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Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing – PATHnet

Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing – PATHnet

“Previously the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing, PATH is now an online resource for homeowners and homebuyers, the homebuilding industry and federal agencies.” You’ll find case studies, technology profiles, links to articles and publications and tips for homeowners. All materials were current as of spring 2008, but no new additions …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Energy Efficiency; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction

Referwork

Referwork

This site offers “Specialized Projects & DIY How-To’s” and takes “questions on repair, maintenance and remodeling.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement

Electronic Plant Information Centre (ePIC)

Electronic Plant Information Centre (ePIC)

A major project of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, ePIC provides “a single point of search across all Kew’s major specimen, bibliographic and taxonomic databases on the Internet.” Includes digital images and electronic documents.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Specific Plants & Gardening Techniques; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany)

Home and Garden Information Center

Home and Garden Information Center

“This site offers information and more than 400 factsheets from Clemson University on landscape, garden and indoor plants; insects, plant diseases and other problems; and food safety and preservation.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany); Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

DIY — Do It Yourself Network

DIY — Do It Yourself Network

“DIY answers the call for more how-to projects with easy step-by-step directions. Whether you’re creating a craft, remodeling a home, or planting the perfect garden, the DIY Network gives you the details you need, and the DIY Web site lets you see it again, print it out and take it with you.” Instructions on a variety of home and do-it-yourself pr …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement

Homes & Living

Homes & Living

Online version of Homes & Living magazine, focusing on Vancouver Island, Victoria, and Nanaimo British Columbia. Articles on home remodeling and decor, fine dining, and weekend getaways; profiles of island communities; and digital archives of the print magazine.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Canada Travel & Tourism; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–House & Home; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

GardenFork

GardenFork

A weekly web video show about gardening, cooking, and other home-making issues. Includes a lot of practical information on a variety of topics like composting, drying herbs, and repairing interior walls.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden; Hobbies

LogHomeology: The science, terminology and technologies of building and caring for log homes and timber frame structures.

LogHomeology: The science, terminology and technologies of building and caring for log homes and timber frame structures.

“As you travel down this path of investigating log home companies, floorplans and external designs, you will uncover terms that can be confusing. Loghomeology.com is your “cheat sheet” for this exciting experience.” Includes a blog, growing page of “logs and timbers” videos and links to the editors’ other site, a web directory of commercial log hom …
Subject: Business & Economics–Industry–Construction; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction

NGA Question and Answer Page

NGA Question and Answer Page

“Here you can tap into the expert knowledge of the National Gardening Association (NGA). If you have a gardening question, just type it in and we’ll dig up an answer for you within a couple of days. Before you ask your question, search the Question and Answer Library to see if a similar question has been answered.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany); Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

Herbs

Herbs

This informative article from the Virginia Cooperative Extension provides a good introduction to the basics of growing herbs. Includes a growing chart with suggested uses.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Specific Plants & Gardening Techniques

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Read articles on everything dealing with construction law. Written by a construction lawyer and guests who are experts in the field of construction law.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction; Law, Government & Political Science–Law–United States; Business & Economics Blogs; Law, Government & Political Science Blogs

The New Homemaker

The New Homemaker

“A Domestic Renaissance being crafted by women and men who’ve chosen to stay at home to work and raise children, and are reinventing and reviving lost household arts. Resources for cleaning and crafts, health and thrift, childcare and elder care favor a traditional and environmentally friendly wisdom of the hearth. “
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden