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Country Wisdom & Know-How

Country Wisdom & Know-How

Everything You Need to Know to Live Off the Land

Country Wisdom & Know-How is the most complete volume on every aspect of country and self-sustained living, from home and garden to barn and beyond.


From Storey Publishing’s landmark series Country Wisdom Bulletins, this comprehensive collection offers step-by-step instructions on nearly 200 individual topics, providing everything you need to know about sustainability, self-sufficiency, homesteading, and DIY living. Topics include:
  • Animals: attracting backyard birds; building bathhouses and birdfeeders; training and caring for cats and dogs; raising rabbits, ducks, and game birds; buying and selling horses; building chicken coops; beginning beekeeping;
  • Cooking: the basics of bread baking; making cheese, butter, and yogurt; cooking game; preserving and pickling; homebrewing and making homemade wine
  • Crafts: stenciling, quilting, and basket-weaving; making wreaths, potpourri, and natural soaps; homemade gifts and decorations
  • Gardening: starting your garden; caring for flowers and shrubs; controlling weeds; landscaping; growing vegetables, root crops, fruits, berries, kitchen herbs, and more
  • Health and Wellbeing: natural home remedies; herbs for lifelong health; essential oils and aromatherapy; teas and recipes for a healthy diet
  • Home: simple home repairs; building furniture; restoring hardwood floors; making curtains; building fences, root cellars, and smokehouses
  • And so much more!

With nearly 2,000 black-and-white illustrations, diagrams, and photographs, and trusted advice on every page, this is the most thorough and reliable volume of its kind.

This book is also a part of the Know-How series which includes other titles such as:
  • Woodworking Wisdom & Know-How
  • Natural Healing Wisdom & Know-How
  • Craft Wisdom & Know-How
  • Garden Wisdom & Know-How
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Genre: Nonfiction / House & Home / Sustainable Living

On Sale: January 3rd 2017

Price: $21.99 / $28.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 1072

ISBN-13: 9780316276962

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