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Concerning Critters
Series: Critter Tales Series. Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
Critter Tales Series is the electronic version of Critter Tales: What my homestead critters have taught me about themselves, their world, and how to be a part of it. Volume 1, Concerning Critters, introduces the reader to my husband and me, our homestead philosophy and goals, and to the tales that follow.
The Ultimate Guide to Soil: The Real Dirt on Cultivating Crops, Compost, and a Healthier Home
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.
Oasis: A Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,410. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
After a complete upheaval in her personal life, a young woman finds herself living in a small camper on isolated, unimproved property in Southern New Mexico. With no idea of her next step or what could possibly lie in her future, she is immobilized by despair and confusion; until she encounters her Mescalero Apache neighbors from a neighboring Indian Reservation.
Pasture Basics: How to Keep the Grass Green and Your Chickens Happy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
Do you want to enjoy healthy eggs and meat from chickens raised on pasture? Great grazing for chickens won't be found in the perfect pasture for sheep or cows --- you need to tweak your design to match a chicken's unique behavior and stomach.
$10 Root Cellar: And Other Low-Cost Methods of Growing, Storing, and Using Root Vegetables
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
The easiest way to grow your own calories is to focus on root vegetables like potatoes and carrots. But these crops need a cool, damp storage spot after harvest, which most Americans don't have in their homes. This book walks you through building a root cellar out of a junked fridge for $10, and also includes tips for growing storage vegetables and feeding them to your family and livestock.
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)
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.
A Teaspoon of Data on Food
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Statisti─Źni urad Republike Slovenije. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Statistics
Food is becoming an increasingly important strategic resource since it affects both human health and environmental protection. The publication, which reflects at least in part the lifestyle and behaviour of each of us, was prepared with the purpose to add to the general knowledge about food a teaspoon of topical data. We kindly invite you to take some time and read the publication.
Permaculture Chicken: Incubation Handbook
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 18,720. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
(5.00)
Permaculture Chicken: Incubation Handbook walks beginners through perfecting the incubating and hatching process so they can enjoy the exhilaration of the hatch without the angst of dead chicks. 92 full color photos bring incubation to life, while charts, diagrams, and tables provide the data you need to accomplish a hatch rate of 85% or more. Hatch healthy homegrown chicks!
Oak Tree Farm
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
Compelling, poignant and heartwarming tales for countryside and animal lovers. In a tranquil rural location by the Beaufort Mountains on Vancouver Island, Canada, the Ansells ambitiously embark on a new life of small mixed-livestock farming following their air-sea rescue from Cyclone Justin. Developing and populating the farm proves to be both challenging and very rewarding. An irresistible read.
The World's Most Eaten Table Fish - How to Catch it and How to Cook it
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: Australian English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Carp are the world's most eaten fish, I kid you not. Eating carp will help the hungry find enough to eat, give you a chance to help the environment by controlling their numbers and let you have a lot of fun catching your dinner. This book outlines the why and the how of catching carp, including gear selection, bait, rigging and how to prepare and cook your fish.