Essential Guide to Back Garden Self Suff

Front Cover
Carleen Madigan
Timber Press, 2009 - Food - 704 pages
8 Reviews
Nothing tastes better than homegrown produce and there's nowhere better to grow it than in your own back garden. This guide contains the traditional, tried-and-tested skills that turn dreams into reality.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - BohemianCyborg - LibraryThing

This was an intriguing book, but not really practical for my purposes. I don't have the resources or ability to really do anything, and I am not that much of a gardener so the book wasn't all that ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - ImperfectCJ - LibraryThing

I picked this one up at a church book sale. My nine-year-old and I have looked through it, and while it's unlikely we're going to put livestock in our suburban yard (except maybe chickens), I can see ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

Before becoming an editor at Storey, Carleen Madigan was managing editor of "Horticulture "magazine and lived on an organic farm outside Boston, Massachusetts, where she learned the homesteading skills contained in "The Backyard Homestead". She enjoys gardening, hiking, foraging, baking, spinning wool, and knitting.

Bibliographic information