The complete idiot's guide to urban homesteading / by Sundari Elizabeth Kraft.
- ISBN: 9781101527061
- ISBN: 1101527064
- ISBN: 9781101529003
- ISBN: 1101529008
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 336 pages) : illustrations
- Publisher: New York : Alpha Books, 2011.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 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.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.
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