Books in sync with nature.


Living Far Better for Far Less in a Cooperative Household

Pittsburgh, Pa. (June 4, 2013) – An unprecedented cultural shift is going on around us. Today, there are 39 million non-traditional (non-family) households in the United States. As never before, people are motivated to explore new variations on traditional living arrangements. That was the case with three Pennsylvania friends. Single again after many years of […]

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A Design Stylebook for Houseplants

Pittsburgh, Pa. (March 28, 2013) – Today, houseplants are a key element in interior design – as important as furniture in defining one’s personal style, say many top designers.  Indoor Plant Décor (St. Lynn’s Press, April 15, 2013), captures this popular trend for the rest of us and shows how easy it is to bring […]

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Fresh Eggs and Happy Chickens

Pittsburgh, Pa. (July 25, 2013) – Imagine: picking fresh basil, mint and oregano and feeding all of it to your chickens. And imagine them just loving it. Seems crazy, right? Maybe not. According to Lisa Steele, almost all of our favorite culinary herbs have wonderful health benefits for both humans and chickens. Even common flowers […]

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A Book for the Gardener Who Has Everything

Pittsburgh, Pa (January 2013) – Move over, pink flamingos and garden gnomes; here come bottle trees and other glass art for our outdoor delight. So says acclaimed garden writer and photographer Felder Rushing, who for over forty years has been stalking glass garden sculptures – from homemade follies and bottle trees to breathtaking Dale Chihuly […]

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Matchmaking Advice for Your Garden

Pittsburgh, Pa. (March 4, 2013) – It’s not just about flowers anymore. The big idea for containers and gardens today is foliage combining – creating that perfect marriage of foliage colors, textures and shapes for year-round enjoyment. In their new book, Fine Foliage: Elegant Plant Combinations for Garden and Container (St. Lynn’s Press, March, 2013) […]

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