The Backyard Homestead (Google eBook)
Storey Publishing, 2009 - House & Home - 367 pages
Put your backyard to work! Enjoy fresher, organic, better-tasting food all the time. The solution is as close as your own backyard. Grow the vegetables and fruits your family loves; keep bees; raise chickens, goats, or even a cow. The Backyard Homestead shows you how it's done. And when the harvest is in, you'll learn how to cook, preserve, cure, brew, or pickle the fruits of your labor.
From a quarter of an acre, you can harvest 1,400 eggs, 50 pounds of wheat, 60 pounds of fruit, 2,000 pounds of vegetables, 280 pounds of pork, 75 pounds of nuts.
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Review: The Backyard Homestead: Produce All the Food You Need on Just a Quarter Acre!User Review - Diana - Goodreads
Very informative but more in depth than I think I need right now. I don't plan to raise animals for meat or milk but the vegetable & fruit chapters were helpful. Apparently there is more to gardening than just planting, watering, and picking. Hmmmm... Read full review
Review: The Backyard Homestead: Produce All the Food You Need on Just a Quarter Acre!User Review - Nick - Goodreads
So many fun things to try! Read full review