Storey's Basic Country Skills

Storey's Basic Country Skills

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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 petsUnplug all appliances in the area of the house serviced by the blown fuse. 2. When youare certain that the circuit isnot overloaded, flip thecircuit breaker totheOFF position and thento theON position. Replace ablownfuse by unscrewing theanbsp;...

Title:Storey's Basic Country Skills
Author:John Storey, Martha Storey
Publisher:Storey Publishing - 2010-11-11


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