The Essential Guide to Back Garden Self-Sufficiency (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Essential Guide to Back Garden Self-Sufficiency A guide that contains the traditional, tried-and-tested skills that turn dreams into reality. It features advice on the basics of vegetable growing. It helps you find out the best ways to store and preserve the harvest, learn how to make apple juice, cheese, butter, and shows how to plant your own herbal remedy border.
- Published: 02 February 2010
- Format: Paperback 368 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781604691030 ISBN 10: 1604691034
- Sales rank: 178,051
Full description for The Essential Guide to Back Garden Self-Sufficiency
Nothing tastes better than homegrown produce and there's nowhere better to grow it than your own back garden. Whether you're interested in a small patch of gourmet asparagus and strawberries, a few eggs to make your own omelettes or full-scale self-sufficiency, this guide contains the traditional, tried-and-tested skills that turn dreams into reality. Vegetable growing is made easy with clear, sensible advice on the basics and plenty of inventive tips. Find out the best ways to store and preserve the harvest, learn how to make apple juice, cheese, butter and even how to plant your own herbal remedy border. Practical advice on keeping chickens, bees, goats and pigs provides essential reading for anyone just starting out with livestock. Growing and making your own food is healthy, sustainable and rewarding, and can bring that satisfying buzz that you get from knowing that you're cutting your supermarket bill, reducing your carbon footprint and learning the practical skills of self-reliance.