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The ubiquitous fungi are little known and vastly underappreciated. Yet, without them we wouldn’t have bread, alcohol, cheese, tofu, or the unique flavors of mushrooms, morels, and truffles. We can’t survive without fungi. The Kingdom Fungi provides a comprehensive look at the biology, structure, and morphological diversity of these necessary organisms. It sheds light on their ecologically important roles in nature, their fascinating relationships with people, plants, and animals, and their practical …
Amazon / Brand: Timber Press
Price: 192.52 $

A single blueprint for a garage, gazebo or shed can cost a consumer far more than the cost of this book. With more than 50 detailed plans with complete instructions, this book offers an amazing value for homeowners. More than 1,000 color photos and detailed, step-by-step instructions leave nothing to chance, allowing homeowners to easily save thousands of dollars, even if they only build one or two projects. This definitive book will be a treasured resource for years. …
Amazon / Cool Springs Press
Price: 161.10 $

This book is about making the most of what you already have in your own yard. Throw nothing away and spend the absolute minimum! Phil Thane guides us step by step through the tasks required to convert that neglected patch of land into a desirable zone in which we can relax on those balmy summer evenings. Beginning with the basic bedrock of soil and composting, he goes on to refurbish or rebuild those tired walls, lay perfect weed free paths, patios, gravel areas and lawns, source, repair and make …
Amazon / Good Life Press
Price: 158.96 $

Fundamentals of Continuum Mechanics of Soils provides a long-needed general scheme for the study of the important yet problematic material of soil. It closes the gap between two disciplines, soil mechanics and con- tinuum mechanics, showing that the familiar concepts of soil mechanics evolve directly from continuum mechanics. It confirms concepts such as pore pressures, cohesion and dependence of the shear stress on consolidation, and rejects the view that continuum mechanics cannot be applied to …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 140.04 $

This Second Edition of Great Garages, Sheds & Outdoor Buildings presents 155 garages and outbuildings45% of them new to this editiondesigned to fit virtually any home exterior or landscape plan. Youll find simple garages and structures, as well as more expansive two-story garages that do double-duty. And all have the unique design details for which Home Planners is famous.Here are structures homeowners want, from the simplest of utility garages to wonderfully complete guest-house garages. Also …
Amazon / Brand: Home Planners
Price: 125.76 $

Now available for the first time in paperback, the magnificent Oxford Companion to the Garden illuminates the history and design of gardens all over the world, from the earliest recorded known examples to the present day, encompassing everything from small private gardens, to the secret gardens of Arab princes, to the vast public park at Versailles. With hundreds of photographs and illustrations, the book s broad sweep make it the perfect reference for garden-lovers everywhere, offering in 1,750 …

BLACK+DECKER has home improvement covered with the ultimate indoor/outdoor DIY book set. This handsome two-volume boxed set offers something truly amazing: a complete indoor/outdoor reference library for do-it-yourselfers in a single compact and affordable package. Boasting 1,160 pages of detailed how-to instructions and photos, this go-to information source has the answer to any home improvement question you may have, from fixing home wiring to showing you how to build a tree house. The set contains …
Amazon / Cool Springs Press
Price: 74.19 $

Until now, the green roof movement has been limited to large-scale, professional endeavors and public buildings. But homeowners everywhere are catching onto the benefits of a green roof—water conservation, energy savings, and storm water management. In Small Green Roofs authors Dunnett, Gedge, Little, and Snodgrass profile ordinary homeowners who scaled green roofs down to the domestic level.Small Green Roofs is the first book to focus on small-scale and domestic green roofs. More than forty profiles …
Amazon / Brand: Timber Press
Price: 71.67 $

Sheds aren t just for storage anymore. With a little bit of thought and work, your shed can become a guest cottage, a recording studio, a writer s getaway and even a small business location. With more people staying in their current homes, the opportunity to add on beyond the scope of the existing house is more appealing than ever. The Versatile Shed offers basic how-to for building your own shed structure, along with recommendations for electrical and comfort needs. Also included are ideas for working …
Amazon / Betterway Books
Price: 62.94 $

Although it harks from a time before power tools, electricity, and gasoline, this book abounds in simple ideas that rural householders still find useful today.Barns, poultry houses, piggeries, corn cribs, ice houses, spring houses, granaries, smokehouses, root cellars and even kennels and birdhouses are included in this fascinating compendium from days gone by. …

Become a citizen of Shed Nation! With hardworking advice from Popular Mechanics on designing, building, and customizing a shed for any yard, this is the ultimate inspirational handbook for every homeowner.  There are innovative plans for building several sheds, each with a different practical use, as well as contributions from Popular Mechanics readers who share their own designs.  The sheds include:- Small Is Beautiful: A 6’ x 8’ shed with solid framing, plywood sheathing, and cedar siding. …
Amazon / Hearst
Price: 56.53 $

There are many ways a homeowner can improve the usefulness, value, and design of their outdoor living spaces, and the Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Projects brings the most popular of those projects together in one complete book. Created to both inspire homeowners by showing the possibilities as well as providing the instruction to build the project, the Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Projects covers everything from building fences to planting a lush, green lawn. Projects include the tools and materials …
Amazon / Creative Homeowner
Price: 53.60 $

Country architecture: Old-fashioned designs for gazebos, summerhouses, springhouses, smokehouses, stables, greenhouses, carriage houses, outhouses,... doghouses, sheds, and other outbuildings …
Amazon / Brand: Main Street Press
Price: 50.84 $

A unique study, linking social history with architecture and garden design, this is an intriguing and detailed account of the ornamental garden structures which were created for the French monarchy and royal circles from the late 1600s to the Revolution in 1789. These morceaux d architecture, which we call pavilions, became a distinctive, highly accomplished art form appealing not only to royalty and members of the court circle, but also to the bourgeoisie. As well as complementing and enriching …

The whimsical. Like a treehouse, everyone is enchanted by the idea of having a garden shed—one’s very own private retreat. Whether a room of one’s own for quiet, much needed personal time away from the family, a hobbyist’s den, or an extra play space for the children, these picturesque structures can accommodate any purpose. The shed—that charming cottage-like outbuilding—is coming into its own, and this detailed and wonderfully illustrated guide will inspire anyone interested in adding …
Amazon / UNIVERSE
Price: 49.99 $

Much more than just lawns, the backyards of today make full use of this area s unlimited possibilities for lounging, dining, playing, and communing with nature. Outdoor kitchens make cooking a treat for the senses while backyard fireplaces create a natural gathering place for friends and family. Decks, patios and porches can be transformed into fully furnished outdoor rooms with floors, walls and ceilings. Backyard Idea Book helps readers unlock the extraordinary possibilities of this incredibly …
Amazon / Taunton
Price: 49.46 $