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40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead

40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead Book
Author : David Toht
Publisher : Fox Chapel Publishing
Release : 2017-04-01
ISBN : 1607654407
File Size : 33,9 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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Learn all about how to build sheds, feeders, fences, and other backyard structures to enhance your sustainable living! Garden structures: Raised beds, planters and arbors, self-watering beds, grow-light stand, soil blocks Fences and pens: Fence post basics, picket fence, solar electric fence, installing and stretching fences, hen pen and hurdle, gates, PVC hen pen Housing chickens: Basics for housing chickens, building a coop and run, complete material and cutting lists, exploded views, building an A-frame chicken tractor Building sheds: Basics for building, goat shed, saltbox garden shed, backyard-homestead shop, roofing alternatives Solar and wind power: Compressor and gearbox windmills, how solar works, erecting a windmill, installing a solar power system Aquaponics and hydroponics: Understanding aquaponics, understanding hydroponics, basics of a DIY aquaponic system, how to install a hydroponic system Building beehives: Langstroth beehive, Warré beehive, top-bar beehive (aka the Kenyan or Tanzanian beehive), step-by-step building instructions and exploded views Plumbing and wiring: Plumbing basics, ground-fault circuit interrupters, freeze-proof watering options, outdoor wiring, supplemental lighting A companion volume to Backyard Homesteading, 40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead provides details on how to build more than 40 projects to enhance your sustainable living. The projects in this book are designed with simplicity, convenience, and budget in mind. You will also find help on how to expand or contract the projects to suit your needs. With step-by-step instructions, tools and materials lists, exploded views, and easy-to-understand techniques, even if you are only moderately handy, you'll discover how to build your own feeders, fences, and structures. In the process, you'll save money and have the satisfaction of doing it yourself!

The Backyard Homestead

The Backyard Homestead Book
Author : Carleen Madigan
Publisher : Storey Publishing, LLC
Release : 2009-02-11
ISBN : 1603425144
File Size : 42,5 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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On just a quarter-acre of land, you can produce fresh, organic food for a family of four — year-round!

Backyard Homesteading

Backyard Homesteading Book
Author : David Toht
Publisher : Fox Chapel Publishing
Release : 2017-04-01
ISBN : 1607654415
File Size : 37,8 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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A simple guide to growing fruits, vegetables, nuts & berries, raising chickens, goats, & bees, and making beer, wine, & cider from your backyard. If you want to take control of the food you eat and the products you use, Backyard Homesteading will help you learn how to do it—even if you live in an urban or suburban house on a typical-size lot. Inside, you’ll discover how to turn a yard into a productive and wholesome “homestead” that allows you to grow your own fruits and vegetables and raise farm animals, including chickens and goats. You’ll also find the laws and regulations of raising livestock in populated areas, as well as ways to use and preserve the bounty your land produces. GETTING STARTED Benefits of pure food Family recreation Local regulations Potential yields and savings RAISING VEGETABLES AND HERBS Garden planning/layout Structures/irrigation Vegetable profiles Planting techniques Composting/healthy soil Seasonal gardening GROWING FRUITS, BERRIES, AND NUTS Planting fruit trees and bushes Fruit profiles Organic pest control Grafting and pruning Harvesting methods RAISING CHICKENS The joy of chickens Collecting eggs Care and feeding tips Other small animals RAISING GOATS Benefits of goat milk Structures/fencing Care and feeding tips Other large animals BEEKEEPING Benefits of beekeeping Care and harvesting Building hives Collecting honey HARVEST HOME Canning/drying/freezing Making beer, wine, cider Making jerky, sausage Making jams, jellies Pickling/salting/smoking Building root cellars

The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects

The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects Book
Author : Spike Carlsen
Publisher : Storey Publishing, LLC
Release : 2014-03-14
ISBN : 1603428461
File Size : 41,8 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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Gardeners, small farmers, and outdoor living enthusiasts will love this compilation of 76 rustic DIY projects. From plant supports and clotheslines to a chicken coop, a greenhouse, and a root cellar with storage bins, most of the projects are suitable for complete novices, and all use just basic tools and easy-to-find materials. You’ll find techniques to build whatever your outdoor world is missing, with additional tips to live sustainably, happily, and independently.

Mini Farming

Mini Farming Book
Author : Brett L. Markham
Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
Release : 2010-04
ISBN : 1602399840
File Size : 23,7 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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Mini Farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farmingthat will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family's food on just a quarter acre—and earn $10,000 in cash annuallywhile spending less than half the time that an ordinary job wouldrequire. Even if you have never been a farmer or a gardener, this book covers everything you need to know to get started: buying and savingseeds, starting seedlings, establishing raised beds, soil fertilitypractices, composting, dealing with pest and disease problems,crop rotation, farm planning, and much more. Because self-suf?ciency is the objective, subjects such as raising backyard chickensand home canning are also covered along with numerous methodsfor keeping costs down and production high. Materials, tools, andtechniques are detailed with photographs, tables, diagrams, andillustrations.

The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner

The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner Book
Author : Ann Larkin Hansen
Publisher : Storey Publishing, LLC
Release : 2017-10-03
ISBN : 1612126987
File Size : 39,5 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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This hardworking addition to the best-selling Backyard Homestead series offers expert advice on what tasks to do around your farm and when to do them — no matter where on the planet you call home. Author Ann Larkin Hansen sets the priorities for each area of the farm, including the barn, garden, orchard, field, pasture, and woodlot. For every critical turn of the year (12 in all), Hansen provides an at-a-glance to-do list along with tips and a more in-depth discussion of key topics for the season. Easy-reference charts, checklists, and record-keeping sections help you keep track of it all.


Homesteading Book
Author : Abigail Gehring
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2014-10-07
ISBN : 162914990X
File Size : 29,6 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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The companion to the bestseller Back to Basics for country, urban, and suburban folks—now fully updated! Who doesn’t want to shrink their carbon footprint, save money, and eat homegrown food whenever possible? Even readers who are very much on the grid will embrace this large, fully illustrated guide on the basics of living the good, clean life. It’s written with country lovers in mind—even those who currently live in the city. Whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or even the wilderness, there is plenty you can do to improve your life from a green perspective. Got sunlight? Start container gardening. With a few plants, fresh tomato sauce is a real option with your own homegrown fresh tomatoes. Reduce electricity use by eating dinner by candlelight (using homemade candles, of course). Learn to use rainwater to augment water supplies. Make your own soap and hand lotion. Consider keeping chickens for the eggs. From what to eat to supporting sustainable restaurants to avoiding dry cleaning, this book offers information on anything a homesteader needs—and more.

The Prairie Homestead Cookbook

The Prairie Homestead Cookbook Book
Author : Jill Winger
Publisher : Flatiron Books
Release : 2019-04-02
ISBN : 1250305942
File Size : 24,5 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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Jill Winger, creator of the award-winning blog The Prairie Homestead, introduces her debut The Prairie Homestead Cookbook, including 100+ delicious, wholesome recipes made with fresh ingredients to bring the flavors and spirit of homestead cooking to any kitchen table. With a foreword by bestselling author Joel Salatin The Pioneer Woman Cooks meets 100 Days of Real Food, on the Wyoming prairie. While Jill produces much of her own food on her Wyoming ranch, you don’t have to grow all—or even any—of your own food to cook and eat like a homesteader. Jill teaches people how to make delicious traditional American comfort food recipes with whole ingredients and shows that you don’t have to use obscure items to enjoy this lifestyle. And as a busy mother of three, Jill knows how to make recipes easy and delicious for all ages. "Jill takes you on an insightful and delicious journey of becoming a homesteader. This book is packed with so much easy to follow, practical, hands-on information about steps you can take towards integrating homesteading into your life. It is packed full of exciting and mouth-watering recipes and heartwarming stories of her unique adventure into homesteading. These recipes are ones I know I will be using regularly in my kitchen." - Eve Kilcher These 109 recipes include her family’s favorites, with maple-glazed pork chops, butternut Alfredo pasta, and browned butter skillet corn. Jill also shares 17 bonus recipes for homemade sauces, salt rubs, sour cream, and the like—staples that many people are surprised to learn you can make yourself. Beyond these recipes, The Prairie Homestead Cookbook shares the tools and tips Jill has learned from life on the homestead, like how to churn your own butter, feed a family on a budget, and experience all the fulfilling satisfaction of a DIY lifestyle.

Step by Step Projects for Self Sufficiency

Step by Step Projects for Self Sufficiency Book
Author : Editors of Cool Springs Press
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2017-03-15
ISBN : 159186688X
File Size : 32,8 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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DIY-ers can learn how to be self-sufficient across multiple interest areas, including: gardening, raising animals, alternative energy, storage and preservation, and much more.

Backyard Homesteading Second Revised Edition

Backyard Homesteading  Second Revised Edition Book
Author : David Toht
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2018
ISBN : 9781580118170
File Size : 42,6 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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"Teaches readers how to raise and process their own homemade food and other goods, from vegetables, herbs, and fruit trees to eggs, goat milk, and soap. Includes tips for designing homesteads and building simple backyard projects"--Provided by publisher.

Backyard Farming Homesteading

Backyard Farming  Homesteading Book
Author : Kim Pezza
Publisher : Hatherleigh Press
Release : 2016-09-06
ISBN : 1578265991
File Size : 28,5 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here! Join the Backyard Farming Movement and Turn Your Home into a Homestead! Backyard Farming: Homesteading is your all-in-one guide to successfully turning your rural property, suburban home, or urban dwelling into a productive food oasis. Covering every topic from finding and developing the perfect property, as well as which produce and livestock combinations are easiest to start with, Homesteading takes the anxiety and guesswork out of enjoying the backyard farming revolution. Whether you have 100 acres of open land or just a small backyard or apartment terrace, Homesteading is the comprehensive primer for anyone looking to grow their own food. Including detailed instructions and informative photographs that help ensure your backyard farm is everything you want it to be, Homesteading walks you step by step through the process of planning and implementing your sustainable lifestyle. With Homesteading, you will: • Learn what to look for when considering properties for backyard farming • Learn how to develop the property you already own into a homestead, regardless of size and space • Find out which varieties of produce and livestock are easiest for a beginner • Learn how to preserve your harvest • Discover a variety of delicious recipes using produce from your own farm ...and many more tips to help you achieve success. More than ever, people everywhere are making a return to the farming lifestyle: Homestreading is your first big step to joining the growing movement of these homemakers looking to a healthier, happier way of life—and it starts right in your own backyard. Backyard Farming is a series of easy-to-use guides to help urban, suburban, and rural dwellers turn their homes into homesteads. Whether planning to grow food for the family or for sale at the local farmers market, Backyard Farming provides simple instruction and essential information in a convenient reference. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Woodland Homestead

The Woodland Homestead Book
Author : Brett McLeod
Publisher : Storey Publishing, LLC
Release : 2015-07-10
ISBN : 1612123503
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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Put your wooded land to work! This comprehensive manual shows you how to use your woodlands to produce everything from wine and mushrooms to firewood and livestock feed. You’ll learn how to take stock of your woods; use axes, bow saws, chainsaws, and other key tools; create pasture and silvopasture for livestock; prune and coppice trees to make fuel, fodder, and furniture; build living fencing and shelters for animals; grow fruit trees and berries in a woodland orchard; make syrup from birch, walnut, or boxelder trees; and much more. Whether your property is entirely or only partly wooded, this is the guide you need to make the best use of it.

The Self Sufficient Backyard

The Self Sufficient Backyard Book
Author : Ron Melchiore,Johanna Melchiore
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020-05
ISBN : 9781732557161
File Size : 28,6 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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The Self-Sufficient Backyard is helping Americans transforming from an honest homeowner into an independent, self-sufficient person that has an extra income and doesn't owe anybody a thing. You will not be troubled with what happens to the world around you, because everything you need is where is should be: on your property!

The Backyard Homestead Book of Kitchen Know How

The Backyard Homestead Book of Kitchen Know How Book
Author : Andrea Chesman
Publisher : Storey Publishing, LLC
Release : 2015-09-19
ISBN : 1612122051
File Size : 28,5 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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Growing vegetables and raising livestock is only the beginning of a successful homestead — that fresh food goes to waste unless you can properly prepare, cook, and preserve it. Andrea Chesman shows you how to bridge the gap between field and table, covering everything from curing meats and making sausage to canning fruits and vegetables, milling flour, working with sourdough, baking no-knead breads, making braises and stews that can be adapted to different cuts of meat, rendering lard and tallow, pickling, making butter and cheese, making yogurt, blanching vegetables for the freezer, making jams and jellies, drying produce, and much more. You’ll learn all the techniques you need to get the most from homegrown foods, along with dozens of simple and delicious recipes, most of which can be adapted to use whatever you have available.

Family Homesteading

Family Homesteading Book
Author : Page Teri
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2018-10-16
ISBN : 1510735518
File Size : 55,5 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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Practical advice and hands-on projects for the self-sufficient family In an increasingly digital world, families are looking for ways to deepen their connection to one another and to the land. The Family Homestead is a guide to a simpler life, one that integrates children into the daily work of creating a sustainable homestead. From gardening and cooking, to herbalism and natural crafts, The Family Homestead shares stories and hands-on projects that will deepen relationships and build self-sufficiency skills. Teri Page, author of the popular Homestead Honey blog, moved with her husband across country with young children to build their off-the-grid homestead on raw land. Together, they garden, forage, preserve foods, raise chickens, homeschool, and so much more. Perfect for homeschooling families or anyone working with or raising kids, readers will learn how to involve children in dozens of homesteading projects. Learn how to: Dye cloth with plant-based dyes Make beeswax candles Construct a rain barrel Hatch chicks Create a worm farm Grow giant pumpkins Make butter in a mason jar Make homemade herbal soda And so much more!

Chickens for the Backyard Homesteader

Chickens for the Backyard Homesteader Book
Author : Suzie Baldwin
Publisher : Creative Homeowner
Release : 2013-02-22
ISBN : 9781580117135
File Size : 53,8 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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"Chickens are back! More-relaxed suburban and urban ordinances on raising and housing chickens, plus the desire for homeowners to become more self-sufficient as "backyard homesteaders," has led to renewed interest across the country in keeping chickens. Chickens for the Backyard Homesteader is packed with tips, strategies, and advice that gives readers the confidence to look after their hens and avoid common problems"--Provided by publisher.

Little House in the Suburbs

Little House in the Suburbs Book
Author : Deanna Caswell,Daisy Siskins
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2012-02-13
ISBN : 1440310246
File Size : 47,6 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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A beginner's guide to self-sustainability in the suburbs Gardens, goats and chickens in the suburbs? Absolutely! The easy-to-follow advice in this book will show you everything you need to know to enjoy an abundant, independent life on food and products grown in your own back yard. You may feel like you have superpowers the first time you prepare a meal using only ingredients you grew in your garden. And is there anything you can't do after you lather up with a bar of soap that you made in your own home? This book is full of recipes and tips that will help you discover the joy of self-sufficiency. Don't worry; suburban gardening doesn't mean you have to rip up your yard, or risk being ostracized by neighbors or your municipality or homeowners association. Inside you'll find: • Gardening instructions for any-size yard and any skill level • A complete overview of keeping chickens, mini-goats and bees in the suburbs • More than 40 food recipes featuring ingredients from your garden or animals • Canning techniques • Recipes for natural deodorant, toothpaste, lip balm and other beauty products • Step-by-step soapmaking instructions and soap recipes • Natural cleaning recipes for kitchens, bathrooms, surfaces and laundry • Gift basket ideas • Community-building ideas including babysitting co-ops, meal swaps, and barter systems • Advice on how to keep the peace with family, neighbors, and officials if your self-sufficient plans meet resistance

Low Cost Poultry Houses

Low Cost Poultry Houses Book
Author : James Wallace Darrow
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1893
ISBN : 0987650XXX
File Size : 30,5 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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Download Low Cost Poultry Houses book written by James Wallace Darrow and published by with total hardcover pages 56 . Available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, read book directly with any devices anywhere and anytime.

Gaia s Garden

Gaia s Garden Book
Author : Toby Hemenway
Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
Release : 2009
ISBN : 1603580298
File Size : 21,8 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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This extensively revised and expanded edition broadens the reach and depth of the permaculture approach for urban and suburban gardeners. The text's message is that working with nature, not against it, results in more beautiful, abundant, and forgiving gardens.

The Half Acre Homestead

The Half Acre Homestead Book
Author : Lloyd Kahn
Publisher : Shelter Publications
Release : 2020-03-03
ISBN : 9780936070810
File Size : 55,9 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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Lloyd Kahn and Lesley's story of building their own home, establishing a garden, and practicing crafts on a small piece of land on the Northern California Coast, with over 500 photos.

The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals Book
Author : Gail Damerow
Publisher : Storey Publishing, LLC
Release : 2011-02-28
ISBN : 1603426973
File Size : 45,7 Mb
Language : Ennglish


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Enjoy a weekend breakfast featuring eggs, bacon, and honey from your own chickens, pigs, and bees, or a holiday meal with your own heritage-breed turkey as the main attraction. Gail Damerow covers everything you need to successfully raise your own farm animals, from selecting the right breeds to producing delicious fresh milk, cheese, honey, eggs, and meat. Even with just a small plot of land, you can become more self-sufficient, save money, and enjoy healthy, delicious animal products.