Homesteading & Self-Sufficiency
Each and every living creature on this planet is dependant on outside resources in order to survive. The idea of self-sufficency and homesteading deals with taking control of our dependency to make a healthier, happier life.
While land man not be freely available in most areas of the world, homesteading remains a way of life. The back to the land movement involved with sustainable agriculture and homemaking isn't exactly new but is making a huge comeback.
Homesteading comes from the heart and for that reason homesteading can be accomplished no matter where you live and how much you have. To achieve your self-sufficiency and homesteading goals check out the resources provided.
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This 1.0 GPM Faucet Aerator Insert by Danco has new Innovative Features. It has Cyclone Technology which reduces water consumption without sacrificing water pressure, as well as antimicrobial protection that fights odor causing bacteria, mold and mildew. This Faucet Aerator is Water Sense Certified and can save you up to 55% water as compared to using the standard 2.2 GPM Aerator.
In days gone by, Keeping Chickens & Ducks as well as growing your own vegetables, it was popular for households to keep a small flock of chickens in the back garden to produce eggs and the occasional bird for the table. Eggs were valued as an essential part of the diet and were a valuable commodity that could easily be produced at home.During the 1950’s, hybrid chickens were created that could produce large numbers of eggs in intensive farming systems. The price of eggs came down as their availability increased. Supermarkets were born and contributed further to the downward pressure on price. Outbreaks of Salmonella further added to the decline in the number of people keeping chickens at home.Thankfully, over the last few years, chickens & ducks have been making a come back to our back gardens and there are more and more people looking at keeping a few hens for eggs again at home. From hybrid egg layers to some of the more specialist pure breeds, there is a breed to suit everyone.
More than ever, Americans care about the quality and safety of the food they eat. They're bringing back an American tradition: raising their own backyard chickens for eggs and companionship. And they care about the quality of life of their chickens. Fresh Eggs Daily is an authoritative, accessible guide to coops, nesting boxes, runs, feed, and natural health care with time-tested remedies. The author promotes the benefits of keeping chickens happy and well-occupied, and in optimal health, free of chemicals and antibiotics. She emphasizes the therapeutic value of herbs and natural supplements to maintaining a healthy environment for your chickens. Includes many "recipes" and 8 easy DIY projects for the coop and run. Full color photos throughout. The USDA's new study of urban chicken raising sees a 400% increase in backyard chickens over the next 5 years, driven by younger adults.
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Nigerian Dwarf Goat. Keeping Nigerian Dwarf Goats as Pets. Nigerian Dwarf Goat book for daily care, pros and cons, raising, training, feeding, housing and health.
Considering owning Nigerian Dwarf goats? Perhaps you have already bought a few goats. It is important to know what you are getting into! There is no question they are adorable and amazing! Yet they can also be plenty of work. Knowing the pros and cons, the work involved, and all the benefits can help you to make up your mind. I grew up with animals around the house and these delightful goats always had a special place in my heart. That's the reason why I decide to write a book about these cuties. Some of the Nigerian Goat owners I spoke to are content and others wish they had never gotten involved. Some of them feel overwhelmed and others simply lack the right information. I want to share the benefits of goat ownership. At the same time, I want goat owners to have a clear picture of what they are about to embark on. If you own Nigerian Dwarf goats, their daily care is in your hands so it isn't a decision to make lightly. I believe when you have read this book, you will know if it is right for you to have these gorgeous animals as pets. You will know how to keep your goats happy and how to become a happy goat owner. Covered in this Book: • Basics of breeding • Behaviors and characteristics • Brief history of the goats • Challenges • Coloring • Common mistakes to avoid • Daily care • Difference between Nigerian Dwarf and Pygmy Goats • Exercise • Feeding and watering • Finding a vet • Grooming • Health risks • Height and weight • Hoof trimming • Horn removal • Insurance • Interacting with your goats • Lifecycle • Milking your goats • Paperwork • Preventative care • Pros and cons of ownership • Registration • Resources • Sanitary processing of your milk • Seasonal care • Selling your goats • Shelter • Signs of healthy goats • Supplies to have on hand • Tips for buying goats • Training your goats • Understanding show requirements and disqualifications • Understanding the laws where you reside for goat ownership • Understanding the Nigerian Dwarf Goat • Zoning ......and more.
Goats are entertaining and fun! They also have many uses from milk and meat to backpacking and pulling carts. They make great companion animals as well. This basic guide will get you started on the road to keeping your own goats whether you live in the city or in the country. Discover what I call the 'goat channel' as you enjoy the antics and fun-loving character of goats!
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Do you raise chickens as part of the family or as a livelihood? Are you looking for helpful information to provide the best care for your chickens? Or are you just curious to learn more about this popular animal? Choosing and Keeping Chickens provides detailed information about the most prevalent types of chickens. Learn all about their appearance, key traits, general temperament, health concerns, and estimated life span. This book also describes characteristics of the eggs laid by each type of chicken as well as birds that best mix with each breed, so you can make better choices in setting up your coops. Seasonal guides detail the changing needs of chickens over the course of a year and reveal what every chicken keeper should look for as well as how to best arrange chicken housing during various climates. Whether you seek help with your chicken keeping, or just want to know more about chickens, Choosing and Keeping Chickens can help you become more knowledgeable about this fascinating bird.
In Raising Goats: Keeping Milk, Meat, Wool, and Pet Goats you’re going to find everything you need to get started when it comes to raising your own herd of goats. Whether you plan on having one goat or five hundred goats; whether you live on acres of land or have a small backyard, this guide has a ton of indispensible information for raising your own goats. This guide takes the beginner through the process of getting to know each breed of goat and its common purpose – whether you want to have a goat just as a pet, raise it for its milk, meat, or wool (fiber) we’re going to take you through the different breeds, explain their differences, and point you in the right direction depending on your very individual needs. Simply knowing which breeds are used for what is great and all but, actually purchasing a goat is a whole other ball game. That’s why we walk you through actually buying a goat. From scouting out different auctions and breeders we’ve got you covered. We will provide you with all the information you need to feel confident when it comes down to actually making your purchase. Once you actually have your goat on your land we’re guessing you’re actually going to want to know how to take care of your new ‘kid’ (that’s what they call baby goats dontchya know) so we’ve put together a great section on goat care. In it you’ll learn all about: What to feed your goat and why Proper fencing and housing for your goat All about goat accessories – collars, halters, and leads And more tips and tricks for optimal goat health Beyond that there are certain intricacies when it comes to raising goats for their different purposes which is why we’ve put together specific sections for each of a goats’ probable uses: raising it as a pet, or keeping them for their milk, meat, or fiber. And of course, if you want to duplicate your success, or get into the market of selling your goats we cover how to properly breed your goats too. As you can see, for the newbie goat herder we cover a lot of bases. You won’t be disappointed when you download Raising Goats, no matter what your goat keeping goals are!
Health-Enhancing Apricots on a Hardy Tree Chinese Apricot Tree is a hardy, deciduous tree that produces delicious, early fruit. Be sure to plant one in view of a window so you can enjoy watching your harvest develop throughout the summer. Your Chinese Apricot Tree is sure to be a lovely addition to your yard. The branches posses an elegant spread, supporting many shorter branchlets for an appealing appearance even in winter. In the spring, pink-hued, white flowers will appear to be sprinkled across your tree?s branches, a lovely welcome to the warmth of summer. Serrated, oval green leaves cling to your Chinese Apricot?s branchlets by colorful, reddish stems through the warm months, clothing your tree in vibrant green. As the season progresses, the flowers give way to spherical, pitted fruit. Ripening to a yellow-orange brilliance, your fruit is sure to stand out in sharp contrast against lush, green foliage. The fruit of your Chinese Apricot is of superb quality, and generally freestone, making it easy to use in canning, drying, or in baked goods. Apricots contain carotenoids which are antioxidants that help prevent heart disease, reduce bad cholesterol levels, and protect against cancer. In fact, apricots and their stones have been used for medicinal purposes for centuries. They are also high in fiber and considered by some to be a natural weight-loss food. The Chinese Apricot Tree is an early bearing, heavy producing variety that is recommended for difficult climates (especially those prone to late spring frosts). It blooms very early and is also one of the earliest ripening fruits. Chinese Apricot is considered semi-dwarf, growing up to 20 feet in height and is adaptable to many soil types. It doesn?t require a pollinator, so you can even try just one if you prefer. An apricot tree is hard to resist. Beneficial not just for its healthy, delicious fruit, but also valued for its ornamental appeal, Chinese Appricot Tree is a must have for your yard today. * Delicious fruit with health benefits* Ornamental appeal* Generally freestone* Heavy producing
CERTIFIED ORGANIC SEEDS (Apr. 225) - Rainbow Swiss Chard Seeds - Heirloom Quality - Non GMO, Non Hybrid Seeds - USA
Seedz Certified Organic Seeds are grown, harvested, packed, and shipped by hand right here in the USA. Our heirloom seeds are USDA Organic, Verified Non GMO, and Non Hybrid. We believe in healthy environments, healthy communities, and healthy bodies. That's why we take such care to ensure that all of our heirloom vegetable seeds are of the highest possible quality available. ABOUT YOUR NEW ORGANIC SWISS CHARD SEEDS The Seedz Improved Rainbow B1 Swiss Chard Seeds are a tender biennial (producing seed in its second year), beautiful enough to be ornamental and easy to grow. Our Swiss Chard is productive all season long, producing upright plants in a variety of colors including red, pink, white, and gold until late into the Fall. WHEN TO PLANT For best results, direct-seed as soon as soil can be worked mid-spring throughout mid-summer. Transplants can be started 4-6 weeks ahead of your planting date. GROW PATTERNS AND TIMING Sow 1 seed every 2 inches or so with about 18" between rows. Improved Rainbow B1 Swiss Chard can be expected to germinate within 5-10 days. Plan 30 days to maturity if harvesting as Baby Chard; 60 days if harvesting at full size. Cut stems three inches above ground, leaving the center growing tip intact. HOW TO USE YOUR HEIRLOOM SWISS CHARD SEEDS Once fully grown and harvested, swiss chard is delicious raw or cooked. Considered a superfood due to its incredibly dense nutritional content, swiss chard can be added to salads and even juiced for a delicious and healthful meal. WHY OUR IMPROVED RAINBOW B1 CHARD SEEDS? USDA Organic Verified Non GMO Grown, Harvested, Packed & Shipped in the USA More Seeds for Your Money (Approx. 225 Seeds per Packet) 100% Satisfaction Guarantee