Live a more sustainable lifestyle Historically referred to as a government program for revitalizing undesirable living areas, homesteading today has come to mean the pursuit of a self-sufficient lifestyle. Homesteading can include everything from keeping bees, growing vegetables, and composting to installing solar panels, creating a rain barrel, and canning your own food, --plus much more. Backyard Homesteading All-in-One For Dummies has a little bit of everything for the homesteader in all of us. It walks you through the basics of creating your own sustainable homestead and offers expert tips and tricks for making it as easy and successful as possible. Raise chickens Keep bees Compost Can and preserve This book gives you everything you need to embark on your own homesteading adventure.
From the Back Cover Start your homesteading adventure! Knowing where your food comes from. Taking a hands-on role in providing for your family. Living more earth-friendly. Being more self-sufficient. Sound exciting? If you're ready to roll up your sleeves and move beyond a simple plot of vegetables, here's your comprehensive guide to backyard homesteading. Learn how to make the most of your resources, which tools and techniques you'll need for success, and what problems to watch out for. Get step-by-step guidance, expert tips, detailed building plans, proven recipes, and a lot more! 5 Books Inside... Creating a Garden Preserving the Harvest Making Your Own Raising Animals Building It Yourself