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Building Projects for Backyard Farmers - BO220

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A practical and engaging guide to transforming an ordinary backyard into a productive farm.



Homesteading is experiencing a revival among both rural and urban residents who want to get back to basics and live closer to the land. With this book, homeowners will obtain both inspiration and instruction for transforming their grassy yard into a lush farm that can produce all the food they need.

The author is an experienced woodworker and homesteader who shows how to plan and design a backyard farm. He offers expert advice for making all of the essential hard-working structures needed to sustain small-scale agriculture.



Step-by-step instructions are provided for 10 projects including greenhouses, beehives, rabbit hutches, raised beds, potting sheds, trellises, fences, and more. Readers learn how to create an irrigation system, harvest rainwater, and keep their farms environmentally sound. Each detailed plan is accompanied by the author's clear, instructive drawings.



More than just a manual, the book also offers entertaining and enlightening interviews with both experts and “average Joe” farmers. We learn what motivates them to become backyard farmers, the lessons they have to share, and maybe even a couple of funny stories along the way.



Softcover. Color photos.

  • Item Model Number: BO220
  • Shipping Dimensions: 9.25 x 7.5 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.25 pounds

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