A comprehensive reference for all wishing to keep healthy bees and produce delicious honey.
There is room for a hive of bees in many a suburban garden and there is always something special about eating honey from your own hives.
This revised second edition of Backyard Beekeeping is written..
The Garden Seed Saving Guide - Easy Heirloom Seeds for the Home GardenerAt a time where commercial forces have increased control over the food supply by patenting seeds with genetically modified organisms (GMOs), seed saving has become an important skill to encourage and share.
The Weed Forager's Handbook - A guide to edible and medicinal weeds in AustraliaStep into the world of our least admired botanical companions. Peel back the layers of prejudice and discover the finer side of the plants we call weeds. An astonishing number are either edible or medicinal, and have..
Compiled from previously published books and in a handy, pocket-sized format, this is a fresh look at Henry Brewis’s fondest enemy: the mule yow.Each pair of pages has a Brewis cartoon on one page with one of his verses or snippets facing it. They writings and drawings complement each other as t..
In this practical guide, Phyllis Hobson covers everything you need to know to successfully raise a calf for beef.Hobson offers expert advice on choosing a calf, housing and pasture, nutrition, routine maintenance, and medical care, as well as techniques for slaughtering and butchering.With j..
Beekeeping is a fascinating and rewarding activity and is hugely important to the survival of our declining bee population as much covered recently by the media.
This attractive book offers practical and informative advice on how to get started how to achieve and collect good harvests beekeeping th..
Renowned cook, Sally Wise has always wanted her own cooking school, and her own farm, where she could grow the things she wants to cook with.One day she and her husband came across a property in Tasmania’s Derwent Valley with an orchard full of fruit trees, and a funny old chalet/cabin out the ..
Do you eye that derelict patch of ground on your way to work and dream of turning it into a vegetable garden?
Do you love living in the city but fantasise about keeping hens?
Do you look at the weeds by the bus stop and wonder if they'd make a nice salad?
Then you're a rurbanite. You have a passi..
Jack has researched 41 of the breeds of cattle which you would be most likely to see grazing Britain's farms. They are presented here in a handy reference guide. For each animal, he gives a description of their appearance, a brief history and considers their uses today. In this title, each text is a..
Backyard Poultry- Naturally by Alanna Moore3rd edition.What is the difference between a Frizzle and a Fav? a Pekin and a Polish? A Welsummer and a Wyandotte? How do you successfully determine the sex of day old chickens? What natural products can be used to treat lice infestations? And what ..
In The Complete Mushroom Hunter, mushroom guru Gary Lincoff escorts you through the cultural and culinary history of the mushroom, hunting and identifying wild mushrooms, mushroom safety, and on to preparing and serving the fungi. Stunning photographs and Lincoff's fascinating anecdotes from the fie..
In this sheep breeds book Jack Byard takes us alphabetically through 40 of the breeds which are the most likely to be seen on British farms (and as many Australian breeds originate in Britain the content is relevant in the Australian context).For each breed he dedicates two pages, the left being..