Country Wisdom Almanac

Author: Editors of Storey Publishing's Country Wisdom Bulletins
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781603762816
Size: 11.36 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A follow-up to Black Dog's bestselling Country Wisdom and Know-How, the Country Wisdom Almanac provides hundreds of ideas and methods for living the good and simple life, plus information on weather, gardening, buying produce and cooking by season, holidays, frost dates, moon phases, and more. Divided into the four seasons and then organized into 373 individual tips, the Country Wisdom Almanac presents a wide variety of ways to live a simpler, more self-sustained life year round. Each season offers home-improvement ideas (wallpaper a room in the Fall or build a stone wall in the Spring), crafts (create gorgeous homemade decorations for Christmas, Halloween, or the Fourth of July), recipes (use seasonal produce to create fresh, healthy meals), gardening advice (what and when to plant in order to get the maximum results from your land), and more. Also included is year-round advice on caring for pets, creating your own health and beauty remedies, canning and preserving food, and more. Each season opens with a list of holidays and a guide to in-season produce. Appendices cover average weather by city and month, frost dates, and moon phases.

Country Wisdom Almanac

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ISBN: OCLC:847624942
Size: 18.96 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A follow-up to Black Dog's bestselling Country Wisdom and Know-How, the Country Wisdom Almanac provides hundreds of ideas and methods for living the good and simple life, plus information on weather, gardening, buying produce and cooking by season, holidays, frost dates, moon phases, and more.

Country Wisdom Know How

Author: Storey Publishing's Country Wisdom Bulletins
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780316471701
Size: 16.74 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Reminiscent in both spirit and design of the beloved Whole Earth Catalog, Country Wisdom & Know -How is an unprecedented collection of information on nearly 200 individual topics of country and self-sustained living. Compiled from the information in Storey Publishing's landmark series of "Country Wisdom Bulletins," this book is the most thorough and reliable volume of its kind. Organized by general topic including animals, cooking, crafts, gardening, health and well-being, and home, it is further broken down to cover dozens of specifics from "Building Chicken Coops" to "Making Cheese, Butter, and Yogurt" to "Improving Your Soil" to "Restoring Hardwood Floors." Nearly 1,000 black-and-white illustrations and photographs run throughout and fascinating projects and trusted advice crowd every page.

Home Remedies From A Country Doctor

Author: Jay Heinrichs
Publisher: Castle Books
ISBN: 0785829741
Size: 12.33 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This information-packed book contains over 1,400 drug-free, country-tested remedies along with plenty of country wit and wisdom. More than 250 doctors, nurses, dentists, and other medical professionals contributed their knowledge and experience in this useful manual. Delightful folksy anecdotes from country doctors are sure to make you smile as you follow the practical, sound medical advice of some of the best and brightest physicians practicing in rural America. From Anemia to Black Eyes to Bursitis to Swollen Glands to Ticks and Poison Ivy, and much more, this book contains hundreds of "house-call cures" to help people of all ages with their ailments - from bee stings, croup, and diaper rash to nightmares, nosebleed, and pinkeye.

The Intellectual Devotional Modern Culture

Author: David S. Kidder
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1605297933
Size: 11.98 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In the tradition of the instant bestsellers The Intellectual Devotional and The Intellectual Devotional: American History comes the third installment in this indispensable series. In The Intellectual Devotional: Modern Culture, the authors explore the fascinating world of contemporary culture to offer 365 daily readings that provide the essential references needed to navigate the world today. Quench your intellectual thirst with an overview of the literature, music, film, personalities, trends, sports, and pop references that have defined the way we live. From the Slinky to Star Wars; Beatlemania to Babe Ruth; flappers to fascism--refreshing your memory and dazzling your friends has never been easier, or more fun. Whether you're a trivia genius, pop-culture buff, or avid reader, you'll be riveted by this comprehensive journey through contemporary culture.