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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The Compost Wizard Essentials Kit is the perfect addition to any composter unit or compost pile. These tools are great for kick starting or improving a compost batch. Kitchen accents compost pail - This 3 quart pail is perfect for collecting kitchen s...
Homesteading: A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More (Back to Basics Guides)
The companion to the bestseller Back to Basics for country, urban, and suburban folksnow fully updated!Who doesn’t want to shrink their carbon footprint, save money, and eat homegrown food whenever possible? Even readers who are very much on the grid will embrace this large, fully illustrated guide on the basics of living the good, clean life. It’s written with country lovers in mindeven those who currently live in the city.Whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or even the wilderness, there is plenty you can do to improve your life from a green perspective. Got sunlight? Start container gardening. With a few plants, fresh tomato sauce is a real option with your own homegrown fresh tomatoes. Reduce electricity use by eating dinner by candlelight (using homemade candles, of course). Learn to use rainwater to augment water supplies. Make your own soap and hand lotion. Consider keeping chickens for the eggs. From what to eat to supporting sustainable restaurants to avoiding dry cleaning, this book offers information on anything a homesteader needsand more.
Features: -Includes 10 drying trays.-Easy to clean.-Rear-mounted fan for horizontal air flow and louvered door.-Hole is added in the center of the removable door for placement of an additional thermometer.-Recommended for raw food cooking and for dehyd...
Sumnacon 3 Packs Low Flow Faucet Aerator - 24 mm Male Thread Faucet Bubbler Sink Aerator / Laminar Bubble Water Saving Faucet Aerator with Gasket for Kitchen and Bathroom, Chrome (3 Packs)
What are faucet aerators? - A faucet aerator, which is also referred to as the tap aerator is an important equipment in the modern plumbing systems. - They are installed at the tip of the modern tap systems - The most common aerators can be screwed at the tips of the taps to deliver a non-splashing stream of water. - The available configurations have been designed to give different streams such as spray, laminar oraerated flow Features: It is worth for who purchased and installed these aerators in residential apartments. They function great, are easy to install and most importantly save lots of water. It's a cheap and easy thing to do for water saving peace of mind. Specification: - Shell Material: Brass - Aerator Material: Plastic and Stainless Steel - Diameter: 24mm (male thread) Package Includes: 3X Faucet Aerator 3X Gasket
Apple Orchard Sticks prove that an apple a day will keep your critter at play! These all-natural wood chews prevent boredom and help maintain healthy teeth for your pet. Apple Orchard Sticks are made from real apple trees. The branches of the trees are routinely pruned in order to insure the health of the tree and its fruit. The pruning of the trees creates a regular supply of branches that many rodents and rabbits instinctively need and enjoy to chew on. All-Natural Apple Wood Promotes Clean and Healthy Teeth Completely Safe to Chew Ideal for Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Chinchillas, Hamsters, Gerbils, or other similar sized critters. To use, simply slide several chews onto any Super Pet Ka-Bob (sold separately) dispenser or place in your small pet's habitat. Made in China. Each package contains 10 pieces (approximately 3"L each).
Algreen combines the timeless esthetics of pottery with the enduring longevity of modern plastics. The Cascata complements any outdoor space with its elegant and functional design along with integrated planter. All Algreen rain barrels are equipped with two overflows to allow for linking multiple barrels or installing the rain barrel with an Algreen Deluxe Diverter Kit. Collect water for your grass and flower gardens as well as water for washing your car. This rain barrel is compatible with the Algreen Rain Barrel pump kit for pressurized watering to your garden. Made in Canada.
1 Year 1.33 lb 3.5" 7" 7.9" Keep your household prepared with the FRX3. The rechargeable FRX3 is a preparedness radio with AM/FM, all seven NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) weather band stations and the "Alert" system. When the "Alert" function is on, the radio will automatically broadcast emergency weather alerts for your area such as hurricanes, tornadoes and severe storms. Set the solar panel in the sun or spin the hand turbine for one minute to get 10-15 minutes of radio and flashlight use. There are also AAA battery and DC power alternatives (mini-USB included). FRX3 Weather & Alert Radio Mini USB Cable Headphone Jack AUX Input Glow in the dark locator DC input (mini USB) AM ARCFRX3WXR American Red Cross Cellular Phone Charger Eton Corporation FM FRX3 FRX3 Weather & Alert Radio Flashlight Hand Crank Charging Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) Solar Power Charging Weather & Alert Radio Weather Disaster http://www.etoncorp.com
The Terra dual-batch tumbling composter is a practical, yet elegant way to eliminate organic waste and convert it into compost for your garden. The easy-to-tumble composter reduces the need to manually turn compost piles. At the same time, the patente...
The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens: Everything You Need to Know . . . and Didn't Know You Needed to Know About Backyard and Urban Chickens
Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community, and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, even with limited space in your backyard. Let the Chicken Whisperer (poultry personality Andy Schneider) teach you everything he knows…and everything you need to know…about raising a backyard flock! Ditch the super-technical manuals and enjoy Andy's unique, common-sense perspective in The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens. This fun, comprehensive guide is a perfect fit for your busy lifestyle. Inside, you’ll learn: —The Benefits of a Backyard Chicken Flock —So You're Eggspecting: The Art of Incubation — The Art of Brooding —Home Sweet Home: Coops & Runs —Nutrition, Health, and Wellness …and much more!
Keeping Poultry and Rabbits on Scraps: A Penguin Handbook (Penguin Handbooks) by Thompson, Alan, Goodchild, Claude 1 Original Edition (2008)
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Less Water, More Performance, How refreshing Flowise showerheads use our exclusive turbine technology to deliver an invigorating shower experience while saving water. These innovative heads can save a family up to 8,000 gallons of water a year. The Flowise vandal Resistant Water Saving Showerhead is angle adjustable, locks in place with set screw and constructed in durable brass. Showerhead only, arm and flange are sold separately. Available in polished chrome.
This is the true story about a family that left the convenience of town living to embark on an adventure in the English countryside. They bought a run down four-acre smallholding and neglected cottage in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on top of the North Downs in Kent.It is the story of the ups and downs of family life, including their own children, their foster children and their aged relations. It describes the early difficulties of living in and renovating the cottage and the hardships of harsh winters.They had the companionship of their Border Collies, Sheba, Miffy and Sam, and later on their beloved Golden Lurcher, Tess.Sheep, goats, pigs and chickens were part of their new life, prompting the learning of animal husbandry. Read about Chirrup the orphan thrush, Nellie and Gertie, the escapist pigs, fluffy white goat kids and Jacob, the lamb who went to work in a handbag.It tells how they looked after the land and rejoiced in their surroundings.Finally they made an outstandingly beautiful garden, opening to the public under the National Garden Scheme. This helped to raise funds for the charities the scheme supported.This book is illustrated with more than thirty colour photographs for viewing on a compatible device.The full set of colour photos can also be viewed on the author's website.
Put kids and their imaginations to work while playing safely with the Kids Gardening Tool Set. With the garden tools for children set, you'll never need a reason to send them outside. Each tool is quality made, with wooden handles and metal ends. Create a fun tradition of planting spring buds and even introduce a little joy in yard work. Get the kids out of the house, a little dirt under their fingernails and fresh air with the gardening set.
Two levels for maximum space//Easy access ramp for pets to enter sleeping area//Outdoor run below the large sleeping area//Durable mesh to keep pets in and other animals out//Multiple doors for easy access to animals//Durable treated wood finish//Buyer...