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Practical Self Sufficiency :  An Australian Guide To Sustainable Living - Dick Strawbridge

Practical Self Sufficiency

An Australian Guide To Sustainable Living

Hardcover

Published: 28th February 2011
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Practical Self Sufficiency is a wonderfully useful and accessible title that contains something for absolutely everyone!

This guide offers clear step by step advice in classic DK style and contains:

  • The most up to date and comprehensive information on sustainable living.
  • Full page artworks, showing how to use every kind of plot for self sufficient living.
  • Instructions on how to grow your own herbs, fruits and vegetables.
  • Water saving tips - perfect for drought affected areas.
  • Instructions on how to make a wormery, build a chicken coop, install solar panels, build a wind turbine, make cheese, jams and breads, brew beer, make soap, weave with willow and the list goes on!

Written by experienced and passionate eco-livers Dick and James Strawbridge, this title is comprehensive, inclusive and contemporary and is set to become the definitive guide of its kind.

Perfectly adapted for the Australian market and ideal for everyone in urban, suburban or rural areas - becoming self sufficient has never been more topical, more practical or more fun!

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4.0

Best book on the self sufficiency

By SueM

from Sunshine Coast Queensland

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Understand
  • Informative
  • Inspirational
  • Relevant
  • Well Written

Cons

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    Comments about Practical Self Sufficiency:

    This book addresses exactly as the title states: Practical Self Sufficiency.

    It explains the difference between sustainability and self sufficiency and gives myriad practical examples of projects to achieve this.

    Well written from a literary perspective, easy to follow, easy to reference.

    It deals with the climate in Australia and other references to Australia, however, I cannot determine if the authors actually live in Australia, as I suspect they are writing from the UK. I would have even more confidence in the material if I knew for sure that they lived in Australia.

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    4.0

    Great read and practical advise.

    By Derek

    from Melbourne

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    Pros

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    • Relevant

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      Comments about Practical Self Sufficiency:

      The book gave really great practical advise and ideas in ways to become more sustainable

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      ISBN: 9781740337700
      ISBN-10: 1740337700
      Audience: General
      Format: Hardcover
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 304
      Published: 28th February 2011
      Dimensions (cm): 28.5 x 23.6  x 2.8
      Weight (kg): 28.5