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The Reason for Flowers: Their History, Culture, Biology, and How They Change Our Lives

Stephen L Buchmann · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

Cultural history at its best—the engaging, lively, and definitive story of the beauty, sexuality, ecology, myths, lore, and economics of the worlds flowers, written by a passionately devoted author and scientist, and illustrated with his stunning photographs. Flowers, and the fruits that...
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Deck & patio furnishings : seating, dining, wind & sun screens, storage, entertaining & more.

Michael R Anderson · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 176
Format: Flexibound

Get everything you need to know to build 25 outdoor projects, from benches to birdbaths! Deck & Patio Furnishings is a collection of easy to intermediate projects that any homeowner with basic tools can build. These practical projects for outdoor living range from seats, benches, tables,...
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DEWALT Building Contractor's Licensing Exam Guide: Based on the 2015 IRC & IBC

Christopher Prince · Delmar, 2016.
Format: Print book

Updated to reflect the 2015 International Building Code and International Residential Code, this guide introduces you to the most critical concepts, from code and OSHA requirements to business management and building theory. This valuable content is enhanced by the book's student-friendly...
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The Seasons of My Mother: A Memoir of Love, Family, and Flowers

Marcia Gay Harden · Atria Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In this poetic and inspiring memoir, one of America's most revered actresses uses the imagery of flowers and the art of Ikebana to depict the unique creative bond that she has had with her mother throughout the years - and how, together, they are facing her mother's struggle with Alzheimer's...
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Pillows, Curtains, and Shades Step by Step

Dorling Kinderling, Inc. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Pillows, Curtains, and Shades Step by Step has 25 easy projects to elevate your home decor without the expensive price tag.Sew curtains, make Roman blinds, design bed runners, and more. You'll learn how to make everything from professional curtains and cushion covers to seating, bedding,...
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Let It Go: Downsizing Your Way to a Richer, Happier Life

Peter Walsh · Rodale
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Sorting through a lifetime's worth of accumulated possessions can be a daunting and stressful process that millions of Americans confront every year. The need to downsize often arises at a momentous life change, whether you're an empty nester or retiree selling your family home, a newlywed...
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Tiling

Joseph Truini · The Taunton Press, Inc.
Pages: 249
Format: Print book

With a little time and even less money, DIYers can update and transform their home by tiling kitchens, bathrooms, and other spaces. Stanley's Homeowners Guide to Tiling clearly explains the tiling process with hundreds of step-by-step photographs offering accurate, dependable, and easy-to-understand...
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Tiki Style

Sven A Kirsten · Taschen
Pages: 190
Format: Print book

Polynesian Pop Icon: How Tiki became an American dream Urban islands and bamboo hideaways set the stage for a pop culture phenomenon like no other. In mid-century America, the imaginative appeal of Tiki penetrated fashion, music, eating, drinking, and architecture. Published in connection...
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The Culinary Herbal: Growing and Preserving 97 Flavorful Herbs

Susan Belsinger · Timber Press
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

"This fresh new masterpiece excites the senses!" - Rosemary Gladstar, herbalist and bestselling author Good cooks know that when it comes to herbs, there is nothing better than those that are clipped fresh from the garden. The Culinary Herbal highlights 97 delicious varieties...
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Concrete Creations: 45 Easy-to-Make Gifts and Accessories

Marion Dawidowski · Search Press
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Over 45 elegant concrete designs for your beautiful, modern home with just a bag of ready-mixed concrete, water, and a few items you can find around the house.Concrete is in.And no wonder: it's inexpensive, durable, and makes unique, stunning pieces with which to decorate your home. With...
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The Exquisite Book of Paper Flower Transformations: Playing with Size, Shape, and Color to Create Spectacular Paper Arrangements

LIVIA CETTI · HARRY N ABRAMS
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

In The Exquisite Book of Paper Flower Arrangements, artist Livia Cetti ups the ante with a host of grander and more intricate flowers and projects - more blooms, more petals, stronger stems, and bigger, bolder arrangements! Cetti will teach you how to play with size, shape, color, and texture...
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Gardening Complete: How to Best Grow Vegetables, Flowers, and Other Outdoor Plants

Cool Springs Press · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 376
Format: Hardcover

Gardening Complete is the most up-to-date and complete guide to gardening for homeowners. Inside, eight of North America's top gardening experts - and Cool Springs Press authors - present 19 subjects of critical interest to anyone who wants to learn or broaden gardening skills. Whether...
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The Guide to Humane Critter Control: Natural, Nontoxic Pest Solutions to Protect Your Yard and Garden

Theresa Rooney · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

It takes a lot of work and a fair amount of money to grow a garden, and a top fear of every gardener is having their investment wiped out by deer, rabbits, and insect invaders. This book is filled with clever ways to be proactive and stop pests from feasting on your bounty.The Guide to Humane...
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Cacti: An Illustrated Guide To Varieties, Cultivation And Care, With Step-By-Step Instructions And Over 160 Magnificent Photographs

Terry Hewitt · Peony Press
Format: Paperback

The cacti is surprisingly easy to grow and this book offers everything you need to know at a glance in one handy and superbly illustrated practical guide; as well as a directory of 50 recommended varieties there is expert advice on planting, cultivation and care.
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Great Gardens of Britain

Alex Ramsay · Frances Lincoln
Format: Hardcover

Britain is famous all over the world for its gardens. In this book Helena Attlee focuses on twenty of the finest gardens in the country. Her choice encompasses a rich selection of sites all over England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, ranging from famous eighteenth-century landscapes...
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