Whether you need a fence that will protect large livestock such as cattle and horses, or an enclosure for a few chickens, or any size of stock enclosure inbetween, A Guide to Stock Fencing contains a wealth of practical information and advice. Topics covered include: guidance on purchasing the correct materials and tools, and the…


Discover all you need to know about creating and maintaining the water garden of your dreams with this practical guide. “Garden Ponds, Fountains & Waterfalls” provides readers with essential information on designing and installing all types of domestic water gardens – from naturalistic to formal, plus fountains, waterfalls, streams, and even bog gardens. With dozens…


For courses in Furniture History, Furniture Design, History of Interior Design, History of Decorative Arts, and Introduction to Interior Design. This text profiles the history of the development of various furniture styles, exploring the evolution of style in the context of the architectural setting, interior design, and decorative arts of each period.


One greenhouse principle is the ability to extend the growing season. Early vegetables can be planted indoors and then transplanted when they mature. A greenhouse owner also gains several weeks to the growing and sowing period especially if there is a form of heating installed. Controlling temperature, light and moisture is one of the things…


“Less is More” is one of the most frequently quoted and most influential principles of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. It demands abstraction, functionality and clarity. The minimalist design approach applies to space and light, rhythm and texture, shape and color. “Less is more” is also the common denominator of the projects that were carefully…