionary Permaculture-Based System Using Greenhouses, Ponds, Compost Piles, Aquaponics, Chickens, and More

Shawn Jadrnicek · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The Bio-Integrated Farm is a twenty-first-century manual for managing nature's resources. This groundbreaking book brings "system farming" and permaculture to a whole new level. Author Shawn Jadrnicek presents new insights into permaculture, moving beyond the philosophical...
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Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism

Fumio Sasaki · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling phenomenon from Japan that shows us a minimalist life is a happy life.Fumio Sasaki is not an enlightened minimalism expert or organizing guru like Marie Kondo -- he's just a regular guy who was stressed out and constantly comparing himself to others, until one day he decided...
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