Backyard Harvest

Author: Jo Whittingham
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0756673895
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Success lies in the planning, and this book is written as a continuum, with sowing, planting, and growing advice for each month to keep the crops coming.

Backyard Medicine

Author: Julie Bruton-Seal
Publisher: Skyhorse
ISBN: 1626368694
Size: 13.40 MB
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This book holds the answer. Researched and written by a practicing medical herbalist and natural healer, Backyard Medicine is the basis for a veritable natural pharmacy that anyone can create.

Backyard Farming Canning Preserving

Author: Kim Pezza
Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
ISBN: 1578265398
Size: 37.94 MB
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Backyard. Farming: Home Harvest was an introduction into the worldof food
preservation, designed tospark interest in preserving fresh foodin effective, useful
ways. Included were some basic guidelines, laying the groundwork todelve
deeper into the topic, aswell as a small assortment of recipes to use while
learning the various preservation techniques. We have now added Backyard
Farming: Canning & Preserving to the series, as a companion piece and
supplement to what readers ...

The Backyard Beekeeper S Honey Handbook

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 1616735325
Size: 77.49 MB
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Chapter 3 The Honey Harvest To know when honey is ready to be removed from
a colony, you also have to know when it is not. That may sound simplistic, but too
often beekeepers harvest their crop when it is most convenient for them rather
than when the honey is in its peak condition. WHEN IS IT READY? To know
when honey is ready to harvest (and when it is not), you need to understand the
fundamentals of honey—how honey comes to be—starting with the mother of all
honey, ...

Backyard Foraging

Author: Ellen Zachos
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428496
Size: 45.31 MB
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But when you're eating your ornamental garden, appearances do matter. It's
important to know how and when to harvest your food and still keep things
looking pretty. Each ornamental edible has an appropriate harvest time, just like
traditional edibles. You wouldn't pick a peach when it's green and hard, and you
shouldn't harvest your Juneberries while they're still red. Learning when to pick
each edible will ensure you enjoy your harvest at its peak. The timing depends
on what you're ...

Backyard Bounty

Author: Linda Gilkeson
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550924745
Size: 18.93 MB
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It helps both kinds of bulbs to mature if you stop watering for 1 or 2 weeks before
harvest, but it isn't mandatory. Onions and soft-neck garlic are ready to harvest
when the tops have fallen over and the neck of the bulb is quite withered at the
soil line. Hard-neck (Rocambole) garlic is ready to harvest when the outermost
layers of the bulb are dry and papery. For details on curing and storage, see
entries in Chapter 10. What to Do Each Month June • Sow succession plantings
of sweet ...

Backyard Farming Home Harvesting

Author: Kim Pezza
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781306925099
Size: 17.56 MB
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Each volume in this series is dedicated to a particular topic in backyard farming, whether you're planning to grow food for your family or for sale at your local farmers market.

Four Season Harvest

Author: Eliot Coleman
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 160358207X
Size: 59.46 MB
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The real-life backyard Schmoo is the duck. We are long-time fans of the duck. We
keep three or four of them as companions and helpers in our yard. Over the years
we have raised several breeds: Australian Spotted Bantams, Welsh Harlequins,
and Indian Runners. Each breed has its virtues and it is difficult to recommend
one over the other. Ducks are the perfect backyard livestock because they are so
well behaved. Ducks need water only for drinking, not swimming, although they
do ...

Backyard Farming Growing Vegetables Herbs

Author: Kim Pezza
Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
ISBN: 157826460X
Size: 61.15 MB
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Home gardens may be certified organic, but unless you have a very large garden
with a large section of harvest going for market sales,itisnot alwaysfeasible to
become certified due to the high certification fees and record keeping involved. In
fact, for mosthome gardens certification isreally an unnecessary step. Withthat
said, if you dointend to eventually expand into a market garden (agarden where
harvest is grown for market), because the garden and soil will need to
bepesticide free ...