Living on One Acre or Less: How to Produce All the Fruit, Veg, Meat, Fish and Eggs Your Family Needs
By: Sally Morgan (author)Paperback
You can grow all the fruit and vegetables your family needs, raise animals for meat and eggs, keep fish and bees, and even produce firewood on a plot of land of just one acre or less - alongside your work and family life. Whether you have a garden, a paddock or perhaps the corner of a field, Sally Morgan guides you through: * How to lay out your plot - including fencing and polytunnels or greenhouses * Managing soil fertility * Growing fruit and vegetables throughout the year * Keeping livestock: poultry, pigs, sheep and goats * Producing fish with aquaponics Filled with practical advice, this book is essential reading for anyone who wants to be more self-sufficient and live a more sustainable life.
Sally Morgan is an avid gardener, smallholder and writer. She taught biology for a few years before turning to photography and writing - writing over 200 non-fiction titles for children. Currently, she is editor of Organic Farming Magazine and blogs on her website. A smallholder for more than 20 years, she now owns a small organic farm in Somerset, where she has set up a demonstration homestead and farm school which runs courses.
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