Practical Self Sufficiency: An Australian Guide To Sustainable Living. By Dick Strawbridge and his son James, stars of the BBC series - "It's Not Easy Being Green".
Adapted for the Australian market and ideal for everyone in urban, suburban or rural areas - becoming self sufficient has never been more topical, more practical or more fun!
Sharing their experiences, tips and techniques, the Strawbridges provide all the step-by-step advice you need to make the practical changes that will have a big impact on your life - without having to transform your lifestyle.
In classic DK style this guide contains:
•The most up to date and comprehensive information on sustainable living.
•Full page artworks, showing how to use every kind of plot for self sufficient living.
•Instructions on how to grow your own herbs, fruits and vegetables.
•Water saving tips – perfect for drought affected areas.
•Instructions on how to make a wormery, build a chicken coop, install solar panels, build a wind turbine, make cheese, jams and breads, brew beer, make soap, weave with willow and the list goes on!
You don't need to go the whole hog - just pick and mix to suit your needs, for long-lasting dividends.
Written by experienced and passionate eco-livers Dick and James Strawbridge, this title is comprehensive, inclusive and contemporary and is set to become the definitive guide of its kind.
Practical Self Sufficiency is a wonderfully useful and accessible title that contains something for absolutely everyone!