The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner: What to Do and When to Do It in the Garden, Orchard, Barn, Field, and Woodlot
List price £14.99
- Spiral bound (BE)
- 01 Nov 2017
- Storey Publishing
- 192 pages - 230 x 180 x 10mm
Each season is divided into chapters for early, mid, and late, with each chapter opening by identifying signs of the times: mud, flood, blossoms and baby animals mean early spring, for instance, while grass growth and insect populations both peak in early summer. Handy lists and accessible sidebars highlight the season’s tasks and priorities, while narrative sections focus on one especially timely topic for each chapter, including plant rotations and soil building in late spring and sustainable woodlot management in mid-autumn. Individual season-by-season charts on what to do when for each topic, such as tractor or equipment maintenance, orchard care, and animal cycles fill out the appendix. Readers have plenty of room to check items off lists or leave notes such as, “Didn’t do this in Feb, remember in March!” or “Need new gate latch by summer,” making the format of this book a welcomed workhorse.
THE ORGANIC FARMING MANUAL 9781603424790, LANDOWNER'S GUIDE MANAGING YOUR WOODS 9781603428002, ELECTRIC FENCING 9781612121437, MAKING HAY 9781612123677 AND BASICS: MAINTAINING SMALL FARM EQUIPMENT 9781612125275
The latest addition to Storey’s best-selling Backyard Homestead series, The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner details not only what tasks to do to keep a small farm or homestead running smoothly – but when to do them.