Free PDF: How To Grow More Vegetables

How To Grow More Vegetables
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Decades before the terms “eco-friendly” and “sustainable growing” entered the vernacular, How to Grow More Vegetables demonstrated that small-scale, high-yield, all-organic gardening methods could yield bountiful crops over multiple growing cycles using minimal resources in a suburban environment.

The concept that John Jeavons and the team at Ecology Action launched more than 40 years ago has been embraced by the mainstream and continues to gather momentum. Continue reading “Free PDF: How To Grow More Vegetables”

Free PDF: Gardening for Better Nutrition

Gardening for Better Nutrition
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Gardening for Better Nutrition is the second in a series of manuals on ‘Socially Appropriate Technology’, whose purpose is to discuss technology from the social aspect. In this they differ from nearly all other appropriate technology literature, which describes materials, techniques, and principles of technology, but not the practice of technology in specific social circumstances, and rarely the organization of specific technical projects. Continue reading “Free PDF: Gardening for Better Nutrition”

Free PDF: Design and Operation of a Full-Scale Anaerobic Dairy Manure Digester

Design and Operation of a Full-Scale Anaerobic Dairy Manure Digester
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I have had an interest in biogas generation for a long time, I have done my own small scale experiments in using rabbit manure, but the design and operation of a full-scale anaerobic dairy manure digester is already pretty established.
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Free PDF: Intensive Gardening for Profit and Self-Sufficiency

Intensive Gardening is the idea of growing lots of plants in a small space.  To do that you need to understand plant biology, your soil, and the local environment.

This peace corps manual from the CD3WD set teaches all that and more.

Not every prepper owns a 40 acre farm, most of us do well to have a suburban garden.  So we need to pack every inch with productivity.  This is where intensive gardening shines.

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