Packed with expert advice, step-by-step instructions, and practical tips, Natural Living is the ultimate resource book for families and individuals who desire a more gentle, greener, and self-sufficient way of living. Includes everything from growing your own fruits and vegetables to raising your own livestock. Jacketed Hardcover.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 320 Vendor: Octopus Books Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 10 X 7.5 X 1 (inches) ISBN-13: 9781856753203 Availability: In Stock
In today's society we're all conscious of the way our actions affect our planet. Many of us still aren't aware, however, that with only a few alternations to our lifestyles we could really make a difference. Natural Living proves this with an in-depth look at the way we live and comprehensive guidance on the crucial changes we can all make. Whether you simply want to grow your own vegetables or intend to go the whole hog and relocate to the country, this invaluable handbook will expertly guide you through every aspect of sustainable living in the 21st century. With ideas for both house and garden, advice on planning which food to grow and which animals to raise, photographs throughout and step-by-step practical instructions for everything from beekeeping, to composting, to spinning raw wool into yarn, Natural Living has everything you need to start living a more self-sufficient and environmentally responsible life.
Liz Wright is a self-sufficiency expert, writer and editor of a magazine, with over 25 years experience. A committed green gardener and smallholder, she has kept bees, chickens, ducks, geese, goats, pigs, sheep and a cow.
Also includes contributions from experts in the fields of renewable energy; sustainability; organic gardening; smallholding; animal husbandry; food and eco-living.