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A greener life : a modern country compendium / Clarissa Dickson Wright and Johnny Scott.

By: Dickson Wright, Clarissa.
Contributor(s): Scott, Johnny, 1948- | Scott, Johnny | Courtier, Vanessa | Filgate, Gus | Scott, Johnny, 1948- [author.] | Scott, Johnny, 1948-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cincinnati, OH : David & Charles Publications, 2007Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780715327500; 9781856268585; 071532750X.Subject(s): Organic living | Natural foods | Vegetable gardening | Home economics -- Environmental aspects | Environmental protection -- Citizen participation | Sustainable living | Self-reliant living | Home economics | Dwellings -- Remodelling | Household ecologyDDC classification: 630.1 Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
The green outdoors : Growing your own food ; Wild food ; Livestock -- The green you : Making and creating ; Using your produce ; Home brewing -- The green house.
Previously published: London : Kyle Cathie, Ltd., 2005. -Includes bibliographical references and index. -The green outdoors : Growing your own food ; Wild food ; Livestock -- The green you : Making and creating ; Using your produce ; Home brewing -- The green house. -A Greener Life is a comprehensive guide to how we can be more self-sufficient in our everyday lives. This book will show you how to adopt a more natural and harmonious way of life, no matter what size your house or garden. The authors discuss the essential issues--from growing your own vegetables to using alternative energies, from learning to knit to using natural paints. And of course, once you've got livestock, have realized the joys of beekeeping, or have a glut of fruits, they provide you with tantalizing recipes so that nothing goes to waste. You will be breadmaking, home brewing, and picking from the wild before you know it!--From publisher's description.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

· Green living is an obviously important trend with the environment being at the forefront of global concerns · Beautiful and informative, this book is highly inspirational for anyone who dreams of living a simple and rewarding lifestyle A Greener Life is a comprehensive guide to being more self-sufficient in everyday life. Informative, witty and practical, this inspirational book shows readers how to adopt a more natural and harmonious way of life regardless of the size of their home or garden. Readers will learn to grow their own vegetables, use alternative energies, learn to knit, use natural paints, keep livestock and bees, and much more. From baking bread to home brewing, A Greener Life shows readers how to live the good life in a healthy, organic way.

Previously published: London : Kyle Cathie, 2005.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Includes bibliography (p. 251) and index.

The green outdoors : Growing your own food ; Wild food ; Livestock -- The green you : Making and creating ; Using your produce ; Home brewing -- The green house.

Previously published: London : Kyle Cathie, Ltd., 2005. -Includes bibliographical references and index. -The green outdoors : Growing your own food ; Wild food ; Livestock -- The green you : Making and creating ; Using your produce ; Home brewing -- The green house. -A Greener Life is a comprehensive guide to how we can be more self-sufficient in our everyday lives. This book will show you how to adopt a more natural and harmonious way of life, no matter what size your house or garden. The authors discuss the essential issues--from growing your own vegetables to using alternative energies, from learning to knit to using natural paints. And of course, once you've got livestock, have realized the joys of beekeeping, or have a glut of fruits, they provide you with tantalizing recipes so that nothing goes to waste. You will be breadmaking, home brewing, and picking from the wild before you know it!--From publisher's description.

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