Grow your own vegetables and herbs, indoors in containers or outside in a garden. Raise chickens or goats. Build a beehive. Make your own nontoxic cleaning sprays. And more!
Gehring’s books on country living have sold more than 500,000 copies. In this book, she offers a guide to country living skills that is as charming as it is practical. Full of sweet illustrations and gorgeous photographs, step-by-step instructions for essential skills such as building a chicken coop are interspersed with country lore and old-fashioned tips and tricks.
Readers will learn how to:
The Essential Guide to Self-Sufficient Living
- Container garden
- Raise chickens
- Make candles
- Churn butter
- Grow vegetables
- Make jams and jellies
- Dry herbs
- Ferment vegetables
- Make cheese
- And more!
combines the know-how of Back to Basics
with the charm of The Farmer’s Almanac
. This is the perfect gift for anyone interested in a more self-sufficient, greener, country lifestyle.