Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living

iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle
By Bob Waldrop
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.
The Best Place for Garbage: The Essential Guide to Recycling with Composting Worms
By Sandra Wiese
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.
Beekeeping 101: Where Can I Keep My Bees?
By Grant Gillard
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.
How to Future Proof Your Home: A Guide to Building with Energy Intelligence in Cold Climates
By Shane Wolffe
Price: $17.97 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).
Introduction to Homesteading at Rustic Farms
By Richard Bogdanowicz
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(5.00 from 1 review)
We wanted to share some of what we talk about in our book “Homesteading on Rustic Farms”. Our goal is to share some of what we do at the farm with others interested in homesteading. I hope you enjoy our writings and apply what you learn.
Ten Vegetables for Self-Sufficiency
By Peter Hadley
Price: Free! Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by Harry Maxwell Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(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.
ReNew ~ Go Green Projects, Gardens, and Recipes
By Gail Nelson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
0.75 star(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!
400 Ways to Save a Fortune
By Annie Jean Brewer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Minus the fluff, this nitty-gritty guide immediately gets down to the business of saving money with over 400 unique tips designed to help anyone.
An Introduction to Natural Beekeeping
By Phil Chandler
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
0.25 star(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.
Build and Extreme Green Hot Water Solar Collector
By Philip Rastocny
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.