Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living

Last Seen In Vermont With a Big White Dog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,890. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014 by Vermillion. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by ManyTracks. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable 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
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Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design
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.
In Your Autumn Garden with Plews Garden Design
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 22,570. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
“In Your Autumn Garden with Plews Garden Design” is a book for you to read from cover to cover or dip into as the mood takes you. With seasonal gardening tips, ideas and ‘how to’ hints; planting design ideas; gardening anecdotes; seasonal recipes and plenty of photographs and some original illustrations all to inspire you into enjoying your autumn garden.
Going Native: Small Steps to a Healthy Garden
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,180. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
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! For a full description of the book and to see what other gardeners think about it, please visit: TammiePainter.com/going-native/
66 Ways to Practice Sustainability
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Price: Free! Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
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
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Price: $24.97 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,880. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: Australian English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
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.
Beekeeping for Poets
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Essays on Breakaway Beekeeping in the Postmodern Era, with Appreciative Regard for the Hives and Methods of Abbé Émile Warré
Beekeeping With Free Bees
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: 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.
Holy Cow
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,450. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Jupiter Gardens Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
A hip, big-breasted messiah, who just happens to be a wise and enigmatic dairy cow with healing milk, materializes in a suburban intersection. When this sacred cow calls together her apostles—some human, some Holstein—they launch a ragtag interspecies revolution to overturn the factory farm system and awaken all earthlings to their interconnection.
Buying The Land To Launch Your Dreams
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,070. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
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
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Price: Free! Words: 24,440. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
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
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 27,930. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
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.
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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
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.