A Guide to Green Housekeeping

A Guide to Green Housekeeping

by Christina Strutt
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A Guide to Green Housekeeping by Christina Strutt

This guide to natural housekeeping is full of helpful advice to help you take a more sustainable path and save the planet for future generations. For example, discover how lemons, baking powder, vinegar, and water can replace the need for nasty chemical cleaning products. The old-fashioned methods described here are complemented by newer ideas and innovations, and applied not only to cleaning but also to restoring furniture and woodwork, and decorating. Also, learn how to grow and use vegetables, fruit, and herbs to make delicious treats, beauty preparations, and herbal remedies. Follow the advice in Natural Housekeeping and find yourself living a calmer, greener life. Enjoy the special satisfaction of preparing food you have grown yourself fertilized with home-made compost. You can live just as well, if not better and probably less expensively without hurting yourself or the planet.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781906094485
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     6
Keeping House     16
Energy for Life     58
The Kitchen Garden     70
The Well-stocked Pantry     116
The Usefulness of Herbs     144
Inspired Gifts     168
Finally ...     184
Useful Contacts     186
Index     188
Acknowledgments     192

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Guide to Green Housekeeping 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
SarahMS More than 1 year ago
Thus far, I've only used the first few sections - mostly for cleaning and housekeeping. But it's a wonderful source for a natural home.