New Home & Garden Materials

Planting for honeybees : the grower's guide to creating a buzz / Sarah Wyndham Lewis. cover
Our gardens would be unrecognizable without the gentle buzz of the humble honeybee. Yet in recent years, bee populations have suffered from the loss of green spaces and need our help. Planting for Honeybees is a charmingly illustrated, practical guide on how to help attract these delightful pollinators - whether you only have a city window ledge or a whole country garden. With advice on the blooms to grow, and when and where to plant them, this book reveals the tips and tricks to creating a buzz and a better future for our apian friends.--COVER.
The suburban micro-farm : modern solutions for busy people / Amy Stross. cover
Outlines the ways to run a suburban homesteading garden, covering such topics as developing and nurturing healthy soil, using permaculture techniques, and making money with crops.
Stone houses : natural forms and historic and modern homes / Linda Leigh Paul. cover
Stone Houses presents more than 25 new and recent projects that represent the most charming and innovative spaces for rustic living with a uniquely durable material that has withstood the test of time and trends. Here is a portrait of traditional styles as well as the most forward-looking spaces for stone-house living, all with comfortable and appealing interiors perfectly suited to twenty-first-century lifestyles. This collection of houses spans the globe, from the Pacific Northwest and desert Southwest to the seasides of Carmel and Scotland, to the mountains of Montana, and the beaches of Jamaica and South Africa, making it the ultimate tour of stone-house living in exotic and beautiful locales.
Get it together! : an interior designer's guide to creating your best life / Orlando Soria ; photographs by Zeke Ruelas. cover
"After getting his start years ago on HGTV, Orlando Soria has made his way to the upper strata of the blogosphere with Hommemaker, his blog about home decor, art, style, and life. His distinctive voice-funny, confessional, and honest-has made him the Dan Savage of millennial homemaking. Now he brings together his most original, endearing, and irreverent advice in one gorgeous book that will help readers out of all kinds of tight spots-whether it's throwing a dinner party when you're broke, hanging art like a gallery owner, or preparing your home for an unwanted guest. In sections on interior style, design, Homme Life, DIY, and general life lessons, Orlando offers advice on topics such as How to Make Non-Garbagey Flower Arrangements and How to Deal with a Soul-Sucking Breakup. He helps readers problem solve, avoid rookie mistakes, and choose a wall color that won't make them puke. Photographer Zeke Ruelas's stunning images accompany Orlando's tips on designing for dudes, making your own coffee table, and decorating a kid's room. Whether you're short on cash or have money to burn, Orlando's unique and highly contagious take on life will inspire, comfort, and reassure you that anyone can Get It Together!"-- Provided by publisher.
Plant style : how to greenify your space / Alana Langan & Jacqui Vidal of Ivy Muse ; photography by Annette O'Brien. cover
"This book is a guide on how to turn your home into a jungle-like retreat with styling tips from design experts"--Publisher's description.
Garden wisdom & know-how : everything you need to know to plant, grow, and harvest / from the editors of Rodale Gardening Books. cover
Classic information, contemporary feel: Garden Wisdom & Know-How shows green-thumbs and novices alike everything they need to know about gardening; from soil composition to fertilizers to planting and landscaping on your dream-acres or in small containers. Charmingly illustrated with 1,000 illustrations and photographs, Garden Wisdom & Know-How is packed with must-have information including techniques for maintaining a garden year-round; harvesting herbs; designing by bloom season; turning garden refuse into garden rewards; building teepees, trellises, and other plant supports; and much more. Chapters are organized into topics such as garden techniques and tricks; the flower garden; the edible garden; container gardening; garden design and landscaping; and attracting wildlife. With nearly 1,000 pages of indispensable information, Garden Wisdom & Know-How is comprehensive and comforting for both the novice and experienced gardener.--AMAZON.
Styling with salvage : designing and decorating with reclaimed materials / Joanne Palmisano ; photography by Susan Teare. cover
"An essential guide for those who can't walk by a secondhand store or salvage yard with taking a peek, or for those who just want to decorate in a more sustainable, mindful way. Incorporating found objects into your decor forges a sense of connection impossible to reproduce with assembly-line furnishings."--Back cover.