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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

The Tangled Nest

The Tangled Nest

Writer Lyanda Lynn Haupt draws on her own experiences to experiment with ways to achieve a sustainable and artful urban home through “projects, musings, news, reviews, adventures and misadventures.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Specific Plants & Gardening Techniques; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Energy Efficiency; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Crafting Blogs

Tipnut

Tipnut

An ecletic collection of household tips, craft projects, recipes, kitchen & cooking tips brought together in one site.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Crafting Blogs–Knitting Blogs

The Kitchn

The Kitchn

All things kitchen and cooking, this sumptuous blog site contains a wealth of information from stylishly decorating your kitchen to rustling up a quick midweek meal.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs

Apartment Therapy

Apartment Therapy

Want to make your home more beautiful, organized and healthy? This stylish blog site will show you how without requiring a large amount of money or space. “Simplicity and luxury are not mutually exclusive.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs

Re-Nest

Re-Nest

How can we make our homes greener? Re-Nest supplies some creative and non-expensive ideas that combine home decor with green living.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Energy Efficiency; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs

Ohdeedoh

Ohdeedoh

Colorful ideas to transform your child’s living spaces. “This is a site for people who care about good design, but happen to have children”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs

Louisiana Homes and Gardens Magazine Online

Louisiana Homes and Gardens Magazine Online

Louisiana lifestyle magazine with substantive articles and features focused on homes, gardens, art, people, food and illustrated throughout with high quality photographs.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–General Gardening; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Lawns & Landscaping; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks

Calculators – This Old House

Calculators – This Old House

“Calculate exactly how much you need for your next home improvement project”. Contains measurement calculators for
painting, wallpaper, flooring, insulation, air conditioning, grass seed and mulch.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Lawns & Landscaping; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement

CalFlora Database

CalFlora Database

The CalFlora Database is a collaborative digital library project between the USDA Forest Service, UC Berkeley Digital Library, and the UC David Information Center for the Environment. This database contains “geographic and ecological distribution information for 8,363 California vascular plant taxa.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany); Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

Hometime

Hometime

“Find how-to information, including step-by-step guides, photos and supply lists, on dozens of home improvement projects from the producers of the weekly TV show.” Organized by subject, searchable.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement

LivingWithBugs.com : Least-Toxic Solutions to Common Bug Problems

LivingWithBugs.com : Least-Toxic Solutions to Common Bug Problems

Check this site for free information on the least toxic ways to manage common bug problems in the home, garden, business and everyday life. Visit the Frequently Asked Question site and use the forums to ask questions about bugs and gardening. The authors bring years of experience as an Urban Extension Specialist at Oregon State University and as a …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

Plant a Row for the Hungry

Plant a Row for the Hungry

This site by the Garden Writers Association contains information about the grassroots program, Plant A Row. Gardening writers across the U.S. work in coordination with local emergency food services to encourage local gardeners to ‘plant a row’ to help alleviate hunger.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–General Gardening; Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Food Relief

United States Botanic Garden

United States Botanic Garden

“The United States Botanic Garden traces its beginning to 1816, when the constitution of the Columbian Institute for the Promotion of Arts and Sciences in Washington, D.C., proposed the creation of a botanic garden to collect, grow, and distribute plants of this and other countries that might contribute to the welfare of the American people.” Toda …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Specific Plants & Gardening Techniques; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Congressional Agencies; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany)

House Committee on Energy and Commerce

House Committee on Energy and Commerce

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce is the oldest legislative standing committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. Its jurisdictions include biomedical research and development, consumer affairs and protection, health, interstate and foreign commerce, energy resource exploration, pricing, production, and regulation, energy conservation …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Energy Efficiency

Florida Plants Online

Florida Plants Online

Covers “plant, landscape, garden, design, and nursery information” for Florida’s native flora!. Although many links are specific to Florida plant life, articles on topics such as mulching or poisonous plants are useful for anyone interested.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Specific Plants & Gardening Techniques; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany)

Workbench Ideas

Workbench Ideas

Provides ideas, plans, safety tips, and step-by-step instructions for building a workbench, a great first step in completing home improvement projects safely. Also find help on wood staining, restoring antique furniture, easy crown moldings, and other do-it-yourself woodwork projects.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

This site offers a directory of resources relating to wildflowers and native plants, including discussion forums, FAQ’s, a glossary of botanical terms, associations, and calendar of events. It is also linked to the Garden Web, a larger resource for gardening information on the web.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Specific Plants & Gardening Techniques; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany)

The Growing Edge Web Site

The Growing Edge Web Site

Growing Edge magazine focuses on “hydroponics, aeroponics, aquaponics, greenhouses, and other innovative growing techniques.” At this site, you can find articles from current and back issues, as well as basic information and resources for teaching kids about hydroponic growing. The site also provides access to experts and other growers, and offer …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Specific Plants & Gardening Techniques

Home Energy Magazine

Home Energy Magazine

“Home Energy magazine is published by a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide objective and practical information on all aspects of home performance, from residential energy conservation to indoor air quality to building more energy efficient homes.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Energy Efficiency

BobVila.com

BobVila.com

The well-known home improvement expert’s website. In addition to information from Vila’s television program, Home Again, the site features a searchable how-to library, 3D design guides, and an “Ask a Question” section with discussion forums and access to expert advice.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement

HomeTips

HomeTips

‘HomeTips is your one-stop resource for help with home improvement, remodeling houses, home repair, decorating, and buying appliances and other home products.” Helpful features include impartial buying guides and articles such as “Projects to Please Your Mate” and “Should You Do It Yourself?”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement

House Beautiful

House Beautiful

“The best of decorating and entertaining.” Contains selected articles from the print version, message boards, and interactive tools such as a style quiz and furniture glossary.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement

Sustainable Building Sources

Sustainable Building Sources

Includes links to a green building professional directory, sustainable building sourcebook, discussion forums, as well as related associations and magazines.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Energy Efficiency; Business & Economics–Industry–Construction; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction

B4UBuild.com

B4UBuild.com

This site includes resources for “anyone involved with residential construction,” including a comprehensive web directory to related links, tips on the building process, and sample house plans.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Construction

Country Home

Country Home

“Country Home magazine is…dedicated to helping readers bring the comforts and pleasures of country style into their homes and lives.” Contains “useful and inspiring ideas and information about decorating, collecting, architecture, crafts, cooking, and gardening.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

You Grow Girl

You Grow Girl

“A one-of-a-kind site that isn’t just about peat moss and garden clogs. Presenting plant knowledge for beginner and expert as no one else does — humour, music, aesthetics, experiments, with a youthful personal approach. You Grow Girl is a quarterly magazine that changes with the seasons. But it grows. Look for updates and additions every week. “
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–General Gardening

This Old House

This Old House

This Old House Online is the website for both the popular PBS television series and the magazine. Features include excerpts from the TV show and magazine, how-to tips, discussion forums, and archived projects seen on the show. Also includes helpful guides such as a material calculator and a new homeowner’s guide.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Old Houses; Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Old Houses

Southern Living

Southern Living

“With features on travel and vacations, gardens and design, homes and interiors, and foods and hospitality, Southern Living Online offers a look at the best of the South. Most of what you see on our Web site doesn’t appear in our monthly magazine.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening

In its print form, Organic Gardening has long been a trusted resource for both new and experienced organic gardeners. This companion website offers organic gardening tips and solutions, monthly advice, national events listing, links to other organic commercial sites and organizations, book recommendations, and subscription information for the prin …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Specific Plants & Gardening Techniques; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

National Home Channel News

National Home Channel News

“News and Analysis for the Home Improvement Building Material Industry. NHCN On The Web takes full advantage of the electronic medium and offers exclusively online: Top Stories updated every day; Industry stock quotes of publicly traded companies updated every minute; Classifieds as they come in; A Reference Desk allowing Visitors to search NHCN’s …
Subject: Business & Economics–Industry–Construction; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

Horticulture

Horticulture

“Welcome to hortmag.com, the online home of Horticulture magazine. Since 1904, Horticulture has been the authoritative voice of gardening, providing inspiration, instruction, and entertainment for passionate gardeners.” This site offers archived and selected current articles from the print magazine, including the useful feature, “Field Notes,” whi …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–General Gardening

Fine Gardening

Fine Gardening

The on-line presence of Fine Gardening magazine includes selected articles from the print magazine plus online video tips, information on plants, design and gardening how-to, basic gardening advice, garden plans and projects, calendar of events, and a discussion forum.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–General Gardening

Consumer Home & Garden

Consumer Home & Garden

“Consumer Home & Garden is the only magazine of its kind to publish independent test reports. You get brand-name ratings and recommendations, along with inspiration and advice on a whole range of gardening and home improvement projects. Published every two months, it also offers subscribers the opportunity to take part in regular growing trials.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

HowToCleanAnything.Com

HowToCleanAnything.Com

“[A] comprehensive collection of information, compiled by industry professionals, that seeks to provide the best quality” information on household cleaning methods. Information arranged by house exterior, interior, pets, auto, recreation, and stains. Includes glossary of cleaning terms and articles about topics submitted by readers. Six experts aff …
Subject: Reference–Experts & How-To; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement

KidsGardening.com

KidsGardening.com

This site supplies many creative ideas for teachers and parents to use while gardening with children. Ideas are provided for theme gardens and users can participate in activities or connect with other teachers.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–General Gardening; Education–Teachers & Administrators–Lesson Planning; Fun Stuff–Fun Stuff Resources For Parents & Teachers