Books tagged: sustainable living

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Gardening With Water Puppies, An Unconventional Approach: Weather-izing the Lean-To
Series: Gardening With Water Puppies, An Unconventional Approach. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: American English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Disappointed in the lack-luster performance of the originally designed doorway to our aquaponics lean-to grow area, we re-designed and constructed a new doorway that seemed to tame the wild and unruly easterly and southerly winds that had battered the original door. With the new design surpassing our expectations, we undertook a major re-do of the lean-to structure, minus the frame and one wall.
How to Bicycle to Work - A Guide for Women
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Thinking about bicycling to work? Not sure how to get started? Interested in making a sustainable change? "How to Bicycle to Work - A Guide for Women" presents solutions to getting it done and with style. Sarah Imm, founder of the lifestyle brand Vélo-à-Porter, explains with good humour from one of the most bicycle unfriendly cities on the planet, Sydney, Australia. Come along for the ride!
Meditations on Money: Balancing Life and the Global Economy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,210. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Environmental economics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Meditations on Money: Balancing Life and the Global Economy synthesizes complex socio-political economic issues into understandable concepts. It provides spiritual and ecological insights about life on Earth; how money and materialism affects you and all life on the planet; and advice and practical wisdom to help people find balance in a chaotic world created by hyper-globalization.
Paradise Found
Pre-release—available December 25, 2017. Price: $5.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Amelia's custody battles with her parents are finally done. Now it's time to create a new life of her own...and perhaps a whole new way to live too! Even if she's not really a child anymore, it's never too late to have a happy almost-adulthood, right?
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.
Thrifty Chicken Breeds: Efficient Producers of Eggs and Meat on the Homestead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Many backyard chicken keepers are surprised to learn that they spend more on store-bought feed than they would have paid for eggs and meat at the grocery store. If you're on a budget and want your foray into poultry to save money, not lose money, your first step should be to select thrifty chicken breeds.
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.
The Work Of Ronald Berkley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Adventure » General
Ronald Berkley has become used to his life on the farm. But somewhere in his mind, he suspects that something is not right. Is it normal to be spraying the crops like this? Is it normal for the soil to seem so overworked and depleted of nutrients? He can not quite remember how farming used to be, before they started spraying, but he suspects it was better than this...
A Beginner's Guide to Mini-Farming
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
Read this book and find out how you can start your own mini farm right in your backyard. You will learn how to make your own raised bed and your compost. You will learn how to fertilize and irrigate your crops. Also, learn about raising your own chickens and enjoying freshly laid eggs as well as meat right from your home! So, let’s get started!
The Secrets of Soil Building
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Rich, healthy, alive garden soil is the key to success in every organic vegetable garden. Here's how to build great soil -- at low cost and with minimal inputs, without much gardener time, within tight urban spaces. Learn how to compost, mulch, vermicompost, perform D-I-Y soil tests, and maintain fertility year-round -- so that you can produce food sustainably for years to come.