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There's an abundance of year-round horticultural advice for any kitchen gardener, with month by month sections on sowing and growing, crop care and allotment tasks, what to harvest and tried and tested seasonal recipes.
Takes you through the 10 steps to preparing your plot and teaches techniques such as sowing, plating, feeding, mulching, watering and weeding. This book shows you how to find easy projects such as making a simple compost bin and planting a fruit tree and tips to attract wildlife along with simple, delicious ways to enjoy your produce.
Written by an experienced pig farmer, it covers everything from preparing for the arrival of your pigs to housing, feeding and keeping them healthy. And if you are thinking of breeding, there is easy-to-follow advice on how to select your pigs and care for the litter.
Author Nicki Trench, who has created her own garden farm from scratch, shares with you everything there is to know about growing vegetables, fruit and herbs, including making compost, growing in raised beds and protecting your crops from pests and disease.
Whether you're struggling with insomnia, the kids have eczema, or your partner is feeling under the weather, this book could have the answer.
How to grow your food on a budget, such as building your own shed from scrap, constructing a path from recycled materials or storing your harvest without a freezer.
Covering the practicals from ploughing fields to milking cows as well as information on how to create an urban organic garden and harness natural energy, this title is suitable for those who aspire to the self-sufficient lifestyle. It shows you how to reap the harvest, respect the land, stay healthy and waste nothing.
From her own allotment, Celia Brooks Brown brings tales of her adventures in vegetable growing. She shares her gardening expertise and tips from the other allotmenteers in a year-round gardening book that is part-journal, part-gardening manual, part-recipe book with one aim: to inspire you to cultivate and enjoy your own delicious homegrown produce. SPECIAL OFFER
A manual for the modern hunter-gatherer, this book will teach you everything you need to know about hunting, foraging and cooking in the wild. From finding wild edible plants to subsistence hunting, you'll learn how to live off the land while hunting like a caveman and eating like a king.
Each of the twelve chapters focuses on key topics for living a more self-sustainable life, with practical information and expert guidance that will make the subject come alive for everyone, whatever their needs, circumstances and resources.
Provides an introduction to the possibilities and methods involved in setting up the different aspects of a greener way of living. This title emphasises the positive aspects of adapting to a self-sufficient lifestyle, such as cutting living costs and eating well, and the sheer fun of rolling your sleeves up to get things going.
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