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Practical self sufficiency : an Australian guide to sustainable living

Strawbridge, Dick2019
This title contains everything you need to know about modern-day self-sufficient living from stars of the BBC series - "It's Not Easy Being Green" - Dick & James Strawbridge. Want to save on your fuel bills, ready to grow your own, reduce your carbon footprint, and take the self-sufficient plunge? Dick and James Strawbridge show how to make the practical changes that will have a big impact on your life - without having to transform your lifestyle. Sharing their experiences, tips and techniques, the Strawbridges provide all the step-by-step advice you need for successful eco projects, large and small. Learn to grow your own fruit & veg, make a wormery, build a chicken ark, install solar panels and more. Each undertaking is realistic, achievable and sustainable. You won't need to go the whole hog - just pick and mix to suit your needs, for long-lasting dividends.
Melbourne, Victoria : DK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Pty Ltd, 2020
304 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 28 cm.
First published in Great Britain in 2010.This edition published in Australia in 2017 and reprinted in 2020.Includes bibliographical and webliography references and index.
Partial contents: New way to self-sufficiency -- The home. In the house -- Energy and waste -- The productive garden. Productivity -- What to grow -- Working large areas -- Animal husbandry -- Traditional knowledge. In the kitchen -- Natural remedies -- Craft skills.
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