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Bestselling author Brett Markhams new handbook gives us the mini farming basics along with in-depth tips on vegetable gardening, fermenting, composting, and self-sufficiency in a handy new format and design. 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, youll have everything you need for your new or established mini farm at your fingertips. So dive in a learn how to begin and cultivate your own mini farm on less than a quarter acre.

About the Author

Brett L. Markham is an engineer, third-generation farmer, and polymath. Using the methods explained in his bestselling series Mini Farming, he runs a profitable, Certi?ed Naturally Grown mini farm on less than half an acre. Brett works full time as an engineer for a broadband ISP and farms in his spare time.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781629141978
Author:
Markham, Brett L.
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Subject:
Gardening : General
Subject:
Agriculture - Organic
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20140531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color photos throughout
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Engineering » Home Construction » Sustainable Living
Home and Garden » Gardening » Fruits and Nuts
Home and Garden » Gardening » Garden Structure
Home and Garden » Gardening » General
Home and Garden » Gardening » Landscape and Design
Reference » General
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Animal Husbandry
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Organic
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Sustainable Living
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Sustainable Living

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