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The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It

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  • Posted November 21, 2009

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    One of the Best!

    This is an incredible gardening/living off the land book! The book itself is excellent: well constructed, with increduble, colorful illustrations. For topics, it covers literally "everything" that one could encounter on a smaller homestead or farm: from simple gardening all the way to wild game. This is another of my books in my personal library that friends always "borrow"! That is always a ringing endorsement! One last item: there is a newer edition that includes a significant section from one of Mr. Seymour's earlier gardening books; buy that edition!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 11, 2011

    Must Own

    I first read this book from the library after we had raised a few turkeys. This book was my inspiration for moving out of the city and into the country. Packed with information and great illustrations this book is one that I read over and over again each year. I just can't say enough good things about this book. This book would be a great addition to your library!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2009

    Self Sufficient Life - Great Information

    Very Helpful. Great illustrations!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 17, 2011

    Love Love Love

    Absolutely love the information that is enclosed within this book. It is truly for those who would like to start making changes toward self-sufficiency or jumping all in and taking the total plunge! Practical, sensible and easy how to steps! This book helped me plan and organize my first productive garden with great success. I am now revamping my chicken coop for better production. I live on one acre in CA and am making the most of every part of it thanks to this book. Enjoy!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2008

    very good book

    perfect, this book has everything you need to know about self-sufficient living.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2007

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    This book explores the possibilities of becoming self-sufficient and how to do so. It goes into great detail on learning new skills like dressing out animals, crop rotation, solar alternatives, etc. I am a fan of green living, and this book supports how to do that on a budget. Absolutely tickled pink.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 19, 2004

    a copy of my own

    I checked this book out from my library on a whim. After growing up on the 'Little House on the Prairie' books and living the city life the title had great appeal to me. The book held my attention and actually my children and husband had the book when I wanted to read it so it was time to return the book before we were finished with it. This book is full of information, delightful to read and plenty of sketches to hold even my youngests attention. I am purchasing a copy of our own for entertainment, reference when reading the 'Little House...' books and the James Herriott 'All Creatures Great and Small' series, and hope to someday actually use the information and retreat from city life.

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