Garden and Homestead
Get in the dirt for heavens sake!
Make your own fuel, for a fraction of what you would pay at the pump.
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.$16.95ISBN: 9781612123943Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Storey Publishing, LLC - December 29th, 2015Win the blue ribbon every time! Master Gardener Jodi Torpey offers all the information you need to grow champion vegetables — beans, beets, cabbages, cucumbers, eggplants, onions, peppers, pumpkins, squash, and tomatoes — covering everything from choosing the right varieties and scheduling planting dates to harvesting, preparing, and transporting your produce.$19.95ISBN: 9781603425612Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Storey Publishing, LLC - January 31st, 2012From addled to wind egg and crossed beak to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in The Chicken Encyclopedia. Complete with breed descriptions, common medical concerns, and plenty of chicken trivia, this illustrated A-to-Z reference guide is both informative and entertaining.$19.95ISBN: 9780998862330Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Stone Pier Press - October 31st, 2019
This is a handbook for growing a Victory Garden when the enemy is global warming. Acadia Tucker, a carbon farmer and gardener, invites us to think of gardening as civic action. By building carbon-rich soil, even in a backyard-sized patch, we can capture greenhouse gases and mitigate climate change, all while growing nutritious food.$14.95ISBN: 9781603429948Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Storey Publishing, LLC - January 29th, 2013
Discover the joys of harvesting honey from your own backyard. Alethea Morrison outlines what you’ll need to know to make it through the first year, while stunning macrophotography by Mars Vilaubi brings the inner workings of the hive to life.Email or call for price.ISBN: 9781591866138Availability: BackorderedPublished: Cool Springs Press - July 15th, 2014
Master the art of edible gardening in one of the United States' most breathtaking landscapes. If you're interested in growing your own fruits and vegetables, you've joined the ranks of a blossoming group of Do-It-Yourself gardeners who place a premium on the idea of self-reliance.Email or call for price.ISBN: 9781612129303Availability: BackorderedPublished: Storey Publishing, LLC - December 26th, 2017Serious poultry farmers and backyard bird raisers have relied on this best-selling reference for more than 20 years. The fourth edition of Gail Damerow’s comprehensive handbook is now completely revised and redesigned, making it more accessible and informative than ever.$19.95ISBN: 9781604694277Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Timber Press - December 31st, 2013
How to grow your own food in the Rockies!
Growing vegetables requires regionally specific information—what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are based on climate, weather, and first frost. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Mountain States tackles this need head on, with regionally specific growing information written by