The Mini Farming Handbook

The Mini Farming Handbook

Book - 2014
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Bestselling author Brett Markham's new handbook gives us the mini farming basics along with in-depth tips on vegetable gardening, fermenting, composting, and self-sufficiency in a handy new format and design. Includes:
* Soil management and making your own fertilizer
* Crop rotation and cover cropping
* Composting
* Seed starting and timing/planning
* Raised beds and pest management
* Pvc trellising and planting spacers
* Raising chickens, making your own chicken plucker, and butchering
* Growing fruit/nut trees and vines
* Food preservation (canning and freezing)
* Fermenting wine, vinegar and cheese
With the full color photographs that made the original Mini Farming so popular, and step by step drawings, projects, graphs, and tables, you'll have everything you need for your new or established mini farm at your fingertips. So dive in a learn how to begin and cultivate your own mini farm on less than a quarter acre.
Publisher: New York :, Skyhorse Publishing,, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781629141978
Branch Call Number: ANF 630 MAR
Characteristics: 423 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Minifarming handbook

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