Practical Self Sufficiency

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Dorling Kindersley Limited, Sep 1, 2010 - Gardening - 304 pages
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Everything you need to know about modern-day self-sufficient living from stars of the BBC series It s Not Easy Being Green Dick & James Strawbridge

Want to save on your fuel bills, ready to grow your own, reduce your carbon footprint, and take the self-sufficient plunge?

Dick and James Strawbridge show how to make the practical changes that will have a big impact on your life without having to transform your lifestyle. Sharing their experiences, tips and techniques, the Strawbridges provide all the step-by-step advice you need for successful eco projects, large and small. Learn to grow your own fruit & veg, make a wormery, build a chicken ark, install solar panels and more. Each undertaking is realistic, achievable and sustainable. You won t need to go the whole hog just pick and mix to suit your needs, for long-lasting dividends.

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Dick Strawbridge and his son James journey to an ecological, self-sufficient lifestyle was documented in the BBC series It's Not Easy Being Green, now in its third season. Dick has also appeared on Planet Earth Challenge, Coast, Planet Mechanics, Scrapheap Challenge and Celebrity MasterChef. James is a regular contributor to magazine and newspaper discussions on green issues.

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