Ultimate Guide to Old-Fashioned Country Skills
Whether youre a suburbanite looking to live more simply or a die-hard homesteader interested in taking your garden to the next level, this guide is packed with step-by-step instructions, useful tips, vintage photographs and illustrations, and time-honored wisdomcreating one of the most comprehensive books on country skills available. This book is compiled of tested and practical experience passed down from generations of farmers and homesteaders.Here readers can learn about:Creating a vegetable gardenCanning and preservingKeeping poultrySoap makingNatural medicineBridge buildingFarm mechanicsCrop rotationCattle and dairyingThe basics of beekeepingForaging for wild foodFertilizing, soils, drainage, and irrigationBuilding a barnAnd much, much more!Success comes to the person who works the most efficientlynot simply the person who works the hardest. Learn invaluable advice and tips for how to create a sustainable lifestyle and live off the land.
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