The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It: The Complete Back-To-Basics Guide

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Dorling Kindersley, 2003 - Gardening - 312 pages
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'The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It' is the only book that teaches all the skills needed to live independently in harmony with the land harnessing natural forms of energy, raising crops and keeping livestock, preserving foodstuffs, making beer and wine, basketry, carpentry, weaving, and much more. This new edition includes 150 new full color illustrations and a special section in which John Seymour the father of the back-to-basics movement explains the philosophy of self-sufficiency and its power to transform lives and create communities. More relevant than ever in our high-tech world, 'The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It' is the ultimate practical guide for realists and dreamers alike.

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Excellent ideas about setting up a plot of any size. - Goodreads
very useful guide, lots of gardening tips - Goodreads
a classic and a must have - great illustrations - Goodreads
Easy to read, well organized and well illustrated. - Goodreads
Full of practical tips for living self-sufficiently. - Goodreads
I need loads of pictures and a magazine layout. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Gabrielle W. - Goodreads

A very good book, with lots of pictures, on living self-sufficiently. Read full review

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User Review  - Hiatt Zhao - Goodreads

This is a reference book. I didn't read it but rather browsed it. I feel this book contains too many useless words. The Backyard Homestead by Carleen Madigan is a better book. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

John Seymour is a leading authority in professional NLP training. He is a Master Trainer of NLP, international business consultant for blue-chip organizations, and best-selling author. He is the founder of John Seymour Associates (Bristol), Britain's longest established NLP training organization, specializing in Practitioner training for professionals. Martin Shervington is a leading-edge international consultant working in the UK and Europe, the United States, and Asia. He applies NLP techniques in organizations committed to increasing levels of personal development, creativity, and effectiveness. As an international author, he has written numerous articles and books on NLP for training and organizational consulting.

Sutherland moved to Ireland in 1993 to work with John Seymour and Angela Ashe, who were jointly running a school for Self-Sufficiency. He later married Angela, and they now have three children.

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