The Essential Guide to Self-Sufficient Living

by Abigail Gehring (Author)
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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 garden
  • Raise chickens
  • Churn butter
  • Grow vegetables
  • Can tomatoes
  • Brew kombucha
  • Make shampoo
  • Repel garden pests
  • Milk a goat
  • Improve garden soil
  • Make strawberry-rhubarb jelly
  • Ferment vegetables
  • Make yogurt
  • Sprout grains
  • And 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.

Book details

Publication date
April 06, 2021
Publisher
Page count
176
ISBN
9781510764194
File size
19 MB