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An Introduction to Natural Beekeeping
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Have you thought about taking up beekeeping, but are put off by the expensive equipment you were told to buy, or stories of honeybee colonies collapsing? If so, then low-cost, low-impact, chemical-free, 'natural beekeeping' may be exactly what you are looking for. Phil Chandler suggests more natural ways in which we can renew and develop our relationship with the honeybee.
Adventures at Apple Jack Creek: Part One
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.
Ten Vegetables for Self-Sufficiency
Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by Harry Maxwell Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book recommends 10 vegetable plants which will produce food all year round. All the advice in this book is based on my experience of over 20 years of growing vegetables for self-sufficiency in the dry, temperate climate of Canberra, Australia. Note: I update this book occasionally with new information about my vegetables.
Green Farming
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2010. Categories: 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...
Gardening for Kids
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(5.00 from 1 review)
Introduce your kids to gardening with this short ebook filled with simple garden projects for kids of all ages.
The Egg and You
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: American English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
A book on the joys and benefits of having your own chickens. This book has been written with the intention of giving quick, concise information on having chickens and some trouble-shooting regarding egg production.
Stronger than Dirt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
After years of running the rat race, Kim Schaye and Chris Losee traded in their urban lifestyle for a farm in rural New York. Stronger Than Dirt recounts their transformation from lifetime city dwellers to full-time flower growers. Told from alternating viewpoints of a husband and wife, Stronger Than Dirt is an inspirational tale for anyone who ever wondered what it would be like to pursue a dream
iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle
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.
Beekeeping for Poets
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
Build and Extreme Green Hot Water Solar Collector
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(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 Earth Friendly Zen Cookbook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,960. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Categories: 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 Lazy Person's Guide To Flower, Herb, Fruit, Nut And Vegetable Gardening Second Edition
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
The Lazy Person's Guide To Flower, Herb, Fruit, Nut And Vegetable Gardening, Second Edition, Includes: Exotics Without Watering; Choosing Plants; Easy Flower Gardening; Flowers You Can Eat; Easy Food Growing; Fruit, Herbs, Edible Weeds; Weed And Feed; Breeding Plants; Indoor Gardening; Pest-Proof Plants; Preventing Diseases; Indoor Plants That Do Not Need Watering And Feeding While On Holidays.
Viewing Jasper Mountain
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.
Beekeeping 101: Where Can I Keep My Bees?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: 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.
Beekeeping With Free Bees
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.
Types of Burn Chambers for Rocket Mass Heaters
Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Bricks or barrels? Pre-fab or pour your own? How do you decide what to make your heater out of? Are they all safe? Do they all really work with the same efficiency? Written by Ray & Randi Dudley, authors of "Lessons from Our Rocket Mass Heater", this is a FREE primer for folks that have never built a heater and are just starting their research. PACKED with photos, links, websites and stats.
The MODERN American Frugal Housewife
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference
“The American Frugal Housewife” has a few timeless tips, but for the most part is outdated. How can we live a similarly frugal life in modern times?
Homesteading Adventures: A Guide for Doers and Dreamers
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.
Changing Diapers: The Hip Mom's Guide to Modern Cloth Diapering
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.
The Way Of The Chicken - A Guide To Keeping Backyard Chickens
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.

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