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Dare to Repair: A Do-It-Herself Guide to Fixing (Almost) Anything In The Home

by Julie Sussman Stephanie Glakas-Tenet

A repair guide written especially for women.

Reading About - My Home

by Jim Pipe

The Reading About series introduces early readers to non-fiction. Each book is designed to increase reading fluency and combines a narrative text, accessible language and an easy-to-follow format.

Wildflower Gardening

by James Underwood Crockett Oliver E. Allen

This gardening reference will teach you which wildflowers will grow best in your own backyard. Co-authored by James Underwood Crockett, an distinguished horticulturist, writer on gardening and, TV guru of plant care.

Growing And Using Garlic

by Glenn Andrews

The first third of the booklet is a brief guide to growing garlic and the remainder is recipes.

All The Onions: And How To Grow Them

by Betty Jacobs

Describes how to grow, harvest, store, and use all the members of the onion family. Onions, garlic, shallots, leeks as well as others.

Who Knew?: Green Hints and Tips to Save Time, Money... And the Planet

by Jeanne Bossolina Lubin

Who Knew?: You can save 40% on the cost of air conditioning, that bottled water creates over 1.5 million tons of plastic waste a year, turning off your car's air conditioner can improve your fuel economy by more than 20%... and much more.

Bonsai: The Art of Dwarfing Trees

by Ann Kimball Pipe

This book offers to the beginner the basic foundations for Bonsai, and for growing plants in pots. The book covers topics such as finding suitable trees, potting, watering, trimming, plant health, and much more. There is a separate section for discussing the shaping of different bonsais into the beautiful shapes. The book also offers a fairly good list of plants to try for planting as bonsai.

Selected Tips from Heloise

by Heloise

This book contains many useful hints for making our lives easier. I can vouch for the effectiveness of this one: To get rid of ants, wipe down counters and other surfaces with vinegar. It will take four or five days to discourage the ants. Broken glass? "To sweep up broken glass, place a damp paper towel over the debris first. The tiny shattered pieces will cling to the paper and all can be easily swept up. Works with pet hair, too." Do you have "big terry cloth oven mitts? Great for wiping splatters off kitchen walls, the terry cloth loops scrub right into the depressions in textured paint. They also scrub vinyl floors in a flash --a huge area wipes clean in one swipe. In addition, the mitts slurp up spills, do dusting, and, if slightly dampened, pick up pet hairs from upholstery." Some items keep better in the refrigerator if turned upsidedown--jelly, relish, pickles. Be sure lids are tight. When finished, throw the mitts into the washer-- they come out clean and ready for

Home Buying for Dummies (2nd edition)

by Ray B. Browne Eric Tyson

Easy-to-follow information on buying a home.

The Savage Garden

by Peter D'Amato

Cultivating Carnivores Plants

Lavender: The Grower's Guide

by Virginia Mcnaughton

A book on different types of lavender and how to grow them

Understanding God’s World

by Dawn Mereness

The Author describes GOD's creation in his books, about Science, Insects, Plants, Birds, Water, Air, Weather, Sound and Hearing. Geology, Planet Earth, Oceanography, Wonders of the Sea and Astronomy.

Onward and Upward in the Garden

by Katharine S. White

Mrs. White loved gardens and spent much time working in hers and writing about all things related. Her husband's introduction to this book is warm and informative.

Round Loom Knitting Patterns

by Nicole Clark

This book offers an introduction to "rake" or loom knitting. This technique is easy to learn and is explained in detail in the book. Patterns include, dish cloths, hats, socks, stockings, baby booties, and more. From the book jacket: Knitting loom patterns and variations for: - Afghans - Baby Booties - Chrismas Stockings Hats - Scarves - Socks - Sweaters Over 50 Pictures and Illustrations. "This is the funnest pattern book of its type. The author makes it fun to do knitting on round looms." - Mary Allen, Houston, TX "Every pattern is easy to read and understand." - Jan Wirthlin, Dover, OH "My kids were ready to move on to making more complicated patterns, and this book helped me show them how." - Margaret Brown, Highmore, SD

Around the House and in the Garden: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Healing, and Home Improvement

by Dominique Browning

When divorce tore Browning's home and heart apart, she began seeing with a new perspective. This is her therapeutic journey: she had taken care of the garden, now it would care for her.

Built From Scratch

by Bernie Marcus Arthur Blank

Tells how two regular guys built the Home Depot stores into the mega-business they are today.

Organic Gardening without Poisons

by Hamilton Tyler

This book explains how to restore health to the home garden by returning to natural gardening methods. Nature can benefit the gardener if he does not interfere with its complicated and delicate balance by using synthetic insecticides and fertilizers.

Narcotics: Nature's Dangerous Gifts

by Norman Taylor

Information on marijuana, opium, morphine, heroin, coca, cocaine, alcohol, tobacco, ololiuqui, peyotl (mescaline), pituri, fly agaric, caapi, kava, betel, coffee, chocolate and tea.

Essential Oil Pocket Reference, third edition

by Essential Science Publishing

Reference on Essential oils and their use and profiles.

Handy Crafts From Scraps: A Collection of Illustrated How-To-Make Articles from Scrap and Inexpensive Materials

by Olive Howie

Read this book and you will be able to make nice gifts without spending much money. Includes such projects as: clown bank, sponge holder, sewing basket, letter holder, dog bookend and many more items. Simple ideas and clear instructions.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Household Solutions

by Melodie Moore

You're no idiot, of course. You know that you should be able to fix that leaky faucet, clean those messy pots, and save on your heating bill. But when it comes to dealing with those never-ending chores and dilemmas, you feel like a slave to your home. Unlock those shackles now! The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Household Solutions helps make you lord or lady of the manor again, with thousands of hints and tips for getting things done quicker, cheaper, easier, and smarter. In this Complete Idiot's Guide® you get: Valuable tips that help you save money on decorating, entertaining, and travel. Idiot-proof solutions for keeping your kitchen, garage, and home office in tip-top shape. Easy-to-follow instructions for home repairs and lawn and garden maintenance. More than 75 formulas for household cleaning, pet products, tried-and-true home remedies, and more! MELODIE MOORE, former CPA, is the founder and editor of Tightwad Living, a mini-magazine that focuses on time and money-saving household solutions. Moore's articles have been published in numerous magazines, and her books, The Frugal Almanac, Smart Cents, and Vim and Vinegar, have helped thousands of people with their everyday chores and dilemmas. Inside You Will Find Ways: Save on car and travel expenses. Eat better for less. Solve everyday health and beauty problems. Eliminate pet odors. Get rid of bugs. Polish furniture. Remove stubborn decals. Simplify home repairs-indoors and out. Enjoy more family fun times. Never pay full price for anything again!

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