Everything you need to know about modern-day self-sufficient living from stars of the BBC series - It's Not Easy Being Green - Dick a James Strawbridge Want to save on your fuel bills, ready to grow your own, reduce your carbon footprint, and take the self-sufficient plunge? Dick and James Strawbridge show how to make the practical changes that will have a big impact on your life - without having to transform your lifestyle. Sharing their experiences, tips and techniques, the Strawbridges provide all the step-by-step advice you need for successful eco projects, large and small. Learn to grow your own fruit a veg, make a wormery, build a chicken ark, install solar panels and more. Each undertaking is realistic, achievable and sustainable. You won't need to go the whole hog - just pick and mix to suit your needs, for long-lasting dividends.Keeping cattle 208 Imagine how great it would feel to supply all ofyour own protein and dairy products. ... 209 PROJECT How to milk a cow Before you start ... How much milk and dairy products do you use on average in a month? Do you ... Jersey cows also live for a longtime and can really become part ofthe family. ... They are hardy and long-lived, rear calves very easily, and make good foster mothers.
|Title||:||Practical Self Sufficiency|
|Author||:||Dick Strawbridge, James Strawbridge|
|Publisher||:||Dorling Kindersley Ltd - 2010-09-01|