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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.
Weekend Homesteader: April
Price: Free! Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The second edition of the popular Weekend Homesteader series includes exciting, short projects that you can use to dip your toes into the vast ocean of homesteading without getting overwhelmed. If you need to fit homesteading into a few hours each weekend and would like to have fun while doing it, these projects will be right up your alley.
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.
Last Seen In Vermont With a Big White Dog
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.
The Busy Mom's Guide to Clearing the Home, Using Eco-Friendly Methods and Adopting the Minimalist Lifestyle
Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 and represented by Caroline D. Greene. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Cleaning & caretaking, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Many moms felt the ever-demanding duties of everyday load; from taking the kids to school plus having to keep up with the stressful tasks at the office, to discovering the unwanted mess upon arriving at home. It seems a pretty common problem to moms out there.
Ten Vegetables for Self-Sufficiency
Price: Free! Words: 5,010. 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. These areas are marked (New).
Netherbrook: Luxury Living in a Private Wilderness
Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home buying, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
A one-of-a-kind home deserves to have its story told. Netherbrook is a contemporary, energy-efficient home on 20 acres in the beautiful mountain wilds of northeastern Washington State. Full-color photographs help illustrate the uniqueness of this well-appointed and private property. Enjoy a glimpse into this exclusive property.
Introduction to Homesteading at Rustic Farms
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: 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.
66 Ways to Practice Sustainability
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)
Sustainability in the Garden
Price: Free! Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Sustainable practice is becoming central to modern day garden design. This book offers a unique prospective to do so. Using Feng Shui to describe a garden as something of Chi (Qi), Yin and Yang, energy, nature, and the personal relationship between the garden and its owner; a powerful introduction to the forthcoming publication, ‘Feng Shui Sustainable Gardening’.
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.
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.
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...
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.