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The Ultimate Guide to Old-Fashioned Country Skills
by Abigail R. Gehring


Overview - Whether you're a suburbanite looking to live more simply or a die-hard homesteader interested in taking your garden to the next level, this guide is packed with step-by-step instructions, useful tips, vintage photographs and illustrations, and time-honored wisdom--creating one of the most comprehensive books on country skills available.  Read more...

 
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More About The Ultimate Guide to Old-Fashioned Country Skills by Abigail R. Gehring
 
 
 
Overview
Whether you're a suburbanite looking to live more simply or a die-hard homesteader interested in taking your garden to the next level, this guide is packed with step-by-step instructions, useful tips, vintage photographs and illustrations, and time-honored wisdom--creating one of the most comprehensive books on country skills available. This book is compiled of tested and practical experience passed down from generations of farmers and homesteaders.
Here readers can learn about:
Creating a vegetable garden
Canning and preserving
Keeping poultry
Soap making
Natural medicine
Bridge building
Farm mechanics
Crop rotation
Cattle and dairying
The basics of beekeeping
Foraging for wild food
Fertilizing, soils, drainage, and irrigation
Building a barn
And much, much more
Success comes to the person who works the most efficiently--not simply the person who works the hardest. Learn invaluable advice and tips for how to create a sustainable lifestyle and live off the land.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781629142166
  • ISBN-10: 1629142166
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publish Date: August 2014
  • Page Count: 789


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