Garden and Homestead

Get in the dirt for heavens sake!

Backyard Biodiesel: How to Brew Your Own Fuel Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780865717855
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Published: New Society Publishers - April 1st, 2015

Make your own fuel, for a fraction of what you would pay at the pump.


The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre! Cover Image
By Carleen Madigan (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781603421386
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - February 11th, 2009

This comprehensive guide to homesteading provides all the information you need to grow and preserve a sustainable harvest of grains and vegetables; raise animals for meat, eggs, and dairy; and keep honey bees for your sweeter days.


Blue Ribbon Vegetable Gardening: The Secrets to Growing the Biggest and Best Prizewinning Produce Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781612123943
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - December 29th, 2015

Win the blue ribbon every time! Master Gardener Jodi Torpey offers all the information you need to grow champion vegetables — beans, beets, cabbages, cucumbers, eggplants, onions, peppers, pumpkins, squash, and tomatoes — covering everything from choosing the right varieties and scheduling planting dates to harvesting, preparing, and transporting your produce.


The Chicken Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Reference Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781603425612
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - January 31st, 2012

From addled to wind egg and crossed beak to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in The Chicken Encyclopedia. Complete with breed descriptions, common medical concerns, and plenty of chicken trivia, this illustrated A-to-Z reference guide is both informative and entertaining.


Growing Good Food: A Citizen's Guide to Backyard Carbon Farming Cover Image
By Acadia Tucker, Joe Wirtheim (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780998862330
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Published: Stone Pier Press - October 31st, 2019

A handbook for growing a climate victory garden

Written by regenerative farmer Acadia Tucker, Growing Good Food calls on us to take up regenerative gardening, also known as carbon farming, for the good of the planet.


Homegrown Honey Bees: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping Your First Year, from Hiving to Honey Harvest Cover Image
By Alethea Morrison, Mars Vilaubi (Photographs by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603429948
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - January 29th, 2013

Discover the joys of harvesting honey from your own backyard.  Alethea Morrison outlines what you’ll need to know to make it through the first year, while stunning macrophotography by Mars Vilaubi brings the inner workings of the hive to life.


Master the art of edible gardening in one of the United States' most breathtaking landscapes. If you're interested in growing your own fruits and vegetables, you've joined the ranks of a blossoming group of Do-It-Yourself gardeners who place a premium on the idea of self-reliance.


Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 4th Edition: Breed Selection, Facilities, Feeding, Health Care, Managing Layers & Meat Birds (Storey’s Guide to Raising) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781612129303
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - December 26th, 2017

Serious poultry farmers and backyard bird raisers have relied on this best-selling reference for more than 20 years. The fourth edition of Gail Damerow’s comprehensive handbook is now completely revised and redesigned, making it more accessible and informative than ever.


The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Mountain States (Regional Vegetable Gardening Series) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781604694277
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Published: Timber Press - December 31st, 2013

How to grow your own food in the Rockies!

Growing vegetables requires regionally specific information—what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are based on climate, weather, and first frost. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Mountain States tackles this need head on, with regionally specific growing information written by