Essential Guide to Self-Sufficient Living: Gardening, Canning, Farming & More
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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.
- Paperback, 176 pages, 7.5"x.6"x9"
- Perfect for self-sufficient homesteaders, survivalists, off-gridders, preppers and more