How To - Learn how to
fix appliances, repair electrical problems, resolve plumbing
problems, fix doors and windows, and more.
- Bonsai Site -- This site covers bonsai history, beginning
and advanced techniques, and maintenance.
- GardenNet.com - This gardening gateway covers "everything
about gardens and gardening" with links, descriptions, and
contact information for thousands of garden companies, mail order
catalogs, associations, websites, services, products, plants,
events, and more.
- Home Improvement Encyclopedia (Better Homes and
Gardens) - A searchable
online encyclopedia about many home repair and improvement topics.
Includes Project Calculators that cover paint, drywall, wallpaper,
lumber, and concrete.
- Homebuyer's Kit - HUD's website for homebuyers includes
tips for first-time homebuyers, rights of a homebuyer, calculating
how much mortgage you can afford, real estate agents, mortgages
and homebuying programs, manufactured homes, and more.
- iloveplants.com - "A down-to-earth, easy to use
directory of 6,280 links in over 100 categories of plant and
garden related items.
- Interior Decorating
- A collection of over 1 million sites about home decorating.
- Michigan State University
Home Maintenance and Repair
- A catalog of over 600 articles on topics ranging from home
remodeling and repair problems to step-by-step project instructions.
- Minnesota Wildflowers - Photos and information about wildflowers that
grow in Minnesota, both native and non-native.
- Natural Handyman - Offers advice on a wide range of home repair
topics, a browseable archive of home repair articles, and a list
of product manufacturers.
- Find how-to-information, including step-by-step guides, photos
and supply lists for dozens of home improvement projects.
- A huge site covering home improvement, lawn and garden, smart
savings, real estate, home decorating, and sewing ideas.
- Old House Web - Restoration, home improvement and remodeling
advice for old house lovers.
database - From the United
States Department of Agriculture, information about vascular
plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S.
and its territories. View a list of plants by state, or lists
of particular kinds of plants.
- RenegadeGardener.com - "A lone voice of horticultural reason for
USDA Zones 2 through 4."
- RepairClinic.com: Applicance Repair Tips &
Help - Basic maintenance,
troubleshooting tips, and explanations of the workings of household
appliances in easily understood language.
- Sump Pump Info
- Everything you need to know about sump pumps.
- University of Minnesota Extension Service:
Gardening - A wealth
of gardening information aimed at northern gardeners. Includes
full-text of extension service publications, Info U Briefs, newsletters,
and news releases covering flowers, fruit, indoor gardening,
landscaping, lawns, trees and shrubs, and vegetables.
Duluth Public Library, 520 W. Superior St., Duluth, MN 55802