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Home Fashion Information Network - Home decorating
HOME PORTFOLIO: Home Design Products - by manufacturer, room, category; Personal Portfolio
UPHOLSTER! Magazine - An upholstery magazine, how to upholster, re-upholstery instruction, books and videos
Agricultural Extension Services U.S., Canada and Europe
American Bamboo Society - identification of different species, cultivation tips, its use as a raw material and in arts and crafts, and its place in culture. There is a bamboo glossary (in the FAQ section), sources for bamboo, a directory of gardens with bamboo collections, and more.
Cactus and Succulent Plant Mall (by Suzanne and Tony Mace)
Floridata (TM) - online photo reference of plants for the landscape and garden
Floridata (TM) - online photo reference of plants, covering categories such as trees, shrubs, vines, cactus, water plants, annuals and many more.
Fruits & Vegetables (Cornell Department of Horiculture) fact sheets
The Garden Spider's Web - massive collection of excellent links
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (Univ. of Florida)
Mark Rieger's Fruit Crop Home Page - (Mark Rieger) - everything you could possibly want to know about fruit crops.
Ohio Master Gardener Online Manual - - clear, basic information on botany, soils and fertilizers, entomology and pest management, plant pathology, propagation, houseplants, lawns, herbaceous and woody ornamentals, vegetables, herbs, and fruit. The glossary has terms related to plants, gardening, and pests.
Organic Growers Web Site(home&garden)
PlantCare - database of House and Greenhouse Plants with information on care, from watering to lighting. Search by Latin name, common name, or Plant Type
The Ultimate Citrus Page - Growers, Organizations, etc.
American Subcontractor's Association - although most resources are for members only, the site provides links to many construction associations.
CODE CHECK: Help with building codes UBC, UPC, UMC, NEC, CABO - Searchable site for information on construction codes. Categories are building, mechanical, plumbing and electrical. Covers over 600 common building code violations often with citations to the code itself. Many clear, explanatory line drawings and charts.
Contractor's License Reference Site - plus some construction related links.
Dispute Review Board Foundation - non-profit organization for professionals involved in the resolution of conflict - Contracting dispute resolution experts' resumes. Searchable.
Green Home Building - (Kelly and Rosana Hart) - "a wide range of information about sustainable architecture and natural building."
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) - fun JAVA scrpt - watch house being built Sweet's Online - The Business Directory of construction may be searched by state and city, name of company, and business type. There are links to trade organizations and relevant federal agencies.
Better Homes and Gardens Online: Home Improvement Encyclopedia - Also has project calculators
Home Central - tool dictionary, shockwave animated guides
Home Maintenance and Repair - (Michigan State University Extension Information Management Program
Living Home Cool Tools - Paint, Wallpaper, Fencing, Grass Seed, and Tile Estimators, plus Tile Pattern Designer
RepairClinic.com - Online Appliance Parts & Help - help to repair many common home appliances
Standards for Rehabilitation & Illustrated Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings (Secretary of the Interior)
HomePath - Another site helping you buy a house
DIY - Do-It-Yourself Network
SoYouWanna - how to do various things
National Register of Historic Places - Search by name or download the whole database (10mg)
Property Assessments Online (Univ of Va.)
Created by Barbara Gellis Shapiro (firstname.lastname@example.org)