Home & Garden Research Guide - Databases, Books & Web Links
Are you redecorating or remodeling, perhaps a first-time gardener, or looking to become a homesteader? We think you can find something helpful here.
Can't find a database? Try the alphabetical listing!
Better Homes & Gardens
The premiere home and family site on the Web, for people interested in turning home, cooking, and gardening inspiration into action.
Better Homes & Gardens Pinterest
Offers a large number of beautiful home and garden photos that can be used for decoration ideas. If you have your own pinterest, you can easily save photos and ideas to your own pinboards.
Step-by-step instructions for thousands of home improvement projects.
Do It Yourself
DIY articles for projects around your house and garden. Includes info on interior and exterior home improvement, gardening and outdoor projects, as well as tips for decorating, painting, and green living.
Energy Home Improvement
Make your home more energy efficient. Reduce high energy bills, improve comfort and help protect the environment.
Home & Garden TV (HGTV)
Take a fresh approach to the way you live. You'll find ideas and inspiration to transform your space, and the expert help you need to accomplish it.
Houzz Interior Design Ideas App
A free app for iOS and Android devices. Browse a large amount of photos for interior and exterior design ideas - including the option to browse photos by style, room, and location.
Sherwin-Williams ColorSnap App
A free app for iOS and Android devices, ColorSnap matches the colors in pictures you take with your smartphone to Sherwin-Williams paint colors. Find detailed color information and fine-tune the paint color.
This Old House
Learn how to spruce up old homes, interiors, exteriors, pictures, and more.
The Internet's garden community is easy to join, ask questions, or find the answer to any of your gardening questions.
Mother Earth News
Provides articles, blogs, and links about organic gardening, sustainable farming, and homesteading. Also includes articles on DIY projects for home and garden and tips for implementing renewable energy projects for your home.
National Gardening Association
Promotes home, school, and community gardening as a means to renew and sustain the essential connections between people, plants, and the environment.
OSU Garden Extension
Enhance the value of homes and communities via gardens and other home-landscaping projects.
U.S. National Arboretum
Practical information on a wide variety of common garden issues.
U.S.D.A. Organic Gardening
Topics related to sustainable and alternative agricultural systems, crops and livestock.