Become an Energy Farmer. This Firewood Crops book is for any country in the world, not just the USA. If you want to plant something and have the sun, the rain and nature do the work for you of making your fuel to run your car or run a generator or to be converted to sugar and then to alcohol…or even plant crops that you can use for firewood. Then this is the book you are looking for. Continue reading “Free PDF: Firewood Crops”
Why learn about greenhouse construction? Well – fresh, local nutrient-dense fruits vegetables are hard to find in winter in cold climates. Growing warm-weather crops like tomatoes, bananas, avocados, and other perennials is nearly impossible without knowing something of greenhouse construction.
This free pdf tells how to build greenhouses that harness and store energy from the sun to create naturally heated, lush growing environments even in the depths of winter, covering principles of solar greenhouse design and siting, glazing material properties and selection, controlling heat loss, ventilation, and construction methods. Continue reading “Free PDF: Greenhouse Construction”
It is one thing to be able to grow your own food from seedlings bought at the store, it is quite another to know plant propagation and be able to collect those seeds from last years plants and grow them into seedlings.
This is one area of self-sufficiency that I am not very accomplished in.
Heck I have a black thumb, it seems like every plant I grow from seeds dies.