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Storey's Basic Country Skills: A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance
1.  Storey's Basic Country Skills: A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance by M. John Storey
The list author says:
  "A good book to start with, has a lot of useful information!"
$18.17   Used & New from: $3.22
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Country Wisdom & Know-How
2.  Country Wisdom & Know-How by The Editors of Storey Publishing's Country Wisdom Boards
The list author says:
  "Another massive book from Storey's Publishing that should be in every homesteaders collection!"
$13.55   Used & New from: $5.59
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (196 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening: The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener
3.  Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening: The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener by Barbara W. Ellis
The list author says:
  "An Encyclopedic (literally) volume about organic gardening, an essential reference!!!"
Used & New from: $11.19
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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All New Square Foot Gardening
4.  All New Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew
The list author says:
  "If you want to make gardening a lot easier then this books explains an excellent system using raised beds, a must for any gardener!!!"
Used & New from: $2.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,041 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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The Vegetable Gardener's Bible
5.  The Vegetable Gardener's Bible by Edward C. Smith
The list author says:
  "An excellent gardening book from Storey, this system uses wide row deep beds instead of raised beds, I prefer raised beds but this is still a great book!"
$16.25   Used & New from: $6.24
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (269 customer reviews)

Homegrown Whole Grains: Grow, Harvest, and Cook Wheat, Barley, Oats, Rice, Corn and More
6.  Homegrown Whole Grains: Grow, Harvest, and Cook Wheat, Barley, Oats, Rice, Corn and More by Sara Pitzer
The list author says:
  "Awesome book on growing your own grains, highly recommended!!!"
$13.18   Used & New from: $7.15
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Growing Chinese Vegetables in Your Own Backyard: A Complete Planting Guide for 40 Vegetables and Herbs, from Bok Choy and Chinese Parsley to Mung Beans and Water Chestnuts
7.  Growing Chinese Vegetables in Your Own Backyard: A Complete Planting Guide for 40 Vegetables and Herbs, from Bok Choy and Chinese Parsley to Mung Beans and Water Chestnuts by Geri Harrington
The list author says:
  "Awesome book on growing Chinese vegetables!!!"
$13.05   Used & New from: $2.10
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Smith & Hawken: 100 Heirloom Tomatoes for the American Garden
8.  Smith & Hawken: 100 Heirloom Tomatoes for the American Garden by Carolyn J. Male
The list author says:
  "I must have book on some of the best heirloom tomatoes, this is the book that got me into gardening!"
Used & New from: $25.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

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Growing Great Garlic: The Definitive Guide for Organic Gardeners and Small Farmers
9.  Growing Great Garlic: The Definitive Guide for Organic Gardeners and Small Farmers by Ron L. Engelland
The list author says:
  "If you love garlic and want to grow it I highly recommend this book!"
$13.38   Used & New from: $7.88
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Winter Harvest Handbook: Year Round Vegetable Production Using Deep Organic Techniques and Unheated Greenhouses
10.  The Winter Harvest Handbook: Year Round Vegetable Production Using Deep Organic Techniques and Unheated Greenhouses by Eliot Coleman
The list author says:
  "How to extend seasons and harvest vegetables all year long!"
$21.72   Used & New from: $16.57
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (149 customer reviews)

How to Build Your Own Greenhouse: Designs and Plans to Meet Your Growing Needs
11.  How to Build Your Own Greenhouse: Designs and Plans to Meet Your Growing Needs by Roger Marshall
The list author says:
  "How to build your own greenhouse, includes pricing, various plans, and lots of information for a well informed decision!"
$18.34   Used & New from: $13.33
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & Vegetables
12.  Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & Vegetables by Mike Bubel
The list author says:
  "It sucks throwing spoiled vegetables in the compost pile, read this book and save some for later!"
$11.21   Used & New from: $3.65
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (170 customer reviews)

Let it Rot!: The Gardener's Guide to Composting (Third Edition) (Storey's Down-to-Earth Guides)
13.  Let it Rot!: The Gardener's Guide to Composting (Third Edition) (Storey's Down-to-Earth Guides) by Stu Campbell
The list author says:
  "Learn to compost!  Compost = free organic fertilizer + good for environment"
$9.52   Used & New from: $2.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

Worms Eat My Garbage: How to Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting System, 2nd Edition
14.  Worms Eat My Garbage: How to Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting System, 2nd Edition by Mary Appelhof
The list author says:
  "A book about composting with worms (vermicomposting), I've never done this but it seems very interesting!"
$10.09   Used & New from: $1.98
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews)

The Humanure Handbook: A Guide to Composting Human Manure, Third Edition
15.  The Humanure Handbook: A Guide to Composting Human Manure, Third Edition by Joseph Jenkins
The list author says:
  "Compost your own poop, this might seem a little sick to some but most of you are unaware this this is done in many place all over the world including here!  Again I've never set this type of composting system up but I will be once I get my own land!"
$18.83   Used & New from: $12.23
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

Barnyard in Your Backyard: A Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, and Cattle
16.  Barnyard in Your Backyard: A Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, and Cattle by Gail Damerow
The list author says:
  "A great book introducing many different kinds of animals for homesteaders!"
Used & New from: $7.37
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (73 customer reviews)

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Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens: 3rd Edition (Storey's Guide to Raising Series)
17.  Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens: 3rd Edition (Storey's Guide to Raising Series) by Gail Damerow
The list author says:
  "A great book on everything that's needed to raise chickens on a homestead, highly recommended!"
$24.10   Used & New from: $15.31
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (183 customer reviews)

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Garlic Movie Is Short-Subject Thriller 0 Mar 4, 2014
Why Square Foot Gardening isn't the Best 0 Jan 27, 2014
Does this include.....? 0 Jul 16, 2013
Does this book pertain to gardening in the South (zone 9b)? 0 Dec 10, 2012
Vermiculite 2 Mar 23, 2012
Which country living book is the best? 0 Mar 27, 2011
Is Mel misrepresenting his work? 3 Oct 11, 2010
Equipment 0 May 22, 2010
Roots 0 May 26, 2008
 
   

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