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The complete idiot's guide to urban homesteading [electronic resource] / by Sundari Elizabeth Kraft.

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  • ISBN: 9781101527061 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101527064 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781101529003 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101529008 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 336 p.) : ill.
  • Publisher: New York : Alpha Books, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 310-316) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: What it means to homestead in the city. What is urban homesteading? ; City considerations ; The life of an urban homesteader -- City farming. Growing without a yard ; Growing in your yard ; Growing on someone else's land ; Seed starting in the city ; Keeping your garden healthy ; Enjoying your bounty -- Raising animals for food. Livestock in the city ; Chickens coming home to roost ; Getting your (dwarf) goat ; Raising rabbits ; Bee busy ; Aquaponics: raising fish and plants together -- A homemade life in the city. Small-batch food preserving ; Preparing what you harvest ; The finer things ; Cleaning your home, naturally -- Making the most of what you have. Energy-wise living ; Water is precious ; Turning waste into gold ; Foraging in the city.
Summary, etc.: The urban homesteading movement is growing and flourishing. Learn to create a sustainable life for yourself in the city, with the helpful guide to everything you need to know to get a taste of "country life" in your apartment or house.
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Subject: Urban homesteading.
Self-reliant living.
Sustainable living.
Urban agriculture.
Self-reliance.
Sustainable development.
Urban homesteading.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Infrastructure
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
Self-reliant living.
Sustainable living.
Urban agriculture.
Urban homesteading.
Genre: Electronic books.
Search Results Showing Item 49 of 264 Preferred library: Poplar Bluff Public Library?

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