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Beekeeping 101: Why I Keep Honey Bees (and why you should, too!)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
I keep honey bees for a variety of reasons. Primarily, I am fascinated by these incredible creatures. I love their work ethic! I stand in awe as I observe the intricate and delicately balanced social order. But most of all, I raise bees to produce honey which, in turn, makes me money. I am a small-scale, commercial beekeeper. I started as a hobbyist and this endeavor became profitable.
Green Energy 101: A Guide to Home Solar & Wind Power
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Green Energy 101: A Guide to Home Solar & Wind Power is intended to be a primer for those interested in learning more about the application of alternative energy sources for the home. Green Energy 101 covers the basic concepts of solar, wind, and hydroelectric power as it applies to home energy generation.
Learn About Green gardening, Green Architecture, Native Americans foraged for food, Trees, Composting, Planting by the Sisters, Organic Farming, Solar Energy and more.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
This is a transcript of the award wining DVD, Day on the Organic Farm. It includes over 60 pages of information on: bee keeping, understanding trees and the role they play in energy conservation, green architecture, foraging for food, solar energy year round, composting, organic farming, Planting by the Sisters, and organic cooking. Learn about the many ways you can improve the health of your body
How To Cut Your Electric Bill in Half
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Northwest Digital Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Tips and tricks that will save you money! Finally, a to-the-point informational book with charts that let you know where your electric dollars are slipping away. How to cut costs, save energy and save money. Start saving as soon as you read this, this book pays for itself!
Beekeeping 101: Where Can I Keep My Bees?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(5.00 from 1 review)
Beekeeping is growing in popularity. But where does one safely locate their hives? Location plays a huge role for the health and welfare of the colony, but one must also deal with neighbors, livestock and the convenience to the beekeeper. Grant Gillard details the options every beekeeper should consider when deciding where to keep bees. A good resource for the beginner or hobbyist beekeeper.
ReNew ~ Go Green Projects, Gardens, and Recipes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Have fun greening up your life while saving resources and celebrating nature. ReNew ~ Go Green Projects, Gardens, and Recipes will show you how to: ~ Discover the top 10 ways to Go Green ~ Save money with eco-friendly craft projects ~ Grow organic food in your own garden ~ Eat lean and green with quick and easy recipes Start creating a more sustainable life today!
The Call of the Land, 2nd Edition
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
The Call of the Land is a sourcebook exploring positive pathways for economic advancement, environmental repair, food security, good health, and cultural renewal. While no single remedy meets the many challenges, hundreds of positive, creative options are already in place for families, neighborhoods, suburbs, cities, churches, and corporations. The Call of the Land illuminates these paths.
The Best Place for Garbage: The Essential Guide to Recycling with Composting Worms
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 88,100. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book will only be useful to you if you eat or know someone who does. About 30% of your trash is made up of completely recyclable organic material. Convert your garbage to black gold with composting worms. This fun, funny and informative book will make you laugh out loud as you learn how to turn something that is costing you money into something that is saving or even making you money.
Bohemian Chic: Decorating with Vintage and Salvage
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Interior decorating
Bohemian Chic is a design style that is riding a wave of popularity. It is an exciting approach to decorating that creates warm and inviting spaces and can be achieved in any home. Designers, Marie Minnich and Marde Doolan, introduce the ingredients behind the style, presenting it as a recipe for design success. With easy-to-follow decorating tips and advice, they define the technique.
A Home from the Woods ebook version
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design
Part how to, part adventure, A Home From The Woods details methods used for four different log cabin projects: Restoring A Standing Cabin; Building A Hand-hewn Cabin; Building with Rounded Logs; and Taking Down and Recreating An Original Log Cabin. The straightforward advice is put in perspective with a personal narrative of the challenges and rewards of building that idyllic cabin in the woods.
Build an Extreme Green Rain Barrel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
These instructions address all aspects of water conservation while describing how to build a high-quality, low-cost rain barrel using recycled food-grade plastic barrels. The simple assembly techniques with over 58 illustrations and example calculations create an elegant solution for weekend conservationists. Know how big your cistern should be and how much water you can expect to harvest.
Extreme Green Organic Gardening
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Organic gardening is very popular today and this guide explains how to do it all from start to finish. Written for the beginner and novice, concepts and explanations around the entire process of preparation, seasonal considerations, soil amendments, ancient farming wisdom, planning, harvesting, and storage also address issues for the more seasoned gardener. Low-cost and no-cost tips included.
Build an Extreme Green Composter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Learn how to compoast and the types of composters available. Build one from recycled materials for free with no skill required. Understand what can and cannot be composted and how to properly mix discarded organic matter for the quickest compost times and proper ratios.
Build and Extreme Green Hot Water Solar Collector
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(2.00 from 1 review)
These instructions describe how to build a passive solar hot water collector using your existing hot water heater. This solar collector uses no pumps or additional electricity to operate and assembled without pipe bending. The instructions include a complete materials list with prices and part numbers from a large well known hardware store. An advanced project requiring soldering skills.
The Extreme Green Guide to Wind Turbines
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Have you ever contemplated installing a wind turbine in your back yard? These easy-to-use step-by-step instructions to help you find unbiased answers without the pressure of someone trying to sell you something. Including twenty seven figures and four appendices, these instructions show you how to evaluate your electrical usage, determine what is possible, and suggest compromises.
Build an Extreme Green Raised Bed Garden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
This construction project shows how to build a raised bed garden that is slightly different from conventional wisdom. Designed with the weekend do-it-yourselfer in mind, this project requires minimal skills to complete.
Farming Around the Country
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,770. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
For twelve months, author Brian Bender lived a nomadic life on small organic farms across the US. Leaving behind a teaching career, he hopped from farm to farm through an organization called WWOOF: World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. During his sabbatical from teaching HS science, he learned about sustainable living and gained unexpected wisdom in sustainable living and human happiness.
The Earth Friendly Zen Cookbook
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,960. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
The author's challenges as a person of limited ability (due to emphysema) to operate and manage a small farm as a lifestyle change. The notes will be of help to anyone wanting to make a similar change, or who is currently interested in or already doing permaculture, small holding mixed farming, food processing, and/or aquaponics, and who wants to do these things with minimal environmental impact.
The Ultimate Guide to Greening your Home
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
The Ultimate Guide to Greening your Home is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide on how to green your home. It is perfect for people with home greening experience and for those who are just beginning.  The guide includes information and tips on over 40 different home greening categories.  Also included is a Tax and Appliance Rebate guide which will help you identify government incentives.
Green Farming
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Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Most things tagged free, I've found, are gonna cost you. Like the green fertilizer in this piece on green farming. Well, at least you can read about it for free...