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Storey's Basic Country Skills

Storey's Basic Country Skills

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Storey's Basic Country Skills

Storey's Basic Country Skills

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Product Overview

Product No:
2804522
Author:
John and Martha Storey
Publisher:
Workman Publishing
ISBN:
9781580172028
Edition Date:
September 1999
Pages:
576
Size:
210 x 286 mm
Weight:
1.6 kg
Format:
Paperback
Sales Rank:
11411 (See Top 100 in Books)

Product Description

This is the book for anyone who wants to become more self-reliant, from suburbanites with 1/4 of an acre to country homesteaders with several. The information is easily understood and readily applicable.

More than 150 of Storey's expert authors in gardening, building, animal raising, and homesteading share their specialized knowledge and experience in this ultimate guide to living a more independent, satisfying life.

Readers will find step-by-step, illustrated instructions for every aspect of country living including:

  • Finding country land
  • Buying, building, and renovating a home
  • Developing water sources and systems
  • Understanding wiring, plumbing, and heating
  • Using alternative heating and energy sources
  • Vegetable, flower, and herb gardening
  • Traditional cooking skills such as baking bread and making maple syrup
  • Preparing and preserving meat, fruits, and vegetables
  • Building and maintaining barns, sheds, and outbuildings
  • Caring for common farm and ranch animals, and pets

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