It's Spring, and for most of us (at least up here in the north country of Minnesota), that means a raging, uncontrollable urge to be outside of the house. Reading books? A not-so-close second. Still, there are lots of good new titles out there, and some of 'em might even assist you in your outdoorsy endeavors. We've updated our Recommended Reading page for Spring 2011; here are some excerpts ...
Grow more in less space! Ok, to be fair, I'd be happy growing anything in any space, but this is something to aspire to.
I'm currently reading Bryson's book about black holes and exploding stars. I'm sure his history of domesticity is at least as interesting.
To some degree, having instructions for building a treehouse seems oxymoronic; on the other hand ... AWESOME!