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Back To Basics (Hardcover)
A Complete Guide To Traditional Skills—4th Edition, Updated
Even if you live in a city apartment you will find your imagination sparked. Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide. Back to Basics will help you dye your own wool with plant pigments, graft trees, raise chickens, craft a hutch table with hand tools, make treats such as blueberry peach jam and cheddar cheese and instructions on how to build a log cabin or an adobe brick homestead.
By Abigail R. Gehring
456 pages; $27.95 value
A Back-To-Basics Guide To Self-Sufficiency
Learn how to turn your 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. Backyard Homesteading covers the laws and regulations of raising livestock in populated areas and demonstrates how to use and preserve the bounty they produce.
By David Toht
255 pages; $16.95 value
Handy Farm Devices & How To Make Them
How To Make Your Own Handy Farm Devices To Use Around Your Homestead
Find hundreds of clever ways to transform those odds and ends that might seem like junk into very useful gadgets and tools, from a treadmill that can power a dairy separator and churn, to a drinking fountain for chickens. Other devices include a rig for moving large trees; a self-feeder for bees; a hand garden cultivator; and gates that lift over snowdrifts. It’s full of useful illustrations and includes a whole section of tried-and-true tips.
By Rolfe Cobleigh
304 pages; $9.95 value