The Mini Farming Handbook

The Mini Farming Handbook

Author: Brett L. Markham

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781629142876

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 433

View: 592

Learn how to grow your own food in an economically sensible way from the bestselling author of Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre. Brett Markham’s new handbook gives us the mini farming basics along with in-depth tips on vegetable gardening, fermenting, composting, and self-sufficiency in a practical ebook format and design. The Mini Farming Handbook includes: Soil management and making your own fertilizer Crop rotation and cover cropping Composting Seed starting and timing/planning Raised beds and pest management PVC trellising and planting spacers Raising chickens, making your own chicken plucker, and butchering Growing fruit/nut trees and vines Food preservation (canning and freezing) Fermenting wine, vinegar and cheese With the full color photographs that made the original Mini Farming so popular, and step by step drawings, projects, graphs, and tables, you’ll have everything you need for your new or established mini farm at your fingertips. So dive in and learn how to begin and cultivate your own family-sized farm. Praise for Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre “This differs by focusing on practicality and the bottom line. A helpful addition, alongside Bartholomew and Jeavons, for the serious DIY gardener.” —Library Journal “A concept destined to appeal to that intrepid individual whose independent nature finds the idea of abandoning the grocery store alluring.” —Booklist

The Mini Farming Guide to Vegetable Gardening

The Mini Farming Guide to Vegetable Gardening

Author: Brett L. Markham

Publisher: Skyhorse

ISBN: 1616086157

Category: House & Home

Page: 224

View: 576

Make the most of your vegetable garden with Brett Markham, author Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ Acre. This comprehensive new handbook covers everything you need to know about maximizing and harvesting the best vegetables you can possibly produce. With each chapter addressing a different vegetable, you’ll learn tips and tricks about varietal selection, nutritional merits, how to begin, special hints for growing, and how to deal with particular pests and diseases, plus one or two creative recipes to get you started. With over 150 of Markham’s own photographs guiding you every step of the way, you’ll find this an honest, straightforward guide and a must-have for any vegetable mini-farmer.

The Mini Farming Bible

The Mini Farming Bible

Author: Brett L. Markham

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781632200471

Category: Gardening

Page: 560

View: 636

When Brett Markham published a small black and white handbook about how to run a successful mini farm—he never dreamed how popular the book would soon become. In 2010 Skyhorse Publishing Inc. published Brett’s book in full color with over a hundred of the author’s own photographs—and Mini Farming became an instant bestseller spawning four additional Mini Farming books on everything from fermenting to composting. Now for the first time all 5 Mini Farming titles are collected together in one massive volume: Mini Farming Maximizing Your Mini Farm Mini Farming Guide to Composting Mini Farming Guide to Vegetable Gardening Mini Farming Guide to Fermenting Learn how to make your own compost, save seeds, start a compost pile, ferment your own wine, get the most out of your vegetable garden—and more! And all on just ¼ acre or less. Learn why tens of thousands of readers across North America have chosen Mini Farming for all their self sufficiency needs. This is the must have guide for any farmer—whether they’re beginners or experienced mini farmers looking for new ideas.

The Mini Farming Bible

The Mini Farming Bible

Author: Brett L. Markham

Publisher: Skyhorse

ISBN: 1629144908

Category: Gardening

Page: 560

View: 115

When Brett Markham published a small black and white handbook about how to run a successful mini farm—he never dreamed how popular the book would soon become. In 2010 Skyhorse Publishing Inc. published Brett’s book in full color with over a hundred of the author’s own photographs—and Mini Farming became an instant bestseller spawning four additional Mini Farming books on everything from fermenting to composting. Now for the first time all 5 Mini Farming titles are collected together in one massive volume: Mini Farming Maximizing Your Mini Farm Mini Farming Guide to Composting Mini Farming Guide to Vegetable Gardening Mini Farming Guide to Fermenting Learn how to make your own compost, save seeds, start a compost pile, ferment your own wine, get the most out of your vegetable garden—and more! And all on just ¼ acre or less. Learn why tens of thousands of readers across North America have chosen Mini Farming for all their self sufficiency needs. This is the must have guide for any farmer—whether they’re beginners or experienced mini farmers looking for new ideas.

The Mini Farming Guide to Composting

The Mini Farming Guide to Composting

Author: Brett L. Markham

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781620879689

Category: Gardening

Page: 209

View: 881

The go-to guide that takes you through the nutrient cycle, explains the role of compost in plant health, and delves into both indoor and outdoor methods. Maximize your vegetable output! Increase your self-sufficiency! And be kind to the ecosystem! Brett L. Markham, author of Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre, is here to help you get started in his new handbook that covers everything you need to know about composting. Whether it’s your mini farm or flower garden that need nourishment, Markham explains how to compost just about anything you can grow—and reminds us that developing your own composting practices not only can be fun but also saves money and encourages self-sufficiency. Learn to make a backyard compost structure with Brett’s easy-to-follow directions and learn the science behind how your food scraps become food for plants. In the Mini Farming Guide to Composting you’ll find easy instructions that make composting simple.

Mini Farming

Mini Farming

Author: Brett L. Markham

Publisher: Elliot Right Way Books

ISBN: 0716022737

Category: Agriculture

Page: 227

View: 694

Start a mini farm on a quarter acre or less and provide 85 percent of thefood for a family of four and earn an income.

The Mini Farming Guide to Fermenting

The Mini Farming Guide to Fermenting

Author: Brett L. Markham

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781620874172

Category: Cooking

Page: 237

View: 433

Discover the self-sufficient way to be gourmet with this guide to making your own wine, beer, cheese, vinegar, and artisan bread! Brett Markham, author of Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1⁄4 Acre, explains how to ferment just about anything you can grow. While gourmet cheeses, fancy vinegars, and store-bought wines can be expensive, fermenting your own can be a fun and creative way to enjoy these delicacies while saving money. With this step-by-step guide, you’ll be on your way to making homemade traditional sourdough from scratch and even turning homegrown fruits into wine using a countertop juice machine. Inside you’ll find recipes and instructions with checklists, extensive tables, measurements, and 150 of the author’s own photographs.

The Mini Farming Guide To Vegetable Garden

The Mini Farming Guide To Vegetable Garden

Author: Phillip Faretra

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798717414258

Category:

Page: 32

View: 966

- Have you always been interested in getting into gardening for self-sustenance, but don't know where to begin? - Do you want to learn how to grow your own healthy and organic crops and rely less on chemically-treated, store-bought groceries? If your answer is yes to any of the questions above, then this book is for you. In this Mini Farming Handbook, you will discover: - Farming? - buying and saving seeds - establishing raised beds - dealing with pest and disease problems - crop rotation Scroll to the top of the page and click the "Buy Now" button to set up your own mini farm today!

Mini Farming Guide: For Beginners

Mini Farming Guide: For Beginners

Author: Matthew Hollinder

Publisher: Conceptual Kings

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 25

View: 476

With rising nation-wide concerns about the presence of GMO’s and pesticides in crops, as well as concerns about food cost, more and more people across the United States are gaining an interest in growing their own fruits and vegetables. As a result, mini-farming, is now becoming a growing trend in both rural and urban areas around the country. Those living in cities with decent-sized balconies and access to rooftop gardens are now growing and harvesting just as much food as a small, quarter-acre farm in a country setting. Though this kind of lifestyle is the desire of many people of all walks of life, not all of them are entirely sure of how to get started. Many questions should be asked ahead of time. Is this going to be expensive? What kind of equipment will we need? What crops could we plant? Are there specific techniques to planting these crops? And, finally, is it possible to share the results with the local community?

Maximizing Your Mini Farm

Maximizing Your Mini Farm

Author: Brett L. Markham

Publisher: Skyhorse

ISBN: 1616086106

Category: House & Home

Page: 272

View: 187

Mini farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family’s food on just a quarter acre—and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require. Now expanding exponentially on his bestselling Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ Acre, Brett Markham gives you tips, tricks, and planning advice on how to make the most of your mini farm. New topics include: -Soil and Fertility yy Tools and Techniques -Planting Guides and Seeders -Easy Trellising -Weed Control Techniques -Greater Food Self-Sufficiency -Making Your Own Country Wines -Making Your Own Vinegars -Making Cheese at Home -Cooking for Self-Sufficiency Keep your costs down and production high with this complete guide to maximizing your mini farm—whether it’s a rooftop urban garden, a suburban backyard, or a more substantial plot of land. Materials, tools, and techniques are detailed with tables, diagrams, and 200 color illustrations and author photographs.

Mini Farming

Mini Farming

Author: Robert Kath

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798728164456

Category:

Page: 58

View: 165

"Backyard Farming or Urban Farming is a movement where regular people who live in typical houses in typical neighborhoods are turning part of their property into mini or micro farms." Are you interested in growing something in your backyard? Do you want to turn your empty backyard into a beautiful mini garden? This book is written to help you make your dream become true. With simple explanation, this book contains information that you need to know if you want to start a backyard farm. In the course of this book, you will learn: - What Is Backyard Farming? - 5 Benefits of Backyard Farming - Backyard Farming Guide for Beginners - What to Grow in Your Backyard Farm? - 10 Tips for Backyard Farming - 22 Ways To Combat Garden Pests Without Chemicals Get this book by clicking the "add to cart" button and have a fun gardening time.

Mini Farming Bible

Mini Farming Bible

Author: Ronnie Silverthorne

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798717397575

Category:

Page: 32

View: 356

- Have you always been interested in getting into gardening for self-sustenance, but don't know where to begin? - Do you want to learn how to grow your own healthy and organic crops and rely less on chemically-treated, store-bought groceries? If your answer is yes to any of the questions above, then this book is for you. In this Mini Farming Handbook, you will discover: - Farming? - buying and saving seeds - establishing raised beds - dealing with pest and disease problems - crop rotation Scroll to the top of the page and click the "Buy Now" button to set up your own mini farm today!