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The woodland homestead : how to make your land more productive and live more self-sufficiently in the woods / Brett McLeod.

McLeod, Brett, author. (Author).
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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 634.9 MCLEOD (Text) 33946003116568 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781612123493
  • ISBN: 161212349X
  • Physical Description: x, 229 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Seeing the forest through the trees: how to unlock your woodlot's potential -- Tools and techniques for the homestead woodlot -- From stumps to greener pastures -- The coppice forest: one-stop shopping for fauna, fodder, fuel, and furniture -- From living fence to living barn -- Giving trees: fruit, honey, and syrup -- Understory crops: making the most of the forest floor.
Summary, etc.: A wooded property - even just a small one - is full of possibilities for sustainable use. Whether your goal is to grow food, harvest wood, or support livestock, forester and homesteader Brett McLeod has the knowledge, tools, and techniques you need to get the most out of your land. You'll learn how to take stock of the forest makeup, use different axes and saws, prune and coppice trees, grow fruit and berries, build living fences, and much more. Along the way, you'll read the stories of other homesteaders who, through innovation and resourcefulness, have realized their dreams of a bountiful woodland home.--COVER.
Subject: Forest landowners.
Urban homesteading.
Forests and forestry.
Urban homesteading.

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