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- DescriptionAuthor Nicki Trench, who has created her own backyard farm from scratch, shares with you everything there is to kw about growing vegetables, fruit, and herbs, including making your own compost, growing in raised beds, and protecting your crops from pests and disease. Nicki also explains how to rear chickens for eggs and bees for honey, and gives advice on keeping goats and pigs. The benefits of creating your backyard farm are t just ecomic the energy once obsessively expended on the exercise bike can w be channelled more productively by digging the vegetable patch, turning the compost or cleaning out the hen coop. Communities are reappearing over backyard fences as neighbors share their harvest of zucchini, spinach, and eggs. Whatever you choose to grow or rear on your backyard farm, this book offers a taste of the good life that is easy, satisfying, and inexpensive to achieve.
- Author BiographyNicki Trench is one of the leading figures in the revival and promotion of home crafts. Her books include Cute and Easy Crocheted Cozies, Crochet Basics, Cute & Easy Crochet (over 125,000 copies sold), Cute and Easy Crochet with Flowers, Geek Chic Crochet, Cute & Easy Crocheted Baby Clothes, A Passion for Quilting, Super-scary Crochet, and Super-cute Crochet, all published by CICO Books. Visit her website at www.nickitrench.com and her blog at nickitrench.blogspot.com. The author is based in East Sussex, UK.
- Author(s)Nicki Trench
- PublisherRyland, Peters & Small Ltd
- Date of Publication14/02/2013
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCICO Books
- Content Note200 color photographs
- Weight644 g
- Width235 mm
- Height190 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Format DetailsWith flaps
- Edition StatementUS Edition
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