Home, Garden & Lifestyle Books
Could you be your own Interior Designer? This book gives you insight into how the professionals work and their secrets. This book will inspire and guide you through any size of interior design task with useful references where further information is required. Whether you are a gifted amateur or a complete novice this book will help you.
You hear the term more often now: urban farming or gardening, in other words city gardening. Growing your own vegetables, fruit and herbs in your city garden, on your balcony or even on your roof. And, if possible, together, as there are more and more initiatives to create on undeveloped pieces of land
This superbly elegant book tells the story of one of South AfricaÆs most loved and admired gardens. ItÆs also the story of a historic and beautiful house, a uniquely preserved example of Cape Dutch architecture.
In Remarkable gardens, the beauty of South African gardens is revealed by Craig Fraser and Nini Bairnsfather Cloete. Featuring sumptuous photographs and engaging text, this book combines history and horticulture to take its reader on a fascinating journey through 20 of the most magical private gardens in the country.
Cabins speak of modesty, shared spaces for the camaraderie of family and friends and an open, relaxed atmosphere. The author is widely acknowledged as the foremost expert on cabins in North America. In this collection of 37 cabins, he offers fresh insight and seasoned strategies for the logic, utility and beauty of cabin design.
Shows you how to maximise the value of your investment and can reveal the kind of home improvements that make economic sense. This title covers various major aspects of home improvement, including conservatories, loft and basement conversions, double-glazing, central heating, kitchens and bathrooms.
A modern home-keeping handbook for thrifty DIYers who care about sustainability and want to create an organised, productive and beautiful kitchen and home. A fresh take on modern homemaking, this is a practical (and sometimes sassy) guide to maximising your time, effort and energy in the kitchen and beyond.
A comprehensive training resource for producing electric power from the sun.
The only book you'll ever need to make beautiful and professional window treatments. Every technique is covered, from planning and design, to making and fitting.
A celebration of one of the greatest gardens of our time, Highgrove, now 30 years on.
The gardens of the Italian Lakes are a favourite destination for garden lovers and groups. The gardens around Lake Como and Lake Maggiore, in the far north of Italy, are admired throughout the world for their beauty and variety in a magnificent natural location.
A guide to planning your dream garden. It includes over 8,000 easy-to-find plants and thousands of photographs that give you the guidance you need.