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Grow your own vegetables and herbs, indoors in containers or outside in a garden. Raise chickens or goats. Build a beehive. Make your own nontoxic cleaning sprays. And more!
Gehring’s books on country living have sold more than 500,000 copies. In this book, she offers a guide to homesteading skills that is as charming as it is practical. Full of sweet illustrations and gorgeous photographs, step-by-step instructions for essential skills such as building a chicken coop are interspersed with country lore and old-fashioned tips and tricks.
Readers will learn how to:
Container gardenRaise chickensChurn butterGrow vegetablesCan tomatoesBrew kombuchaMake shampooRepel garden pestsMilk a goatImprove garden soilMake strawberry-rhubarb jellyFerment vegetablesMake yogurtSprout grainsAnd more!The Essential Guide to Self-Sufficient Living combines the know-how of Back to Basics with the charm of The Farmer’s Almanac. This is the perfect gift for anyone interested in a more self-sufficient, greener, country lifestyle.
From the Publisher
Pickling, Canning & Fermenting
Make lacto-fermented pickles and sauerkraut, kombucha, and yogurt. Can your own tomatoes and make strawberry-rhubarb jelly and homemade ice cream.
Keeping Chickens & Other Farm Animals
Find useful information on raising chickens, dairy cows, goats, pigs, and keeping bees.
Learn about companion planting, organic pest management, composting, improving your soil, container gardening, and more!
Non-Toxic Cleaners & Wellness Products
Make your own bath salts, lip gloss, shampoo, laundry detergent, dish soap, window cleaner, and furniture polish.
Publisher : Good Books (April 6, 2021)
Language : English
Paperback : 176 pages
ISBN-10 : 1680997114
ISBN-13 : 978-1680997118
Item Weight : 1.29 pounds
Dimensions : 7.5 x 0.6 x 9 inches