Backyard Homestead on just a quarter acre!
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Having your very own homestead is a dream that many people have but without much space it can seem as if a dream is all it will ever be.
However, in this Backyard Homesteading book, you can discover how to create your own homestead in just a quarter of an acre.
The editor, Carleen Madigan, has lived on an organic farm herself, which is where she learnt all the homesteading skills described within the book.
According to the book your small patch of land could produce over 1000 eggs, 60 pounds of fruit and a whopping 2000 pounds of vegetables!
This book will teach you how to grow fruit and vegetables, keep animals such as chickens and cows and create enough produce to get you well on the way to becoming self sufficient; and all this within quarter of an acre!
When you have all this fabulous produce you can learn what to do with it. This includes curing and pickling food, churning butter, making cheese and even brewing your own beer.
If you are interested in backyard homesteading but don’t know where to begin this is the book for you. It introduces you to all the basics you will need to know as well as a host of other topics. Even though it is geared up for beginners it can be used as a reference for those of all abilities.
Book Specifications for the Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre!
Author: Carleen Madigan
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Book Dimensions: 7 x 1 x 9 inches
Other formats available: Kindle
- Well laid out and easy to read.
- The projects inside are coupled with detailed instructions, pictures and diagrams.
- Covers all the basics of homesteading and a great reference point.
- As backyard homesteading is such a wide topic many subjects are only touched upon rather than going into detail.
- A lot of the content has been taken from previously published books by Storey Publishing. This is a problem to those who have read these books and find the material repeated.
- The claims on the size of the yields to be expected are unsubstantiated.
Those that have bought this book have found it to be incredibly useful when starting out on the road to a backyard homestead.
The advice given is on just the right level for beginners. However, once the homestead is established it can feel as if the book has done its duty and can be relegated to the shelf.
Although it is true that it is aimed at beginners do not dismiss it once you get going as it can still prove useful for reference and sources of further reading.
If you already know what you’re doing it may be too basic but beginners have found the content invaluable.
You really don’t need lots of land to create a homestead and here in The Backyard Homestead you can learn how to produce everything you need in just a quarter of an acre. Discover how to become an expert homesteader on a small scale with this informative guide.