DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner: 25 Ways to Build a Self-Reliant Lifestyle [NOOK Book]

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Build your way to a more self-sufficient lifestyle with step-by-step projects for backup and supplementary utilities--including independent water, heat, and electricity--growing and storing food, raising small livestock, beekeeping, and more. Many of the projects require basic materials available at your everyday home center, but this book also provides valuable DIY resources for solar, hydro, greenhouse, and gardening needs. This book will help you build security with utility backup systems and become more ...
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DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner: 25 Ways to Build a Self-Reliant Lifestyle

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Overview

Build your way to a more self-sufficient lifestyle with step-by-step projects for backup and supplementary utilities--including independent water, heat, and electricity--growing and storing food, raising small livestock, beekeeping, and more. Many of the projects require basic materials available at your everyday home center, but this book also provides valuable DIY resources for solar, hydro, greenhouse, and gardening needs. This book will help you build security with utility backup systems and become more sustainable, resulting in less dependence on city systems for basic needs. Whether you have a city plot or simply pots, this book includes all of the information needed to plan, build, and succeed with greater self-sufficiency.  
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781610597524
  • Publisher: Creative Publishing international
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: HOUSE & HOME / Sustainable Living
  • Sales rank: 157,302
  • File size: 38 MB
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Table of Contents

Introduction 5

Diy Projects

1 Collecting Rainwater 13

2 Collecting Gray Water 19

3 Composting 23

4 Raised Beds 33

5 Container Gardening 39

6 Building a Cold Frame 49

7 Starting & Transplanting Seedlings 55

8 Building a Greenhouse 59

9 Building a Hoophouse 69

10 Preserving Your Bounty 79

11 Setting Up a Root Cellar 93

12 Raising Animals 103

13 Building a Chicken Ark 115

14 Building a Beehive 126

15 Solar Electricity 131

16 Solar Security Light Circuit 141

17 Solar Heat 149

Index 159

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  • Posted March 3, 2012

    Even beginner DIY'ers can do

    The instructions for each project seem clear and easy to follow.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 15, 2013

    Wells

    Trains his pokemon.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2013

    Pikachu

    *Thunder, quick atk, iorn tale, and eletro ball.* And the bag goes down!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 29, 2013

    Katie

    She took out 6 pokeballs and set them on the ground before her. She grabbed 2 more pokeballs from her pocket and sent out Rhyperior and Clloyster. She then tied a blindfold around her eyes. She said. "Begin!" Instantly Cloystar fired a Spike Cannon. Rhyperior used RockThrow. She dropped to the ground and grabbed a pokeball. Without even being le to see she knew which pokemon it was. "Suicune,HydroPump on Rhyperior!" Suicune knocked out Rhyperior with 1 shot. Cloystor fired another round of SpikeCannon. "Suicune MirrorCoat!" She grabbed another Pokeball. She grinned. "Mewtwo,destroy Cloyster with your Psywave!" Mewtwo instently destroyed Cloyster. Katie smiled. She untied the blindfold and put all her pokemon in their balls. Then she left. Suicune gained 1 lv.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 28, 2013

    Training Room

    You train your Pokemon in here.

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