The Seven-Step Homestead: A Guide for Creating the Backyard Microfarm of Your Dreams

Storey. Apr. 2023. 232p. ISBN 9781635864113. pap. $24.99. GARDENING
Self-sufficiency has become a trend. Growing one’s own food or a portion of it is one way to generate fresh fruit and vegetables and to avoid mowing the grass. Garden consultant Webb encourages readers to add what suits their lifestyle by offering sound advice, tips, tricks, and online resources on how to achieve it. The book demonstrates that getting started is easy. There are easy-to-follow instructions on how to create 4-by-8 garden beds, which readers can expand and utilize to incorporate flowers, fruit trees, and bushes. This is a garden book for readers who want a few crops or need to know how to strengthen the soil in their yards or grow edible flowers for a variety of dishes.
VERDICT Written by a backyard homesteader who committed to providing fresh food for her children who experienced health challenges, this is a recommended and comprehensive guide on how to produce one’s own food.
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