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100 Best Books: Homesteading & Perma

100 Best Books: Homesteading & Perma
If you've ever considered getting into Permaculture, or if you're a veteran Permaculturist who's looking for a new skill to master, the following resources are the absolute best places for you to get started. Each of these books has the potential to introduce you to a whole new skill that you can enjoy for literally the rest of your life! You will find here links to over 60 Free eBook previews and full eBooks! Feel free to post down at the bottom if there are other books you would include on this list. Enjoy and Share with Your friends! Sophia Permaculture - Introductions to the Subject Gaia's Garden, Second Edition: A Guide To Home-Scale Permaculture by Toby Hemenway - The first edition of Gaia’s Garden sparked the imagination of America’s home gardeners, introducing permaculture’s central message: Working with Nature, not against her, results in more beautiful, abundant, and forgiving gardens. eBook preview: Gaia's Garden, Second Edition Permaculture - More in depth Forest Gardening

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Lots Of Free Books & Videos: Green, Self-Sufficiency, Survival, More Welcome to Jubilee 101. Here you will find a wealth of educational/instructional material* literally at your fingertips. Below is a list of the categories. Each category contains between 15 – 40 educational/instructional PDF documents* and 5 – 30 instructional videos. In total there are over 2600 PDF documents and over 1000 videos.

How to grow potatoes for the very best and tastiest vegetables How To Grow Potatoes In A Small Space Learning how to grow potatoes is worth taking the time to do, don't miss out on the satisfaction and BIG flavours of freshly harvested homegrown potatoes - you wont be disappointed. This vegetable is now so common-place, with many more varieties being added over the years, it is difficult to believe it has been with us for only a few hundred years. The potato has been grown in South America for 7000 years and was brought over to Europe in the 16th century by Spanish explorers. It was not until the 18th century that it began to be accepted as a nutritious staple food item and people began to learn how to grow potatoes.

Cultivating New Farmers Related Content Sweet Carolinas Robyn finds enthusiasm for and interest in green building during a recent trip to the Carolinas. Farming is one of the most useful and satisfying occupations people can pursue. Why YOU Should Raise Rabbits Rabbits produce manure that is arguably the BEST for the gardeners' purposes. It is ready for use with absolutely no composting: no building bins, no heavy work turning the piles, no trucking in loads of manure from animals who may be heavily medicated. Just park an old wheelbarrow under the cage if you like, wheel to the garden, and dump. If you want to water houseplants or tender seedlings, make a manure tea using a quart or more of rabbit droppings soaked in five gallons of water.

Household Cyclopedia - Useful household information past and present - LoveToKnow Household information is what this site is about and there are over 300 articles here. The genesis of this site was a book published in 1881 called the Household Cyclopedia of General Information. Many of the articles are from that book and are fascinating from a historical perspective and for research purposes. At LoveToKnow, we liked the idea of a site for general household information a lot, so we decided to add articles that are up to date and germane to today's living and challenges. Select a category below for articles from the Late 19th Century:

Global Buckets: Olla Irrigation - Nightly We've been inspired by Fan Sheng-chih Shu. His writings from the first century BC describe a method of irrigation where a unglazed clay pot is buried in the soil. When filled with Get Smart About Sustainable Agriculture Let’s face it. The way the world goes about the business of agriculture is changing. Take corn, for example: A crop that once was grown only for food now triples as fuel and even a component of biodegradable plastics. Mason Jar Soil Test - Spring Garden Primer, PreparednessMama.com Spring Garden Primer – Do a Mason Jar Soil Test Every year in the spring I do a mason jar soil test to see the soil structure in my garden and decide if I need to make any amendments. This is a simple and easy test to take if you are creating a new garden area, you’ve recently moved or you want to do a cool experiment with your kids. Knowing the structure of your soil will help you determine how much water and fertilizer your plants will need, and what soil amendments to make. Your soil is a mass of mineral particles, water, air and dead organic matter. The size and form of those particles make up the basic soil structure.

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