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The companion to the bestseller Back to Basics for country, urban, and suburban folksa€”now fully updated! Who doesna€™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. Ita€™s written with country lovers in minda€”even 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 needsa€”and more.Making your own kites is easy and fun and adds tothe enjoyment and satisfactionof kite flying. ... For the body, bend the piece of rattan to form a circle ( allow the ends of overlap about an inchor soa€”this willhelp inthe bindingof theends tomake aanbsp;...

Author:Abigail R. Gehring
Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. - 2014-10-07


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