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Modern Rustic: The Complete Homesteading Guide: Starting a Homestead, Gardening and Greenhouses, Growing Herbs, Starting an Orchard, Self-Sufficiency Skills, and Raising Chickens, Goats and Pigs [Kindle Edition]

Eric Beuning
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The complete homesteading guide

Moving toward self sufficiency and living off the land requires a wide range of skills and knowledge in order to be successful. Modern Rustic: The Complete Homesteading Guide is a comprehensive resource to teach beginners homesteading basics, or for experienced homesteaders looking to widen their range of skills.

This homesteading handbook includes 5 complete guide books in 1. Each is filled with valuable homesteading self sufficiency skills.

It includes:
- Starting a Homestead: including what kind of land to look for and what to avoid
- Raising Chickens, Goats and Pigs for eggs, milk and meat
- Self-Sufficiency Skills from kitchen and canning equipment to building fences and cutting and drying firewood
- Gardening and Greenhouses: A comprehensive guide to growing heirloom vegetables to feed your family
- Starting an Orchard: How to start and maintain fruit and nut trees and berries (tip: once established, orchards are surprisingly easy to maintain)

What other readers are saying

Here is what other Kindle readers have said about the books included in this Homesteading Guide:

"Read this before you buy any land ever. Practical, comprehensive guide to homesteading. Very useful, covered more topics than I could have ever thought of on my own and in great detail and description." - Valerie A. Jones

"Very helpful. Easy to read book. I would recommend this in any library for gardeners. I also enjoyed the humor." - Rachel Escamilla

"This book is full of useful information from a true gardener. It is a good book for all levels of gardeners, but very helpful for a beginner. I recommend for anyone who loves to grow veggies." - Annieo 357

"Lots of great tips for the person thinking about being self sufficient. Ideas on fencing, composting and many more to help you get started in the right way. " - J.R. Kop

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Right now, when you purchase Modern Rustic: The Complete Homesteading Guide (5 books in 1) you'll also receive a Bonus Book from Eric Beuning called:
Growing and Cooking Your Own Herbs - A Quick Start Guide to Growing and Cooking with Popular Herbs, from Basil and Cilantro to Rosemary and Sage.

Here is what other Kindle readers are saying about Growing and Cooking Your Own Herbs:

"Good book. This book is small but packed with good information. I think it is a good book for those of us wanting to grow and use our own herbs." - Barb

"You would want to try the recipes. Deals with the common herbs and provides concise planting requirements for the corresponding herbs mentioned. I like the simple recipes provided which encourage the reader to try." - Nestor E. Redulla

Growing and Cooking Your Own Herbs is included with the other 5 homesteading guides in the same download for Free, a $2.99 value! (You'll see it right there at the end of the table of contents, nothing to sign up for and no extra steps to take)
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Written with experience and humor, this complete set of homesteading guides will give you the tools and knowledge to get you started the right way on your own homesteading journey.

Click on the orange Buy Now button at the top to get started today!



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  • File Size: 2693 KB
  • Print Length: 353 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00M8UFFT6
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #914 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great introduction, not comprehensive August 4, 2014
By Katy
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This is a collection of several smaller booklets on various small farm topics. There will be a few helpful tidbits even if you grew up in the country. It reads more like the helpful advice of a farming uncle or country neighbor than like a comprehensive text. It does an extremely good job of explaining how much work is involved in each project, costs, benefits, and projected savings. It's not well reformatted as a bundle though. The content that is repeated in each booklet hasn't been edited out to only appear once. Overall a pleasant read.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great starter guide August 3, 2014
By Melissa
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Many things I've already read but there where some new things that gave me great ideas. The one thing missing that really stuck out was whole grains. I would definitely recommend this set of books for new homesteaders or anyone looking for prepping information.
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Loved this book. It is the absolutely most complete book about greenhouse gardening I have ever read. That being said, I would have liked to see a couple of pictures to illustrate the process but that’s because I am a visual person and I like to illustrate my own books myself.

Firstly, the author, Eric Beuning , cover the topic of choosing the reader’s best option for a greenhouse in his environment as well as essentials like heating, water, and ventilation. She includes the things people don’t commonly think about, like,

“… If it is a particular warm and sunny day you will probably want to deploy some form of screening….” Dawww… Right!!! Otherwise we’ll fry the young plants.

He includes the things people don’t commonly think about, like,

“… If it is a particular warm and sunny day you will probably want to deploy some form of screening….” Dawww… Right!!! Otherwise we’ll fry the young plants.

And also,

“… A properly tended greenhouse is essentially its own little ecosystem. On the one hand it’s handy, that compared to your garden, random bugs, fungal spores and soil borne diseases have a hard time getting in. Unfortunately once they do get in they tend to run wild in the greenhouse’s special conditions!”…”

Ahhh… never thought about that! How does it work?

“… One of the easiest ways for things to get into your greenhouse is on your shoes or tools…”

These few short quotations illustrate already how intelligently this book is written. The author does not stop with describing the process of building or buying & setting up a greenhouse, but includes information how to plants the seedlings outside as well as specific Heirloom vegetable recommendations, including peppers, tomatoes, garlic and cucumber, (all favorites of mine) .

Love this book! I already recommended it to a friend , who shares my passion about gardening.

Gisela Hausmann, author & blogger
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for the beginner August 9, 2014
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This book contains a lot of information for people just starting out in homesteading. I learned quite a bit about starting your own orchard. If you are researching ways to be more self sufficient then this is a good book.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
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It's like sitting in the kitchen of an experienced homesteader while he gives you all the benefit of his experience. Very practical, especially if you are looking to buy and set up your first homestead.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good read August 7, 2014
By silas
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I live in the frozen north and I have gotten a significant amount of real useable advice. I learned a great deal about growing orchards in the cold which I will most certainly try.
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5.0 out of 5 stars excellent April 24, 2015
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This book gives simple but knowledgable information on homesteading. I particularly liked the section on chickens and fruit orchards but that is what I'm interested in at the moment. I liked that the author added his personal experiences throughout that I could relate too. I will be coming back to reference this one many times.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Full of good information October 27, 2014
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I thought this book was full of good information. I especially liked the zone, germination, etc. details for each plant. I will be referring back to this information when I plan my garden.
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