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Title:
The backyard homesteader : how to save water, keep bees, eat from your garden, and live a more sustainable life
ISBN:
9781423656784
Physical Description:
256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Starting out -- Calendar of season tasks -- Growing vegetables -- Growing fruit -- Directory of pests and diseases -- Keeping animals -- Food from nature -- Preserving your produce -- Water and energy conservation.
Summary:
The essential beginner's manual on living a greener, healthier, and more self-sufficient lifestyle. Easy-to-follow advice on planning, establishing, and maintaining a small-acre farm or a backyard garden. With step-by-step instructions, photographs, and illustrations, this book is a practical and comprehensive guide to living off the land. --
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