This book is a great introduction to the how-to’s of setting up, maintaining and reaping the benefits of your own vegetable garden and backyard livestock. Informative without being intimidating, Wilkinson offers up great advice and inside tips on urban homesteading for a variety of spaces.
Think a chicken coop on your apartment balcony is impossible? Pining for fresh herbs, but only have a windowsill to play with? No worries, Wilkinson shows you how to achieve a little rural bliss even if you’re stranded in urban sprawl.
Filled with gorgeous photography and easy-to-follow instructions, “Modern Homestead” is a great guide for anyone striking out with a shovel and trowel for the first time.
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