The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner

Author: Ann Larkin Hansen
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612126987
Size: 18,72 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This hardworking addition to the best-selling Backyard Homestead series offers expert advice on what tasks to do around your farm and when to do them — no matter where on the planet you call home. Author Ann Larkin Hansen sets the priorities for each area of the farm, including the barn, garden, orchard, field, pasture, and woodlot. For every critical turn of the year (12 in all), Hansen provides an at-a-glance to-do list along with tips and a more in-depth discussion of key topics for the season. Easy-reference charts, checklists, and record-keeping sections help you keep track of it all.

The Backyard Homestead

Author: Carleen Madigan
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603425144
Size: 20,94 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This comprehensive guide to homesteading provides all the information you need to grow and preserve a sustainable harvest of grains and vegetables; raise animals for meat, eggs, and dairy; and keep honey bees for your sweeter days. With easy-to-follow instructions on canning, drying, and pickling, you’ll enjoy your backyard bounty all winter long. Also available in this series: The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner, The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects, The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals, and The Backyard Homestead Book of Kitchen Know-How.

Vegetable Gardeners Bible Planting Book Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner 5 Years Garden Journal With Tracker Sheets For Garden Projects Soil Am

Author: Zenwerkz
Editor: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781090275714
Size: 15,13 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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VEGETABLE GARDENERS BIBLE PLANTING BOOK - BACKYARD HOMESTEAD SEASONAL PLANNER The GARDEN 5-YEAR PLANNER is a complete and comprehensive gardener's must-haves to help you keep a 5-year written record of what works in your garden. Although there are a lot of advice elsewhere, nothing can replace personal experience. Your garden is in your own micro-climate, with your own soil. Soil quality in one part of the country is vastly different from soil quality in another part of the country. There are simply too many plants variety and also variables for anyone to remember from week to week or even from year to year. They would not know where and what would have worked at different times or seasons. Every gardener also faces repeat attacks of pests or disease. Different treatment methods have been used and with a journal, you can keep a record of what worked and what caused more harm than good. You can optimize your crop yields this way and also improve the soil quality in the process. This GARDEN 5-YEAR PLANNER is a book of important garden forms to plan your garden crop allocation, track your planting every month and season, manage your gardening expenses, make a list of your monthly/seasonal gardening chores, track your gardening project with a to-do list format and also track individual plants profile. It also has seed starting tracker, plant tracker, pests/diseases control/management, soil amendment record, harvest tracker, highlights of this year, and also goals for the next year. Contents: Garden Plan Worksheet Square Foot Garden Plan Monthly Planting Planner Seasonal Planting Planner Gardening Expenses Monthly Gardening Chore List Seasonal Gardening Chore List Garden Project Tracker Plant Profile Seed Starting Tracker Plant Tracker Pests / Diseases Tracker Soil Amendment Record Harvest Tracker Highlights Next year's garden Product Details: Premium Matte-Finish cover design Ornate hexagonal pattern. 150+ pages of important garden forms Printed on High Quality, Bright White paper stock Printed on Chlorine-Free, Acid-Free paper Portable Size - 8.5" x 11" (21.59cm x 27.94cm) Altogether, there are 150+ pages for your gardening journal needs. GET your Vegetable Gardeners Bible Planting Book - Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner now!

The Backyard Homestead Book Of Building Projects

Author: Spike Carlsen
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428461
Size: 20,61 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Gardeners, small farmers, and outdoor living enthusiasts will love this compilation of 76 rustic DIY projects. From plant supports and clotheslines to a chicken coop, a greenhouse, and a root cellar with storage bins, most of the projects are suitable for complete novices, and all use just basic tools and easy-to-find materials. You’ll find techniques to build whatever your outdoor world is missing, with additional tips to live sustainably, happily, and independently.

The Backyard Homestead Book Of Kitchen Know How

Author: Andrea Chesman
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612122051
Size: 20,37 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Growing vegetables and raising livestock is only the beginning of a successful homestead — that fresh food goes to waste unless you can properly prepare, cook, and preserve it. Andrea Chesman shows you how to bridge the gap between field and table, covering everything from curing meats and making sausage to canning fruits and vegetables, milling flour, working with sourdough, baking no-knead breads, making braises and stews that can be adapted to different cuts of meat, rendering lard and tallow, pickling, making butter and cheese, making yogurt, blanching vegetables for the freezer, making jams and jellies, drying produce, and much more. You’ll learn all the techniques you need to get the most from homegrown foods, along with dozens of simple and delicious recipes, most of which can be adapted to use whatever you have available.

The Backyard Homestead Guide To Raising Farm Animals

Author: Gail Damerow
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603426973
Size: 14,92 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Enjoy a weekend breakfast featuring eggs, bacon, and honey from your own chickens, pigs, and bees, or a holiday meal with your own heritage-breed turkey as the main attraction. Gail Damerow covers everything you need to successfully raise your own farm animals, from selecting the right breeds to producing delicious fresh milk, cheese, honey, eggs, and meat. Even with just a small plot of land, you can become more self-sufficient, save money, and enjoy healthy, delicious animal products.

The Organic Farming Manual

Author: Ann Larkin Hansen
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603424792
Size: 15,65 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Providing expert tips on tending the land, caring for animals, and necessary equipment, Ann Larkin Hansen also covers the intricate process of acquiring organic certification and other business considerations important to a profitable operation. Discover the rewarding satisfaction of running a successful and sustainable organic farm.

The Electric Fencing Handbook

Author: Ann Larkin Hansen
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612128920
Size: 18,30 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Use electric fencing to protect your livestock, poultry, beehives, and garden. Portable electric fencing is key to successful rotational grazing, while permanent electric fencing effectively protects gardens and orchards and secures large pastures. Through clear instructions accessible to everyone, you’ll learn when to use these methods or a combination of the two, plus how to plan for, build, and maintain your electric fencing. This crucial tool is cost effective and versatile, but veteran farmer and author Ann Larkin Hansen also explains what not to do with an electric fence.

Finding Good Farmland

Author: Ann Larkin Hansen
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428747
Size: 19,63 MB
Format: PDF
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Buying farmland is a major investment, so be sure you make an informed choice. This practical guide covers every factor you should consider before making a purchase, including government regulations, residential concerns from the surrounding area, soil conditions, and savvy financing. Whether you intend to grow abundant crops or graze a robust herd of livestock, Finding Good Farmland provides a roadmap to the land that’s right for you.

Maintaining Small Farm Equipment

Author: Steve Hansen
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 161212528X
Size: 12,75 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This Storey BASICS® title offers exactly what you need to know to keep your small farm’s equipment in good working order. Long-time farmers Steve and Ann Larkin Hansen cover everything from tractors and mowers to trimmers, tillers, ATVs, plows, discs, drills, planters, cultivators, mechanical rakes, and balers, showing you how to care for your equipment to prevent problems and how to diagnose and fix the things that do go wrong.