Are you looking for ideas on how to lower your food costs or start a new hobby?
Why not do both at the same time and start a mini backyard homestead and create an edible garden?
Gardening is a wonderful activity and organic edible gardening is a thrifty way to help to reduce your food costs while providing you with healthy, nutritious food.
Inspired by Lydia Maria Francis Child's 1833 book, "The American Frugal Housewife", this book is written for the MODERN American Frugal Housewife in mind.
- Good herbs and vegetables to plant for the frugal kitchen
- How to make your own compost and compost tea
- How to make organic pesticides
- Where to find cheap or free plants and seeds
- How to save seeds for future plantings
HomeGrown * HomeMade * HomeBusiness * HOMESTEAD Get free e-books at http: //byjillb.com Jill b. is an author, entrepreneur, homesteader and is the co-inventor and co-founder of Chicken Armor (http: //chickenarmor.com), an affordable, low maintenance chicken saddle. She has also written over a dozen homesteading and home business books. With a no-nonsense style, Jill draws from her own experiences and mistakes, and writes books focusing on maximizing output with minimal input to save you time and money. Jill has been mentioned/quoted in various publications including The Associated Press, The New York Times, The Denver Post and ABC News. She has written for various magazines including Countryside and Small Stock Journal, Molly Green, Farm Show Magazine and Backyard Poultry Magazine. She holds an Engineering degree from an Ivy League from a previous life. At its height, her homestead included over 100 chickens, geese and ducks, as well as cats, a dog, bees and a donkey named Elvis. She currently lives on her homestead in rural Oregon. Learn more by visiting her site http: //byjillb.com.