The Beginner’s Guide to Backyard Homesteading
Do you want to be self-reliant, save money, and live more sustainably? Are you worried about your family’s food security? Starting a backyard homestead is a great way to raise food, reduce waste, and provide habitat for pollinators!
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I want to help you become more self-sufficient by raising your own vegetables, herbs, fruits, nuts, poultry, meat and dairy, grains, and honey!
Here’s a taste of what you’ll find in my brand new book, The Beginner’s Guide to Backyard Homesteading…
You’ll find action plans, worksheets, cost analysis examples, step-by-step instructions for raising food, how to preserve it, and even how to start a homestead-based business in your own backyard!
- Chapter 1 – Basic Steps for Preparing Your Homestead
- Chapter 2 – How to Manage Your Homestead
- Chapter 3 – Vegetable and Herb Gardens
- Chapter 4 – Fruits and Nuts
- Chapter 5 – Grains and Livestock Feed
- Chapter 6 – Raising Poultry
- Chapter 7 – Raising Dairy and Meat Animals
- Chapter 8 – Beekeeping for Beginners
- Chapter 9 – Growing Beyond the First Season
Starting a homestead might seem overwhelming but almost anyone can take steps to grow food in their backyard, on a rooftop or balcony. In this book I’ll take you through the process one step at a time to create a customized plan for raising a garden, orchard, grains, bees and livestock. You’ll also find instructions for preserving, using, and selling your harvests!
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Your book could be useful for anyone, we all need tips and ideas from shared exeriences.
I am restricted where I live from having a garden big enough to produce any useful amount of food but once I am able to move I plan to buy where I can grow a garden for real. I need ideas so I know what to look for before I purchase.
I have very little gardening experience so I would love to learn more! I would also like to learn to raise chickens!
I don’t have a lot of property, but I’m doing all I can to be self-sufficient. I have approx. 1/5 of an acre, but I add a little something new to my backyard every growing season.
This book is the one I need! I am retiring, and could use all the help I can get in order to do things right on my small 5 acre homestead
I come from a long line of farmers but my parents walked away from that life. The knowledge wasn’t passed down to me and my parents won’t share any information. My dream is to be a homesteader and live a life off grid as much as possible. Your book would help me get there. I’ve been trying to gather as much information as possible, but getting the information straight from someone who lives the life will help decipher conflicting information I’ve seen out there.
I am very interested in Bee Keeping and this book would help me out with learning what I need to do to start.
A large backyard is all I have but that is not going to stop me to start growing my own veggies. Playing with the idea of adding some small animals but have to think that trough very carefully. This book would absolutely help me do that.
This book looks so intriquing! I always think you have to have a large parcel of land to actually homestead. I don’t want to be limited by my space; I want to “homestead” in any way I can, so this book looks like a great read.