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In the Jumble by Victoria Lochhead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,970. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
In the Jumble is a book about the joys of finding, buying and wearing second hand clothes. Victoria shares with you her experiences and top tips on how to shop second hand, what to look for, where to go, how to sort your wardrobe, and most importantly, how to reconnect with the colours, styles and shapes that will bring your wardrobe together and reflect the very best of the fabulous you.
The Ultimate Guide to Soil: The Real Dirt on Cultivating Crops, Compost, and a Healthier Home by Anna Hess
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
With an emphasis on simple techniques suitable for the backyard gardener, The Ultimate Guide to Soil gives you the real dirt on good soil.
Bugging In: What To Do When TSHTF and You Live In Suburbia by Raymond Dean White
Price: Free! Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
What if The S**t Hits The Fan and no help is coming? How would you provide for your family? How would you protect them and defend your home? This book will help you develop a plan to survive and possibly thrive during hard times. It offers specific, real world, time-tested survival strategies tailored for suburban life. Be prepared and you won't have to be sorry.
A Year in a Yurt: An Adventurous Memoir of Off-Grid Living Full of Practical Advice by Autumn Raven & Adam Raven
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: American English. Published: June 27, 2016 by Autumn M. Birt. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Many people have asked why we did this. Why would my husband and I sell our home, car, ATV, snowmobile, furniture, why donate over 90% of our belongings and move into a yurt, in Maine no less? You might be surprised, because the reasons were really not all that unique: debt, unhappiness, and lack of fulfillment with where we found ourselves in life. What was unique was our solution.
Psychosynthetics of a Human Home, The Paradise of Life by Ram Bansal
Price: $2.00 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.
Simple Organic Vegetable and Herb Gardening made Easy by Simon Staub
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Gardening made easy no Hoeing, Digging, Weeding, Watering, Fertilizer or Hard Work, No costly Equipment, needed just following "Mother Nature’s" design to raise your own seedlings and grow your own tasty and nutritious Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs. make a fantastic low maintenance worry free effortless and inexpensive garden to produce the best produce in your garden, pots or hanging baskets.
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.
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.