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Psychosynthetics of a Human Home, The Paradise of Life by Ram Bansal
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Humans need relief from work for getting rejuvenated for working again. This relief is provided by Home of the person, which itself is composed of a family and a building, both taken care of by a Home-Maker. The subject matter is discussed here with technical details of the building with two ideal layout plans.
Tiny House Basics: A Complete Introduction by J.R. Shepherd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,100. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015 by Port Vendre Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Tiny House Basics: A Complete Introduction is for you! This book focuses on the basics of Tiny Houses: what they are, how they work, and who they are best suited for. If you are new to the Tiny House world or are just interested in learning much more, then read on! Tiny Houses are about focusing on what matters most to you - friends, family, and living your life fully!
Last Seen In Vermont With a Big White Dog by Josh Jardin
You set the price! Words: 37,890. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014 by Vermillion. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
A family leaves L.A. with dreams of homesteading in Vermont. Growing their own food, building their own shelters, and providing their own heat was hard work and less than idyllic. Cam Montgomery, as Josh Jardin, detailed their triumphs and tribulations for the Vermont Standard newspaper as they lived on a mountain with goats, chickens, dogs, cats, and natures critters with dry and cynical wit.
Homesteading Adventures: A Guide for Doers and Dreamers by Sue Robishaw
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by ManyTracks. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
From bare beginnings to a comfortable, ever changing homestead, Sue leads the reader through their early years of building, learning, laughing and creating their home in the woods. Both fun and practical with plenty of how-to and a little bit of philosophy, from home building to home power, from organic garden to country kitchen, and a whole lot in between.
Building an Earth-, Eco-, Qi-, Environmentally-, Family- Friendly Home by Pauline Ferguson
Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
If you're building (or renovating) a home and want to make it non-toxic, family friendly, environmentally friendly, sustainable, have energy efficiency and passive heating and cooling built in, and be in tune with the earth.... This book is for you. Even if you just want to know about those things, this book is for you.
Going Native: Small Steps to a Healthy Garden by Tammie Painter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,040. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Does a garden that requires little work, saves you money and protects the environment sound good? Would you also like a garden that’s healthy and thriving year round? Then Going Native is for you! Going Native will show you how small changes in the plants you choose can create a healthier garden that’s easy to maintain, benefits the environment, and protects your area's native species.
66 Ways to Practice Sustainability by Ross Lamond
Price: Free! Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
When I started to jot down headings for this book, I jotted down experiences working with the land over fifty years. Many of them connected to the garden. I’m a gardener, and so the list unwound as the experiences flowed onto the notepad. Adding them up, they came to 66. (It seemed a catchy heading, so here they are)
How to Future Proof Your Home: A Guide to Building with Energy Intelligence in Cold Climates by Shane Wolffe
Price: $24.97 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture(5.00 from 1 review)
Professionally accredited author Shane Wolffe aims to show readers how to cost effectively build homes to be up to 85 percent more energy efficient, even in extreme climates. The book is based on building principles that work and were pioneered in Saskatchewan, Canada – a place with one of the most extreme climates in the world where yearly temperatures range from -40°C (-40F) to 35°C (95F).
iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle by Bob Waldrop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a good-life design guide for Millennials, Boomers, and Generation X. Contains strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threats of peak oil, climate instability, economic irrationality, and political criminality. iPermie is an almanac of useful information and permaculture self-study guide.
Backyard Bounty, Creating a Local Food System by janet luke
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living
It’s one thing for an established farmer to live off his land, quite another for a city-dwelling mum of three lively sons to shun the supermarket. But holding grave concerns about chemical use and ethical issues surrounding modern food production, landscape architect Janet Luke did just that – attempting to feed herself and her family from her urban garden.
The Way Of The Chicken - A Guide To Keeping Backyard Chickens by Gavin Webber
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: Australian English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
This how-to-book is not your ordinary guide, but also is a tale of apprehension, excitement, joy, despair, and happiness. It is a story that spans five years, from the first day that I suggested keeping chickens to my wife up until the time when I expanded the chicken run to its current size. This book is full of great tips and ideas to help make your own backyard chicken dream a reality.
The Essence of Living Simply - An Ecofriendly and Cost-conscious Guide Using Essential and Fragrant Oils by Jane Wilks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aromatherapy
'The Essence of Living Simply' is a very practical, handy guide on how you can enhance your daily life with the use of aromatic oils and promote better health and well being. It is not your typical aromatherapy book and contains many hints with over one hundred recipes and step-by-step instructions on making aromatic gifts
Beekeeping for Poets by Alexander S. Templeton
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Essays on Breakaway Beekeeping in the Postmodern Era, with Appreciative Regard for the Hives and Methods of Abbé Émile Warré
Beekeeping With Free Bees by Grant Gillard
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Beekeeping is an expensive hobby, but the enterprising bee keeper can expand their operation with free bees. Honey bees swarm every spring and to those who know where to look and how to rescue these swarms, "Free Bees" details the steps necessary to acquire these swarms of honeybees for a few minutes of you time and a little fuel to arrive at the swarm site. This manuscript details the how-to.
Buying The Land To Launch Your Dreams by Michael Antoniak
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
An essential guide to purchasing rural property for those who dream of or intend to escape to a simpler life in the country. Whether you seek a few acres, a hobby farm or a future home site give, your dreams their best start with this overview of the process, special considerations, and insights on what and where/how to look for your corner of paradise. Includes live links to many Web resources.
Viewing Jasper Mountain by Risa S. Bear
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,070. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Risa Bear and her Beloved live on one acre in the shadow of Jasper Mountain. This journal contains some of her musings on a variety of subjects including gardening, cooking, poultry, and her past life as a tree-planter. If you like tales of real people living as sustainably as they can while still enjoying the beauty and wonder of our world, this book is for you.
Adventures at Apple Jack Creek: Part One by Lonna Cunningham
Price: Free! Words: 24,440. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a collection of blog postings that narrate the adventure of building your own house in the country. Follow along as six acres of former cattle pasture are turned into a small working farm: building a house, living in a shed during construction (in the winter), dealing with scheduling problems, acquiring and losing animals ... all the chaos, the crazy times, the progress, the fun.
Changing Diapers: The Hip Mom's Guide to Modern Cloth Diapering by Kelly Wels
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 27,930. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
The decision about diapering is a big one. With the state of the economy and the green movement, more moms tend to be looking at cloth diapers as a way to save money and the environment. Upon researching, you will find that modern cloth diapers are really hip, functional, and work just as well, if not better than disposables.
Learn About Green gardening, Green Architecture, Native Americans foraged for food, Trees, Composting, Planting by the Sisters, Organic Farming, Solar Energy and more. by The Gifted Learning Project
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: 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
A Home from the Woods ebook version by Michael Antoniak
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
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.