The Complete Book of Hints and Tips for Homes and Gardens
This reference book of hints and tips for the home and garden is illustrated with photographs, artworks, charts, and diagrams. Each section is colour-coded to help the reader find the information they want quickly and simply.
- Hardback | 672 pages
- 176 x 243 x 44mm | 1,660g
- 10 Jan 1998
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 3000 colour illustrations, glossary, index
Table of contents
Using this book; running a busy household; organizing your household; utilizing space; running a household; cleaning the home; dealing with stains; laundering; care and repair; maintaining a home; moving; structuring work; ensuring safety; decorating; colour and style; painting walls; covering walls; tiling walls; decorating woodwork; covering floors; window treatments; finishing touches; cooking; kitchen equipment; prepared ingredients; fresh ingredients; preparing; ingredients; cooking methods; entertaining; gardening; restoring; landscapes; plants and planting; container gardening; plant care; pests and diseases; lawns; water features; propagating plants; general maintenance.
Perhaps the most ambitious single-volume undertaking for the home, this hefty tome boasts over 10,000 useful tips aimed at making hectic modern life less stressful. The presentation is simple and extremely clear, using photographs, explanatory drawings, charts and check lists to facilitate understanding. Divided into four main sections - Organizing Your Household, Decorating, Cooking and Gardening - the hundreds of subsections cover areas as diverse as first aid and protecting your garden furniture. (Kirkus UK)